WWOZ is turning lemons into lemonade next weekend when was originally scheduled before being postponed and ultimately cancelled. The radio station will be broadcasting eights days of eight hours of programming dedicated to the best of Jazz & Heritage from the archives. Every day will kick off at 11 and run to 7pm, just like your fairgrounds !

Pull out your shirts, hats, flags, chairs and get ready to celebrate the best of New Orleans from your backyard, your front porch or your -conditioned living room-anywhere in the world!

According to the organizers, the will include archival performances from , The , , , , , Jazz Band, , , , The , , , , , The , and the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, and many other jazz, blues, cajun, and zydeco artists. They’ll also be airing the rarely heard “Fire Benefit” from 1974 featuring , , and .

The eight-day broadcast will also include interview segments highlighting the , food, crafts, and heritage of New Orleans and Louisiana to give the feeling of a wide-reaching cultural festival. We will also be sharing recipes for some of your favorite Jazz Fest cuisine, and also help you connect local festival food and craft vendors.

Tune in April 23-26 and April 30-May 3.

WWOZ Presents Jazz Festing In Place: An On- FestivalDear Guardians of the Groove, We are thinking of you and…

Posted by WWOZ 90.7 FM New Orleans on Friday, April 17, 2020

UPDATE: the scheduled was released.


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