Jazz Fest fans can finally start planning their at-home setup to listen to some legendary festival acts.
Local radio station WWOZ released the “cubes” for its virtual Jazz Festing in Place broadcast. WWOZ rolled out the complete daily schedule for the slate of archived Jazz Fest performances starting on Thursday, April 23.
Several legendary Jazz Fest performances are scheduled in the “headlining slots” each night from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. including sets from Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Fats Domino, Trombone Shorty, Allen Toussaint, the Neville Brothers and the Radiators.
The station will also be airing a rarely heard “Fire Benefit” featuring Professor Longhair, the Wild Magnolias and Dr. John.
The Cubes are here!!! This year, WWOZ's Jazz Fest broadcast is going to include some of the best performances in the…
What time do you need to have your porch set up ready? Download a copy of the cubes here.
The broadcast, which will air over the eight days Jazz Fest was scheduled for this year, was a response to the cancellation of Jazz Fest this year due to COVID-19 concerns.
In addition to the music, there will be interviews highlighting the music, food, crafts and heritage of New Orleans.
WWOZ will also keep up with Jazz Fest tradition and release cubes with the scheduled lineup of performances.
You can tune in to WWOZ’s Jazz Fest April 23-26 and April 30-May 3 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.
For more information, visit WWOZ.org.
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