The 2021 Groove Gala has been cancelled.

Thank you for your interest in coming out to celebrate and support WWOZ!

If you purchased a ticket, please check your email inbox for options and information, or email


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This is not your average gala! Leave your tuxes and gowns at home to join us in your favorite festival attire to celebrate WWOZ!

  • Catch music at three Groove Gala Fest Stages spread over two floors of Tableau and in the Courtyard
  • Revel in fine flavors of gourmet food provided by Dickie Brennan & Company's Tableau restaurant
  • Enjoy beverages from three open bars
  • It's a festival, so of course, we'll have WWOZ Mango Freeze 
  • All of this before heading into Le Petit Theatre for the Main Stage Showcase
  • Wrap up the night with dessert and dancing to WWOZ DJ Neil Pellegrin
Thank you to our hosts and sponsors:

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Groove Gala Chairperson: Bruce Wainer

Groove Gala Patrons: Bruce & Ellie Wainer, J Pegues & Maura Sylvester, CMC Drywall,
Major Services
Judge and Mrs. Sidney Cates, Bo Cooper & Family, and LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors

Every Groove Gala ticket purchased is a gift to WWOZ that helps keep our turntables spinning and New Orleans music fans grooving the world over.
Thank you!

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