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The Best Shows, Specials and Sports on WGNO

Check out the newest episode of New Orleans Music Playlist!

Saturday, February 28, 10:30 PM on WGNO

Mechiya Lake, Deacon John, and The Treme Prince-Glen David Andrews is our featured performer on New Orleans Music Playlist. We’ve packed a lot into the hour long celebration of New Orleans music, hosted by LBJ.

New Orleans Music Playlist airs on the third Saturday of each month on NOLA38 and again on the fourth Saturday of every month on WGNO.

New Orleans Music Playlist

THURSDAY, February 26, 8-10 pm

2-hour season finale of How to Get Away with Murder!

When Nate is denied bail, Bonnie warns Annalise not to get involved. Will she listen?

 How to Get Away with Murder

 Later This Week:

Series premiere of Secrets and Lies, Sunday 3/1 at 8 pm.

Ben Crawford (Ryan Phillippe) is about to go from Good Samaritan to murder suspect, after he discovers the body of his neighbor’s young son in the woods. As Detective Andrea Cornell (Juliette Lewis) digs for the truth, the secrets and lies of this town come to the surface and no one is above suspicion.

Click for more on this new ABC drama

Secrets and Lies

Click here to see what’s on WGNO (ABC) all this week.

Community Events

WGNO Baseball Classic Prep Tournament presented by Marucci

This week, Thursday through Saturday WGNO is proud to sponsor the Baseball Classic tournament.

Click here for full schedule of games.

WGNO Baseball Classic

Big Easy Blues Festival

UNO Lakefront Arena

Friday, February 27:  8:00 PM

Join us for the 8th Annual Big Easy Blues Festival as Mel Waiters, Tucka, Pokey Bear, Lenny Williams, Clarence Carter and Sir Charles Jones hits our stage!

Tickets available at Ticketmaster starting at $43.00 plus fees.

Click here for more information.

Big Easy Blues Festival

New Orleans Celtic Festival

This weekend at The Irish House

1432 St. Charles Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70130

Ph: (504) 595-6755

Friday, February 27:  6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Saturday, February 28:  12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Sunday, March 1:  12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

New Orleans Celtic Festival is an annual event dedicated to preserving and promoting the Celtic heritage & culture here in Louisiana through education, music, games, piping, dance and traditional activities part of our culture.

Click here for more information.

Celtic Festival

O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels Auto Show

Mercedes-Benz Superdome this weekend!

Friday, February 27:  3:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Saturday, February 28:  10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Sunday, March 1:  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Discount tickets available at O’Reilly Auto Parts

$18.00 Gen Admission – $16.00 discount ticket

$6.00 Children 6-12 – $5.00 discount ticket

Children 5 and under FREE

Features cars from the Fast and Furious movies, celebrity appearances by WWE Superstar “Big Show”, Disney Channel star Laura Marano from “Austin & Allie” and Farmtruck and AZN from Discovery Channel’s “Street Outlaws”

Click here for more information.

World of Wheels

Woofstock 2015 sponsored by St. Tammany Humane Society

Sunday, March 1

10 AM to 4 PM

Castine Center in Pelican Park, Mandeville, LA.

Admission to the festival is free, and families along with their canine companions are invited to enjoy the many activities for which Woofstock is famous, including canine contests, humane education, children’s entertainment, basket raffles, a Woofstock vendor marketplace, food, drinks and music. This year’s canine contests include: Best Hippie Costume, Best Celebrity Look-alike, Fastest Tail Wag, Cutest Dog, and Best Canine Trick. The winners of each individual contest will then compete for the coveted title of “Best in Show.”

For the past 26 years, our low-cost vaccine clinic allows dogs to receive vaccinations, heartworm tests and microchips, while their owners purchase preventatives and take advantage of other services at deeply discounted rates.

Click for more information.

Click here for Woofstock’s visit to Good Morning New Orleans.

Woofstock 2015

Visit the WGNO Community Events page for more events.

Plus, click here to LIKE WGNO on Facebook to learn about our future contests.

News With A Twist

Anybody seen my pothole? At Halloween Costume Convention

Have you started thinking about your Halloween costume yet? Maybe too early?

Not for the convention full of folks who were in New Orleans last week. They were thinking about nothing else. It was the Halloween and Party Expo Convention.

More than 7,000 people came from around the world to buy and sell the stuff we’ll use to celebrate Halloween. .

Of course Twist reporter Wild Bill Wood visited the event and got dressed up…

as a Pothole Traffic Cone!

Click here to see the full story and video from WGNO!

Halloween Convention

Submit your local neighborhood Pothole to News with a Twist for our Pothole of the Day segment.

Click to submit your Pothole!

.Pothole of the Day

Click here for other News with a Twist stories.

The Best Shows and Sports are on NOLA38!

Friday Night Sports with Ed Daniels

Friday, February 27 at 11 PM
(replay at 12 AM on WGNO)

Watch Friday Night Sports for weekly updates on prep basketball, soccer, wrestling and more!

 Friday Night Sports

ACC Basketball this weekend on NOLA38!

Two games on Saturday, February 28

11:00 am
Georgia Tech @ Clemson

3:00 pm Virginia Tech @ Virginia

ACC Basketball

Click here to see what’s on NOLA38 (CW) all this week.

Pick of the Week

Wednesday, February 25 at 7:00 PM on THIS-TV

The Unforgiven

Burt Lancaster and Audrey Hepburn lead an all-star cast in this gunslinging depiction of a pioneer family haunted by a deranged ex- soldier armed with the “sword of God.”

The Unforgiven

Click here for the ThisTV program schedule.

Click here for the Antenna TV program schedule.

News with a Twist