Santa Claus is coming to town to ride in the Krewe of Jingle parade this Saturday, December 5....
Produced by our friends a KRVS in Lafayette, here's Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band doing "Another...

WWOZ's Two-Week, On-Demand Archive

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We're excited to introduce a new feature for our listeners: a two-week archive of WWOZ shows. All of our regular shows are now available for your streaming pleasure, on-demand for two weeks after their original air dates. Want to hear funk on Sunday morning, or one of our Monday-Friday Trad Jazz shows on the weekend? Now you can: listen to your favorite WWOZ shows whenever you want.

November Mardi Gras Indian Queen Interview: Mary Kay Stevenson

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2015 is the year of the Mardi Gras Indian Queen in New Orleans, and WWOZ and the Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame are partnering to bring you a rare look inside this unique New Orleans Tradition, interviewing a different Mardi Gras Indian Queen every month. In the latest edition, we hear from Mary Kay Stevenson.

In Memoriam: Allen Toussaint

New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint passed away at the age of seventy-seven on Monday, November 9. A true performer to the end, Toussaint was on tour in Spain at the time of his death. Toussaint is fondly recalled as a humble and elegant man and as a supremely talented musician.

MACCNO's New Orleans Street Performance Guide

Enjoy this handy & dandy guide to street performing in New Orleans from MACCNO (the Music & Culture Coalition of New Orleans). Then busk, baby, busk, til your heart's content.

WWOZ Video Central

WWOZ's video unit has been busy creating original videos featuring artists in performance at local festivals, special events, and in the WWOZ Studio. Artists include, among others, Davell Crawford, Mario Abney, and Ruthie Foster. And our "Busker Blog" series profiles notable street performers like Doreen Ketchens. Find it all at WWOZ Video Central.

New Music Spotlight, Autumn 2015

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Each week, we'll be featuring a different new release from a talented artist or band currently living in New Orleans. Artists featured recently include Haruka Kikuchi, Chubby Carrier, Brent Rose, John Ellis & Double-Wide, Christian Scott, The Rotten Cores, & more.

Recipe: Chubby Carrier's Creole Chicken Cooked in Tomato Sauce

Here's a deceptively simple version of a Louisiana classic. It's Zydeco artist Chubby Carrier's contribution to That Sounds Good!, WWOZ's cookbook of recipes from our Louisiana musical family. The short list of ingredients produces a kind of country comfort food; in the version pictured, we used green onion sausage and added salt and cayenne to taste.