This weeks program features two sets of Luther Kent and Trick Bag, along with an interview with Luther about everything from his early years playing under the name Duke Royal to his discovery of the late Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland. We also visit with Frank Brigtsen of Brigtsen’s Restaurant in the Riverbend to sample his four course Reveillon menu for this year’s holiday season.
This Sunday, December 15, it's the Big Nine Parade! Check out Takin' It to the Streets: get the route sheet, and all the latest from Big Nine SA&P Club President Ronald W. Lewis and "Action" Jackson. And get out there!
WWOZ's show hosts have begun compiling lists of their favorite recordings of 2013. When it's time to shop for your favorite music lovers (or yourself!), let those-in-the-know point you to the latest & greatest sounds in the universe!
Larry McKinley, Minit Records co-founder and voice of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, has died at the age of 85. Funeral arrangements are pending, and the family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the NOJHF&F capital campaign in Larry’s name.
Listen to this wide-ranging, three-part conversation between the the late Bob French, Dr. John, and Herlin Riley. Among the topics: the crack in the Liberty Bell, George Bush second lining, and the excellence of Dave Bartholomew.
From gift memberships, member discounts at local stores, Brass Passes, our cookbook, to all the WWOZ goodies available in the Swamp Shop, WWOZ is the perfect place to do your last-minute holiday shopping.
There's tons to do in and around New Orleans this holiday season. Check our list of some of the many concerts, shows, and other celebrations. Cheers!