In backyards across New Orleans, the 100 members of BYO gather to tell stories that are live, unscripted, and true to the teller. Last Saturday night, we featured a recording of Elizabeth Steeby's story of guns, guts and a woman's rite of passage.
It's finally starting to get hot, and the music & festival fun just gets better as the temperature increases. Check out some of the music festivals and other diversions in and around greater New Orleans this summer. Beausoleil (left) plays June 9 at the LA Cajun-Zydeco Festival.
Bruce Allen shared this story along with his fund drive contribution. A story with as many iterations as there are listeners of WWOZ because it is a story of that New Orleans magic we've all experienced. That magic that is the common denominator of our WWOZ community.