WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en New music spotlight: Christian Scott http://www.wwoz.org/blog/379296 <p>Christian Scott released his latest album, <em>Stretch Music</em>, in September. Partially recorded at the Parlor Studio in the Irish Channel, Scott takes contemporary jazz to higher heights with this combination release. The album is both a listening and learning experience, available for purchase as a straightforward album or as an app in the iTunes store.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/379296" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/379296#comments Recorded music review Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:43:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 379296 at http://www.wwoz.org Festivals Acadiens et Créoles 10/7-10/11 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375961 <p>Festivals Acadiens et Créoles is here again, happening October 7-11 at Girard Park in Lafayette. This year&#39;s festival is a little extra special, as it commemorates 250 years of Acadians surviving and thriving in southern Louisiana.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375961" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375961#comments Live event Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:08:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 375961 at http://www.wwoz.org Smoking Time Jazz Club live in Panama http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378196 <p>The Smoking Time Jazz Club brings New Orleans traditional jazz to Central America in this clip from the 2012 Boquete Jazz &amp; Blues Festival in Boquete, Panama, located in the Chiriqui Highlands.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/KRyniz3Lyzw" frameborder="0" width="520" height="293"></iframe></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378196#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:06:00 +0000 David Stafford 378196 at http://www.wwoz.org Spirits of Congo Square Playlist 10/04/15 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378186 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th style="vertical-align:top">Num.</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Title</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Artist</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Time</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Release</th> <th style="vertical-align:top">Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td style="vertical</tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378186" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/378186#comments Mon, 05 Oct 2015 03:43:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 378186 at http://www.wwoz.org The Deslondes, 4 Songs Live on KEXP http://www.wwoz.org/blog/377806 <p>Check out the Deslondes performing live in the KEXP studio in Seattle, recorded July 9, 2015. The tracks include "Who Really Loses," "Heavenly Home," "Low Down Soul," and "Beautiful Friend."</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZkESJEgYAjg" frameborder="0" width="520" height="293"></iframe></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/377806#comments WWOZ Latest Thu, 01 Oct 2015 13:40:00 +0000 David Stafford 377806 at http://www.wwoz.org Tremé Festival 10/3 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/372461 <p>The first Tremé Festival, hosted by the&nbsp;Historic Faubourg Tremé Association (HFTA), is happening Saturday, October 3, from 11a-8p. This free festival kicks off a weekend full of events raising funds for urgent repairs for the St. Augustine Catholic Church.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/372461" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/372461#comments Live event Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:34:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 372461 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: The Rotten Cores http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375956 <p>Git yer whiskey out for a listening session with New Orleans rockabilly-inspired band The Rotten Cores and their new album, <em>Sunset Limited</em>. Released at the beginning of August, <em>Sunset Limited</em> is the second full-length album out from this 4-piece.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375956" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375956#comments Recorded music review Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:06:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 375956 at http://www.wwoz.org Shawn Colvin, "Tougher Than The Rest" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375951 <p>1980s "New Folk" pioneer and Grammy-winnging singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin performs Bruce Springsteen's "Tougher Than The Rest" live at Rockwood Music Hall. Recorded 9/23/15.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/CPo5UV04kAM" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="293"></iframe></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375951#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 28 Sep 2015 13:10:00 +0000 David Stafford 375951 at http://www.wwoz.org Galactic, "Into The Deep" + Interview http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375121 <p>Galactic performs "Into The Deep" live in Studio A at WFUV at Fordham University last month.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/rbCL_Fv2RaI" frameborder="0" width="520" height="293"></iframe></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375121" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/375121#comments WWOZ Latest Fri, 25 Sep 2015 12:00:00 +0000 David Stafford 375121 at http://www.wwoz.org Bogalusa Blues Fest 9/25-9/26 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/371456 <p>The fourth annual Bogalusa Blues &amp; Heritage Festival is happening September 25-26 at Cassidy Park in Bogalusa, LA. The festival features many Louisiana musicians, as well as some national blues acts. In its inaugural year, the festival was named &quot;Louisiana&#39;s Best New Event&quot; and 2014 saw the festival expand from one day to two.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/371456" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/371456#comments Live event Thu, 24 Sep 2015 09:00:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 371456 at http://www.wwoz.org