WWOZ Blog http://www.wwoz.org/blog/show-hosts/all en Slidell Blues & Jazz Fest 5/28 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/449626 <p>The Slidell Jazz &amp; Blues Festival returns this Saturday, May 28, with a lineup that includes Amanda Shaw, Michael &quot;Soulman&quot; Baptiste &amp; the Real Soul Band, Big Al &amp; the Heavyweights, New Suit Band, Swingaroux Big Band, Don Thanars &amp; Third Coast, Greg Barnhill, Ronnie Kole, and The Big E Brass Band.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/449626" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/449626#comments Live event Special Show WWOZ Latest Tue, 24 May 2016 11:59:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 449626 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: Honey Island Swamp Band http://www.wwoz.org/blog/449896 <p>Honey Island Swamp Band released their latest album, <em>Demolition Day</em>, at the same time as their appearance at Jazz Fest on April 29. This album marks the 10-year anniversary of the Honey Island Swamp Band, which formed in San Francisco, CA in 2006, via New Orleans, after Hurricane Katrina displaced the founding members.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/449896" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/449896#comments Recorded music review Tue, 24 May 2016 11:50:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 449896 at http://www.wwoz.org Tank and the Bangas, "The Bradys" http://www.wwoz.org/blog/447646 <p>Tank and the Bangas do "The Bradys", recorded live by WWOZ Video at Cafe Istanbul, New Orleans on January 23, 2016 following Krewe du Vieux.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/160965834" frameborder="0" width="520" height="293"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/447646" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/447646#comments WWOZ Latest Tue, 24 May 2016 08:36:00 +0000 David Stafford 447646 at http://www.wwoz.org WWOZ Stream Maintenance http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448681 <p>Starting today, <strong>May 23 at 8pm CDT</strong>, WWOZ streams will be off line for about an hour.</p><p>We are conducting testing aimed at improving the quality of our streaming service.</p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448681#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 23 May 2016 21:00:00 +0000 David Stafford 448681 at http://www.wwoz.org WWOZ Wants Your Opinion http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448676 <p>As a&nbsp;<strong>WWOZ</strong>&nbsp;listener, you're probably aware that we've always sought to utilize advances in media to further our mission of being the "<em>voice, archive, and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture and musical heritage</em>." To make sure we’re serving you most effectively, we invite you to share your feelings about technology in our annual survey.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448676" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448676#comments WWOZ Latest Mon, 23 May 2016 13:05:00 +0000 David Stafford 448676 at http://www.wwoz.org 5 things to know for 5/20 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448671 <p>&#39;5 things to know&#39; is a weekly feature highlighting different parts of the WWOZ world that you may have missed this week, including unique WWOZ programming and video, plus New Orleans events, artists, places, features, and more. For the week ending May 20, 2016:</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448671" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448671#comments Sat, 21 May 2016 09:14:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 448671 at http://www.wwoz.org Rhythm Room Playlist 05/20/16 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448716 <table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:100px"> <tbody> <tr> <th>&nbsp;</th> <th>Title</th> <th>Artist</th> <th>Time</th> <th>Release</th> <th>Start Time</th> </tr> <tr> <td>1</td> <td>Walking Papers</td> <td>BOOKER T.</td></tr></tbody></table><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448716" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/448716#comments Sat, 21 May 2016 05:05:00 +0000 Allen Laskey 448716 at http://www.wwoz.org New music spotlight: Davell Crawford http://www.wwoz.org/blog/447641 <p>Davell Crawford is known as the &quot;Piano Prince of New Orleans,&quot; and with good reason. He is one of the torchbearers of the great New Orleans piano tradition and has a very healthy dose of respect for those who came before. On April 15, Crawford released <em>Piano In The Vaults, Vol. 1</em> on Basin Street Records.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/447641" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/447641#comments Recorded music review Tue, 17 May 2016 14:22:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 447641 at http://www.wwoz.org 5 things to know for 5/13 http://www.wwoz.org/blog/447006 <p>&#39;5 things to know&#39; is a weekly feature highlighting different parts of the WWOZ world that you may have missed this week, including unique WWOZ programming and video, plus New Orleans events, artists, places, features, and more. For the week ending May 13, 2016:</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/447006" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/447006#comments Fri, 13 May 2016 12:54:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 447006 at http://www.wwoz.org Radiooooo http://www.wwoz.org/blog/439071 <p>Our senses and memories have the power to transport and recreate unique feelings and sensibilities based on smell, sight, or sound. <a href="http://radiooooo.com/">Radiooooo.com</a>, an awesome new website, allows users to pick a country and decade (20th and 21st centuries only) and the site will then transport you by playing songs from that place and time.</p><p><a href="http://www.wwoz.org/blog/439071" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.wwoz.org/blog/439071#comments Thu, 12 May 2016 12:54:00 +0000 Carrie Booher 439071 at http://www.wwoz.org