Congratulations to Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, whose Dockside
Sessions won the 2014 Grammy award for Best Regional Roots Album last night.
In the clip below, Simien and the band stop by CBS's backstage "Thank You
Cam" shorty after receiving their award.
The City Council has accepted MaCCNO's demand of withdrawing the
VCPORA-proposed ordinance from consideration and looks to be creating a new
draft from scratch. We need everyone to come out to the Housing and Human
Needs Meeting on January 27th at 10AM in the City C...
This performance of Lee Dorsey's 1965 hit "Ride Your Pony" took place in
front of a TV studio audience in Offenbach, Germany in 1967, at least
according to this source). Backed by Sam and Dave's touring band, Dorsey
delivers a high energy blast of New Orleans R&B and early ...
Chris Rose described Kristin Diable thusly: "a soul like Lucinda Williams,
the confidence of Grace Slick and the voice of a decades-ago Bonnie Raitt",
as quoted in her Reverbnation bio.
Here she is out of doors, on Jackson Square, performing "I've Been
Searching", from a se...
We're happy to share a test (or Beta) version of a new streaming player for wwoz.org, which enhances the experience of listening to WWOZ online. It uses a responsive design, so it will adapt to a wide variety of screen sizes, and it's based on HTML5 rather than Flash, so it wi...
Spend some time this MLK Day and listen to King's words in his own voice in these speeches. The images are old, grainy, and lack the crystaline sharpness of HD, but Dr. King's message still rings as clear as a bell.
The newest installment of "Guardians of the Groove" (see below for more on the series) aired on WWL-TV last night (Jan 16). WWOZ's Jellyroll Justice talked with master teacher and legendary jazz singer Germaine Bazzle at Snug Harbor, about the origins of her singing style and ...
Join us this week on the Rhythm Room. Special guest DJ Daniel Phillips author
of the great Louisiana music blog "Home Of The Groove"(
homeofthegroove.blogspot.com/) will be stopping by with lots of rare vinyl
45's of New Orleans soul & funk.
Our favorite public station in Seattle posted this video the other day:
Hurray for the Riff Raff performing live in the KEXP studio, recorded last
October. It's a four-song set ("Look Out Mama", "The Body Electric", "Crash
On The Highway", and "The New San Francisco Bay Blu...
Glen David Andrews reworks Dr. John's "I Walk on Guilded Splinters" with Paul
Sanchez on guitar. According to its YouTube post (by Come See About Me
Productions), the video "was filmed over the course of several nights
recording the tracks and through two live performances ...