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More Love Notes from Our Listeners!

Mon, 03/24/14
Authored by David Stafford
One of our favorite parts of Membership Drives is hearing from our listeners around the world, who are invited to share their comments about the station when they contribute and help us guard the groove. Here's a sampling: Like to thank Miss Sally for warming my heart on t... Read more

Photos: Congo Square New World Rhythm Festival

Mon, 03/24/14
Authored by David Stafford
Check out the gallery of photos below by WWOZ volunteer photographer Kichea S. Burt from this weekend's Congo Square New World Rhythm Festival in Armstrong Park. Or click thru and view them on our Flickr page. That's Spy Boy J'Wan Boudreaux, Monk Boudreaux' grandson, with a ... Read more

Photos: Day 6 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Mon, 03/24/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 6 of our Spring Pledge Party:Kerry Grombacher and Kyoko McCrae. Read more

Check This out pt. 2

Sun, 03/23/14
Authored by Murf Reeves
         Billy Iuso – New Orleanian transplant by way of New York, Billy Iuso, self-taught guitar player and songwriter has been on the music scene for over 20 years.  Iuso’s first band, Brides of Jesus, formed in the early 90’s and was right in the heart of the genesis of ... Read more

Photos: Day 5 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Sun, 03/23/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 4 of our Spring Pledge Party: Interactivo and Carnival Caravan. Read more

The Revivalists, "To Love Somebody"

Sun, 03/23/14
Authored by David Stafford
New Orleans rockers the Revivalists cover the Bee Gee's "To Love Somebody", recored in the Jam in the Van vehicle at the High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, California last July.   . Read more

Photos: Day 4 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Sat, 03/22/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 4 of our Vernal Pledge Party: The New Orleans Swamp Donkeys Traditional Jazz Band, Papa Mali, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and the Martin Krusche Trio. Read more

Photos: Day 3 2014 Spring Membership Drive

Fri, 03/21/14
Authored by David Stafford
Photos of Day 3 of our Vernal Pledge Party: The Palmetto Bug Stompers, The Original Pinettes Brass Band, Erica Falls, Raphael Bas.   Read more

It Was A Glorious Day!

Thu, 03/20/14
Authored by Leslie Cooper
It was a glorious day! Over 30 years ago I found myself at my first, no adult supervision Mardi Gras. My friend Anna turned on the radio as we got costumed and I stopped in my tracks. I couldn’t believe that there was a station playing the music my father played (traditiona... Read more

Who's Awesome? Our Phone Bank Volunteers Are Awesome!

Thu, 03/20/14
Authored by David Stafford
Phone volunteers are an indispensable part of WWOZ's Membership Drives. And they're SO adorable. We thought it would be fun to take a look at all the photos in our Flickr set of phone volunteers through the years. Wow!     Read more

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