On this week’s show, we enjoy the music of sisters Leah and Chloe from the band Rising Appalachia. We also check out an encore presentation of Ensemble Fatien, a New Orleans/West African musical hybrid.
Today's show features Saxophonist, Flautist, and Clarinetist Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do. This show was recorded at a New Orleans night club called the Blue Nile.
On November 20, the best of the best sandwich shops and restaurants come out to Oak Street to celebrate the beloved Po-Boy with music, fun and (obviously) food! We'll be broadcasting live, so stay tuned and in the meantime, check out photos from last year.
Listen here all you denizens of the delta, the Western Sahara powerhouse Tinariwen will take to the stage this Monday, November the 7th at House of Blues. Hailed as one of the most prominent contemporary acts today, Tinariwen truly exemplifies the blues through their songs of struggle and strife.
Voodoo? Whodoo? We did, that's who! We all had an amazing time at Voodoo this year; broadcasting tons of our favorite local and national acts, along with getting to see all our favorite musicians out at the rest of the fest!
"Get in where you fit in" is the mantra of membership at WWOZ and all different folks from all walks of life help out regularly by donating time and money to the station. Some of our members, like Courtney, get creative by including 'OZ in their special occasion.
The Audubon Zoo is hosting it’s annual Swamp Fest, Nov. 5-6, bringing a some great South Louisiana music to the stages. Satuday, Nathan and the Zydeco Cha-Chas are in the Performance Pavillion and the Lafouche Cajun Band from Lockport will be in the Swamp Exhibit.
On this week’s program we feature Susan Cowsill, a songwriter whose musical career started as a child with her family’s band, "The Cowsills." She continues to perform in New Orleans and today we listen to a performance recorded at New Orleans’s French Quarter Festival.
It's time to take the skeletons out of the closet, and put them in the yard! We might decorate ourselves and join in the ghost parade. We may take a peek into the mouth of horror, a dark cave of unknown things.
What lurks in the dark? What will we find when we stand at death's door?
The 6' to 9' Social Aid and Pleasure Club's 7th annual Halloween parade rolled Saturday evening from the 6th to the 9th ward, passing out candy, homemade toys and sheer holiday fun to neighborhood chidren en route. This year's theme was: "The End of Times Marches On,".