Whether you’re doing the Mississippi Slow Drag or the New Orleans Shuffle, you’re in the right place! During this week's program, we will explore music from the 1920s when Blues and Jazz were musically closer to one another, and then we'll continue on into the 30s and 40s when Blues and Jazz grew apart into more distinctive forms.
Friday, September 16, 2011 - 10:00pm - Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 12:00am
Join Brother Tyrone and Everett Eglin along with the Gospel Stars for a live performance on the Rhythm Room. They will be performing a set of acoustic music from their forthcoming release "Cue Stick Soul". According to Brother Tyrone the inspiration for this release came from the idea " What if Johnnie Taylor recorded an acoustic album". 10 pm Friday.
Just in time for all your tailgating needs, a burger that satisfies the Louisiana palate with a good kick from jalapeno juice and Cajun seasonings. Made with an ultra big pattie and served on muffuletta bread, it will clearly label you Rex of the tailgating party. If you like the recipe, then visit Louisiana Cookin' magazine. Subscribe with the promotion code wwoz2011, and they'll donate $5 to WWOZ.
Home homemade seafood stock, a roux, some okra and shrimp, what's there not to love? It's a little gumbo-y, served atop rice, but we're not judging, we'll just be at the table ready to consume two, or six, bowls of it. It's practically Fall in Louisiana, why not dig into something cozy and hot?
The New Orleans Strathspey & Reel Society in cooperation with the First Unitarian Universalist Church is sponsoring a not-to-be-missed one-night-only Brian McNeill concert right here in New Orleans on Wednesday, September 14.
Come and celebrate DJ Soul Sister's 5th Annual Birthday Jam with the WWOZ Funk All-Stars featuring David Torkanowsky, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Terrence Houston, Roderick Paulin, Shane Theriot, Khris Royal, Kirk Joseph, Wendell Brunious, George French & Corey Henry at Tipitina's!
Known for his arrangements for musicians like Dr. John, the Dixie Cups, Professor Longhair and more, Wardell Quezergue died Tuesday morning of congestive heart failure. Read Volunteer Coordinator Maryse Dejean's reminiscences of Wardell at WWOZ. Click through for information about the funeral services.