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.
WWOZ and The Howlin' Wolf New Orleans invite ‘OZ members to the White Linen Night After Party with Rebirth Brass Band! Present your valid WWOZ Membership Card at the box office to receive special 'OZ 2-for-1 tickets! The WWOZ Outreach Krewe will be there with prizes and information on your community radio station.
Throughout the week WWOZ is bringing you previews of some of our favorite musicians performing this year at Satchmo SummerFest, along with some great interviews with featured speakers from the event. Check out the schedule!
The best creative collaborations always seem to draw individuals who’ve come from different points to converge suddenly at a crossroads in a seemingly “accidental” moment. But…we know that nothing simply happens by accident!
Saturday, July 23, 2011 - 10:00pm - Sunday, July 24, 2011 - 12:00am
According to my own personal calculations, the word will end on Saturday night at midnight. Tune in to WWOZ for the soundtrack, including Radiohead, Johnny Cash and The Blind Boys. Find out if it ends with a bang or a whimper.
This week we highlight some of the amazing cuisine of the Crescent City while enjoying some music about food, so please bring open ears and an appetite. Our dishes include Holly’s Tamales, Shrimp and Grits, and a red beans recipe.
New Orleans drummer Herlin Riley, along with his mother, Betty Lastie Williams, paid tribute to the late Mahalia Jackson during this year’s JazzAscona festival. Born on October 26, 1911, Mahalia would have been 100 this year.
A week of ceremony culminated this Saturday, July 16, with funeral services and a memorial second line for BIg Chief Lionel Delpit of the Blackfeather Mardi Gras indians.
Indians from Uptown, Downtown and across the canal, plus members of the Sudan, Revolution, Original Big 9 and other Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, along with various community members, came to pay their respects.