Body and Soul, the theme of the 27th annual JazzAscona festival in Switzerland, was enhanced by the presence of thirty New Orleans musicians and entertainers. Second line steppers set the mood for Bourbon Street style burlesque shows and the traditional jazz that is always celebrated at this festival.
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.
Join us Wednesday night June 29th from 10:00 p.m. to midnight as we celebrate the lives of Ernie and Ms. Antoinette K-Doe.
With the 4th of July and Ernie K-Doe Day approaching we want to remember Ernie and Ms. Antoinette on the upcoming anniversary of Ernie's passing into immortality on July 5, 2001 and Ms. Antoinette's passing on Mardi Gras Day February 24, 2009.
On this week’s program, we stop in on New Orleans' premier roller derby event, the Running of the Bulls, where women on roller skates with wiffle ball bats chase people through the streets of New Orleans!
It may be hot, hot, hot, but the music just gets better as the temperature increases. Check out some of the exciting music festivals happening in New Orleans and Louisiana this summer, and don't forget to drink lots of water!
'Tis the season for berry picking! With this delicious recipe right from Louisiana Cookin's own Frank Davis, you'll have somewhere to putall those great berries that you picked last weekend up on the Northshore. Check out this link to "u-pick" farms in Louisiana. Just like King Cake, this recipe is great for breakfast, snack or dessert, and you can easily substitute out the blackberries for a mixture of berries.
Maybe you're sporting an old, threadbare cap at Jazz Fest. Or maybe you're wearing the new hoodie in New Zealand. Send us examples of how you show your love for your favorite station, for a chance to win a $25 credit in the Swamp Shop. While you're at it, feel free to include stories about the photos you attach, as well as Swamp Shop testimonials and suggestions.