In this week's episode we celebrate live music in the summertime. Featuring live performances from Theresa Andersson, Treme Brass Band, & more local artists. We also explore the bond of ‘Southerness’ with Libra Lagrone from the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Bethany Lemanski of Wednesdays on the Point tells us the secret to the best tasting crawfish in town!
The sixth annual Sync Up Conference (a forum for entertainment industry leaders that covers music, film and digital media) took place during Jazz Fest at NOMA. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation has made the entire conference available on its YouTube Channel. Sync Up, On Demand.
I know. Saturday night is for listening to live music, not the radio. And for you stay-at-home types, the midnight to 3am radio shift is a time of pillow-drooling, deep REM sleep. Here is a link to where you can stream my archived shows at a more convenient time:
Clint Maedgen (of the New Orleans Bingo! Show and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band) explores the precussive possibilities of an empty dumpster somewhere in Arkansas. Shot in 2011 and 1 minute and 36 seconds long, it's very cool and definitely worth a look.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 11:59pm - Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 3:00am
On tonight's show from the Eulipion Lounge, three hours of 1950s - 70s R&B "music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of" from New Orleans only pop-up music club with the unique "Theater of Your Mind" stages.
On June 6, 2013, Hillel at Tulane University hosted a panel discussion: Does Progress Destroy Culture?, which tackled questions regarding how gentrification and urban and economic development impacts New Orleans culture. Click through to watch a UStream recording of the panel's discussion.
On June 13, WWOZ invites music educators, music students and parents to come share your thoughts about what's going on with music education today in New Orleans. How can we help pass New Orleans music onto the next generation? You can also share your thought in our online questionnaire.