On this week’s program we enjoy an hour of The Iguanas, a mainstay on roots rock scene in New Orleans, as they return to Mid-City Lanes Rock 'n' Bowl. We also stop by Magazine Street's beloved Rum House for some Carribean style tacos. Finally, we visit the Dinner Lab, an underground supper club, for five courses of traditional Thai food.
WWOZ Morning Set DJ Mark LaMaire will host a record/clothing sale at his house on Saturday, April 19 from 9 AM until 4 PM. Proceeds from the sale will benefit One World Family International, a non-profit responsible for sending dozens of Burmese refugee children to school in Thailand since 2010. The sale will feature hundreds of records and CDs as well as a large collection of exoti
He played yesterday afternoon at French Quarter Fest, so here's a little Dr. John to mark the occasion. It's the official video for "Revolution" from Locked Down", filmed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music by Reid Long.
Along with all the fantastic music, there are some great special events at French Quarter Fest this weekend (April 10-13). In particular, there's a great lineup of films and speakers, all of which are, like the rest of FQF, free.
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