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In Memoriam: Buckwheat Zydeco

Sat, 09/24/16

In Memoriam: Buckwheat Zydeco

Sat, 09/24/16
Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. passed away early on Saturday, September 24 at the age of 68. Dural rose to prominence as the leader of Buckwheat Zydeco, becoming synonymous with the band's name as he brought Louisiana zydeco music to an international audience. He performed t... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 09/23/16

Sat, 09/24/16
1 Aw' Mercy Booker T. & The MGs 02:39 Soul Dressing 2016/9/23 22:00:06 2 Time Will Tell Bunny Wailer 03:41 Retrospective 2016/9/23 22:02:52 3 Let It Shine Al Green 03:17 The Immortal Soul of Al Green - (Disc 4)=P&K 2016/9/23 22:06:26 4 You Turned Out The Light... Read more

Brass Passes for Jazz Fest 2017 on sale now

Fri, 09/23/16

5 things to know for 9/23-9/29

Fri, 09/23/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
1) Lots of live music coming your way on WWOZ this weekend and next week! Today around 11:30, catch Sam Price & the True Believers on the New Orleans Music Show. Tomorrow around noon, hear a preview of Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca's free show at the George & Joyce Wein New... Read more

Live on 'OZ today: Sam Price & the True Believers

Fri, 09/23/16

Young Men Olympians Annual Parade

Thu, 09/22/16

Henry Butler 'Get Out Of My Life Woman'

Wed, 09/21/16
Happy birthday to Henry Butler, born September 21! Here's his performance of the great New Orleans hit 'Get Out Of My Life Woman' at WWOZ's Piano Night earlier this year. Read more

Sarah Quintana & the Mississippi River Band

Tue, 09/20/16
Check out a performance from the upcoming Shotgun Boogie series with Sarah Quintana & the Mississippi River Band performing 'Miss River.' Read more

New music spotlight: Bruce Daigrepont

Tue, 09/20/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Bruce Daigrepont continues to set the standard for traditional Cajun music on his latest, Bienvenue dans le Sud de la Louisiane (Welcome to South Louisiana). Released earlier this month, the album features fourteen original tracks played in the traditional Cajun dance hall ... Read more

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