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5 things to know for 12/9-12/15

Fri, 12/09/16
1) The Bywater is bustling with independent merchants this weekend. The 15th Annual New Orleans Book Fair is going down in Clouet Gardens on Saturday, December 10. Independent authors, publishers, zinesters and other literary riff-raff ply their trades and hawk their wares,... Read more

Loyola Jazz Band live at 5p today

Thu, 12/08/16

New Generation Second Line Parade this Sunday

Thu, 12/08/16

Best of WWOZ Video 2016

Thu, 12/08/16

New video from Hurray for the Riff Raff

Thu, 12/08/16
A new video from the New Orleans-based Hurray for the Riff Raff has been released in anticipation of their upcoming album, The Navigator, due out March 10, 2017 on ATO Records. In a quote to Pitchfork, Hurray for the Riff Raff's creative force, Alynda Lee Segarra, shared, ... Read more

Eisenhower Academy Middle School Brass Band

Thu, 12/08/16
The students from Eisenhower Academy Middle School Brass Band opened the 2016-17 season of Cuttin' Class with a bang on September 8! Watch as show host Bill Taylor sits down with Eisenhower's band director and young people to find out what they feel is important for the nex... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for December, 2016

Wed, 12/07/16
In the December 2016 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: 2016 in 100 Photos | Our Year in Video | In Memoriam: Carol Solomon and Herb Hardesty | #TISTHESEASON to Guard the Groove | New on Saturday Mornings: "Weekend New Orleans"" | Photo Essay: Black Men of Labor... Read more

2017 Louisiana Grammy Award nominees

Wed, 12/07/16
The nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards are out and many Louisiana artists are up to receive big honors. Nominees with Louisiana ties include: - Barry Ancelet & Sam Broussard: Best Regional Roots Music Album (Broken Promised Land) - Vasti Jackson: Best Traditional Blues... Read more

Official playlist from The Soul Ride Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Tue, 12/06/16
6:04am Ray Charles, Crazy Love, duet With Van Morrison from “Genius Loves Company” 6:09am Van Morrison and Georgie Fame, Sack O' Woe from “How Long Has This Been Going On” 6:15am Jeff Beck Freeway Jam from “Blow By Blow” 6:22am Ben Webster Our Love Is Here To Stay from “S... Read more

Playlist for The Soul Ride, 11/25/2016

Tue, 12/06/16
6:01am Ray Charles A SongForYou (LeonRussell) from “MyWorld” 6:06am Allen Toussaint – The Optimism Blues from “Songbook” [Deluxe Edition] 6:09am Lorraine Feather Making It Up As We Go Along from “Language” 6:13am Jaco Pastorius “Amerika” from Punk Jazz:  The Jaco Pastorius ... Read more

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