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Sunday Second Line: Young Men Olympians Anniversary Parade

Thu, 09/08/16

'OZone Email Newsletter for September, 2016

Wed, 09/07/16
In the September 2016 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Cuttin' Class with the Eisenhower Academy Brass Band | Call for Volunteers, Fall Membership Drive | Second Line Season: It's On | Roberto Fonseca at the Jazz & Heritage Center | Downriver Festival, Septemb... Read more

Soul Sister's 10th Annual Birthday Jam - FRIDAY 9/9 at Tipitina's

Wed, 09/07/16
Authored by Soul Sister
Dear WWOZ listeners and family, I'd like to invite everyone to help celebrate my (actual) birthday with me this Friday, September 9. It's my 10th Annual Birthday Jam at Tipitina's, and this year's theme is what I'm caling the "D.C. Go-Go / New Orleans Funk Connection." Fea... Read more

Heritage School of Music: Auditions this Saturday

Wed, 09/07/16

French Market's Downriver Festival - Sep. 10

Wed, 09/07/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The fourth annual Downriver Festival will be held Saturday, September 10 at the Old U.S. Mint and French Market, featuring lectures, live music, a photography workshop, walking tours, and culinary demonstrations that celebrate all aspects of the Mississippi River’s influenc... Read more

Video: Tin Men at French Quarter Fest

Tue, 09/06/16
Here's a highlight from French Quarter Fest 2015 as the Tin Men perform 'Sit Down On The Banks Of The River,' a Reverend Gary Davis cover. Chaz breaks it down with one of the hottest washboard solos you'll ever see! Check out our New Music Spotlight on Tin Men's latest albu... Read more

Flood Relief Benefit Concerts This Week

Tue, 09/06/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Some high profile names and talented musicians are bringing their collective efforts together for a big flood relief benefit show this Saturday. Enjoy some live local music and put your money towards helping our Louisiana neighbors as they put their lives and homes back tog... Read more

New music spotlight: Pat Reedy & the Longtime Goners

Tue, 09/06/16
Pat Reedy has split his home between New Orleans and Nashville over the last few years. Much of his time over the last decade has been on the road, though, playing at rural bars, festivals, and more. His latest album with his band The Longtime Goners, Highway Bound, reflect... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 09/02/16

Sat, 09/03/16
1 Appelousa Danny James 2:20 Boogie In The Mud (Goldband 62-70) Southern Swamp Guitar 2 God Can The Staples 4:56 Unlock Your Mind '78 3 Lean On Me Bob Andy & Marcia Griffiths 3:15 Sweet Memories 4 10. Feel Like ... Read more

In Memoriam: Sammy Ridgley

Fri, 09/02/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Samuel Ridgley passed away on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the age of 78. Ridgley was born August 6, 1943; the youngest of 17 children (his brother Tommy, a well-known musician, was the oldest, born 18 years earlier) and raised in the Shrewsbury section of Jefferson Parish ... Read more

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