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Highlights: Battle of the Brass Bands, 2013

Tue, 10/29/13
Authored by David Stafford
Last Saturday, October 26, four bands, TBC Brass Band, New Breed, New Creations and the Original Pinettes, battled it out under the Claiborne Bridge in the Red Bull Street Kings showcase and competition, in which "Bands are challenged to demonstrate their ability to incorpo... Read more

Jonesin' for Jazz Fest 2: The Food

Tue, 10/29/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here's a couple of short videos on Jazz Fest food vendors, wittily dubbed "Jazz Fest Cui-Scenes". In the first video, Wanda Walker from Love at First Bite/Walkers Barbecue breaks down the preparation of one of Jazz Fest's best-loved foods, the Cochon de Lait Po-Boy.     Th... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Boudin, Bourbon, and Beer"

Tue, 10/29/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we delight in some music of Cajun and Zydeco country, with performances by Bruce Daigrepont, Beausoleil, Bruce ‘Sunpie’ Barnes, Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars.   We also sample dishes by four different chefs featuring Boudin, a Cajun specia... Read more

Jonesin' for Jazz Fest 1: Allen Toussaint "Party Goin' On"

Sun, 10/27/13
Authored by David Stafford
Jazz Fest 2014 happens April 25 - May 4, which means it's less than 6 months away! If you're jonesin' for Jazz Fest too, here's the first of several posts to tide you over: Allen Toussaint performing "Party Goin' On" on the Acura Stage in 2007. Enjoy! Read more

Photos: Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival

Wed, 10/23/13
Authored by Danielle Dietze
Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival this past weekend featured local artists alongside some good fashioned barbeque as well as other delicious delights. We ate, we danced, we're still full.  See the gallery below for pictures from this year's event.   Read more

Khris Royal & Dark Matter, "Funkin In Denial" in the Jam Van

Wed, 10/23/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here's what the Jam in the Van folks had to say about a night last summer, when they parked on Frenchmen St. and shot this video of Khris Royal & Dark Matter performing "Funkin in Denial": "The freaks and all else were out. George Porter Jr. was getting prepped to go full-o... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for October, 2013

Wed, 10/23/13
In This Issue Give for the Groove! Treme Creole Gumbo Festival, November 9-10 Second Line Parades & Mardi Indian Practices Bay BridgeFest, October 25-27 Live Broadcast: Irvin Mayfield & NOJO in Chicago Voodoo Music + Arts Experie... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Royal Southern Brotherhood "

Tue, 10/22/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program is a dedicated to a full hour of the Royal Southern Brotherhood, recorded live at French Quarter Fest 2012. The rock 'n' roll collective is headed by Cyril Neville, Devon Allman, and Mike Zito. Read more

Thumbs Up for the Jimmie Rodgers Museum

Mon, 10/21/13
Authored by Danielle Dietze
Cooped up in Meridian, Mississippi is one of Country music's most historic landmarks, the Jimmie Rodgers Museum. It preserves things near and dear to Jimmie like his faithful traveling suitcase, letters to his family, and one of the world's most valuable guitars-- his origi... Read more

An Invisible Reason To Like WWOZ

Sun, 10/20/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
There was no reason for Sam Cammarata to be in costume for his 3am to 6am Sunday morning shift but this is what I saw as my shift ended last night.               You know his show had to be special - costumes are the secret to good radio.             Jamie Dell'Apa Midnight ... Read more

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