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Bourbon & Burlesque 2013

Sat, 06/22/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  Some of the best whiskey in America, food from Dickie Brennan, and beautiful women in various states of undress, do I really need to say more to entice you to one of premiere parties of the Summer here in New Orleans?  But there is more, the party also features aerialists... Read more

Walking Tall with Jamie Lynn

Fri, 06/21/13
Check out what I just found in my mailbox here at WWOZ. The new album by Jamie Lynn Vessels.  I had a backlog of CDs in my "listen to" box. These are the ever growing collection of music that we show hosts are delivered, many, directly from the artists. I liked what I heard... Read more

Music Education in New Orleans

Thu, 06/20/13
WWOZ is concerned about the state of music education in New Orleans. We are pursuing several initiatives in this regard, including an online survey to find out what's going on with music education around town, a recent community forum, and our Cuttin' Class series, which highl... Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Boogie at Midnight

Wed, 06/19/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week's show explores the connection between 1950's Rock and Roll and it's influence on today's local musicians. We take you down in the far side of the Bywater neighborhood, to a windowless bar known as BJ's Lounge where on Monday nights, you can find King James and th... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for June, 2013

Wed, 06/19/13
In This Issue What's Going on with Music Education in New Orleans? Help 'OZ End Our Fiscal Year On a High Note NOJHFF Community Partnership Grants Summer Music Festivals WWOZ Live Music Calendar Recipe: New Orleans Bread Pudding ... Read more

As Cool As the Other Side of the Pillow: 'OZ on Ice

Tue, 06/18/13
Authored by David Stafford
  We recently received the photo above and the note of explanation below, and it's a pleasure to share both. If nothing else, it's a great counterpoint to another sweaty day in New Orleans.  Here I am on Father's Day in Juneau, Alaska my home. This photo was taken by my ... Read more

"Boogie at Midnight "

Tue, 06/18/13
Authored by George Ingmire
  This week's show explores the connection between 1950's Rock and Roll and it's influence on today's local musicians. We take you down in the far side of the Bywater neighborhood, to a windowless bar known as BJ's Lounge where on Monday nights, you can find King James and ... Read more

Sun Ra Solstice Show 2013 style!

Mon, 06/17/13
Authored by David Kunian
OK, we're all busy people as we rocket through time and space on this rock that we call Earth, so I'll make this quick:   Tuesday night 6/18/13 10 PM CST on 90.7 FM:   The annual Sun Ra Solstice show!  At least 2 hours of nothing but Sun Ra and the Cosmo Arkestra, the Space ... Read more

It's all about the MUSIC bike ride! Joins with NOLA Social Ride, Bike Easy and Tipitina's to kick off the Foundation Free fridays Music Series!

Mon, 06/17/13
Authored by Ol' Man River
Bikes, Good Music, Good People, Drinks and Fun!!!! Join us!!! Friday in kicking it off......   In addition to Old Man River's weekly bike ride, It's all about the MUSIC bike ride! which starts at Congo Square in Armstrong Park every Tuesday at 6pm I will be leading a Friday ni... Read more

Burn K-Doe, Burn!

Mon, 06/17/13
Authored by David Stafford
Gone but never forgotten! In the clip below, listen to the late, great Ernie K-Doe on WWOZ, some time in the mid-to-late 1980s. In addition to comparing himself to other DJs, K-Doe explains the importance of talking to radio stations: "Talkin' makes a radio station.... You m... Read more

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