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Sun Ra Solstice show

Mon, 06/18/12
Authored by David Kunian
Alright all you Solar System Intergalactic Tone Scientists, the mad mixers of the Kitchen Sink, in celebration of the Summer Solstice, will be presenting the usual 2 hours of Sun Ra!   Sun Ra of the Intergalactic Omniverse Orchestra Sun Ra of the Nubian Planet Arkestra Sun R... Read more

Brother Dege today on WWOZ

Fri, 06/15/12
Brother Dege is getting ready to ride back into town and he is headed back to The Blues Breakdown with yours truly, "The Problem Child".  Brother Dege is one of the true voices of the Deep South, as it is today. You can hear the echoes of the old times, not forgotten, in his... Read more

Grilled Oysters with Garlic-Chile Butter

Wed, 06/13/12
Check out this great recipe for Grilled Oysters with Garlic-Chile Butter, courtesy of Chef Donald Link, Chef and Owner of Herbsaint, Cochon, Cochon Butcher and Calcasieu. It's featured in the New Orleans All The Way Live episode "Louisiana Cajun Zydeco Festival 2012." Read more

50 Year Celebration for Lloyd Harris

Wed, 06/13/12
Authored by Father Ron
  Lloyd Harris, Jr. has been music educator for fifty years in the New Orleans area.  He is a member of Louisiana Music Educator’s Hall of Fame, winner of the New Orleans Public School teaching award, a composer, teacher, musician and someone who has left his mark on the mu... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for June, 2012

Wed, 06/13/12
In This Issue "What's the name of that song?" Help 'OZ End Our Fiscal Year On a High Note Jazz & Heritage Community Partnership Grants Summer Music Festivals WWOZ Live Music Calendar This Is My New Orleans Tipitina's Free... Read more

"On the Road with the Wolfman"

Tue, 06/12/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s program, we jump into a car with the one and only Walter Wolfman Washington for an hour of not just music but also a road trip to a local clothing store. Tune in as we drive and talk about music, shoes, and his music mentors. I also stop by Willie Mae’s Scotch Hous... Read more

Joe Krown - My New Orleans

Mon, 06/11/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival

Thu, 06/07/12
Authored by Father Ron
Three stages and twenty-one bands are scheduled for the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival, June 9-10 at the U.S. Mint.  A special guest this year will be D.L. Menard, the eighty year-old Cajun music legend, will make his first appearance at the fest.  C.J. Chenier and the Red... Read more

Áine O’ Doherty aka Brightness, Radiance and Joy

Wed, 06/06/12
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Those of us in New Orleans who are up on our Irish mythology might recognize ‘Áine’ as the name of the Irish goddess of summer, wealth and sovereignty, but those of us up on the Irish musicians playing in New Orleans might recognize Áine O’ Doherty as the name of one of the... Read more

Ernie K-Doe remembered: Author Ben Sandmel, Allen Toussaint, Walter "Wolfman" Washington interviewed at Jazz Fest 2012

Tue, 06/05/12

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