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A walk through Jivin' Gene's record collection

Fri, 09/30/16
The Record Raid at New Orleans Jazz Market is taking place on Saturday, October 1 from 10a-5p. The good folks from the Raid met up with one of their vendors and former WWOZ DJ Jivin' Gene at his home to get a walk through his vast record collection-- both what he'll have fo... Read more

5 things to know for 9/30-10/6

Fri, 09/30/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
1) It's another busy weekend for live music in New Orleans with Bear Creek Bayou Fest (Fri-Sun), Treme Fest (Sat-Sun), the Swing Dance Festival (Th-Sun), and even more in the clubs! Performers at Bear Creek Bayou include The Flaming Lips, George Clinton & Parliament Funkad... Read more

Live on 'OZ tonight: Barry Stephenson Quartet from Snug Harbor

Thu, 09/29/16

Family Ties Second Line Parade this Sunday

Thu, 09/29/16

Live on 'OZ today: Deltaphonic

Wed, 09/28/16

Big Honors for Local Artists

Wed, 09/28/16
Three of New Orleans homegrown have received big national awards in the last few months. WWOZ would like to extend a hearty congratulations to Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, and Wynton Marsalis for their recent prestigious wins. Wynton Marsalis w... Read more

Meet the new Thursday show hosts

Wed, 09/28/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Happy to announce our new Thursday show hosts! Though they're in new slots, you'll likely recognize their names and voices as all are longtime WWOZ volunteers and have hosted or subbed other shows for years. Ms. Smalls will kick off our Thursday schedule on the Midnight Mus... Read more

In Memoriam: Joe Clay

Tue, 09/27/16
"Father of rockabilly" and Harvey native Joe Clay passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Monday, September 26, 2016. Clay was born Claiborne Joseph Cheramie in 1939 but it was under his stage name that he rose to prominence with hits like 'Ducktail,' 'Sixteen Ch... Read more

New music spotlight: New Orleans Suspects

Tue, 09/27/16
The New Orleans Suspects are a local five piece that formed in 2009 at the Maple Leaf. The five men who make up the Suspects have an impressively vast experience in New Orleans music, including time spent onstage and in the studio with the likes of the Neville Brothers, Jam... Read more

Live on 'OZ this morning: Kris Tokarski

Tue, 09/27/16

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