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WWOZ brings together our local, national and international supporters into a distinctive community that celebrates and strengthens the music, musicians, culture and culture bearers of New Orleans.

The Secret Lives of Volunteers

Tue, 03/06/12
Authored by Melanie Merz
All of the volunteers at 'OZ live different lives and work jobs to pay the bills, but they keep coming back to the roost during pledge drive to see old friends, make new ones and enjoy the tunes. Learn a little bit more about our eclectic, audiophile family! Read more

Michael Dominici's camera.

Tue, 03/06/12
Authored by Michael Dominici
I take my camera mostly everywhere. It takes pictures. These are some of those pictures. Read more

"From the Congo to Appalachia"

Tue, 03/06/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week, we feature an hour of musical travels with Rising Appalachia and Ensemble Fatien. We also preview the Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival and our culinary crossroads lead us to the New Orleans Roadfood Festival. Bonus Audio 1 - Extended interview with Scott Ai... Read more

Bards of Bywater Tribute To LEONARD COHEN

Mon, 03/05/12
Authored by Michael Dominici
Greetings Music Lovers, My name is Michael Dominici and I've been a volunteer with WWOZ since 1996. As a native New Orleanian and a life long music lover, I've had a chance to experience a lot of great music in this town. Still, every once in a while I get caught off guard ... Read more

Jesse Paige - My New Orleans

Fri, 03/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Bringing it Back Celebration at Ted’s Frostop

Thu, 03/01/12
Authored by Ronald Clingenpeel
The big root beer mug has been lifted off the ground, the neon replaced and the mug is now spinning ontop a pole on Claiborne Ave. announcing a new beginning at Ted’s Frostop. Opened in 1955 and part of a tradition that dates to 1929, the Frostop is ready to rock again. To ... Read more

Congo Square Rhythms Festival 2012

Thu, 03/01/12
On March 24 and 25, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the fifth annual Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival. The festival showcases the influences from Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America that combined in the Crescent City to make New Orleans a melting... Read more

"Lenten Season"

Tue, 02/28/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Whether you’re doing the Mississippi Slow Drag or the New Orleans Shuffle, you’re in the right place. During this program, we’ll be exploring music from the 1920s, when Blues and Jazz were musically closer, and then continue on into the 30s and 40s where they grew into more... Read more

Louisiana Music Factory Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Mon, 02/27/12
Authored by Sally Young
Louisiana Music Factory celebrated its 20th anniversary on Saturday, February 25th. The record store that has become a destination for music lovers from New Orleans and around the world hosted six hours of in-store performances to a full house of fans. Kermit Ruffins kicked... Read more

A Night Of Soulful Sound Fundraiser Event

Thu, 02/23/12
Authored by Mark LaMaire
St. Anna’s Episcopal Church Presents A Night of Soulful Sound Saturday, February 25th 7pm St Anna’s Episcopal Church 1313 Esplanade Ave New Orleans The Promised Land Players Uplifting Spirituals from the African-American Folk Tradition The Tremé Chorus Gospel standards... Read more

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