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Hear 'Weekend New Orleans' on Saturday mornings, 8-10a

Wed, 11/09/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
We are happy to announce a new show Saturday mornings, Weekend New Orleans, with host Rockin' Ron Phillips. Listeners will hear a mixture of New Orleans-centric music from various genres including Trad Jazz, R&B, soul, funk, brass bands, and more each Saturday from 8-10a. R... Read more

New music spotlight: The Musical Mojo of Dr. John

Tue, 11/08/16
What a lineup paying respect to the great Dr. John! The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac and His Music, a compilation released on October 21, features an all-star lineup with Dr. John himself, Allen Toussaint, Anders Osborne, Bill Kreutzmann, Brian Stoltz, Bruce Sp... Read more

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers live today ~2p

Mon, 11/07/16

The Louisiana Anthology online

Mon, 11/07/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Calling all bibliophiles! Check out the Louisiana Anthology online; a digital collection of texts about Louisiana launched in 2012. The site's is to include the widest possible collection of works — fiction, poetry, drama, myths, folk-tales, exploration narratives, travelog... Read more

We Are One Second Line Parade on Sunday

Sat, 11/05/16

Rhythm Room Playlist 11/05/16

Sat, 11/05/16
1     Outrage     Booker T. & The MGs     02:37     Soul Dressing     2016/11/4 22:04:06 2     Hole In My Pocket     Ruthie Foster     04:42     Runaway Soul     2016/11/4 22:06:50 3     Tomorrow May Be So Late     Howard 'Slim' Hunt & The Supreme Angels     02:42     The B... Read more

5 things to know for 11/4-11/10

Fri, 11/04/16
1) Fun local festivals this weekend as the 13th annual Bayou Bacchanal Caribbean Festival returns to Congo Square on Saturday, November 5. It kicks off with a parade that begins at 11a outside Harrah's (Poydras side). The 10th annual Central City Fest is also happening Satu... Read more

Preserving Second Line Culture: A New Exhibit

Thu, 11/03/16
The Jazz & Heritage Gallery is presenting a rare group photography exhibition showcasing modern second line culture with images that document how contemporary culture bearers are advancing a tradition that is emblematic of New Orleans. The exhibit is curated by Charles M. L... Read more

Hurray for the Riff Raff live at WWOZ

Thu, 11/03/16
We're still reeling from the packed schedule of incredible performers we welcomed into our studio during our 11-day Pledge Drive in October. We had 44 performances in less than two weeks, including a couple of surprises. Alynda Lee Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff was on... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November, 2016

Wed, 11/02/16
In the November 2016 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: We're Thankful | New Show Hosts: Cole Williams & Derrick Freeman | Treme Creole Gumbo Festival, November 12–13 | Recently in "New Music Spotlight" | WWOZ's On Demand: Our Two-Week Archive | Recipe: Kermit R... Read more

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