Show Host Blog

Welcome to the WWOZ Blog! This is where 'OZ staff and beloved show hosts post news, thoughts, information, and of course, music.

Click on Read More to see the rest of the post and leave your own comments. Check back daily for new posts and special announcements!

Morning Set 10/15/18

Mon, 10/15/18
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Rainy Night In Georgia Cornell Dupree 04:09 I'm Alright (2011) 2 Sombrero Sam Charles Lloyd 05:18 Dream Weaver 3 Medley:Take The A Train-Perdido Chico Hamilton 03:38 Complete Pacific Jazz CD 6 4 Just Like A Woman David Newman 04:33 House Of David 5 Since I Don't Have You Ta... Read more

Photo highlights from Blues & BBQ Fest 2018

Mon, 10/15/18
WWOZ photographers Michele Goldfarb, Jamell Tate, and Michael E. McAndrew were on hand to capture all the action at this year's Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest! Check out the gallery below, or see all the photos at once at this link. More to come later today! Read more

Video from Day 3 of Blues & BBQ Fest

Sun, 10/14/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
It was another beautiful day for blues and barbecue in Lafayette Square! Here are the full sets from Day 3 of Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, as captured by WWOZ, from The Wanting, Uncle Nef, Kenny Brown, Papa Mali, Keeshea Pratt Band, Henry Gray with Terrance Simien & Lil ... Read more

Henry Butler memorial second line to be held 10/21

Sun, 10/14/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
New Orleans piano great Henry Butler passed away July 2, 2018, and a second line in his honor will be held on Sunday, October 21. Led by the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, the parade will start at 6p at the Funky Butt club site and end at Snug Harbor on Frenchmen, where a memor... Read more

Tim Green Day 2018

Sun, 10/14/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans City Council again recognized former WWOZ and WRBH General Manager and saxophonist Tim Green earlier this month. On October 4, representatives from both stations, plus Cyril and Gaynielle Neville, and other family and friends gathered in the council chamber ... Read more

Video from Day 2 of Blues & BBQ Fest 2018

Sun, 10/14/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
It was a beautiful day for blues and barbecue in Lafayette Square! Here are the full sets from Day 2 of Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, as captured by WWOZ. Ed Wills & Blues 4 Sale, Washboard Chaz Blues Trio, Mem Shannon & the Membership, John Papa Gros, Reverend John Wilki... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 10/12/18

Sat, 10/13/18
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1     Papa's got a brand new bag     Sugar Loaf     02:17     Soul Strutting 2     How_Do_I_Get_There     Don Bryant     03:57     Don't Give Up On Love 3     We Shall Overcome     Toots & the Maytals     03:28     Bla.Bla.Bla 4     I Can't Do Without You     Doris Duke    ... Read more

Video: Little Freddie King, Samantha Fish from Day 1 of Blues & BBQ Fest 2018

Fri, 10/12/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Little Freddie King and Samantha Fish pulled off a killer start to Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest 2018! Check out their sets below, and tune in this weekend as we broadcast from the rest of the festival at 90.7 FM and continue our video stream coverage here and on our Faceb... Read more

5 things to know for 10/12 - 10/18

Thu, 10/11/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
1) Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest is this weekend! All 3 days are free in Lafayette Square, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation-- this is your Jazz Fest dollars at work! Jimmie Vaughan will be making his Blues & BBQ Fest debut, headlining Saturday night. ... Read more

Jazz Fest Crafts Applications open, due 11/27

Mon, 10/08/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Call for entries! The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will begin accepting crafts applications for 2019 on Monday, October 8 at 12:01a. Jazz Fest 2019 is happening April 26 to May 5. The Festival will once again showcase three unique craft areas: Congo Square African ... Read more

WWOZ
Get the 'OZone monthly newsletter
facebook logo
Like us on Facebook
Volunteer
Volunteer at WWOZ
WWOZ
Hear it here!