Ronald W. Lewis, founder of the Original Big Nine Social and Pleasure Club,
and director of the House of Dance & Feathers in the Lower 9th Ward, has died
at the age of 68. Lewis was a highly respected member of the New Orleans
cultural community for decades.
A few tips for video streaming music from a phone from WWOZ's Video
Director, Charlie Steiner.
It’s wonderful that some musicians have been live streaming their music,
but many of the ones I’ve seen are hard to listen to and watch. I
couldn’t watch videos by some of my f...
Virtual gig listings from New Orleans musicians, so you can support and enjoy
live, local music. Without leaving home.
While normal gigs are not being held during the pandemic, we'll be updating
the WWOZ OnlineWire, a calendar of virtual gigs, in the place of the regula...
As COVID-19 continues to grow in the New Orleans area, our local musicians
and clubs are facing unprecedented challenges. New Orleanians know how to
come together and support each other in trying times-- just, this time, we
have to maintain physical distance. Below, we've o...
French Quarter Fest released a statement this morning stating that their top
priority is the health and safety of fans, artists, staff, volunteers,
sponsors, and community. Following the recommendation of public health
officials and with the support of the City of New Orlea...
Big thank you to all of our new and renewing members who have made our spring
membership drive a success!
Our membership drive ends at 2pm on Friday, March 13, and we need the support
of ALL of our listeners. If you enjoy WWOZ more than once a week, we're
calling on YOU to...
It was 1987, when I got my first driver's license, that I realized WWOZ was
my city’s radio station and how special it was. I’d get in the car after
my dad had been driving, and he always had it tuned to 90.7 FM.
ALWAYS. There was no other station where he could listen to t...
New Orleans Catahoulas joined us for a live performance on trad jazz show
with host Sally Young this morning! Check out their performance below. If
you appreciate the station that brings you more live music than any other, be
a part of our number and become a member today!
Chris Thomas King joined us for a live performance on Sittin' At The
Crossroads yesterday! Check out his performance below. If you appreciate
the station that brings you more live music than any other, be a part of our
number and become a member today!
Phil DeGruy joined us for a live performance on the Morning Set yesterday!
Check out his performance below. If you appreciate the station that brings
you more live music than any other, be a part of our number and become a