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Video: Caesar Brothers Funk Box at 'OZ

Tue, 03/20/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Caesar Brothers Funk Box was in to show their support for New Orleans community radio on Day 8 of our Spring Membership Drive! They joined host Cole Williams on the New Orleans Music Show this afternoon. Check out their performance below and show your support for New Orlean... Read more

Video: Doro Wat at WWOZ

Tue, 03/20/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Doro Wat was in to show their support for New Orleans community radio on Day 8 of our Spring Membership Drive! They joined host Leslie Cooper on Trad Jazz this morning. Check out their performance below and show your support for New Orleans community radio by becoming a WWO... Read more

Video: Calvin Johnson & Native Son at WWOZ

Mon, 03/19/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Calvin Johnson & Native Son were in to show their support for New Orleans community radio on Day 7 of our Spring Membership Drive! They joined host Maryse Dejean on Jazz From The French Market this afternoon. Check out their performance below and show your support for New O... Read more

Video: The Bayou Saints at WWOZ

Mon, 03/19/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Bayou Saints were in to show their support for New Orleans community radio on Day 7 of our Spring Membership Drive! They joined host Murf Reeves on the New Orleans Music Show this afternoon. Check out their performance below and show your support for New Orleans communi... Read more

Free in-school Silverbook workshops and performances

Sun, 03/18/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
ArtsNOLA, in partnership with the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music will host a cultural education workshop and performance in spring 2018 at two schools in the following zip codes: 70117, 70126, 70127, 70128, 70129, 70032, and 70122. The theme of the workshops and performanc... Read more

Louis Prima's Sheik of Araby: Tricentennial Music Moment

Sat, 03/17/18
Louis Prima in a nutshell. Enjoy life, act like you’re up to no good, throw in a little innuendo, and turn something serious into a barrel of laughs. His style came from growing up in New Orleans and it was the secret of his success. Read more

Video: Tom McDermott and Aurora Nealand at WWOZ

Sat, 03/17/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tom McDermott and Aurora Nealand were in to show their support for New Orleans community radio on Day 5 of our Spring Membership Drive! They joined host Dean Ellis this afternoon. Check out their performance below and show your support for New Orleans community radio by bec... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 03/16/18

Sat, 03/17/18
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1     Tubular Bells     Champ Boys     03:22     Funk 'N' Soul 1973-76 2     04 It's A Shame     Mildred Clark & The Kansas City Melody-Aires     02:56     Joined Together (Peacock 1974) 3     I Shall Be Released     Johnny Rawls     04:20     Waiting for the Train 4     Si... Read more

Video: Sierra Green & the Soul Machine live at WWOZ

Fri, 03/16/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Sierra Green & the Soul Machine was in to show their support for New Orleans community radio on Day 4 of our Spring Membership Drive! They joined host The Problem Child on the blues show this afternoon. Check out their performance below and show your support for New Orleans... Read more

Video: Amanda Shaw at WWOZ

Fri, 03/16/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Amanda Shaw was in to show her support for New Orleans community radio on Day 4 of our Spring Membership Drive! She and her guitarist, Tim Robertson, joined host Black Mold on the New Orleans Music Show this afternoon. Check out their performance below and show your support... Read more

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