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Honoring Allison Miner

Mon, 03/20/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
This weekend, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation Archive and NOLA 4 Women are collaborating on a two-day event honoring the late Allison Miner at the George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center (1205 N. Rampart). The events are part of a multi-organization effort spe... Read more

Dinosaurchestra live at 'OZ this morning

Mon, 03/20/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Dinosaurchestra got our Monday kicked off right with some great traditional jazz on the morning show with host Dan Meyer on Day 7 of our Spring Pledge Drive. Check out their performance below and help us keep the flame alive by donating today!  You can also check out other... Read more

Video: Blake Amos at 'OZ

Sun, 03/19/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Blake Amos came in on Saturday to show his support for WWOZ on Tudo Bem, our Saturday afternoon Brazilian show! Show yours by becoming a member today: http://wwoz.org/donate. Read more

WWOZ at Art In Bloom 2017

Fri, 03/17/17
WWOZ was on hand for the 2017 edition of Art In Bloom, one of the most anticipated springtime events in New Orleans. Art in Bloom showcases spectacular floral designs created by over 100 exhibitors that remain on display at the New Orleans Museum of Art for four days, from ... Read more

Brad Walker Quintet featuring Mikayla Braun

Fri, 03/17/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Brad Walker Quintet featuring guest vocalist (and WWOZ volunteer extraordinaire!) Mikayla Braun, sat in with host Vin Chary on this afternoon's edition of Jazz From The French Market. Check them out below and make your pledge today!  Read more

Sam Price & the True Believers at 'OZ

Fri, 03/17/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Sam Price & the True Believers joined Black Mold on today's New Orleans Music Show to show their support during Day 4 of our Spring Pledge Drive! Check out their performance below. See other recent live performances in our studio here!  Read more

5 things to know for 3/17-3/23

Fri, 03/17/17
1) Happy St. Patrick's Day! The French Quarter is filling up and Molly's at the Market Irish Parade rolls tonight at 6p.  2) There's A LOT going on this Sunday-- it's Uptown Super Sunday at noon, starting at A.L. Davis Park; Single Men second line parade rolls at 2p; and S... Read more

Video: Jumbo Shrimp Jazz Band

Fri, 03/17/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Jumbo Shrimp Jazz Band was in to show their support for New Orleans community radio this morning on the Trad Jazz show with host Keith Hill! Check it out below, including a stylishly late entrance by guitarist Russell Welch and a trad jazz cover of The Kinks 'Sunny Afte... Read more

Special ticket offer for members at $70 & up level 2-4p

Fri, 03/17/17
It's Day 4 of our Spring Pledge Drive and we've got a special offer for new and renewing members at the $70 & up level-- pledge today between 2 and 4p and you'll receive a pair of tickets to see Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' presented by WWOZ and Winter Circle Productions at the O... Read more

Video: Joint Chiefs of Jazz

Thu, 03/16/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Frank Oxley's Joint Chiefs of Jazz gave a delightful performance on Jazz From The French Market this afternoon. Check it out below and, for the love of WWOZ, donate! Read more

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