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Rhythm Room Playlist 11/03//17

Sat, 11/04/17
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1       Buffalo Cowboy     Fully Fullwood     03:48     For All Time 2     11_Call_On_God     Sharon_Jones__the_Dap_Kings_     03:39     Soul of a Woman 3     Let It Shine     Al Green     03:17     The Immortal Soul of Al Green - (Disc 4)=P&K 4     You Don't Miss our Water... Read more

5 things to know for 11/3 - 11/9

Thu, 11/02/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
1) CHOMP. In honor of National Sandwich Day, the longest po boy in New Orleans’ history is coming to the French Quarter on Friday, November 3. The 350-foot long po boy will be cut up and doled out to interested parties with empty stomachs for free at the 500 block of Royal ... Read more

Scenes from the Fats Domino Second Line

Thu, 11/02/17
A fitting tribute second line parade for the great Fats Domino packed the streets of the 9th Ward last night and WWOZ was on hand to capture some of the scene. Check out our footage below.  Read more

Video premieres from The Revelers + more

Wed, 11/01/17
The New Orleans Video Access Center (NOVAC) paired up with three local artists to create new music videos. Now in its third year, the program pairs talented local filmmakers with students (ages 17 & up) who want to learn all about the creative process behind music video pro... Read more

C.W. Stoneking 'Zombie'

Mon, 10/30/17
For a little extra push into that Halloween spirit! Mwa ha ha ha ha ha ha....  Read more

New from Esther Rose: 'This Time Last Night'

Mon, 10/30/17
New from local songstress Esther Rose, a video for 'This Time Last Night,' as filmed by Joshua Shoemaker. The album was recorded live to tape on April 2017 in New Orleans. Check out the whole thing on Esther Rose's Bandcamp page. Read more

Fats Domino Second Lines Mon. & Wed.

Sun, 10/29/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Two second line parades honoring and celebrating the late Fats Domino are planned for this week. On Monday, October 30, a second line will kick off from Bertha's Place (1501 Basin Street) at 8p, led by Judy Hill of Ooh Poo Pah Doo Bar.  Another second line will happen on W... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 10/27//17

Sat, 10/28/17
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
                                                                      ANTOINE  ''FATS'' DOMINO R.I.P.   1 Domino Stamp Fats Domino 01:58 The Original Rock & Roll Classics [Disc 5] 2 Before I Grow Too old Fats Domino 02:36 The Original Rock & Roll Classics [Disc 8] 3 I'm In... Read more

Video: Bonerama at WWOZ

Fri, 10/27/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Bonerama came in to show their support for WWOZ on the final day of our Fall Membership Drive this afternoon! Check out their performance below and remember to support the station that brings you the music you love by becoming a member. Every member makes a difference for u... Read more

Treme Creole Gumbo Fest 2017

Fri, 10/27/17
The Treme Creole Gumbo Fest returns to Armstrong Park on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19 from 11a-7:30p both days. This festival is billed as New Orleans premiere brass band showcase and the music lineup reflects it. Admission is free. Saturday, Nov. 18 11a -... Read more

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