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Video: Doyle Cooper Jazz Band

Mon, 06/12/17
A third generation trad jazz performer and a NOCCA and Loyala grad, Doyle Cooper took up the trumpet at 10. His first Jazz Fest performance happened at the age of 12. This year, he led his own band in a Economy Hall Tent set. Here's the Doyle Cooper Jazz Band playing live i... Read more

Wednesday Night Kitchen Sink Show continues the 2017 Summer of Love Series

Mon, 06/12/17
The 50-year anniversary of the 1967 “Summer of Love”  continues on the WWOZ Wednesday night Kitchen Sink Show. We hoped you enjoyed the live performance of Malevitus last Wednesday! If you missed it or want to see or hear it again you can listen to a 2-week archive of this... Read more

World Journey 06/10/17

Sat, 06/10/17
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 Toque de Fole Bel air de Forro 02:45 Na Estrada 2017/6/10 16:05:03 2 Téléphone Eric Brouta 04:23 Zouk Anthology by Thierry Cham 2017/6/10 16:08:16 3 Tus Penca... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 06/09/17

Sat, 06/10/17
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1    Thank You (Extended Album Version)    Kashmere Stage Band    05:03    Messin' With Sly: A Tribute to Sly Stone 2    Richard Pryor    Soul Supporters, The    02:57    The Soul Supporters 3    Peace Will Come    Southern Avenue    04:11    Southern Avenue 4    Tears On M... Read more

5 things to know for 6/9 - 6/15

Thu, 06/08/17
1) New Orleans Pride Festival, a weekend of events centered around the LGBT Community of New Orleans and its allies, happens June 9-11, with the Pride Parade at 7:30p on June 10 in the Marigny and French Quarter. 2)The 31st Annual French Market Creole Tomato Festival comes... Read more

French Market Creole Tomato Festival, 2017

Tue, 06/06/17
The French Market Creole Tomato Festival happens June 10 and 11. Music schedule below.   Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion Stage SATURDAY, JUNE 10 10:00 – 11:30a Daria & the Hip Drops 11:45a – 1:15p All Around Brass Band 1:30 – 3:00p Kelcy Mae 3:30 – 5:00p Latin Jazz SUNDA... Read more

Voodoo Fest 2017 Lineup Announced

Tue, 06/06/17
Headliners for Voodoo Fest 2017 include Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters, and The Killers, while Flow Tribe represents the local music scene. Voodoo Fest happens October 27-29 in City Park, See the complete lineup here. Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 06/02/17

Sat, 06/03/17
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1    Night Rumble    Inez & Charlie Foxx's Swinging Mockin' Band    03:01    Inez & Charlie Foxx's Swinging Mockin' Band 2    Spirit In The Sky    Dorothy Morrison    03:36    Brand New Day (Buddah LP) 3    City In The Sky    Staple Singers    03:45    Ultimate Staple Singe... Read more

Wednesday Night Kitchen Sink Show presents 2017 Summer of Love Series

Fri, 06/02/17
The 50-year anniversary of the 1967 "Summer of Love" is here and we at the WWOZ Wednesday night Kitchen Sink Show are celebrating it in a couple of ways throughout the summer. We will be highlighting music specifically L.P.’s or Albums as they were called back then released... Read more

5 things to know for 6/2 - 6/8

Thu, 06/01/17
1) New Orleans Oyster Festival hits Woldenberg Park this Saturday and Sunday. Free admission, oysters in just about every form, and great music by the riverfront. Performers include Flow Tribe, Bonerama, Luke Winslow King, and Brass-A-Holics. 2) Birdfoot Festival continues... Read more

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