I was in the bank today and a middle-aged, hip-looking Tip's-in-the-'80s sort
of couple was waiting by the teller for a long time. The bank radio was
playing an '80s station quite loud. I couldn't help but overhear them:
Man: Is that Pat Benatar?
Man: How long ...
As anybody who has ever listened to my show, I loves me some mardi gras &
it's music.Unlike christmas music, I think mardi gras music should be heard
all year long ! I will be peppering all of my february shows with anything &
everything mardi gras ! And it won't stop 'til ...
The Krewe du Vieux Mardi Gras parade rolls past the WWOZ studio on the
evening of Saturday, February 7th. Tonight, WWOZ presents an audio preview
of the parade with music representing each subkrewe of the parade.
Co-hosted by Keith Twitchell, the Krewe du Vieux's parade ...
Experience the rich culture of the Mardi Gras Indians Practices being held on
Sunday nights at the following locations;
Yia Cafe at 2401 Danneel Street (corner of First and Danneel) Starting around
Handa Wanda at 2425 Dryades Street (in between First Str...
Yes indeed, I am doing another birthday show. This for Snooks Eaglin born
January 21st, 1936 - I will be playing music from as far back as the 1950s
(solo, with Sugar Boy Crawford et al) up until his Black Top recordings.
Somewhere along the way, I might even dig up a live ...
I had hope to be writing you about WWOZ's live broadcast of The International
Blues Challenge in Memphis on Feb 4th - 7th, instead I will simply be telling
you about it when I get back.
What is the International Blues Challenge? "IBC"
The World's Largest Gathering of Blues...
This was a fun show. Surprisingly fun. You can hear it at:
Two big Washington, D.C. events were the musical motivation for this show:
(1) DC resident, Link Wray, was celebrated with Link Wray Day today, January
15th, and (2) Barack Oba...
This show will be quite a balancing act. For one, I will be dedicating the show to the memory of Cayne Miceli, who passed away last week at the age of 43. Cayne loved New Orleans music as well as the rich Mardi Gras Indian culture of New Orleans.
WWOZ Alumnist Michael Dominici will be back in New Orleans for Mardi Gras
hosting 3 shows on WWOZ.
Join Mike as he sits in on the Kitchen Sink Shows for Double A and A.J. (who
are sitting in for him) on Wednesday, February 18th and 25th. He sits in for
David Kunian on Tues...
Tomorrow Jan. 13th we'll be getting you ready for the big Danny Barker
festivities this weekend with a special 100th birthday salute to Danny. Danny
was born on Jan. 13th, so why should we wait for the weekend? We'll feature
his work with Cab Calloway, Henry "Red" Allen, Bl...