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Deep Passion - Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca

Sat, 06/12/10
Authored by Your Friend
The poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca hit home once again after seeing Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca at Le Petit Theatre. The guitars, the voices, the poses, the pain, they were all there in front of me, beautifully alive in the performance. Please make time to check th... Read more

US vs England at the World Cup and Louisiana vs British Petroleum in the Gulf

Sat, 06/12/10
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Forgive me, I'm a bit stuck on THE SPORT today. Yeah, that sport where the audience share is measured in billions instead of millions.   It's not just the global quadrennial celebration, it's also that the US is playing England today while Louisiana is playing an endless m... Read more

Boudin Man at Bonnaroo Thursday Day 1

Fri, 06/11/10
Youtube will be webcasting live perfromances all weekend from the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival being held in Manchester Tennessee. Check out the webcast schedule and watch live performances at Read more

Brazil Takes Center Stage at the Healdsburg Jazzfest!!

Mon, 06/07/10
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
"Bossa Nova on the Green" was fantastic!! This Sunday June 6th concert was held in a downtown Healdsburg Park and the crowd was treated to some of the finest Brazilian musicians as part of the opening weekend of the 12th Annual Jazz Festival. "Brasilia" featured Pamela Dri... Read more

Get Cheeky

Thu, 06/03/10
Story by Ginny Clauss. Local bounce rapper Cheeky Blakk hit the scene when she released her first album, “Gotta Be Cheeky,” in 1994, and she has been spreading her energetic music all over this city ever since. She was recently featured on the track “Do It Again” from Gala... Read more

WWOZ Visits the Healdsburg Jazz Fest

Sat, 05/29/10
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
Jelly Roll Justice is moving to the opposite side of the continent after attending "Essentially Ellington" held by Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. This time he will be visiting the Healdsburg Jazz Fest in Sonoma County where headliners like Esperanza Spalding, Jason Mor... Read more

Happy 69th Birthday Bob Dylan!

Mon, 05/24/10
Authored by Your Cousin Dimitri
Bob Dylan singing Curtis Mayfield? Mae West singing Bob Dylan? What the heck is going on? Your Cousin Dimitri is sitting in for Gentilly Jr on Bob Dylan's 69th birthday, for a special Blues and RnB to the voice of regeneration. Tune in, listen up, and watch your parking meters. Read more

Boudin and Bonnaroo

Sat, 05/22/10
Join the Boudin Man as he returns to the Kitchen Sink 10 to 12 show on Wednesday June 2nd at 10:00p.m. We will be spinning music from some of the artist performing at this year’s Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester Tennessee. Boudin Man will be sending back blog... Read more

Problem Child and the Oil Monster

Fri, 05/21/10
Untold thousands of barrels of uncut crude oil have been gushing out of a small hole on the ocean floor, off the coast of Louisiana, for a month now. So, it’s no big surprise that it has come ashore to coat the grasses of the marsh, kill the birds and torment the turtles.... Read more

Special Show

Tue, 05/18/10
Authored by David Kunian
tonight on the Kitchen Sink from 10 to midnight, the powers that be and executives will be kicking it up and kicking it back with one of the catalyst presences on the New Orleans Music Scene. His so-funky-it-smells brass funk band is having a reunion show this weekend so w... Read more

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