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On demand audio of archived WWOZ radio shows available for streaming

Tue, 01/06/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
  For recent shows go to PRX, the mother of all audio archives:  I posted audio from a couple of my shows (Saturday to Sunday midnight to 3 a.m.) for those few non-drinking and driving listeners who sleep nor... Read more

Location, Location, Location — New Orleans Music Show — Wednesday, January 7th (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Mon, 01/05/09
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune into WWOZ 90.7fm or, this Wednesday, January 7th (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) for a show dedicated to the streets and intersections of New Orleans. Whether we're talking about 2nd and Dryades (where Mardi Gras indians practice at the site of the H&R bar) or Basin Stre... Read more

Photos from Dave Bartholomew's Birthday Party

Wed, 12/24/08
Authored by George Ingmire
Check out photos of the great Dave Bartholomew celebrating his birthday live in the WWOZ studio with his sons Ron, Don, and Dave Jr., and friends Cosimo Matassa, Bunchie Johnson, Mac Johnson, David Torkanowsky and more. Click the center of the slideshow to display a descr... Read more

Bob French's Birthday Party

Wed, 12/24/08
Authored by Bob French
Sunday, December 28 at 8 p.m. Join the George French Band with special guests Germaine Bazzle, Juanita Brooks, Charmaine Neville and many more in a celebration of Bob French's Birthday at Ray's "Boom Boom" Room, 508 Frenchmen Street, on Sunday, December 28 at 8 p.m. Read more

Dave Bartholomew Birthday Show

Mon, 12/22/08
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune into the New Orleans Music Show with George Ingmire this Wednesday, December 24th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., as we celebrate arranger/producer/musician Dave Bartholomew's birthday and spend some time with the man himself. Beginning with Mr. Bartholomew's music from the l... Read more

On Christmas

Sun, 12/21/08
Because this is a free country. Because religion (or not) is usually inherited, and not chosen. Problem Child does not have Christmas shows. Yes, maybe one or two Christmas tunes. This is to show respect to all the non-Christians in the USA, and the whole wide world, liste... Read more

Olivia's Annual Happy Over-the-Top Holiday Show

Thu, 12/18/08
Authored by Olivia Greene
A special edition of The New Orleans Music Show: "Olivia's Annual Happy Over-the-Top Holiday Show." Grooves from from the rare 1986 Creole Christmas vinyl release (from The Action Group label) will be featured. This LP includes songs from Aaron Neville, Allen Toussaint, Irma... Read more

“Cool Yule” Alternative Xmas Show

Thu, 12/18/08
I’ll be doing my “Cool Yule” Alternative Xmas show Monday on Late Night Jazz. Songs for keeping it real during the holidays. Read more

Tom Morgan's Annual New Orleans Christmas Show

Thu, 12/18/08
Authored by Tom Morgan
My annual New Orleans Christmas show.  Read more

The Bad Christmas Song Preview and Annual Special

Thu, 12/18/08
Authored by Alison Fensterstock
Wednesday, December 24 — 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday, December 25 — 7 to 10 p.m Only listen if you have a sense of humor and are not easily offended. Read more

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