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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

Santa Guest Hosts on Jazz Lunatique

Thu, 12/18/08
Authored by David Kunian
Wednesday, December 24 — midnight to 3 a.m. Thursday I have a tentative commitment from Santa Claus to come on my show on Christmas Eve, if he can get a break from sliding down chimneys. He says he'll bring Rudolph too, but I'll believe that when I see it. Read more

Christmas and New Year's Day New Orleans Music Show

Thu, 12/18/08
Authored by Sherwood Collins

Thursday, December 25 — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, January 1 — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Christmas should be Christmas-y and New Years Day will be best albums of 2008. Read more

Ninth Annual XXXXmas XXXtravaganza

Thu, 12/18/08
Authored by Missy Bowen
The Ninth Annual XXXXmas XXXtravaganza (a.k.a. Bad Christmas Song Special) will feature the Heaux Heaux Heauxs’ new line of Heaux-siery, an all-new Grammar Moment with the Jew Heaux, and an extended Rodent Set. Read more

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