We're pleased to accept the Award for "Best Radio Station" from OffBeat
Magazine's 2017 Best of the Beat Awards! The Best of the Beat Awards
celebrates the year’s best musicians, albums, music videos, songs and more.
The Best of the Beat Awards will be held January 25, 2018...
1 Get Up (Or Get Out) Bloodstone 03:26 I Need
2 Sermon Bobbie Gentry 02:37 The Delta Sweete -
3 Magnificent Sanctuary Band Donny Hathaway 04:26
Donny Hathaway (Self Titled)
4 I Almost Lost My Mind Ivo...
1) Join us Friday night or Saturday afternoon for the worldwide viewing
parties of 'Closeup: Tank & the Bangas.' This WWOZ documentary is in-depth
profile of the exciting New Orleans band Tank and the Bangas as they surge
to national prominence. The film pulses with fiery p...
Bring the Soul!!
(this is the Spotify link to a playlist featuring songs recorded at Fame
The UK newspaper The Guardian summarized Fame Studio founder Rick Hall's
career with these wo...
TRUTH, RACIAL HARMONY & TRANSFORMATION
Tuesday night was an exceptional night of music and unity. The
Truth, Racial, Healing, and Transformation movement sponsored a National Day
of Racial Healing across the country. Here in New Orleans, The Ashe
Charity Hospital: "Where The Unusual Occurs and Miracles Happen"
In 1735, soon after New Orleans was founded, a dying French merchant named
Jean Louis established an endowment in the city for what became the legendary
Charity Hospital. Charity opened its doors at Chartres a...
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, here's a clip of one of the many
times the Queen of Gospel, Mahalia Jackson, sang with him. This is from
August 1966, when she sang before his sermon at the New Friendship Missionary
Baptist Church in Chicago.
Jackson and King had a...
The 2018 'Class Got Brass' competition will be held during the Congo Square
Rhythms Festival on Sunday, March 4. This competition is open to area middle
and high school brass bands.
There are two categories for the competition: advanced and beginner. For the
Good Morning Ozillians,
I have been excited for 2018 for many reasons. One of which is starting a
journey to help people find their way to the music they like, or to help give
a richer understanding of the music people already enjoy. My hope is the
listener will become m...