"Plessy Day: 125 Years of Resistance & Achievement" will be held at the New
Orleans Jazz Museum inside the Old U.S. Mint on June 7 from 6-8p. The event
is free and open to the public.
For the evening, the New Orleans National Historial Park is partnering with
the Plessy a...
WWOZ would like to recognize the passing of Dyan "Mama D" French Cole, a
longtime New Orleans community activist, leader, and supporter of New
Orleans music and culture. Mama D passed away Saturday, May 20 at the age of
72 after a long battle with cancer.
Mama D was a fie...
Happy to announce our new regular show hosts!
Starting Thursday, June 1, George Ingmire will take over the Thursday Blues
and R&B slot from 7-10p each week with a new show called 9-Volt Heart. George
is one of our most experienced show hosts and producers, and has been
WWOZ takes a look at the long history of Latinos in New Orleans, including
the original "Spanish Quarter," exploited laborers who rebuilt the city after
Katrina, and music by those who live in the city today.
For more from this rich culture, tune in to our Latin music shows...
Day 2 at DelFest lived up to all the expectations as anticipated. The
Kitchen Dwellers out of Bozeman Montana brought what they call “Galaxy
Grass” to the Appalachians with quite a bang with their 10:30am morning
set. Their Potomac Stage set was a great start for the day...
1 tequila fantastic virtues 02:25 virtue recording
2 Change Is Gonna Come Cole Williams Band 06:47
3 Get Some Business About Yourself The Sensational Saints
04:20 You Won't Believe It
4 Get A Hold Of You Jr Thomas & The Volc...
What a joy it is to be back at DelFest and sharing with you the
listener. I arrived Thursday around noon after a long wet ride to a somewhat
wet forecast that ended up being "fake news". The weather was cool and damp
for a NOLA boy but the rain held out. The music kick...
Summer is here and there is a lot going on for Memorial Day weekend!
1) The Treme/7th Ward Festival returns Friday, Saturday, and Sunday with tons
of local talent and events celebrating the deeply unique and vibrant cultures
of these two neighborhoods. Check out the full o...
The Treme/7th Ward Fest will be in full swing for this Memorial Day weekend!
In honor of two of our most vibrant neighborhoods, here's the 6th Ward's own
James Andrews and his band performing the Treme song live at WWOZ last year.
The 2017 Treme/7th Ward Arts & Culture Festival returns to the space beneath
the Claiborne bridge this Memorial Day weekend. The festival celebrates the
history, traditions, and culture of two of the oldest, most notable
neighborhoods in the United States. These vibrant and...