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Video: Robert Walter at WWOZ

Thu, 10/18/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Robert Walter joined us on the New Orleans Music Show with host Michael Dominici for our Fall Membership Drive this morning! Check out his set below, and show your support for New Orleans community radio by becoming a member today. Click here to see the various levels of su... Read more

Video: Seva Venet at WWOZ

Thu, 10/18/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Seva Venet kicked off our Fall Membership Drive in fine fashion this morning! Check out his set below, and show your support for New Orleans community radio by becoming a member today. Click here to see the various levels of support you can come in at, or call us up at 1.87... Read more

Morning Set 10/15/18

Mon, 10/15/18
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Rainy Night In Georgia Cornell Dupree 04:09 I'm Alright (2011) 2 Sombrero Sam Charles Lloyd 05:18 Dream Weaver 3 Medley:Take The A Train-Perdido Chico Hamilton 03:38 Complete Pacific Jazz CD 6 4 Just Like A Woman David Newman 04:33 House Of David 5 Since I Don't Have You Ta... Read more

Photo highlights from Blues & BBQ Fest 2018

Mon, 10/15/18
WWOZ photographers Michele Goldfarb, Jamell Tate, and Michael E. McAndrew were on hand to capture all the action at this year's Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest! Check out the gallery below, or see all the photos at once at this link. More to come later today! Read more

Video from Day 3 of Blues & BBQ Fest

Sun, 10/14/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
It was another beautiful day for blues and barbecue in Lafayette Square! Here are the full sets from Day 3 of Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, as captured by WWOZ, from The Wanting, Uncle Nef, Kenny Brown, Papa Mali, Keeshea Pratt Band, Henry Gray with Terrance Simien & Lil ... Read more

Henry Butler memorial second line to be held 10/21

Sun, 10/14/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
New Orleans piano great Henry Butler passed away July 2, 2018, and a second line in his honor will be held on Sunday, October 21. Led by the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, the parade will start at 6p at the Funky Butt club site and end at Snug Harbor on Frenchmen, where a memor... Read more

Tim Green Day 2018

Sun, 10/14/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans City Council again recognized former WWOZ and WRBH General Manager and saxophonist Tim Green earlier this month. On October 4, representatives from both stations, plus Cyril and Gaynielle Neville, and other family and friends gathered in the council chamber ... Read more

Video from Day 2 of Blues & BBQ Fest 2018

Sun, 10/14/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
It was a beautiful day for blues and barbecue in Lafayette Square! Here are the full sets from Day 2 of Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, as captured by WWOZ. Ed Wills & Blues 4 Sale, Washboard Chaz Blues Trio, Mem Shannon & the Membership, John Papa Gros, Reverend John Wilki... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 10/12/18

Sat, 10/13/18
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1     Papa's got a brand new bag     Sugar Loaf     02:17     Soul Strutting 2     How_Do_I_Get_There     Don Bryant     03:57     Don't Give Up On Love 3     We Shall Overcome     Toots & the Maytals     03:28     Bla.Bla.Bla 4     I Can't Do Without You     Doris Duke    ... Read more

Video: Little Freddie King, Samantha Fish from Day 1 of Blues & BBQ Fest 2018

Fri, 10/12/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Little Freddie King and Samantha Fish pulled off a killer start to Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest 2018! Check out their sets below, and tune in this weekend as we broadcast from the rest of the festival at 90.7 FM and continue our video stream coverage here and on our Faceb... Read more

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