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Music Rising Raises $2 Million for Music Relief Funds and will aid Louisiana Musicians and Music Industry Workers

Tue, 01/25/22
Authored by Carrie Booher
Music Rising, the charitable organization co-founded by U2’s The Edge and producer Bob Ezrin in 2005 after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, has announced an open call for applications to the Music Rising Relief Fund - a statewide relief fund to support Louisiana musici... Read more

Video: Mahmoud Chouki at Jazz & Heritage Center

Mon, 01/24/22
Mahmoud Chouki performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Center on Saturday, January 22, 2022! Check out his full set in the player below: Read more

Ladies of Unity Second Line Parade, Sun. 12pm

Sat, 01/22/22

Rhythm Room 01/22/22

Sat, 01/22/22
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Staxx Of Gold African Music Machine 08:18 African Music Machine 2 Weep For Me Brown Sugar feat. Clydie King 03:11 Tears Full Of Soul CD1 3 Purify Izo FitzRoy 03:48 How The Mighty Fall 4 gee whiz Harptones 02:31 Love is 5 Big Ship Sailing Freddie McGregor 03:14 Roots Man Skan... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January 2022

Thu, 01/20/22
  In the JANUARY 2022 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Report to the Community for 2021 | Jazz & Heritage Foundation Concerts and Video Streams | WWOZ Hosts' Favorite Recordings of 2021 | Volunteer Profile: Four Decades of Gentilly Jr. | In Memoriam 2021 |... Read more

Rhythm Room 01/15/22

Sat, 01/15/22
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 West Island The Invisible Session 03:50 echoes of africa 2 Hole In My Pocket Ruthie Foster 04:42 Runaway Soul 3 Bridges Instead Of Walls Staple Singers 04:01 Be What You Are 4 Top Ten Gregory Isaacs 03:24 Cool Ruler Come Again 5 Roots Of Love (Bonus Alternative Mixes) Quiet ... Read more

Danny Barker Week on WWOZ

Sun, 01/09/22
Danny Barker was one of the most important New Orleans musicians in the 20th century.  In addition to being a banjoist and guitarist, songwriter, bandleader, sideman, and legendary raconteur, he was a music educator who trained a new generation of young musicians who went o... Read more

Rhythm Room 01/07/21 Favorite Tracks 2021 +

Sat, 01/08/22
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Magnetic Monster Outer Space 03:14 2 Helping Hand (feat. Johnny Trama, The B3 Kings & Jesse Dee) Vintage League Music 04:46 Family Album, Vol. 1 3 Living in the Last Days Elizabeth King 03:09 Living in the Last Days 4 Reach Out Durand Jones & The Indications 04:19 Private S... Read more

Be Gone, Foul Plague!

Fri, 01/07/22
January 6 was the beginning of the 2022 Carnival season in New Orleans and also the 610th birthday of Joan of Arc. Last year, Jeanne d'Arc parade in the French Quarter was canceled but this year, the Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc held their annual procession, and Joan's sword was b... Read more

Recipe: Sticky Rib Tips

Fri, 01/07/22
A two-fer this month: a recipe for sticky rib tips and another for the accompanying jalapeno jelly, both from Chef Brian Landry at the Bayou Bar in the Pontchartrain Hotel. This might be the first time a dish from a music venue covered by our Livewire Music Calendar has app... Read more

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