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Holidays New Orleans Style Concerts: Rebroadcasts from 2020 & 2021

Tue, 12/14/21
Tune in during the week of December 19-25 to hear exclusive broadcasts of many Holidays New Orleans Style concerts, produced by French Quarter Festivals Inc in partnership with New Orleans & Company. These performances by the Zion Harmonizers, the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band,... Read more

Video: Big Chief Kevin Goodman's birthday

Mon, 12/13/21
Indians a-comin' to Mardi Gras 2022! WWOZ was on hand as Big Chief Kevin Goodman celebrated his birthday on December 4 in Chalmette. An impromptu practice broke out as the Flaming Arrows members were joined by other Black Masking Indians to celebrate Goodman's birthday and ... Read more

Rhythm Room 12/11/21

Sat, 12/11/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Chili Mac Preston Love 03:39 Preston Love's Omaha Bar-B-Q 2 Do Your Thing Marion Gaines Singers 05:39 Soul Gospel, Vol.2 3 Don't You Ever Get Tired (Of Hurting Me) Bettye Swann 02:53 Bettye Swann 4 Soul Mine Lee Dorsey 03:59 Night People 5 I'll Get Along Ann Peebles 02:13 Go... Read more

Happy 80th birthday to Big Chief Monk Boudreaux!

Tue, 12/07/21
Wishing a very happy birthday to Big Chief Monk Boudreaux-- he's 80 years old today, nominated for a Grammy Award, and undoubtedly sewing in preparation for Mardi Gras 2022! This song is 'Shotgun Joe,' from Twelfth Night 2017, when we were live from the Blue Nile with Big ... Read more

Our Show Hosts' Favorite Recordings of 2021

Tue, 12/07/21
2021 has been another long, strange trip. In a step toward normalcy, once again WWOZ show hosts are compiling lists of their favorite recordings of the year. Let those-in-the-know point you to the latest great tunes and help you catch up on what you might have missed. NOTE:... Read more

Rhythm Room 12/04/21

Sat, 12/04/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 10 Andromeda V3 (Mastered) July 29 2021-p2p Diasonics 03:21 2 08. What Goes Around Marion William 03:20 A Voice Of Hope 3 I Ain't Raisin' No Sand Staple Singers 06:30 Be What You Are 4 Sweet Harmony Lloyd Charmers 03:20 Dread Broadcasting Corp. Rebel Radio 5 Share Your Love ... Read more

Booker Fest: Dec. 3-5 in Bay St. Louis

Wed, 12/01/21
James Booker grew up splitting time between New Orleans and Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. This weekend, 100 Men Hall, a Black energy center that hosted legendary musicians as part of the Chitlin Circuit, will host the second annual Booker Fest, a fundraiser for the hall. For ... Read more

Dumaine Street Gang Second Line Parade, Sun. 12pm

Wed, 12/01/21

Rhythm Room 11//26/21

Sat, 11/27/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 A Hunk Of Funk Gene Dozier And The Brotherhood 03:01 The Soul Of Minit Records 2 Better Home Roy Tyler & New Directions 02:50 Three Way Calling 3 I Believe To My Soul Donny Hathaway 03:52 Everything Is Everything 4 Divorce Decree Doris Duke 02:30 Oxford American 10th Annive... Read more

November 30 is Giving Tuesday!

Fri, 11/26/21

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