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Video: Backstreet Cultural Museum Renewal

Tue, 07/12/22
The Backstreet Cultural Museum hosted a Grand Opening for their new location on Saturday, July 9, 2022. A second line led by Benny Jones & the Treme Brass Band started at the museum's original location (1116 Henriette Delille) and made its way to the new spot at 1531 St. Ph... Read more

Recipe: Blackened Shrimp

Sat, 07/09/22
This is a quick & easy shrimp treatment. It makes awesome shrimp tacos or shrimp salads, and it's great even with just some simple white rice. Or serve on toothpicks as a spicy hors d'oeuvre.  You could make it even easier by purchasing pre-made blackening seasoning, of wh... Read more

Rhythm Room 07/09/22

Sat, 07/09/22
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Ju Ju Infernal Blues Machine 03:39 Adios Amigo 2 Spirit In The Sky Dorothy Morrison 03:37 Brand New Day (Buddah LP) 3 Choice Of Colors Della Reese 03:07 Black Is Beautiful 4 The Chokin' Kind Allen Toussaint 03:23 Leo Blokhuis Presenteert The Sound Of The South 1961-1976 CD3... Read more

WWOZ Groove Gala tickets on sale now

Thu, 07/07/22

Rhythm Room 07/02/22

Sat, 07/02/22
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Comin' home baby Fred Ramirez 02:59 Warner 7044 2 The old rugged cross Al green 03:31 12" 3 Go Tell It To The Mountain Peter Tosh and the Wailers 03:15 Can't Blame The Youth 4 I'm A Fool For You James Carr 02:00 The Complete Goldwax Singles Vol. 3 1967-1970 5 Go Find Yours... Read more

Jazz & Heritage Foundation Community Partnership Grant apps open now; due 8/5

Fri, 07/01/22

Video: Hurray for the Riff Raff 'Life on Earth'

Mon, 06/27/22
New from New Orleans musician Hurray for the Riff Raff, this is the video for 'Life on Earth,' the title track to their new album, out now on Nonesuch Records. This video was directed and edited Alynda Mariposa Segarra, the driving force behind all things Hurray for the Rif... Read more

Rhythm Room 06/25/22

Sat, 06/25/22
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Roll It The Baker Brothers 01:14 Time To Testify 2 Wake Up Everybody Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes 07:34 Philly Sound 3: Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff And The Story of Brotherly Love (1966 - 1976) 3 Wolves in Disguise Izo FitzRoy 03:33 How The Mighty Fall 4 God Bless America for... Read more

Satchmo SummerFest returns Aug. 6-7

Wed, 06/22/22
Temperatures are (way) up in New Orleans and that means that Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron is only a few weeks away! The festival dedicated to the life, legacy, and music of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong returns to the New Orleans Jazz Museum on Saturday, August 6 and... Read more

Video: Tank & the Bangas 'There Goes The Neighborhood'

Wed, 06/22/22
Tank & the Bangas released the video for their new single, 'There Goes The Neighborhood,' this morning! Check out this powerful commentary on the changing population and landscapes of New Orleans neighborhoods: Read more

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