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Festing in Place: The Next Fest Thing

Fri, 07/10/20

50 years ago today: Mahalia Jackson & Louis Armstrong

Fri, 07/10/20
This performance happened 50 years ago today at Newport Jazz Festival. Read more

Hear Ellis Marsalis from Snug Harbor, Friday at 8pm

Thu, 07/09/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
For many years, the great New Orleans piano player, composer, and educator Ellis Marsalis performed almost every Friday night at 8pm at Snug Harbor on Frenchmen Street. Ellis Marsalis passed on April 1 of this year.  For three months following, Snug Harbor hosted the onlin... Read more

"7 Days of Satch" coming July 27-Aug. 2

Wed, 07/08/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
Today, Satchmo SummerFest announced "Seven Days of Satch presented by Chevron." The multiplatform, virtual celebration is a collaboration between French Quarter Festivals, Inc., WWOZ, New Orleans National Jazz Historical Park, WWL-TV, and New Orleans Jazz Museum. Seven Days... Read more

Interview: Yellow Pocahontas Spy Boy Tyrone Yancy

Tue, 07/07/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Yellow Pocahontas First Spy Boy Tyrone Yancy talks to WWOZ's Action Jackson about Big Chiefs who have had a major impact, how suits have changed over the years, what Mardi Gras Indians talk about when they're sewing, and much more. Hea... Read more

Our Sunday Program Schedule

Tue, 07/07/20

Our Friday Program Schedule

Tue, 07/07/20

In Memoriam: Tammy Lynn

Sun, 07/05/20
Tammy Lynn (also known as Tami Lynn), New Orleans soul singer and an original AFO Records artist, died June 26, 2020. She was best known for her song 'I'm Gonna Run Away From You,' which hit #4 on the UK Singles Chart in 1971. Lynn was born in Gert Town in 1942. As a child,... Read more

Rhythm Room07/03/20

Sat, 07/04/20
1 Soul Serenade Beau Dollar & The Coins 02:37 Kent's Cellar Of Soul 2 Hope In A Hopeless World Pops Staples 04:27 Father Father 3 Higher And Higher Queen Esther Marrow 03:47 feat. The Harlem Gospel Singers 4 I Don't Know Why (I Love You Like I Do) Branding Iron 03:31 Deep & Gr... Read more

Video: Killer Whale 'Comfortable'

Mon, 06/29/20
The new video from Killer Whale for 'Comfortable' is giving out major early MTV vibes! Check it out below:  Read more

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