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Our Show Hosts' Favorite Recordings of 2021

Wed, 11/30/22
Once again for 2022, 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: our host will continue submitting lists through the end of... Read more

38th annual "Holidays New Orleans Style" is on

Thu, 11/17/22
The 38th annual "Holidays New Orleans Style" is happening now through Twelfth Night, January 6, 2023, when Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc parades through the French Quarter! Presented by French Quarter Festivals, Inc., this season's events include free concerts, réveillon dinners, c... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November 2022

Wed, 11/16/22
      In the NOVEMBER 2022 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Birthday! WWOZ Turns 42 on December 4 | Livewire Music Calendar | Support WWOZ on Giving Tuesday, November 29 | Takin' It to the Streets: Sunday Second Lines | Volunteer Profile: Dave Dauterive ... Read more

2023 Louisiana-based Grammy Award nominees

Tue, 11/15/22
Congratulations to all of the 2023 Grammy Award nominees, especially those from Louisiana and the Gulf Coast!  Things Happen That Way the posthumous, final studio album by Dr. John, who died in 2019, is nominated as Best Americana Album. Tank & the Bangas' latest album, Re... Read more

RECIPE: Cranberry-Jalapeño-Lime Salsa

Sun, 11/13/22
This dish is a fresh take on traditional holiday cranberries. It's a grown-up upgrade from the can of jellied stuff (which some of us still love, regardless).  Make this the night before, at least. It really helps for the flavors to blend together for a little while. And a... Read more

Bid in our online auction November 10-14

Mon, 11/07/22

We Are One Second Line Parade Sunday

Fri, 11/04/22

Video: Kristin Diable at WWOZ

Wed, 11/02/22
Kristin Diable joined host Murf Reeves on the New Orleans Music Show on Monday, October 31 to play some music and talk about her upcoming gig at the Ozone Songwriter Festival in Mandeville this weekend! Details at ozonemusic.org. Read more

All Saints Day on WWOZ

Tue, 11/01/22
Authored by Carrie Booher
Today is All Saints Day (November 1). Some people call it the Feast of All Saints, Le Toussaint, or the Day of the Dead. The origins are religious and there are a lot of different cultural traditions associated with All Saints, especially in New Orleans. But in all of them,... Read more

SpookySzn Picks For This Weekend

Sat, 10/29/22
Authored by Slangston Hughes
Outside of Salem, not too many US cities do Halloween right. Over the last several years, New Orleans has quickly said "hold my beer" with inventive costumes, DJ parties and music events, packed concerts and crowded streets that tend to rival the decadent atmosphere of Mard... Read more

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