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New music spotlight: Leroy Jones

Tue, 11/15/16
Leroy Jones's critically acclaimed and out-of-print album Back To My Roots was re-released in late October to the benefit of jazz fans everywhere. Jones is joined by an impressive cast of New Orleans musicians for this release, including Uncle Lionel Batiste, Benny Jones, G... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 11/11/16

Sat, 11/12/16
1    What's Going On    El Chicano    06:27    El Chicano    2016/11/11 21:59:31 2    Piece of Clay [#]    Marvin Gaye    05:12    The Master 61-84 CD3    2016/11/11 22:06:22 3    Suzanne    Meshell Ndegeocello    04:27    For A Sovereign Soul    2016/11/11 22:11:23 4    Th... Read more

5 things to know for 11/11-11/17

Fri, 11/11/16
1) The free Treme Creole Gumbo Fest is happening Saturday and Sunday at Armstrong Park. This annual festival features some of the finest brass bands in the city along with some of the most delicious gumbo. 2) Sudan Second Line Parade is rolling this Sunday starting at noon!... Read more

10a Friday: Jack Brass Band Live Video

Thu, 11/10/16

Hear 'Weekend New Orleans' on Saturday mornings, 8-10a

Wed, 11/09/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
We are happy to announce a new show Saturday mornings, Weekend New Orleans, with host Rockin' Ron Phillips. Listeners will hear a mixture of New Orleans-centric music from various genres including Trad Jazz, R&B, soul, funk, brass bands, and more each Saturday from 8-10a. R... Read more

New music spotlight: The Musical Mojo of Dr. John

Tue, 11/08/16
What a lineup paying respect to the great Dr. John! The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: Celebrating Mac and His Music, a compilation released on October 21, features an all-star lineup with Dr. John himself, Allen Toussaint, Anders Osborne, Bill Kreutzmann, Brian Stoltz, Bruce Sp... Read more

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers live today ~2p

Mon, 11/07/16

The Louisiana Anthology online

Mon, 11/07/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Calling all bibliophiles! Check out the Louisiana Anthology online; a digital collection of texts about Louisiana launched in 2012. The site's is to include the widest possible collection of works — fiction, poetry, drama, myths, folk-tales, exploration narratives, travelog... Read more

We Are One Second Line Parade on Sunday

Sat, 11/05/16

Rhythm Room Playlist 11/05/16

Sat, 11/05/16
1     Outrage     Booker T. & The MGs     02:37     Soul Dressing     2016/11/4 22:04:06 2     Hole In My Pocket     Ruthie Foster     04:42     Runaway Soul     2016/11/4 22:06:50 3     Tomorrow May Be So Late     Howard 'Slim' Hunt & The Supreme Angels     02:42     The B... Read more

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