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Mardi Gras Indian music tonight on The Kitchen Sink

Tue, 02/21/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Indians a-comin'! Tune in to tonight's edition of The Kitchen Sink (10p-12a) to hear nothing but Mardi Gras Indian music.  Listen live  Read more

Billy Iuso's Sunday Meatballs and Sauce

Tue, 02/21/17
This recipe for meatballs and marinara sauce is Billy Iuso's to contribution to That Sounds Good: A Cookbook Celebrating 30 Years of WWOZ. Read more

Video from Cleopatra & Oshun

Tue, 02/21/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
WWOZ Video team was on hand capturing some of the scenes at this weekend's parades! Check out this brief footage from Krewe of Cleopatra and Krewe of Oshun rolling Uptown on Friday.   Read more

New music spotlight: Twerk Thomson

Tue, 02/21/17
Authored by Chris Saucier
Tyler “Twerk” Thomson, bassist for the Shotgun Jazz Band, has come out with his debut release entitled Twerk Thomson Plays Unpopular Songs on his new record label, Twerk-O-Phonic Records. Released on February 1, Twerk Thomson Plays Unpopular Songs is a different type of tra... Read more

WWOZ Brass Passes on sale now

Mon, 02/20/17

Video: Panorama Brass Band in the streets

Mon, 02/20/17
Panorama Brass Band hits the streets every Mardi Gras! Flavors of Jamaica and eastern Europe mix with that New Orleans street sound for a lively dance party everywhere near them. Read more

Notes of the Lo-fi

Sun, 02/19/17
         What's Happening? Hope everyone is having a good Mardi Gras.  My name is Murf Reeves and a I host a show here on WWOZ, the Monday New Orleans music Show.  The platform is all things New Orleans, plus Louisiana and a little Mississippi and Texas. New Orleans Music ... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 02/17/17

Sat, 02/18/17
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 I Am Paradise Alternative Quartet 03:53 We Muzik Vol. 3 Trinidad & Tobago 2 If He Walked Today Arthur Conley 02:31 Kent 358 - Arthur Conley - I'm Living Good 1964 - 1974 3 New World Order Curtis Mayfield 05:38 New World Order 4 01 It's A Man's Man's World Renée Geyer 03:35 ... Read more

Professor Longhair 'Big Chief'

Fri, 02/17/17
Professor Longhair performs 'Big Chief' at the 1973 Montreux Jazz Festival. So good. Happy Mardi Gras! Read more

5 things to know for 2/17-2/23

Fri, 02/17/17
1) Carnival is in full swing this weekend! Cork, Oshun, and Cleopatra roll today and plenty more is happening Uptown, downtown, and elsewhere on Saturday and Sunday. Check out the parade schedule here. New Orleans is also hosting the NBA All-Star Game this weekend so, uh...... Read more

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