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New music spotlight: Bamboula 2000

Tue, 08/09/16
Bamboula 2000 integrates a modern soul sound with African, Caribbean, and jazz influences-- thus their latest album, Up From Congo Square, is quite appropriately titled. Bamboula 2000 pays tribute to their drumming and dancing ancestors in Congo Square's long and storied hi... Read more

Shotgun Boogie

Mon, 08/08/16
Shotgun Boogie is an original documentary series about the social, cultural, and musical landscape of New Orleans and how the city has changed over the past decade from independent filmmaker Michele Boreggi. Through the voices of local musicians, filmmaker Michele Boreggi s... Read more

Saturday Night New Orleans Radio

Sat, 08/06/16
Wendal Williams plays bass with The Sidemen of Austin, Texas.  Of course, Saturday night is gig night so Wendal always works until at least 11pm. Austin closes at 2am.  Last Saturday night, a shooter killed one and wounded three other in the parking lot where Wendal always ... Read more

In Memoriam: Pete Fountain

Sat, 08/06/16
Famous New Orleans jazz clarinetist Pete Fountain passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the age of 86. He is survived by his wife of nearly 65 years, Beverly, their three children, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He had a long and industrious career... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 08/05/16

Sat, 08/06/16
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 Memphis George Semper 02:17 Makin Waves 2016/8/5 22:00:52 2 Strange Man Dorothy Love Coates 04:07 The Essential Gospel Sampler 2016/8/5 22:03:19 3 i'll keep m... Read more

Lil Buck Sinegal 'Down Home Blues' at the Blue Moon Saloon in Lafayette

Fri, 08/05/16
Lil Buck Sinegal's career has spanned more than five decades. He's laid down over 300 recordings, having played and recorded with Clifton Chenier, Henry Gray, Rockin’ Dopsie, Buckwheat Zydeco, and many other blues artists, including Grammy-winning efforts with Paul Simon’s ... Read more

5 things to know for 8/5-8/11

Fri, 08/05/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
'5 things to know' is a weekly feature highlighting different parts of the WWOZ world that you may have missed this week, including unique WWOZ programming and video, plus New Orleans events, artists, places, features, and more. For 8/5-8/11: 1) Satchmo SummerFest is happe... Read more

Live Video, 10am: Charmaine's Satchmo Preview

Thu, 08/04/16

'OZone Email Newsletter for August, 2016

Wed, 08/03/16
  In the August 2016 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Satchmo Summerfest, Aug 5-7 | Meet the Staff: KaTrina Griffin, Membership Director | Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Week | A New Season of Cuttin' Class | 'OZ On-Demand: Our Two-Week Archive | Summer Drink... Read more

Live Video, 10am: Miss Sophie Lee's Satchmo Preview

Wed, 08/03/16

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