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The Original Pinettes Brass Band, "Ain't No City"

Wed, 06/18/14
Authored by David Stafford
The Original Pinettes Brass Band won the 2013 Red Bull Street Kings competition. Part of the prize: studio time and tutoring from people like Mannie Fresh and Trombone Shorty, both of whom appear in this version of "Ain't No City" cut in the Red Bull Studio.     Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for June, 2014

Wed, 06/18/14
In This Issue Join The Movement for Healthier Air Community Partnership Grants WWOZ Private Collections at Siberia featuring Soul Sister WWOZ in Conversation Summer Festivals and Other Fun Recipe: Ultimate Shrimp and Squash Casse... Read more

Soul Sister to Celebrate 20 Years with WWOZ at this Sunday's "Private Collections" Happy Hour

Tue, 06/17/14
Authored by Soul Sister
WWOZ Private Collections at Siberia featuring Soul Sister Sunday, June 22, 2014 Siberia - 2227 St. Claude Ave., NOLA 6-9pm * FREE Facebook event link Each month, WWOZ and Euclid Records present "Private Collections," a Sunday evening happy hour where different WWOZ Djs ... Read more

Son House, "Preaching the Blues", 1967

Tue, 06/17/14
Authored by David Stafford
Born in the Mississippi Delta near Clarksdale, blues legend Eddie James "Son" House (1902-1988) spent a good deal of his childhood in Louisiana, eventually in Algiers/New Orleans, but first near Tallulah in Madison Parish. His brief introduction to "Preaching the Blues" in ... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: New Orleans I'm Coming To You "

Tue, 06/17/14
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week's show we welcome Dayna Kurtz to the city, in her new and arguably ancestral home, while we enjoy a full hour of music recorded live at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street featuring guitarist Robert Mache. We also meet up with Dayna over a bottle of red wine to tal... Read more

French Market Web Cam

Mon, 06/16/14
French Market Web Cam   Read more

Rockin' Dopsie & the Zydeco Twisters, "The Louisiana Two-Step", 1984

Mon, 06/16/14
Authored by David Stafford
If you didn't get enough Zydeco at the last weekend's Lousiana Cajun & Zyedo festival in Armstrong Park, check out this video. Published last week by Storyville Records, it's a 1984 live recording at the Maple Leaf:"The Louisiana Two Step" by Rockin' Dopsie (1932 - 1993) an... Read more

Ruby Dee's Passing and New Orleans

Mon, 06/16/14
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
A few months after Hurricane Katrina destroyed New Orleans, Ruby Dee came to Congo Square to tell us motley returnees that she understood Congo Square was some of the most sacred ground in America.  She was also gracious enough to extend Congo Square to all of New Orleans. ... Read more

Something on my mind

Fri, 06/13/14
Authored by Murf Reeves
Blood splattered playgrounds, Selfies overflowing with false. Sipping on petroleum cocktails, caus it's fun destroying futures. Can I buy your innocence with some poor man's digital gold, his interest rate will kill him, All in good time my pretty! Sharks eating sharks and Mi... Read more

Buckwheat Zydeco Live, 2012

Fri, 06/13/14
Authored by David Stafford
If you can't catch him this Saturday (6/14) at the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival in Armstrong Park, here's nearly 90 minutes of Buckwheat Zydeco filmed live at Turner Hall in Milwaukee on March 11,2012. The video was created in beautiful, full-screen-ready HD by MPTV (Milw... Read more

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