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"French Quarter Fest 2013"

Tue, 03/26/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Springtime in New Orleans is synonymous with Festival season. This week we celebrate the upcoming 30th annual French Quarter Festival, taking place April 11th-14th. On today’s program, we listen to musical highlights from the Festival recorded by WWOZ over the years. Alongsi... Read more

Do you wanna strut? We are second lining the CCC to power our tower! Join us! Open to everyone!

Sat, 03/23/13
Authored by Ol' Man River
Everyone likes a goood second line we, well we have one Saturday March 30 at 8am and it will be in the rear of the classic. Who wants to Second Line?? This is your chance to strut your stuff and show your support for WWOZ! As most of you, a few weeks ago I would have never co... Read more

“Rumba de la Isla” by Pedrito Martinez

Fri, 03/22/13
The Pedrito Martinez Group will be playing Friday, March 22, at Tipitinas. Show starts at 9PM. The group will also be featured at the Congo Square World Rhythm Festival Saturday, March 23rd. Cuban percussionist and bandleader Pedrito Martinez is on tour to promote his ne... Read more

Wardell Quezergue Mass on Sunday March 24

Fri, 03/22/13
A Catholic Mass will be celebrated on Palm Sunday in memory of New Orleans music legend Wardell Quezergue, featuring a Passion he set to music before he died. Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for March, 2013

Wed, 03/20/13
Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival Spring Membership Drive Highlights Pick Up Your Brass Pass! French Quarter Fest 2013 Benefit for Wess Anderson at Howlin' Wolf Piano Night 2013 We're Powering Up: WW... Read more

So much changes with an “s”.

Tue, 03/19/13
Authored by Big D
When Robert Johnson recorded his song “Crossroad Blues”, he was not singing about some nondescript intersection, he was singing about a very specific place in the flat delta plain between the Yazoo and Mississippi Rivers. A place known by all and visited by only a very few.... Read more

"Freret Street"

Tue, 03/19/13
Authored by George Ingmire
New Orleans is experiencing a culinary renaissance throughout the city. In addition to that, neighborhoods throughout New Orleans are being revitalized with old architecture being given new life. Today’s program will focus on one such area along an 8-block stretch of Freret S... Read more

Second Line to Power the Tower!!

Mon, 03/18/13
Authored by Ol' Man River
Who wants to Second Line?? This is your chance to strut your stuff and show your support for WWOZ! As most of you, a few weeks ago I would have never considered taking part in the Crescent City Classic. Then I found out that WWOZ was raising funds for its NEW TRANSMITTER thr... Read more

Reflections on Super Sunday - Part I

Fri, 03/15/13
Authored by Kataalyst
WWOZ volunteer and spoken word artist, Kataalyst, reflects on the meaning of Super Super and the Mardi Gras Indian tradition before the Uptown Super Sunday festivities that took place on March 17. Read more

Recipe: Tab Benoit's Redfish Couvillion

Thu, 03/14/13
This hearty and delicious Cajun seafood dish is blues guitarist Tab Benoit's contribution to That Sounds Good!, WWOZ's cookbook of recipes from our Louisiana musical family. Read more

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