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Fall 2012 - Day 6 - Sunday, September 30

Thu, 09/27/12
Thank you for the donations provided through the drive by: Bayou Brew La Divina Loretta's Authentic Pralines Whole Foods George's Produce Musicians: The High Ground Drifters Thanks for the food provided by: Croissant D'Or Patisserie & Fatoush Show Hos... Read more

Fall 2012 - Day 3 - Thursday, September 27

Thu, 09/27/12
Thank you for the donations provided through the drive by: Bayou Brew La Divina Loretta's Authentic Pralines Whole Foods George's Produce Musicians: Shotgun Jazz Band, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Walter Wolfman Washington, & The Will Wesley Band Thanks f... Read more

Fall 2012 - Day 10 - Thursday, October 4

Thu, 09/27/12
Thank you for the donations provided through the drive by: Bayou Brew La Divina Loretta's Authentic Pralines Whole Foods George's Produce Musicians: David Paquette, Dave Jordan, Mark Mullins & Dave Ferrato, Irma Thomas, Matt Lemmler, Rex Gregory Than... Read more

Fall 2012 - Day 8 - Tuesday, October 2

Thu, 09/27/12
Thank you for the donations provided through the drive by: Bayou Brew La Divina Loretta's Authentic Pralines Whole Foods George's Produce Musicians: Kermit Ruffins, Nayo Jones, Zena Moses & Rue Fiya, Saint Cecilia's Assylum Chorus, Alvin Youngblood H... Read more

In Memoriam: Diana Pinckley

Thu, 09/27/12
WWOZ Family, for those of you who did not know Diana Pinckley passed away last week. She was not only one of WWOZ’s most generous supporters but also an active volunteer at the station. The Times-Picayune did a wonderful article about her life and her involvement within the co... Read more

Green Grass Blue Grass - The Brock McGuire Band

Wed, 09/26/12
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Green is commonly thought of as the national colour of Ireland but for the acclaimed Brock McGuire Irish Traditional Band blue, as in Bluegrass, is pretty cool too. This October at the Irish House on St Charles Avenue, they will give New Orleans a taste of the very best of ... Read more

Fall 2012 - Day 1 - Tuesday, September 25

Wed, 09/26/12
Thank you for the donations provided through the drive by: Bayou Brew La Divina Loretta's Authentic Pralines Whole Foods George's Produce Musicians: Corey Henry & the Treme Funktet, New Orleans Suspects, Kim Carson, & Todd Clouser's Love Electric Tha... Read more

"Rex Gregory Redux"

Tue, 09/25/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
Today's show features Saxophonist, Flautist and Clarinet player Rex Gregory, a jazz musician whose philosophical ideas influence his compositions as much as his teachers and collaborators do. This show was recorded at the Blue Nile. Read more

Bedtime Stories on Saturday Night

Mon, 09/24/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
In backyards across New Orleans, the 100 members of BYO gather to tell stories that are live, unscripted, and true to the teller.  Last Saturday night, we featured a recording of Elizabeth Steeby's story of guns, guts and a woman's rite of passage.     Read more

Preview: WWOZ Compilation CD #37 "No Cover Charge"

Thu, 09/20/12
You can get a taste of the groove to come with the likes of Treme Brass Band, Meschiya Lake, and Ike Stubblefield. These tracks are some of our favorites from the many fantastic live performances that the WWOZ engineers recorded for your listening pleasure this year. Check em'... Read more

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