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Fall Concert Series in Armstrong Park & Lafayette Square

Tue, 09/18/12
This week Harvest the Music presents Dr. John featuring Jon Cleary after Natalie Mae & Johnny Sansone on Wednesday. In Armstrong Park on Thursday you can catch Stooges Brass Band and Russell Batiste featuring Jason Neville with The Wild Tchoupitoulas. Come on out to revel in t... Read more

"Magnetic Ear: A Curry in 4 acts"

Tue, 09/18/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On any given night in New Orleans, you’re likely to find a place with live music and free food. Sometimes it’s red beans and trad jazz, other times it’s BBQ and the blues. On this week’s program, it’s curry and the Pocket brass of Magnetic Ear, an ensemble headed by Martin K... Read more

Remembering Sugarboy Crawford

Mon, 09/17/12
Authored by Maryse Déjean
R.I.P. He was a legend, and a very nice man. He was also WWOZ's locksmith for many years when the station was located in Armstrong Park. He will be more than missed. Read more

Creole Gumbo

Sun, 09/16/12
The Treme Creole Gumbo Festival is coming up November 10-11 in Louis Armstrong Park, and with it comes the opportunity to taste some great creole gumbo. Get your palate primed with this recipe, which demonstrates in epic detail the complexity of great gumbo. We'd like some now... Read more

Cuban Picadillo

Sun, 09/16/12
Picadillo is a popular dish not only in Cuba but all over Latin America and the Phillipines. You might serve this picadillo Cuban-style, over black beans and rice with a side of plantains. This Cuba à la Nola recipe is courtesy of Chef Jack Treuting from one of our fabulous n... Read more

Caelic - Cajun Irish or Irish Cajun?

Fri, 09/14/12
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Patrick O’Flaherty and Beth Patterson will be playing two shows in New Orleans next week to celebrate the release of their latest CD, the aptly named Caelic. “There are no songs sung in English here,” said Lafayette native Beth Patterson. “It’s very bare bones going back to... Read more

Louis Armstrong and the Waif's Home

Thu, 09/13/12
Authored by Zachary Young
In honor of Louis Armstrong's birthday, we bring you the story of his stint in the Colored Waif's Home for Boys and his first Cornet. Read more

Hurricane Gilbert Versus Hurricane Katrina

Tue, 09/11/12
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
24 years ago (September 12th, 1988), Jamaica was blasted by the then category three storm, Hurricane Gilbert.  On its way to the Yucatan, Gilbert became a huge category five hurricane with 185mph winds and a then record-setting 888 millibars of low pressure.   "Gilbert," li... Read more

"On the Road with the Wolfman"

Tue, 09/11/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s program, we jump into a car with the one and only Walter Wolfman Washington for an hour of not just music but also a road trip to a local clothing store. Tune in as we drive and talk about music, shoes, and his music mentors. I also stop by Willie Mae’s Scotch Hous... Read more

New Orleans Celts Are Going to Jackson

Thu, 09/06/12
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Various New Orleans Celtic groups will be performing this weekend at the popular Mississippi CelticFest in Jackson, Mississippi.   For the New Orleans Strathspey and Reel Society this will be their 10 year anniversary in Jackson and they plan to mix it up.  “In New Orleans t... Read more

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