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Some Hot Zydeco After the 4th

Sat, 06/30/12
Authored by Father Ron
John Blanchar at Rock ‘n Bowl, has booked a couple of hot Zydeco acts for the weekend after the 4th – Geno Delafose and Amanda Shaw. Read more

Farewell Uncle Lionel, We Love You

Fri, 06/29/12
We at WWOZ are deeply saddened by the loss of Uncle Lionel and we have are sending our prayers to his family. Whether he wasn't out and about with the Treme Brass Band or strolling through the Quarter with his cane in hand, he was a true gentleman and an ace musician. Read more

"Culinary Caretakers"

Tue, 06/26/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Please bring an appetite to this week’s program, as we dedicate the whole hour to food and songs about food. We’ll do the Chicken Dance with Little Freddie King, have some Pink Champagne with Bob Andrews and walk down memory lane with sausage maker Vance Vaucresson. Read more

JazzAscona at Stresa

Sun, 06/24/12
Authored by Sally Young
 This year's European journey started on a bus filled with musicians from the JazzAscona Festival in the Ticino region of Switzerland, one day before the festival in Ascona began. We traveled south along the shore of Lake Maggiore, crossed the border into Italy, & pulled in... Read more

High Altitude Jazz

Sat, 06/23/12
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
The Marcus Roberts Trio, along with Béla Fleck, brought the sounds of New Orleans jazz to the mountains of Colorado yesterday at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Marcus Roberts, Rodney Jordan and Jason Marsalis mixed Jazz and Bluegrass with the premium banjo player Béla Fl... Read more

Superfood Bar's Blueberry Basil Smoothie

Tue, 06/19/12
Authored by George Ingmire

"Running of the Bulls"

Tue, 06/19/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On today’s program, we enjoy an hour of music and interviews with Los Po-Boy-Citos, along with a visit to the Superfood Bar on Magazine Street. To wrap things up, we get ready for this year’s Running of the Bulls. Read more

Sun Ra Solstice show

Mon, 06/18/12
Authored by David Kunian
Alright all you Solar System Intergalactic Tone Scientists, the mad mixers of the Kitchen Sink, in celebration of the Summer Solstice, will be presenting the usual 2 hours of Sun Ra!   Sun Ra of the Intergalactic Omniverse Orchestra Sun Ra of the Nubian Planet Arkestra Sun R... Read more

Brother Dege today on WWOZ

Fri, 06/15/12
Brother Dege is getting ready to ride back into town and he is headed back to The Blues Breakdown with yours truly, "The Problem Child".  Brother Dege is one of the true voices of the Deep South, as it is today. You can hear the echoes of the old times, not forgotten, in his... Read more

Grilled Oysters with Garlic-Chile Butter

Wed, 06/13/12
Check out this great recipe for Grilled Oysters with Garlic-Chile Butter, courtesy of Chef Donald Link, Chef and Owner of Herbsaint, Cochon, Cochon Butcher and Calcasieu. It's featured in the New Orleans All The Way Live episode "Louisiana Cajun Zydeco Festival 2012." Read more

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