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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

Sound Clash Round 7

Wed, 03/13/13
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join Brice Nice and Alski for another round of Sound Clash, a friendly musical duel this Friday night 10pm. As usual the only rule is staying in the groove. Read more

Lionel Ferbos Returns to WWOZ Thursday

Wed, 03/13/13
Authored by Sally Young
Lionel Ferbos returns to WWOZ studios for a special performance during the Spring 2013 Pledge Party! At 101, Lionel will perform with Wendell Brunious Thursday at 10:00 AM New Orleans time. Tune in to Thursday's Traditional Jazz Show as we celebrate 85 years of living New O... Read more

WWOZ Compilation CD #39 Preview

Tue, 03/12/13
You can get a taste of the groove to come with the likes of Aurora Nealand and the Royal Roses, the Mario Abney Quintet, and Lena Prima. These tracks are some of our favorites from the many fantastic live performances that the WWOZ engineers recorded for your listening pleasu... Read more

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