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Island Aid Concert 2010 Slide Show

Sun, 07/25/10
Thanks to everyone who showed up to support the good people of Grand Isle at the First Annual Island Aid Music Festival held on Saturday July 24, 2010. Come on down next year and pass a good time with us! Read more

On vacation this week..........................

Fri, 07/23/10
Authored by Big D
Trout did a fine job with "Crossroad" this week, I had a chance to listen while in Cherokee to do a little gem mining. Libby and I are at our "summer / retirement" home in North Carolina for the week. As I said we went to Cherokee and found a lovely garnet (2 caret) that L... Read more

Save the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic

Thu, 07/22/10
Authored by Mike Kobrin
The New Orleans Musicians' Clinic has provided medical care to this city's musicians since 1998. Facing a 90% cut in funding, the Clinic now needs your help. Find out about local fundraiser events aimed at keeping the Clinic's doors open, and watch a video plea from several of... Read more

Brother Dege Rides into Town

Thu, 07/22/10
In the twilight mist, and the waning light of the stormy swamps of my twisted mind there is a place where I can always hear the sound of Brother Dege’s gothic blues. On his new album “Folk Songs of the American Longhair” angels of death fly over the city as the ominously t... Read more

"Brunch with a Side of the Blues"

Tue, 07/20/10
Authored by George Ingmire
We start today's show by doing the "Dap Walk" with funk pioneer Ernie Vincent. Then we stop in for brunch at Bywater BBQ, and later, we shake it up with Brother Tyrone and the Mindbenders. At the end, we'll wind down with a nightcap at Chickie Wah Wah, a music club on Canal... Read more

"Struttin’ with Some Pulled Pork"

Mon, 07/19/10
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week's show, cornetist Connie Jones, clarinetist Tim Laughlin, and the Treme Brass Band warm up your ears for the Satchmo SummerFest, a festival celebrating the life of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong, taking place in early August. Culinary Crossroads: Red Bean Alley Ev... Read more

New Orleans in Switzerland: The Sound After The Storm

Fri, 07/16/10
For over a year, the film team of Patrik Soergel, Ryan Fenson-Hood, and Sven O. Hill worked in Ascona, Switzerland, New Orleans, and Stresa, Italy, documenting post-Katrina life. They focused on Lillian Boutte, Dr. Michael White, & Armand “Sheik” Richardson, all New Orleans na... Read more

Drew Landry: A Voice for the People

Wed, 07/14/10
There is something so incredibly earthy and moving about Drew Landry and his songs. I have been trying to get him to come into the studio, and play and talk on the Blues Breakdown for some time now. His songs about the life and people of the woods and marshlands of South ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for July, 2010

Wed, 07/14/10
Dear Listener, Wouldn't it be cool if...? July is planning month at WWOZ, and there seems to be no end to the exciting ideas swirling about. Did you ever wish there was something that 'OZ could be doing but hasn't gotten around to yet? If you've got ideas about web site ... Read more

Jerry Garcia Special on the Kitchen Sink "Days Between" Show Wednesday August 4

Tue, 07/13/10
“Days Between” refers to more than just a title of a Grateful Dead song. They are the days each year between August 1st, Jerry's birthday and August 9th the day Jerry passed away Tune in to the Kitchen Sink 10 to 12 Show on Wednesday August 4 at 10:00 p.m. as we celebrate ... Read more

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