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September Cajun Festivals and Music

Wed, 08/08/12
Authored by Father Ron
School is getting back into swing – can you believe it?  Classes start in Jefferson Parish on August 9 and some Orleans Parish schools begin the next week.  Well, that’s a sign that Fall is approaching and for Cajun and Zydeco music fans, there are some good festivals and m... Read more

Satchmo SummerFest 2012 in Photos

Mon, 08/06/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
New Orleans celebrated Louis Armstrong's 111th birthday at Satchmo SummerFest 2012 with music, dancing, second lines, fantastic umbrellas, and fabulous weather! WWOZ photographers were there to capture the spirit of the festival and we've assembled this gallery of our favorite... Read more

"Kickin’ Some Brass Redux"

Mon, 08/06/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we give you two sides of brass, featuring the powerful sounds of Bonerama and the legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band. In addition to music, we visit the historic Lower 9th ward and also listen to an archived interview with Drew Ramsey of Hubig’s Pies, as ... Read more

Happy Independence Day Jamaica!

Thu, 08/02/12
Authored by Suzanne Corley
Alski is generously donating his time and effort and a tiny portion of his gi-normous music library to help me present a special show in honor of Jamaica's 50th anniversary of independence.  Join us on Saturday for a celebratory Jamaican Journey!  Read more

Margie Perez - My New Orleans

Thu, 08/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Louis Michot - My New Orleans

Thu, 08/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

This is My New Orleans: Dancing Man 504

Thu, 08/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young
You know you've found the hottest dance party in town when you spot Darryl Dancing Man 504 kicking up his heels beside you! Listen in This is My New Orleans, a WWOZ series brought to you by Coventry, to learn more about the high-stepping legend. Read more

Susan Cowsill - My New Orleans

Thu, 08/02/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Coming up in August 2012

Wed, 08/01/12
Authored by Big Pete
I plan on playing some old songs by old time female singers like Marlene Dietrich and Ethel Merman. Stay tuned. Read more

Ven Pa’ Ca’ – Flamenco in New Orleans

Tue, 07/31/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program features an hour of Flamenco with music and interviews. During the show, Teresa Romero Torkanowsky, a woman who in the 1960s opened a Flamenco club in the French Quarter, visits us. To satisfy our appetite, we stop by Rio Mar restaurant for a sampling of c... Read more

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