On today’s show, we check out the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street in Uptown
New Orleans. Throughout the years, poets, piano players and propagators of
funk have made the Maple Leaf their home away from home.
We'll hear some live music from Maple Leaf regulars Papa Grows Funk ...
Wow! Yesterday was WWOZ at it's best. As I traveled the last leg of a
grueling 1,200 mile trip to Baltimore yesterday, I was accompanied by a
beautiful hitchhiker - the WWOZ Iphone application. A hitchhiker who told
amazing stories and played great music in the form of ...
Y'all get ready because we're bringing you the blues this Tuesday - 8/3/10 at
10 PM CST.
First we'll put on the great documentary "Still Singing the Blues" produced
by hard working radiomen Barry Yeoman and Richard Ziglar.
As they say, "Louisiana’s Interstate-10 corridor b...
On today’s show, we explore the musical ties among New Orleans, Brazil,
Chicago by way of musicians Ray Moore and Jeff Albert.
Culinary Crossroads: La Boca, a restaurant in the Central Business District
of New Orleans.
“A red second hand guitar with a bunch of knobs and switches, plugged into
a Sears & Roebuck amplifier, an ass pocket of Jack Daniels and a box of fried
chicken, riding towards a cabin set deep in the Mississippi backwood…**
Chulahoma trrance blues lives on in the drone and...
Ceasar Elloie will be dropping in Thursday @ 10:00a.m. to talk about his show
that night @ Harrah's in the Masquerade Room. There are 2 shows, 6 & 7:45.
Ceasar has a new CD called " New Orleans to Paris ", featuring a host of
musical luminaries. Be sure to tune in !!
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!
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