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What to Do When the Thing Hits Your Station

Mon, 11/05/12
  This article is primarily addressed to the station manager or the unfortunate designate charged with getting a station back on the air, i.e. returning operations to “business as usual” after a natural disaster has struck. Perhaps other disaster survivors, including those... Read more

Post-Sandy Update on the Katrina Network

Mon, 11/05/12
After the failure of federal levees New Orleans, a group of 31 community radio stations from around the world lent us a much-needed hand as we struggled to stay on the air. Thus was the Katrina Network born. Now, in the aftermath of Sandy, some of those stations need help... Read more

Help the Jazz Foundation Help NY Musicians

Sat, 11/03/12
A touching letter from Wendy Oxenhorn, Executive Director of the Jazz Foundation of America, in which she tells of the hardships being endured by New York musicians in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, and the Jazz Foundation's efforts to help them. Read more

Tune in Wednesday November 7th 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. as we say goodbye to Never Records

Thu, 11/01/12
Join us Wednesday night November 7th from 10:00 p.m. till midnightish as we have special guest Ted Riederara of Never Records joining us for a very special show. Ted will be spinning vinyl records manufactured during the past month he has spent in New Orleans. Ryan Scully w... Read more

"Dinner Lab"

Tue, 10/30/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we enjoy an hour of the Iguanas, recorded live by WWOZ at the Rock and Bowl. We also stop by the Rum House for some tacos and visit the Dinner Lab, an underground Supper Club. Read more

Jazz Fest Crafts Webinar for Artists

Thu, 10/25/12
Have you always wanted to show your art to the world at Jazz Fest? The Jazz & Heritage Foundation has teamed up with the Arts Council of New Orleans to make it easier. On November 1 at 12 noon CST they are going to present a webinar explaining everything you need to know befor... Read more

Calling Road-Ready Touring Louisiana Musicians!

Wed, 10/24/12
Are you a Louisiana musician looking to head out on more tours? The Louisiana Offices of Cultural Development and Tourism are teaming up to help. You need to apply by November 16th to be included on a roster of Louisiana musicians that will be touted at national and internatio... Read more

Voodoo 2012 Louisiana Flavored Performers

Tue, 10/23/12
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  VOODOO 2012 LA PERFORMERS * May not reflect most recent schedule changes   At least 46 of 86 (53+%) performers have Louisiana connections.  Here is a program for your Louisiana-flavored 2012 Voodoo Experience:           Anders Osborne – Between the sheer force and potent l... Read more

Live Music Everyday. Day 2 of 30.

Tue, 10/23/12
Authored by Ms Smalls
phew. Yesterday beat me up. Today, I took a much more chill approach. I played the drums for awhile (I'm not so good, I need a lot of practice) and then I headed out to Bacchanal to meet friends for a girls night with Helen Gillet playing so beautifully under the trees and ... Read more


Tue, 10/23/12
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program we explore the musical haunts of New Orleans with Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Grayson Capps, John Mooney, Paul Sanchez & The Rolling Road Show and others. Along the way, we’ll also visit Cree McCree, a local costume designer, for a lesson in her signatu... Read more

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