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Joe Krown - My New Orleans

Mon, 06/11/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival

Thu, 06/07/12
Authored by Father Ron
Three stages and twenty-one bands are scheduled for the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival, June 9-10 at the U.S. Mint.  A special guest this year will be D.L. Menard, the eighty year-old Cajun music legend, will make his first appearance at the fest.  C.J. Chenier and the Red... Read more

Áine O’ Doherty aka Brightness, Radiance and Joy

Wed, 06/06/12
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Those of us in New Orleans who are up on our Irish mythology might recognize ‘Áine’ as the name of the Irish goddess of summer, wealth and sovereignty, but those of us up on the Irish musicians playing in New Orleans might recognize Áine O’ Doherty as the name of one of the... Read more

Ernie K-Doe remembered: Author Ben Sandmel, Allen Toussaint, Walter "Wolfman" Washington interviewed at Jazz Fest 2012

Tue, 06/05/12

In Memoriam: Gary Hirstius

Mon, 06/04/12
Known as the “rock and roll detective,” New Orleans native, guitarist, singer-songwriter and private investigator Gary Bruce Hirstius died at his home in Metairie on May 25. Gary was well-known for his soulful lyrics and sandpaper vocals. He left behind an expansive musical ca... Read more

"You Hear Me Talkin' to Ya?"

Mon, 06/04/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Whether you’re doing the Mississippi Slow Drag or the New Orleans Shuffle, you’re in the right place. During the program, we’ll be exploring music from the 1920s, when Blues and Jazz were musically closer with Luke Winslow-King, and then continue on into the 30s and 40s whe... Read more

Bill Summers interview at Jazz Fest 2012

Thu, 05/31/12

Parkway Bakery

Thu, 05/31/12
Authored by WWOZ Editors
New Orleans is a city built on hard-crusted, soft-bellied loaves of french bread. If you ask around for the best po-boy in town, many New Orleanians will point you out toward Bayou St. John and the Parkway Bakery, home to two of the city's most beloved po-boys: roast beef a... Read more

Lionel Ferbos Live at WWOZ

Thu, 05/31/12
Authored by Sally Young
Tune in to WWOZ Thursday morning as I celebrate one year hosting the Traditional Jazz Show. Lars Edegran, Tom Sancton, and Seva Venet will play a few tunes live in the performance studio with my favorite 100 year old musician, Lionel Ferbos! Thursday's Traditional Jazz Show ... Read more

Bennie Pete - My New Orleans

Wed, 05/30/12
Authored by Zachary Young

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