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Silent Night? Holy Bejezus!

Mon, 12/07/09
Authored by Sean O'Meara
Story by Sharon Armstrong. Photographs courtesy of Legacy. The Christmas season in New Orleans might be full of holy nights, but they will be far from silent if Irish music group Legacy has anything to do with it. At a time when New Orleanians are starting to think about ... Read more

In Memoriam: Mike Casey, 'OZ Volunteer and Friend

Fri, 12/04/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
It’s with a heavy heart that WWOZ announces the passing of one of the cornerstones of our volunteer army, Mike Casey. He was 71. Our love and support go out to Mike’s family, which includes his nephew, ‘OZ show host Andrew Grafe. Show host Jamie Dell’Apa has written a beautifu... Read more

"Rebroadcast of Show 6"

Mon, 11/30/09

You Buy It Diet

Sun, 11/29/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Post Thanksgiving DietThe diet and exercise video you need from the Firesign Theatre:  An audio version of this type of non-sense happens every Saturday midnight to Sunday 3am.Jamie Read more

"Bowling in the New Year"

Fri, 11/27/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We return to Mid-City Lanes Rock 'N Bowl, a bowling alley that doubles as a music club, featuring everything from Zydeco, swing and blues to country. This show previews upcoming gigs with Bonerama and Tab Benoit. Location: Mid-City Lanes Rock 'N Bowl Event: New Years Eve wit... Read more

My dear dear friend......

Wed, 11/25/09
Authored by Big D
If you are a regular listener to my "Sittin' At The Crossroad" show then you most certainly know Big Daddy O' (Owen Tufts). Recent O' was hit hard with blood clots in his lungs. He had clot in all five lobes. He spent the better part of a week in Loly Kemp Hospital (Charity... Read more

Tuesday Flavor of the New Orleans Music Show features food songs

Mon, 11/23/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
It's time for my at least 25th annual Food Show. So on Tuesday the 24th, all of the songs will be about food or have a type of food in the title. It's my way of ringing in the holiday season so don't tune in hungry. Read more

"The Art of the Rerun"

Fri, 11/20/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We highlight two performances from the 2009 French Quarter Festival, beginning with the Honey Island Swamp Band, a group that draws upon the heart and soul of roots music with Americana at its core. Later on in the show, Soul Project spreads a thick layer of funk, jazz and ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November, 2009

Wed, 11/18/09
Dear Listener, Just in case you weren't taking notes, WWOZ broadcast over 55 acts live this past month, including Jon Cleary, Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band, Bobby Rush, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic and Irma Thomas to name just a few! After all this plus a m... Read more

Jimmy Crowley Returns to New Orleans

Tue, 11/17/09
Authored by Sean O'Meara
Story by Sharon Armstrong. The thing about Jimmy Crowley --consummate storyteller, songwriter, song collector, musician, and ethnographer -- is that you never quite know what you will get. Crowley has been at the center of the Irish folk music scene since the seventies, w... Read more

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