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Dave Bartholomew...LIVE ...Thursday, March 31...9 a.m.

Tue, 03/29/11
Authored by Lisa Barrios
DAVE BARTHOLOMEW & FRIENDS...LIVE !!! Dave Bartholomew will be gracing the studios of WWOZ this Thursday, March 31st, @ 9 a.m. Dave is playing live & bringing Bob French, David Torkanowsky, & Richard Mouton with him. Be sure to tune in this Thursday @ 9 a.m. for Dave Bar... Read more

New Orleans All The Way Live: Piano Night 2011

Tue, 03/29/11
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s episode of New Orleans All the Way Live, we enjoy the sounds of WWOZ’s "Piano Night" from years past while getting ready for Piano Night 2011. WWOZ's flagship event will take place at the New Orleans House of Blues on May 2nd. Read more

In Memoriam: 2010

Mon, 03/28/11
WWOZ honors the fallen heroes of New Orleans music who passed away in 2010, including Herman Leonard, Brandon Franklin, Albert "June" Gardner, Walter Payton, and many more that are sorely missed. During their lives, they made New Orleans and jazz music better for their dedicat... Read more

Willie "Pinetop" Perkins

Mon, 03/28/11
Authored by Danielle Small
Willie "Pinetop" Perkins passed away in his sleep at the age of 97 at his home in Austin, Texas. Willie Perkins born in 1913 on a cotton plantation outside of Belzoni, Mississippi left home at an early age and supported himself by playing guitar in juke joints. Playing with th... Read more

Reflections from the Zulu Float

Thu, 03/24/11
Authored by Stuart Raper
WWOZ Show Host Stuart Raper rode on the 'OZ float in Zulu this Mardi Gras Day, 2011. Here he reminiscences on the experience, and on how being a part of WWOZ carries cache in the city of New Orleans. Best Mardi Gras day EVER. Read more

Single Men Social Aid & Pleasure Club 2011

Thu, 03/24/11
Check out photos from the Single Men Social Aid & Pleasure Club second line from March 20th, 2011. Read more

2011 St. Joseph's Night

Thu, 03/24/11
Check out photos from St. Joseph's Night on March 19th, 2011. Read more

Uptown Super Sunday 2011

Wed, 03/23/11
Check out photos from Uptown Super Sunday from March 20th, 2011. Read more

Pinetop Perkins' Obit & Funeral

Wed, 03/23/11
Authored by Big D
RIP Pinetop Perkins July 7, 1913 to March 21, 2011. Nobody can live forever, but for a period of time in his long life of 97 years, the legendary Pinetop Perkins made us think it was possible. It is with tears that we say goodbye to one of the most loved and highly respecte... Read more

"John Ellis: Live at the Blue Nile"

Tue, 03/22/11
On today’s show, John Ellis and Double Wide provides the musical mischief, recorded live at the Blue Nile on Frenchman Street in New Orleans. As for food, we walk the culinary tightrope between some hearty fried pork belly and a salad of seasonal offerings, all brought to y... Read more

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