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Gogol Bordello Packs 'Em In

Sun, 11/01/09
Authored by Mike Kobrin
Wandering as near to the PlayStation/Billboard Stage as I could, I caught the gypsy-punk superband Gogol Bordello. Although I had to watch mostly from the giant screen above the stage, I could hear the band's thumping presence easily from right in front of the sound tent. T... Read more

Bingo! Does Voodoo

Sat, 10/31/09
Authored by Mike Kobrin
I managed to catch an act I've been waiting to see for some time now, the New Orleans Bingo! Show, over at the Bingo! Parlour (a small circus tent). I got more than I expected... Aside from some particularly ghoulish zombie costumes, ringleader Clint Maegden and his cohorts... Read more

"Alligator Pears and Polka"

Fri, 10/30/09
Authored by George Ingmire
We take a spin on the Mediterranean for some romance, parading and dancing, all the while showcasing a neighborhood festival taking place in November. Kicking things off is the Panorama Jazz Band, a group that draws upon traditional jazz, Balkan music, klezmer tunes and the... Read more

'OZ Magic Moment from David Torkanowsky

Thu, 10/29/09

Plunge's Mark McGrain Joins Jelly Roll On Thursday

Wed, 10/28/09
Authored by Jelly Roll Justice
This Thursday, brilliant jazz trombonist Mark McGrain will join Jelly Roll Justice in the studio (Jazz from the Market, 4 to 7 p.m.) to talk about the innovative trio "Plunge". Mark McGrain, saxophonist Tim Green, and bassist James Singleton are three of the Crescent City’s... Read more

Return of the WWOZ P-Funk Marathon

Tue, 10/27/09
Authored by Soul Sister
Soul Sister brings the P-Funk Marathon back to WWOZ for 5 hours of P-Funk Power! Read more

Bingo! Good for one, do we have any others?

Tue, 10/27/09
A huge weekend planned at the 2010 Voodoo Music Experience. In particular the Bingo Parlour tent. I haven't been able to leave this tent in the last 2 years. It is a festival in a festival, and I am sure I will spend most of the weekend there this year. The Bingo Parlour ... Read more

SIX GENERATIONS OF THE BLUES FROM MISSISSIPPI TO CHICAGO

Mon, 10/26/09
Authored by Big D
SIX GENERATIONS OF THE BLUES FROM MISSISSIPPI TO CHICAGO ONE NIGHT - ONE STAGE CELEBRATING THE 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF EARWIG MUSIC SAVE THE DATE - NOVEMBER 27, 2009 Blues Legends David 'Honeyboy' Edwards, Johnny Drummer, Big Jack Johnson, John Primer, and Aron Burton will c... Read more

'OZ Magic Moment from Kirk Joseph

Sun, 10/25/09

'OZ Magic Moment from Gravy

Sun, 10/25/09

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