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'OZone Email Newsletter for October 2023

Wed, 10/18/23
  In the OCTOBER 2023 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: A New Home for WWOZ | Wrap Up: Festing in Place, Fall 2023 | Thank You for a Great Membership Drive | In Memoriam: Russell Batiste, Jr. | Photos & Video: Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest | "Closeup: Osca... Read more

Photos: Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest 2023

Mon, 10/16/23
Here are a few highlights from the 2023 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, held in Lafayette Square October 13-15! Special thanks to our volunteer photographers Louis Crispino, Demian Roberts, and Michael White for sharing these. We've got full sets from the entire weeken... Read more

2024 Jazz Fest Crafts app open, due 11/28

Sun, 10/15/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
CALL FOR ENTRIES!  The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell is now accepting crafts applications for the 2024 event. The Festival will once again showcase three unique craft areas: Congo Square African Marketplace:  features unique, handcrafted artwork th... Read more

Recipe: Pastalaya

Fri, 10/13/23
Though not really traditional, pastalaya is a cool variation on jambalaya, with pasta instead of rice. Like jambalaya, it's perfect for tailgaters, parades, potlucks, and any time you want a one-pan meal. The only trick is getting the pasta cooked in minimal liquid, so that... Read more

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, Oct. 13-15

Thu, 10/12/23

WWOZ Announces New Home Atop Jax Brewery in the Historic French Quarter

Thu, 10/12/23
WWOZ is thrilled to announce that our beloved station is relocating and will occupy the entire top (fifth) floor of The Jax Brewery Millhouse building located at 600 Decatur Street. “This is a world class location for our world class station,” said Beth Arroyo Utterback, G... Read more

Closeup: Oscar Rossignoli

Wed, 10/11/23
Presenting "Closeup: Oscar Rossignoli!" Read more

Celebrating Walter "Wolfman" Washington

Tue, 10/10/23
We're celebrating Walter "Wolfman" Washington on WWOZ today! Tune in to the New Orleans Music Show with host Cole Williams starting at 11am CT to hear the final Wolfman set 'OZ ever recorded. This one is from Jazz Fest 2022 and it's extra special because it includes Cole, h... Read more

Video: Prince of Wales and Lady Wales 2023

Mon, 10/09/23
WWOZ was in the streets with Prince of Wales and Lady Wales Second Line Parade yesterday! Check out the video and keep up with all the latest from the social aid & pleasure clubs of New Orleans at Takin' It To The Streets! Read more

NOLAxNO Cover! A day of free music on Frenchmen Street, 10/8

Fri, 10/06/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
To close out the final day of the third annual NOLAxNOLA, an 11-day celebration at over 50 New Orleans venues with 300 shows and hundreds of musicsians, NOLAxNOLA presents "NOLAxNO Cover" on Sunday, October 8! Venues throughout Frenchmen Street will open their doors and pre... Read more

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