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In Memoriam: Huey "Piano" Smith

Tue, 02/14/23
Huey "Piano" Smith, one of the hitmakers of early rock'n'roll and major contributor to the infectious New Orleans R&B sound, died February 13, 2023 in Baton Rouge. His oldest daughter, Acquelyn Donsereaux, confirmed his death and good spirits till the end to Smith's biograp... Read more

Chanteuse: Celebrating New Orleans Women in Music series returns 2/24

Mon, 02/13/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is proud to announce the 2023 edition of Chanteuse: Celebrating New Orleans Women in Music, a concert series featuring outstanding women vocalists at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center located at 1225 N. Rampart Stree... Read more

Interview: Merline Kimble and Anita Oubre

Mon, 02/13/23
Hear the interview with Baby Dolls Merline Kimble and Anita Oubre as they discuss rolling with krewedelusion, what it means to be a Baby Doll, the growing popularity of being a Baby Doll and the community it brings and serves, and much more with New Orleans Music Show host ... Read more

Video: Sounds Like Carnival 2023

Mon, 02/13/23
New Orleans has about 100 official and unofficial parades every year during carnival season, as well as special concerts and events. Last weekend, WWOZ's videographer went to seven of these and here are some excerpts of what he saw. The music ranged from New Orleans brass t... Read more

2023 Class Got Brass applications open now

Thu, 02/09/23

Video: Tasche de la Rocha at WWOZ

Tue, 02/07/23
The lead singer of Tasche & the Psychedelic Roses joined host Michael Dominici in the studio on Thursday, February 2! Check out the performance below. Read more

Apply now for Community Outreach Tickets to Jazz Fest 2023

Tue, 02/07/23

Louisianans at the 2023 Grammy Awards

Mon, 02/06/23
Congratulations to the 2023 Grammy Award winners-- especially those with ties to Louisiana!  Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story won for Best Music Film. This documentary about the festival was shot during the 50th anniversary of the fest in 2019. Jazz Fest notched another win ... Read more

International Clash Day on WWOZ

Mon, 02/06/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
February 7 is International Clash Day, which is celebrated by noncommercial radio stations around the globe -- so just for fun, WWOZ is joining in. Tune in midnight tonight as WWOZ show hosts pay tribute to one of their favorite bands. This special broadcast will be on till... Read more

Video: krewedelusion 2023

Mon, 02/06/23
Just a few highlights from krewedelusion! This creative walking parade happened the night of February 5, 2023.  Read more

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