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Video: George Porter, Jr. back at the Maple Leaf

Fri, 06/11/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
George Porter, Jr. has long held court with his trio on Monday nights at the Maple Leaf Bar. More than 14 months of Monday night silence was broken on June 7, 2021. The band performed two sets, with plans for many more to come each Monday in 2021! Read more

2021 Satchmo SummerFest lineup announced

Thu, 06/10/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
Satchmo SummerFest is returning as a live, in-person event July 31-August 1 at the New Orleans Jazz Museum! The young musicians of the Roots of Music will usher in the celebration with a special block party performance Saturday morning. On Sunday, Kermit Ruffins will close... Read more

Video: Outdoor Concerts in New Orleans, Spring 2021

Wed, 06/09/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
More from a beautiful New Orleans spring! This is a small taste of a few more of the outdoor concerts that have happened throughout the city over the last few months. Musicians featured in this video include Aaron Fletcher, Jesse McBride, Lieff Kapilian, Pat Casey, Judith O... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for June 2021

Wed, 06/09/21
  In the JUNE 2021 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: 'OZ Summer Merch Sale | Restored: The Livewire Music Calendar | The Return of Second Lines | This Weekend: Chanteuses Caren Green and Cyrille Aimée | Volunteer Profile: Bill Sasser | Creole Tomato Fest, J... Read more

Recipe: Salsa with Variations

Mon, 06/07/21
What follows is less a precise recipe and more of a flexible  procedure. It's very simple and vastly forgiving, so it's great for cooking newbs. All you need is a blender and a knife. And the quantity of each of the six ingredients can vary considerably according to your ta... Read more

Rhythm Room 06/04/21

Sat, 06/05/21
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Hot Fun in the Summertime Freddy Robinson 02:56 Hot Fun in the Summertime 2 Just A Little More Faith The Chambers Brothers 02:26 Soulful Gospel-Vocal Groups 1 3 You Got To Serve Somebody Pops Staples 04:38 Father Father 4 That's How Strong My Love Is Candi Staton 03:26 Cand... Read more

Video: Tuba Skinny at the Tigermen Den

Wed, 06/02/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
It's been a beautiful spring for outdoor music in New Orleans! Here's Tuba Skinny performing outside The Tigermen Den in the Bywater on April 25, 2021. See more from WWOZ video on our YouTube channel! Read more

Interview: Ed Buckner of Original Big Seven

Tue, 06/01/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Original Big Seven President Ed Buckner talks to Action Jackson about the impact of gun violence on New Orleans' women, the immense importance of the Covid vaccine, transparency from the city government, and more. Hear it all in the pl... Read more

George Porter, Jr., new from Dr. John/Ivan Neville/Donald Harrison, and more today on NOMS

Mon, 05/31/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
George Porter, Jr. will be joining us on the New Orleans Music Show today around 12:30pm CT! Host Murf Reeves will talk to him about his new album and go through it, track-by-track. And at noon, hear an interview with Mark Johnson, the founder of Playing For Change! Their ... Read more

Rhythm Room 05/28/21

Sat, 05/29/21
1 Magnetic Monster Outer Space 03:14 2 Around God's Throne Marion Williams 04:29 The New Message 3 Ms. Martha Curtis Mayfield 04:24 New World Order 4 Hello Stranger Brown Sugar 03:28 I'm In Love With A Dreadlocks: Brown Sugar And The Birth Of Lovers Rock 1977-80 5 You Got A L... Read more

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