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Folk Alliance 2020: Louisiana Artist Spotlights

Wed, 01/22/20

Video: Snooks Eaglin 'St. Pete Florida Blues'

Tue, 01/21/20
Snooks Eaglin would've been 83 today. Here he is performing 'St Pete Florida Blues' at the Storyville Jazz Hall on October 23, 1985.  Read more

In Memoriam: Robert Parker

Mon, 01/20/20
Singer and saxophonist Robert Parker has died at the age of 89. He died Sunday, January 19 of natural causes at his home in Roseland. Parker was born in New Orleans on October 14, 1930. He was best known for his 1965 breakout hit, 'Barefootin',' recorded at Cosimo Recording... Read more

Video: Cigar Box Serenaders at WWOZ

Sat, 01/18/20
The Cigar Box Serenaders joined host Murf Reeves on the New Orleans Music Show on Monday in anticipation of this week's New Orleans Cigar Box Guitar Festival. Check out their performance below!  Read more

Video: Seva Venet and Detroit Brooks at WWOZ

Sat, 01/18/20
Seva Venet and Detroit Brooks joined us in the studio on Wednesday morning to share a few Danny Barker songs and talk about the ongoing Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival! Check out their performance below. Read more

Rhythm Room 01/17/20

Sat, 01/18/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 You Can't Sit Down Willie Mitchell 02:04 Sunrise Serenade/Hold It!!! Here's Willie Mitchell 2 Cryin' in the Street Parts 1 & 2 George Perkins 03:21 Louisiana-Texas Wailers 3 Dark Night Of The Soul VAN MORRISON 05:59 Three Chords & The Truth 4 Miles & Miles From Nowhere Art... Read more

WWOZ named "Best Radio Station of 2019" by OffBeat

Thu, 01/16/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
We were pleased to accept the award for Best Radio Station of 2019 at the "Best of the Beat" Awards tonight! Thanks OffBeat Magazine! The Best of the Beat Awards celebrates the year’s best musicians, albums, music videos, songs and more. Read more

Video: Danny Barker Tribute Band 'Just For A Little While' at WWOZ

Thu, 01/16/20
We're sharing some highlights from last year's Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival! Get out there and check out this year's fest, Jan. 15-19. Here's a Danny Barker Tribute Band performing 'Just For A Little While' at WWOZ, January 2019. The band features Leroy Jones, Fredd... Read more

Undefeated Divas Second Line Parade Sunday 1pm

Thu, 01/16/20

Jazz Fest 2020 lineup announced

Wed, 01/15/20

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