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Diggin in the Crates - June 1 Murf Reeves

Thu, 06/01/17
               The Allman Brothers Band- Live at the Fillmore East        Live at the Fillmore East!  Was it just a record?  No, how about a musical storm of such wondrous intensity, what else to do but to surrender to this beautiful, massive sound.  From the swamps, the b... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for June, 2017

Thu, 06/01/17
In the June 2017 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Meet WWOZ's New General Manager | Program Schedule Update: New Shows | Wrapping Up Second Line Season | Summer Festivals & Fun | Hospitality Tent Thank-yous | 100 Great Photos from Jazz Fest 2017 | WWOZ and You... Read more

New Orleans Oyster Fest June 3-4

Wed, 05/31/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Free admission, oysters in just about every form, and great music by the riverfront this weekend for the 2017 New Orleans Oyster Festival! Head to Woldenberg Park to hear the sounds and chomp some seafood. Music lineup: Saturday, June 3 10:30 - 11:45a Pontchartrain Wrecks... Read more

Video: Marc Broussard 'Lucky'

Wed, 05/31/17
The Young Leadership Council of New Orleans just wrapped up another jamming Wednesday at the Square season. WWOZ was on hand at Lafayette Square on a Wednesday in late March to broadcast and video stream from the weekly concert. Check out Marc Broussard performing 'Lucky' ... Read more

Plessy Day at New Orleans Jazz Museum

Wed, 05/31/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
"Plessy Day: 125 Years of Resistance & Achievement" will be held at the New Orleans Jazz Museum inside the Old U.S. Mint on June 7 from 6-8p. The event is free and open to the public.  For the evening, the New Orleans National Historial Park is partnering with the Plessy a... Read more

In Memoriam: Dyan "Mama D" French Cole

Wed, 05/31/17
WWOZ would like to recognize the passing of Dyan "Mama D" French Cole, a longtime New Orleans community activist, leader, and supporter of New Orleans music and culture. Mama D passed away Saturday, May 20 at the age of 72 after a long battle with cancer.  Mama D was a fie... Read more

Meet the new Thursday & Friday show hosts

Tue, 05/30/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Happy to announce our new regular show hosts!  Starting Thursday, June 1, George Ingmire will take over the Thursday Blues and R&B slot from 7-10p each week with a new show called 9-Volt Heart. George is one of our most experienced show hosts and producers, and has been in... Read more

Video: Latinos in New Orleans

Tue, 05/30/17
WWOZ takes a look at the long history of Latinos in New Orleans, including the original "Spanish Quarter," exploited laborers who rebuilt the city after Katrina, and music by those who live in the city today. For more from this rich culture, tune in to our Latin music shows... Read more

Ol' Man River's @ DelFest Day 2

Sun, 05/28/17
   Day 2 at DelFest lived up to all the expectations as anticipated. The Kitchen Dwellers out of Bozeman Montana brought what they call “Galaxy Grass” to the Appalachians with quite a bang with their 10:30am morning set. Their Potomac Stage set was a great start for the day... Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 05/26/17

Sat, 05/27/17
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1    tequila    fantastic virtues    02:25    virtue recording studios 2    Change Is Gonna Come    Cole Williams Band    06:47     3    Get Some Business About Yourself    The Sensational Saints    04:20    You Won't Believe It 4    Get A Hold Of You    Jr Thomas & The Volc... Read more

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