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Rhythm Room 10/16/20

Sat, 10/17/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Reggae Medley Coyabalites 03:17 Unhinged 2 B4 - A LOT TO BE THANKFUL FOR.mp3 CLARENCE SMITH 04:32 WHATEVER HAPPENED TO LOVE 3 We Got To Have Peace Curtis Mayfield 04:45 Roots 4 After It's Too Late Bobby "Blue" Bland 02:30 Ain't Nothing You Can Do 5 Greedy Greedy Emporer Val... Read more

Watch Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest 2020

Fri, 10/16/20

WWOZ wins 5 Press Club of New Orleans Awards for Excellence in Journalism

Thu, 10/15/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
We are happy to share that WWOZ won five Press Club of New Orleans Awards tonight in the categories of 'Best Radio Story,' 'Best Feature Videography,' 'Best Social Media Campaign,' 'Best Social Video,' and 'Best Multi-Feature Photography!' In addition to the wins, we also ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for October 2020

Thu, 10/15/20
  In the OCTOBER 2020 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: 2020 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival: Festing In Place | Fall Membership Drive Shout-Outs | WWOZ Turns 40 | Volunteer Spotlight: Holden Muck | OnlineWire Virtual Gig Calendar | Recipe: Kermit Ruffin... Read more

Interview: Maroon Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson

Sun, 10/11/20
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Maroon Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson talks to Action Jackson about how the culture has helped her deal with depression, the steps that were taken to give a Counsel Chief Joseph Jenkins a proper sendoff amid the pandemic, and much more.... Read more

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival: Festing In Place 10/16-10/18

Sat, 10/10/20

Rhythm Room 10/09/20

Sat, 10/10/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 The Horse Cliff Nobles (& Co) 02:28 The Horse (plus bonus tracks) 2 Grandma's Hands Rev. John Wilkins 02:48 Trouble 3 Pocomania Day Lovindeer 06:01 One Day Christian 4 Baby! You Oughta Think It Over Bobby Womack 02:39 Fly Me To The Moon 5 rhythm major lance 02:26 Single Okeh... Read more

Cubes for 2020 CC Blues & BBQ Festing In Place

Fri, 10/09/20
On the weekend of October 16-18, we'll be partnering with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation to present a virtual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, both on the air and online. Our video team has recorded the past six festivals, and we'll be re-streaming some of ou... Read more

In Memoriam: Rev. John Wilkins

Tue, 10/06/20
Memphis-based gospel blues guitarist and vocalist Reverend John Wilkins died this morning at the age of 76. He was the son of the influential prewar blues musician Reverend Robert Wilkins. As an adult, he served as the pastor for the Hunter’s Chapel Church in Como, Mississi... Read more

K-Doe Audio Clips

Tue, 10/06/20
"I'm Gonna Play What I Wanna Play"   "Ernie D-Doe's 'OZ Membership Drive" Read more

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