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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

Video: Hurray for the Riff Raff at Domino Sound, May 2021

Sat, 05/29/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
WWOZ video has been out this month and we're sharing highlights from some of the outdoor performances we've captured around New Orleans over the last few weeks. This is Alynda Mariposa Segarra (Hurray for the Riff Raff) performing a rare solo show live at Domino Sound Recor... Read more

Greek music with Cousin Dimitri, Saturday 4-6pm

Sat, 05/29/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
Opa! This weekend would have been the 48th annual New Orleans Greek Festival on Bayou St. John. It's a Memorial Day weekend tradition put on by the Holy Trinity Community. WWOZ's Cousin Dimitri will be spinning a special tribute on the air during the "World Journey" show, ... Read more

Second lines return to New Orleans

Fri, 05/28/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
Second line parades are allowed in New Orleans again as of Friday, May 28! As New Orleans continues to ease its coronavirus-related restrictions with more caution than the ones set for the state of Louisiana as a whole, many expected parades to not return until August-- or ... Read more

Interview: NOLA Shorty 2021

Tue, 05/25/21
This week on Takin' It To The Streets, Grand Marshall Nola Shorty talks to Action Jackson about how the pandemic has impacted her, what it takes to dance for four hours, what she hopes to see in the culture when the pandemic ends, and more! Hear it all in the player below: Read more

Playlist: Soul Power w/Soul Sister 05/22/21

Mon, 05/24/21
Playlist: Soul Power with the Soul Sister Saturday, May 22, 2021 8:00-10:00pm CDT Listen (archived show available May 22 - June 5): wwoz.org/listen/archive/show.php?date=2021-05-22&time=8PM "Bold Soul Sister" - Ike & Tina Turner, 1970 "Are You Ready for the Weekend" - Magnum... Read more

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