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In Memoriam: Counsel Chief Joe Jenkins

Thu, 04/16/20
Joe Jenkins, Counsel Chief of the Guardians of the Flame Maroon Society, became an ancestor today, at the age of 90.  His passing was announced by Maroon Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson of the Guardians. It was not COVID-related. Chief Joe was one of the oldest living Mardi ... Read more

1 year anniversary of Draw Fo' Radio

Tue, 04/14/20
Usually, anniversaries with more tenure get more shine and attention. I, personally, feel a deep appreciation for and pride in Draw Fo' Radio's first year on the WWOZ airwaves. Not many people know but Draw Fo' Radio has been in the works for several years and to take an id... Read more

#StayHome tribute to French Quarter Fest

Tue, 04/14/20

Hear the interview with Pigeon Town Steppers

Sun, 04/12/20

504LIFE: a PPE streaming benefit 4/11

Fri, 04/10/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
"504LIFE," a livestreamed telethon event, is happening Saturday, April 11 starting at 2pm.  The goal is to help doctors, nurses, and other essential workers in New Orleans on the front line of the COVID-19 epidemic by raising money to purchase and deliver lifesaving Person... Read more

Video: Reverend John Wilkins 'Walk With Me'

Thu, 04/09/20
Authored by DJ Swamp Boogie
Sending best wishes to Reverend John Wilkins as he battles COVID-19. His family recently shared this update on his illness via Facebook: This performance segment is from an interview with Rev. John Wilkins in Memphis, TN, filmed by DJ Swamp Boogie in December 2018. Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for April 2020

Thu, 04/09/20
    In the APRIL 2020 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: We Are Here For You | In Memoriam: Ellis Marsalis | Explore with WWOZ's Groovapedia | OnlineWire Virtual Gig Calendar | Free Digital Downloads | Staff Spotlight: Murf Reeves | Recipes from New Orleans... Read more

Video: Shannon Powell 'When We All Get To Heaven'

Wed, 04/08/20
Happy birthday to Shannon Powell! Here he is performing 'When We All Get To Heaven' at WWOZ last October. Read more

Official video: Mykia Jovan '16 Shots'

Tue, 04/07/20
Mykia Jovan released an official video for her song '16 Shots' in December. Check it out below.  Read more

Free Digital Downloads: Zoom backgrounds & more

Mon, 04/06/20

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