'OZone Newsletter Archive

'OZone Email Newsletter for April, 2010

Wed, 04/14/10
Dear Listener, We had a blast at French Quarter Fest last weekend, and there's plenty of live events action all this week, like our broadcast of Betty Harris at the Old Point Bar. But the big one is coming: 2 full weekends of Jazz Fest, plus WWOZ Piano Night (April 26), n... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for March, 2010

Wed, 03/17/10
Dear Listener, How can we ever thank you for your over-the-top response to our Spring Membership Drive? The mood is decidedly upbeat here at ‘OZ Central, as our 100 or so volunteer show hosts, 250-or-so supporting volunteers and smattering of paid staff read your positive... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for February, 2010

Wed, 02/17/10
Dear Listener, The otherworldly Superbowl XLIV alone was a good enough time to last New Orleans all the way through 2010 — we should just start working right now on feeling half that good in 2011. And that live broadcast on ‘OZ two weeks ago from the Grammy Museum had us... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January, 2010

Wed, 01/20/10
Dear Listener, Our hearts are heavy as the Haitian situation unfolds in all its horror. When we in New Orleans see certain scenes from that island, we can't help but think of our own city since we share so much culture and heritage. And of course, all of us who lived thro... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for December, 2009

Fri, 12/18/09
Dear Listener, Happy Holidays! Your support helped make lots of things possible for WWOZ this year. A brief and breathless review of the past year reveals that ‘OZ now provides 54 other U.S. radio stations with a weekly program of live music performances recorded locall... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November, 2009

Wed, 11/18/09
Dear Listener, Just in case you weren't taking notes, WWOZ broadcast over 55 acts live this past month, including Jon Cleary, Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band, Bobby Rush, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic and Irma Thomas to name just a few! After all this plus a m... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for October, 2009

Wed, 10/21/09
Dear Listener, This city is famous for its saxophonists, but now it looks as if we've developed a generation of iPhonists! A trio of them will perform at the Horizon Fundraiser Concert at Tipitina's French Quarter on November 19th. And I'm positive plenty of folks will ho... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for September, 2009

Wed, 09/16/09
Dear Listener, Holy moly—it's already fall! But even more important: It's fall in New Orleans! We're gearing up for our Fall Membership Drive, Voodoo, Crescent City Blues and BBQ Fest, and more. That means: New Orleans Bingo! Show, Preservation Hall-Stars, Papa Grows Fu... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for August, 2009

Wed, 08/19/09
Dear Listener, WWOZ has always aspired to use cutting-edge technology to preserve our heritage and nurture our very-much-alive musical culture. In that spirit, we recently convened a panel from the front lines of the ongoing mash-up of radio and the Internet, thanks to a ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for July, 2009

Thu, 07/09/09
Dear Listener, As we head into hurricane season, the spectre of a "weather event" clings like the sticky, humid New Orleans air to the skin. Now's the time to reflect on storms we have weathered this past year, and to ponderate on what lies in store. The post-Katrina sup... Read more

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