'OZone Newsletter® Archive

'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

'OZone Email Newsletter for June, 2009

Thu, 06/18/09
Dear Listener, As I write this, looking out over the Mississippi River from the WWOZ offices in the heart of the French Quarter, hundreds of celebrants prowl the streets as they savor the Louisiana Seafood Festival, the Creole Tomato Festival, and the Cajun-Zydeco Festiva... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for May, 2009

Sun, 05/10/09
Dear Listener, Best Jazz Fest ever. Maybe we say that every year, but this year you know we mean it (one more time)! You can measure the money, the record numbers of people, the outstanding weather, or the great music, but for me, it was the vibe. This was absolutely th... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for April, 2009

Sun, 04/12/09
Festival Season Starts Now! A note from Programming Director Dwayne Breashears: Can you feel it? That low rumble and electric tingle heralds the approach of the 40th annual Jazz Fest, which is only a week away. Here in the Crescent City, the buzz is building fast and fur... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for March, 2009

Sun, 03/15/09
Thanks for a Great Spring Pledge Party! A special note from our Membership Director, Crystal Gross: We fell a bit short of our goal, but more than 1,700 members called or went online to pledge their support, and I personally want to thank you for doing your part to help '... Read more

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