'OZone Newsletter® Archive

'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

'OZone Email Newsletter for February, 2009

Sat, 02/07/09
Dear Listener, I was born and raised in New Orleans, but the city still constantly surprises me with pockets of tradition tucked away in every neighborhood, church, bar, social club, and krewe. And every year, we celebrate our multiple personalities with that ultimate hom... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for January, 2009

Sun, 01/11/09
Dear Listener, John Mooney crooning with his monster backup band at the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, The Blind Boys of Alabama live onstage at the Voodoo Music Experience 2008, 30 sousaphone players jamming in the streets of the French Quarter, Dave Bartholomew performin... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for December, 2008

Fri, 12/12/08
Dear Listener, On December 4th, WWOZ celebrated its 28th birthday! Times being what they are, we found ourselves in the midst of a three-day, on-air Holiday Brass Pass Blitz. One of my favorite magic moments of the Blitz was hearing bluesman J. Monque'D on Missy Bowen's... Read more

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