Mardi Gras

The King of the Krewe du Vieux - Frankie Ford

Thu, 01/29/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
On Feb 3rd, the Tuesday New Orleans Music Show (11 am - 2 pm) will kick off Carnival with the appearance of Frankie Ford, this year's King of the Krewe Du Vieux. Frankie will be making a two-fold trip as he will also be celebrating the release of a new CD "On the Street Wh... Read more

It's carnival time !

Thu, 01/22/09
Authored by Lisa Barrios
As anybody who has ever listened to my show, I loves me some mardi gras & it's music.Unlike christmas music, I think mardi gras music should be heard all year long ! I will be peppering all of my february shows with anything & everything mardi gras ! And it won't stop 'til ... Read more

Iko Iko Indian Practices Heating Up

Tue, 01/20/09
Experience the rich culture of the Mardi Gras Indians Practices being held on Sunday nights at the following locations; Uptown Yia Cafe at 2401 Danneel Street (corner of First and Danneel) Starting around 5:30 p.m. Handa Wanda at 2425 Dryades Street (in between First Str... 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

It's Carnival Time in New Orleans!

Tue, 01/06/09
It'll really start to feel like Mardi Gras this weekend, when some of the major parades hit the streets in the French Quarter, Uptown, Metairie, on the West Bank, and across the lake. Swing by our Mardi Gras page for everything from Carnival celebrations around the world, to M... Read more

Happy Carnival!

Mon, 01/03/11
The 2009 Carnival Season begins on Tuesday, January 6 with a brand-new walking parade in the French Quarter and the annual Twelfth Night streetcar ride of the Phunny Phorty Phellows. Read more

Mardi Gras = Time to Costume

Mon, 01/28/08
Authored by Eve Abrams
When you live in New Orleans, you have to know a thing or two about costuming. A handful of New Orleanians explain how it's done, what it means, and why it's so darn important. Read more

Mardi Gras 2008

Wed, 01/23/08
Our Live Mardi Gras Coverage WWOZ show hosts are out there enjoying Carnival 2008. Check out their blogs to find out what parades and parties they are attending. WWOZ will be riding in Zulu, so look out for the broadcast truck during the parade and check back occasionally... Read more

Mardi Gras & Valentine's Day 2008 Theme Shows

Wed, 01/23/08
Grammy Nominees For The 50th Grammy Awards Consecutive Mondays in January — "Jazz from the Market" — from 4 until 7 p.m. New Orleans Time Charles “Charlie B” Burchell will feature the music of the Grammy nominees for the 50th Grammy Awards. Tom Morgan’s Annual Mardi Gr... Read more

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