New Orleans Music

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Fri, 10/03/08
WWOZ show host A.J. the Boudin Man brings us news of his adventures about town. In his first installment, A.J. reports on the kick-off of Mr. Quintron and Miss Pussy Cat's "Too Thirsty 4 Love Tour" at The Blue Moon Saloon and Guest House in Lafayette last Thursday night. Read more

Highlights from Voodoo 2008

Tue, 09/23/08
Check out some of our highlights from Voodoo Fest, including photos of The Melody Clouds, John Boutté, Dr. Michael White, Leo Nocentelli with Donald Harrison, Jr., The Iguanas, Andre Williams, DJ Brice Nice, DJ Soul Sister and more. Read more

In Memoriam: The Great Earl Palmer

Sun, 09/21/08
Authored by Tom Morgan
The brilliant Tremé-born drummer Earl Palmer passed on Friday, September 19 at the age of 83 in Los Angeles. Palmer's contribution to rhythm and blues and rock and roll as a session drummer is incalculable. Read more

Voodoo Music Experience 2008

Sun, 09/14/08
The Voodoo Music Experience will be featuring even more of our great New Orleans musicians than ever at their 10th annual extravaganza, October 24 to 26 in City Park. Find out how to get your 'OZ Voodoo VIP pass now. Read more

The Threadheads

Sat, 05/31/08
Although Jazz Fest has come and gone, there are hundreds of people from all over the world talking about this year's fest and many already gearing up for next year's. Read more

Jonathan Freilich Radio Documentary to Premiere on WWOZ

Wed, 08/27/08
"Jonathan Freilich's Freedom Double-O Naked Klezmer Jazz Latin Boogaloo: The Radio Documentary" is an hour-long radio documentary about guitarist, composer and band leader Jonathan Freilich, airing on WWOZ tonight at 10:30 p.m. and on Friday at noon. Read more

WWOZ Remembers Larry Panna

Wed, 08/27/08
Authored by Tom Morgan
A look back on Larry "Guy" Panna, one of the greatest drummers to ever come out of New Orleans. Panna is probably best known as a member of Willie Tee's New Orleans Project, the band that put the funk behind the first two recordings of the Wild Magnolias. Though he s... Read more

Submitting Events to the Livewire Music Calendar

Fri, 08/15/08
If you are a local musician or club with a gig to promote, you might be interested in reading about how to submit your event to the Livewire Music Calendar. Read more

Getting Airplay for Your CD on WWOZ

Fri, 08/15/08
Have you ever wondered how to increase your chances of getting your music played on the radio? If you are a local musician with a new CD out, you might be interested in these tips for getting your songs played on WWOZ. Read more

WWOZ Live from Denver! — Wednesday Aug. 27

Tue, 08/12/08
WWOZ wraps up four nights of broadcasting and blogging live from Denver during the Democratic National Convention with sister station KUVO. Tonight's broadcast starts at 7 p.m. with a special evening of jazz from the Dazzle nightclub featuring three of Denver's favorite vocal... Read more

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