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'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

WWOZ in the News

Sat, 06/20/09
Khris Royal's Royal Education September 30, 2011 - George Wilde, Offbeat During a Dark Matter radio interview and concert broadcast on WWOZ, Art Neville called in four times to praise the band, telling the DJ to tell them that "their shit is cold-blooded!" Songwriter D... Read more

Highlights from the Spring 2009 Pledge Party

Fri, 03/13/09
Thank you to everyone who stepped up to make our Pledge Party a success! And thanks to all of you who support WWOZ all year long, so we can keep bringing you the good times and great music. Check out photos of some of the fantastic New Orleans musicians who stopped by to show ... 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

October, 2008: WWOZ's New Live Music Studio

Fri, 10/03/08
WWOZ just underwent a much-needed update of our studio and offices in the French Market Building. Our brand-new music studio will allow the station to once again present our beloved live in-studio performances, just in time for the Fall Membership Drive! See pictures of your d... Read more

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