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Tonight on Music of Mass Distraction (7-10p): first recorded blues songs ever

Fri, 10/06/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tune into Music of Mass Distraction with host Black Mold tonight in the 7p hour to hear six of the first recorded blues songs ever.  The songs range from 1914 to 1925.  Read more

Dr. Ike guest DJs tonight on 'OZ

Wed, 09/27/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Dr. Ike, founder of the Ponderosa Stomp and music aficionado, will guest DJ on tonight's Kitchen Sink (10p-12a). Dr. Ike is a fount of knowledge on music, including the unsung heroes of American music that the Ponderosa Stomp is known for.  The Stomp boasts "3 days of the ... Read more

Wednesday Night Kitchen Sink Show presents 2017 Summer of Love Series

Fri, 06/02/17
The 50-year anniversary of the 1967 "Summer of Love" is here and we at the WWOZ Wednesday night Kitchen Sink Show are celebrating it in a couple of ways throughout the summer. We will be highlighting music specifically L.P.’s or Albums as they were called back then released... Read more

Danny Barker special show tonight 10p-12a

Tue, 01/10/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tune in tonight (Tuesday, January 10) as host David Kunian hosts a 5-part Danny Barker radio project in honor of Barker's birthday on January 13 and this week's Danny Barker Guitar & Banjo Festival. Listen here from 10p-12a! If you miss it, it'll be available afterwards on ... Read more

Poppa Stoppa records w/Neil Pellegrin Jan. 3, 7-10p

Tue, 01/03/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
Listen in 7-10p tonight (Tuesday, January 3) as host Neil Pellegrin welcomes Andre Labat, the current owner of a portion of Poppa Stoppa's record collection, to our airwaves. Labat currently holds a bundle of 45s and 4-track broadcast tapes originally owned by the legendary... Read more

Smiley Lewis Tribute Tuesday night 7p

Mon, 10/03/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Smiley Lewis died 50 years ago Friday and in honor of his lasting influence on New Orleans music and R&B in general, WWOZ show host Neil Pellegrin will be sharing a Smiley Lewis tribute on his Tuesday night 1950s R&B show. The show will span 4-5 hours, running over into Dav... Read more

Tonight's Show at Midnight

Sat, 06/11/16
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
On Saturday at midnight until Sunday 3am, it is music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of....  From the 50s to the 70s - all the non-hits (but the music that fundamentally influenced the music you grew up with).     With that format, a program guide come... Read more

Slidell Blues & Jazz Fest 5/28

Tue, 05/24/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Slidell Jazz & Blues Festival returns this Saturday, May 28, with a lineup that includes Amanda Shaw, Michael "Soulman" Baptiste & the Real Soul Band, Big Al & the Heavyweights, New Suit Band, Swingaroux Big Band, Don Thanars & Third Coast, Greg Barnhill, Ronnie Kole, a... Read more

John Doyle and Ashley Davis Land At The Whirlybird

Sun, 05/08/16
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
For lovers of Celtic music, the name John Doyle is synonymous with Celtic music at its very best. This Thursday, on May 12, 2016, Celtic music lovers will have the rare chance to catch both John Doyle and up-coming contemporary Celtic singer-songwriter Ashley Davis at The ... Read more

The Fine Musical Art of Gerry O'Beirne

Thu, 12/03/15
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Renowned Irish musician Gerry O’Beirne will perform at Trèo on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015. As a singer, songwriter, world-class guitarist, and producer, the Co. Clare native blends elements of traditional Irish music with contemporary original songs. A well-known solo artist,... Read more

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