Tune in tonight, 7-10p, for an extra special edition of the '50s R&B Show!
It's our fall membership drive and host Neil Pellegrin has some treats
planned for the program. Former longtime WWOZ show host Jivin' Gene will join
Neil in the studio, and together they'll share vin...
Marc Stone is celebrating 25 years of music in New Orleans with three shows
He'll be joined by Chuck Campbell. Catch them Friday starting at 7:30p at
Little Gem Saloon, along with John Mooney; Saturday starting at 11p at the
Maple Leaf, along with Walter Wolf...
DJ Swamp Boogie will celebrate the life, times, and music of Lazy Lester on
WWOZ Thursday night, 7-10p.
Baton Rouge guitarist and longtime sideman to Lester, Bruce Lamb, will be
joining Swamp Boogie in the studio and sharing stories of their time on the
Listen live ...
Tune in this Tuesday, August 21 as host Neil Pellegrin spotlights the
formative years and pre "Queen of Soul" period of Aretha Louise Franklin on
this week's 1950s R&B Show.
Neil shares, "My original intent was to play 90 minutes of her early work.
However, after reacquain...
Tune into World Journey with host Suzanne Corley on Saturday, August 18,
2018. Early on in the show, she'll be sharing field recordings of Bauls of
Bengal, made by Charlie Steiner at Jaidev Mela in West Bengal over a 25 year
period. World Journey airs from 4-6p every Saturd...
Tune in to the evening R&B Show on Thursday, July 20 as DJ Swamp Boogie
welcomes Jimmy Horn, of Special Man Industries, to talk about some new
releases and collaborations. Benny Maygarden and Johnny J will also be
stopping by to perform a few classic Blues cuts from the Exc...
Sunday at 4p, listen in to a special edition of Sitting In as host Tom
Roche shares a classic Henry Butler concert in its entirety, direct from the
Archive of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. This brilliant set has
not been heard since it originally aired live on...
Tune in Wednesday morning as host Breaux Bridges pays tribute to Lorraine
Gordon, owner/operator of the legendary NYC jazz club The Village Vanguard
from 6-9a on The Morning Set. Ms. Gordon died on Saturday, June 9, at age
95. He'll be playing tracks of some of the many re...
Two more music legends have recently passed, and there will be tributes to
both on tonight's edition of The '50s R&B Show, 7-10p.
Dominic Joseph "D. J." Fontana, a native of Shreveport, La., was likely the
first drummer to join the staff of the Louisiana Hayride. There, he...
Tune in Tuesday, May 29 to hear the '50s R&B Show with host Neil Pellegrin.
He'll be featuring the life and music of legendary hitmaker and
fan-favorite, Jimmy Beasley, during his 7-10p slot. If you missed it, hear
it on our 2-week archive through Monday, June 11, 2018. Nei...