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Celebrating Louisiana GRAMMY noms on Louisiana Music Party Friday at noon

Thu, 03/31/22
Tune in Friday at noon as host Bill DeTurk celebrates the 2022 Louisiana GRAMMY nominees with over an hour of nominated music with ties to Louisiana! Highlights include a focus on four of the five Best Regional Roots Music Album nominations (the other is from Hawaii), a lot... Read more

Tribute to Grandpa Elliott on '50s R&B Show tonight at 7pm CT

Wed, 03/16/22
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
Tune in to the '50s R&B Show tonight at 7pm CT as host Neil Pellegrin pays homage to a largely unsung talent and intriguing personality in New Orleans R&B history: "Grandpa" Elliott Small, who passed away March 8 at age 77. Thanks to Grandpa Elliott's prominent inclusion in... Read more

Celebrating Germaine Bazzle's 90th birthday

Mon, 03/28/22
Tune in to WWOZ today as we celebrate the 90th birthday of the divine jazz singer and educator Germaine Bazzle! Expect to hear salutes throughout the day from our show hosts (including a few surprises along the way). At 5pm CT, show host Maryse Dejean will share rare record... Read more

Mahmoud Chouki on WWOZ today at 5pm

Mon, 03/07/22
Tune in at 5pm CT today to hear a special broadcast of Mahmoud Chouki's performance at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center from January 22! The band includes Mahmoud Chouki on guitar and oud, Brad Walker on sax, Oscar Rossignoli on piano, Martin Masakowski on ... Read more

Celebrate Irma Thomas's birthday with WWOZ, Feb. 18

Thu, 02/17/22
Tune in to WWOZ on Friday, February 18 as we celebrate the birthday of the Soul Queen of New Orleans, the wonderful Irma Thomas. She's one of the greatest New Orleans talents ever, a wonderful person, and she's been a supporter of WWOZ since we first went on the air back in... Read more

Oscar Rossignoli on Tues. Jazz From the French Market

Mon, 02/14/22
Join host T.R. Johnson for "Jazz From the French Market" on Tuesday, February 15 starting around 4:30pm CT to hear excerpts from Oscar Rossignoli's January 29, 2022 set at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center! Our video team was on hand to live stream this beaut... Read more

Gentilly Jr. celebrates 40 years tonight

Mon, 01/31/22
Gentilly Jr. is celebrating 40 years on the air at WWOZ tonight during his regular time slot, 7-10pm CT! When asked how he feels about celebrating 40 years, he shared, "I had no idea I would be doing this for so long. I just did the first one because I thought it would be ... Read more

Danny Barker Week on WWOZ

Sun, 01/09/22
Danny Barker was one of the most important New Orleans musicians in the 20th century.  In addition to being a banjoist and guitarist, songwriter, bandleader, sideman, and legendary raconteur, he was a music educator who trained a new generation of young musicians who went o... Read more

Tribute to Warren Storm on '50s R&B Show

Tue, 10/05/21
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
Tonight's '50s R&B Show will pay homage to the Godfather of Swamp Pop -- the late great Warren Storm -- with three solid hours of Warren's music from DJ Neil Pellegrin, 7-10pm CT. Tune in at 90.7 FM or wwoz.org. Highlights will include excerpts from a recently unearthed liv... Read more

Greek music with Cousin Dimitri, Saturday 4-6pm

Sat, 05/29/21
Authored by Carrie Booher
Opa! This weekend would have been the 48th annual New Orleans Greek Festival on Bayou St. John. It's a Memorial Day weekend tradition put on by the Holy Trinity Community. WWOZ's Cousin Dimitri will be spinning a special tribute on the air during the "World Journey" show, ... Read more

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