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Festing In Place: The Next Fest Thing

Mon, 07/20/20
Pull out your festival shirts, hats, flags, chairs and get ready to celebrate the best of New Orleans music from your backyard, your front porch or your air-conditioned living room-anywhere in the world! Check out the schedule, recipes, and more at this link. All artists a... Read more

WWOZ's Virtual Groove Gala

Mon, 07/20/20
On Thursday, September 3rd, WWOZ will host our annual GROOVE GALA, and you are cordially invited! This is not your average gala! Wear your favorite festival attire as we unite and gather virtually so everyone around the world can safely celebrate WWOZ’s incredible 40 years ... Read more

Seven Days of Satch

Mon, 07/20/20
Seven Days of Satch is a multi-platform, virtual celebration that spans an entire week, starting on Monday, July 27 through Sunday, August 2. WWOZ will be sharing some special thematic programming, WWL will have Louis Armstrong-inspired cooking demos, and Satchmo SummerFest... Read more

Little Freddie King's 80th birthday

Fri, 07/17/20
Sunday was Little Freddie King's 80th birthday and he celebrated in style with a live video stream from BJ's! Pin a dollar or a few on him at paypal.me/wackowadeproduction. WWOZ's Andrew Grafe will be devoting a 2-hour show to Little Freddie on Monday from 2-4pm. Listen li... Read more

Tribute to Tami Lynn: Tues. 7-10pm

Tue, 07/14/20
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
Yet another in the seemingly endless procession of tributes is in order for this week's edition of The '50s R&B Show. The great New Orleans soulstress Tami Lynn, born Gloria Brown in the Gert Town section of the city in 1942, passed away on June 26th. Lynn began singing in... Read more

"7 Days of Satch" coming July 27-Aug. 2

Wed, 07/08/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
This year, Satchmo SummerFest will present "Seven Days of Satch presented by Chevron." The multiplatform, virtual celebration is a collaboration between French Quarter Festivals, Inc., WWOZ, New Orleans National Jazz Historical Park, WWL-TV, and New Orleans Jazz Museum. Sev... Read more

Greek Festing In Place: Sat. 12-2pm

Tue, 05/19/20
LISTEN LIVE! This weekend would have been the 47th annual New Orleans Greek Festival on Bayou St. John. It's a Memorial Day weekend tradition put on by the Holy Trinity Community. Since the Greek Festival cannot go on as planned, WWOZ would like to invite you to "Greek Fe... Read more

Ooh! My Soul: Little Richard's Rise to Fame and Religious Awakening

Mon, 05/18/20
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
This week's '50s R&B Show will pick up where last week's left off -- with recordings made at a New Orleans session in July of '56. From there, we'll journey through the last recordings Little Richard made for Specialty in the '50s before a religious awakening coaxed him awa... Read more

Mother's Day with Irma Thomas, Sun. 12-2pm

Tue, 05/05/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
This Sunday would've been Irma Thomas's 37th annual Mother's Day performance at the Audubon Zoo. Since it can't happen this year, WWOZ will be broadcasting an archived concert of hers to keep up the longstanding tradition for all the moms out there. Listen in to this speci... Read more

Tribute to Big Al Carson on Soul Serenade, Tues. 2-4pm

Mon, 05/04/20
Tune in Tuesday, May 5 from 2-4pm as Soul Serenade host Marc Stone pays tribute to the late Alton "Big Al" Carson. He will be sharing memories of Big Al from friends, fans, and more, plus music from Big Al's decades-long career in New Orleans.  Listen live here. Read more

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