Special Show

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Burn K-Doe Burn

Wed, 07/22/15
Tune in Wednesday night July 22nd from 10:00 p.m. to Midnight (central time) for an "Encore Edition" of the Ernie K-Doe Radio Show originally broadcasted on July 25, 1985. We like to share at least one show a year with everyone and were not able to play on his Birthday on ... Read more

Christian McBride Co-Hosts Soul Sister's "Soul Power" this Saturday, May 2, for James Brown Birthday Show

Sat, 05/02/15
Authored by Soul Sister
Bass virtuoso and four-time Grammy winner Christian McBride is one of the most important figures in jazz, having been associated with Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, and many others, in addition to his own projects. His love of jazz is matched to his love of S... Read more

Funky Vinyl on the Block Party

Fri, 12/26/14
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Join guest host Alski on the Block Party this week with special guest dj Tarik from the land of Prince. A transplanted local, he is a show host at our sister station in Minneapolis KFAI. Tarik will be doing a dj set spinning rare and funky 45's. Read more

Hypnotism Show

Sat, 12/27/14
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
Tonight from midnight to 3am Sunday, "Mr. Boring" will convert his always-sleep-inducing personality into the power of hypnotism.  Yep, I'm hypnotizing the Saturday night drunk listeners who call the WWOZ studio to offer themselves up to the cuckold stars of this weeks tele... Read more

Special Show on Vince Taylor

Sat, 12/13/14
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
  Vince Taylor was Europe's version of Little Richard's showmanship and Elvis' dancing and sexual appeal but, well, Taylor mostly lacked musical talent.  Vince Taylor sang off-key and couldn't get his timing synched up to his band.  His audience considered these technicalit... Read more

Thanksgiving in Christmas Town: On the Road with Genius

Sat, 12/13/14
Authored by Dean Ellis
On Thanksgiving weekend several of New Orleans' finest musicians, including Tom McDermott, Aurora Nealand, and Gerald French traveled to Natal, Brazil, to take part in the 4th Annual MPB Jazz Festival, an event dedicated to fostering a musical and cultural exchange between two... Read more

A Tale of Two Musical Cities.

Thu, 10/23/14
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
“There are two great cities in America,” said Larry Kirwan, founder and front-man of legendary progressive Celtic rock band, Black 47. “One is New York City; the other is New Orleans.” On Nov. 8, 2014,  Black 47 will headline the Irish Network- New Orleans (IN-NOLA) Famine ... Read more

New Orleans' Hosts A Musical Feast for the Irish Famine

Mon, 10/13/14
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
  In New Orleans this November, “feast or famine” will take on new meaning thanks to a feast of Irish music events taking place as part of the 2014 annual International Irish Famine Commemoration.   The Irish Famine Commemoration runs from Nov. 6, 2014 through Nov. 9, 2014. ... Read more

Learn the History of NOLA Jazz Standards w/Special In-Studio Guest

Wed, 07/09/14
Authored by Carrie Booher
I'll be in subbing for the Traditional Jazz show tomorrow, Thursday, July 10, 2014 from 9-11am. Joining me will be John Joyce, bassist for New Orleans favorites The Smoking Time Jazz Club. John is one of the most knowledgeable and committed jazz musicians I've had the ple... Read more

It Was A Glorious Day!

Thu, 03/20/14
Authored by Leslie Cooper
It was a glorious day! Over 30 years ago I found myself at my first, no adult supervision Mardi Gras. My friend Anna turned on the radio as we got costumed and I stopped in my tracks. I couldn’t believe that there was a station playing the music my father played (traditiona... Read more

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