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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

Where Yat?: Fall Pledge Party Edition

Thu, 11/05/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
One of the coolest things about the Fall Pledge Party for those of us who are here at WWOZ day in and day out is the interaction we get with our regular listeners. We love to hear from members, new and renewing, and find out where you're from and what you love about WWOZ. ... Read more

"Days Between"

Sat, 08/01/15
Tune in Wednesday Night August 5th at 10:00 p.m. for our special Jerry "Captain Trips" Garcia "Days Between" Show. Days between refers to more than just a title of a Grateful Dead song. They are the days each year between August 1st, Jerry's birthday and August 9th the day... Read more

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

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