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Shamarr Allen, "Bandhead" with the Martin Luther King Jr. Marching Band

Mon, 12/07/15
Authored by David Stafford
From the mix tape of the same title, Shamarr Allen does "Bandhead" shot in the Lower 9th Ward and featuring the Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School Marching Band.  Read more

35 years of WWOZ

Thu, 12/03/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
WWOZ makes 35 this week! And, oh, what a ride it's been-- from our humble beginnings in a small alcove above the stage at Tipitina's to our treehouse spot in Armstrong Park to our latest location in the French Market Building along the Mississippi River, WWOZ has been proud... Read more

Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band "Another Pretty Day"

Mon, 11/30/15
Authored by David Stafford
Produced by our friends a KRVS in Lafayette, here's Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band doing "Another Pretty Day", from their 2012 release Nothin' But the Best.Musicians Corey Ledet, accordion, vocals; Chad Fouquier, guitar, vocals; Li'l Buck Sinegal, guitar; Cedryl Ballou, dr... Read more

Erica Falls, "It's Going to Be Alright" at WWOZ

Mon, 11/23/15
Authored by David Stafford
 Erica Falls performs "It's Going to Be Alright" in the WWOZ Studio in support of the recently competed 2015 Fall Pledge Drive.  Read more

Events honoring Allen Toussaint across the U.S.

Thu, 11/19/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
Love for Allen Toussaint and his music runs deep throughout the world. People in a few other cities in the U.S. have been in contact to let us know that they are hosting events to honor his life and legacy. These are unofficial events organized by loving fans and open to al... Read more

The Deslondes, "Out on the Rise"

Sat, 11/21/15
Authored by David Stafford
The Deslondes perform "Out on the Rise," in the Holy Cross, New Orleans. It's the final cut on their self-titled debut album, which we featured last summer in our New Music Spotlight.  Read more

Colin Lake, "The World Alive"

Mon, 11/16/15
Authored by David Stafford
New Video, set in City Park: "The World Alive," written and performed by Colin Lake, from the album One Thing That's for Sure, recently featured in our New Music Spotlight.  Read more

In Memoriam: Allen Toussaint

Tue, 11/10/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
New Orleans legend Allen Toussaint passed away at the age of seventy-seven on Monday, November 9. A true performer to the end, Toussaint was on tour in Spain at the time of his death. Toussaint is fondly recalled as a humble and elegant man and as a supremely talented musician. Read more

New Orleans Musicians Say: "Support WWOZ!"

Thu, 11/12/15
Authored by David Stafford
Last Day of the WWOZ Pledge Drive from WWOZ New Orleans on Vimeo. In this short video, a whole bunch of members of the New Orleans musical community share their thought on why WWOZ deserves your support. We hear from Davell Crawford, James Singleton, Doreen Ketchens, Kenny ... Read more

Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys "Pretty Girl Waltz"

Wed, 10/28/15
Authored by David Stafford
Terry Domingue & the Zydeco Bad Boys do "Pretty Girl Waltz," from their Back on Track, their 2014 release and their first after a six-year hiatus. Domingue sings and plays accordion; the other musicians include Kent August (guitar), Ken Herpin (guitar), Chris Domingue (rubb... Read more

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