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2013 Fall Membership Drive Highlights & Thanks - Day 1

Thu, 03/07/13
WWOZ would like to thank all of our new & renewing members, show hosts, musicians, volunteers, staff, engineers and food donors for what we hope will prove to be a highly successful Fall Membership Drive! You're all helping to guard the groove and helping us bring you the m... Read more

HOGS FOR THE CAUSE 2013

Wed, 03/06/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  The 5th Annual Hogs for the Cause Fundraiser and Cookoff takes place March 22 & 23, 2013 in New Orleans when City Park becomes City “Pork”.  The park’s new Festival Grounds become home Friday night to a Tailgate Experience as well as a Gala Dinner.  On Saturday, it become... Read more

Student Art Inspired by WWOZ

Tue, 03/05/13
Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013 To: Feedback@WWOZ.org From: Pete Dobbins Subject: Student Art Hello, My name is Pete Dobbins, an elementary art teacher in McKinney, Texas. I’m also an avid listener of WWOZ online. I recently introduced some of my 5th grade art students to an h... Read more

"Congo Square / Algiers Point"

Tue, 03/05/13
Authored by George Ingmire
This week’s program brings you the blues, inflections of West Africa, as well as a moment of Gospel, with music by Marcia Ball, Toubab Krewe, the Johnny Vidacovich Trio, the late Tommy Ridgely and others. All these voices come together as we prepare for a visit to the Congo Sq... Read more

First Annual Raymond Kent Listener’s Poll

Mon, 03/04/13
Authored by Raymond Kent
For favorite New Orleans based singers/vocalists, male and female: For the entire month of January of this year of 2013, on the air on my Friday morning show from 6 to 9 a.m. I asked people to call or e-mail with the names of their favorite female or male New Orleans based s... Read more

WWOZ General Contest Rules

Fri, 03/01/13
Entries may be accepted via the WWOZ web page, e-mail, telephone numbers, or in person at the local studios during the stated hours, as specified in individual contests. Limit one entry per person per drawing. Limit one prize per household per promotional period as specified... Read more

Army Men

Tue, 02/26/13
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
  From: Jamie Dell'Apa   To: Damond  Subject: Army men  Sent: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 4:01:46 AM  Damond,   I was in a business meeting when you called so I couldn't conduct the one-sided phone conversation of this email without being declared in... Read more

"Sacred Music"

Tue, 02/26/13
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week for an hour of cross-cultural meet ups. We interview Rising Appalachia live in studio, as the band performs everything from Southern spirituals to Bulgarian music. In the second half of the program, Ensemble Fatien performs a set of music bridging New Orleans... Read more

From 504 Magazine: Donald Harrison

Mon, 02/25/13
Check out these excerpts and photos from a profile of Donald Harrison, from our friends at 504 Magazine. Read more

Brian McNeill and Ed Pearlman: On the fiddle at the Irish House.

Sat, 02/23/13
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
Next week is shaping up to be a tremendous week for fiddle music in New Orleans, with the Irish House on St Charles Avenue hosting two events that lovers of traditional Celtic music will not want to miss. On Tuesday, acclaimed Scottish fiddler and bouzouki player Brian McNei... Read more

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