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Lionel Ferbos Live at WWOZ

Thu, 05/31/12
Authored by Sally Young
Tune in to WWOZ Thursday morning as I celebrate one year hosting the Traditional Jazz Show. Lars Edegran, Tom Sancton, and Seva Venet will play a few tunes live in the performance studio with my favorite 100 year old musician, Lionel Ferbos! Thursday's Traditional Jazz Show ... Read more

Bennie Pete - My New Orleans

Wed, 05/30/12
Authored by Zachary Young

June Yamagishi - My New Orleans

Wed, 05/30/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Washboard Chaz - My New Orleans

Wed, 05/30/12
Authored by Zachary Young

Party! - my radio show is almost old enough to drink

Tue, 05/29/12
Authored by David Kunian
WAHOO!!!!!!!!!!!   Tonight we celebrate! Tonight we ride (in true radio style!)   Tonight at 10 PM we celebrate the 19th anniversary of maybe the most daring yet maybe the most idiotic thing WWOZ has ever done: Letting the Jazz Lunatique get in front of the microphone and pl... Read more

"48 Hours in New Orleans"

Tue, 05/29/12
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week as we read listener emails about things to do in the Crescent City, musically, food related and otherwise, with music by Dr. John, Tab Benoit, Eric Lindell and many others. Quite a few listeners chimed in with po-boy sandwiches on their list of New Orleans... Read more

In Memoriam: Phoebe Jacobs

Wed, 05/23/12
We, at WWOZ, wish to add our expression of recognition to those honoring Ms. Phoebe Jacobs at this time of her passing. Her work on behalf of one of our most beloved native sons—Louis Armstrong—will always be deeply appreciated by those of us who feel blessed by his cultural l... Read more

Around the Corner: Cochon Butcher

Tue, 05/22/12
Right around the corner from Chef Link's renowned restaurant Cochon is its sister restaurant: Cochon Butcher. This deli and cocktail bar does not have the same name recognition, but the fare is certainly just as worthy of your appetite. Butcher greets diners with a casua... Read more

"Louisiana Cajun Zydeco Festival 2012"

Tue, 05/22/12
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we preview the upcoming Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival with music by Roddie Romero and the Hub-City All Stars, Bruce Sunpie Barnes and many others. We also pay a visit to Donald Link to talk about Cajun food and culture. Read more

Some Zydeco for Memorial Day Weekend

Fri, 05/18/12
Authored by Father Ron
  Buckwheat Zydeco, Chris Ardoin and Geno Delafose headline the 26th Zydeco Extravaganza in Opelousas, May 27 at Evangeline Downs. The Extravaganza, started as the Cravins Brothers Zydeco and Info Show in 1986, claims to be the largest one-day Zydeco festival in the world. ... Read more

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