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Michael Dominici back on WWOZ!

Tue, 01/13/09
WWOZ Alumnist Michael Dominici will be back in New Orleans for Mardi Gras hosting 3 shows on WWOZ. Join Mike as he sits in on the Kitchen Sink Shows for Double A and A.J. (who are sitting in for him) on Wednesday, February 18th and 25th. He sits in for David Kunian on Tues... Read more

Happy birthday Danny

Mon, 01/12/09
Authored by Tom Morgan
Tomorrow Jan. 13th we'll be getting you ready for the big Danny Barker festivities this weekend with a special 100th birthday salute to Danny. Danny was born on Jan. 13th, so why should we wait for the weekend? We'll feature his work with Cab Calloway, Henry "Red" Allen, Bl... Read more

Allen Toussaint Birthday Show - 10 to 12 Kitchen Sink Wednesday, January 14 (10:00 p.m to 12:00 a.m.)

Fri, 01/09/09
Join us on the Ten to Twelve Kitchen Sink Show as we celebrate the birthday of Mr. Allen Toussaint. We will only be scratching the surface playing 2 hours of the music written, performed, arranged and produced by Mr. Toussaint. Maybe we will lock out the Jazz Lunitique a... Read more

On demand audio of archived WWOZ radio shows available for streaming

Tue, 01/06/09
Authored by Jamie Dell'Apa
  For recent shows go to PRX, the mother of all audio archives:  I posted audio from a couple of my shows (Saturday to Sunday midnight to 3 a.m.) for those few non-drinking and driving listeners who sleep nor... Read more

Location, Location, Location — New Orleans Music Show — Wednesday, January 7th (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Mon, 01/05/09
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune into WWOZ 90.7fm or, this Wednesday, January 7th (11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) for a show dedicated to the streets and intersections of New Orleans. Whether we're talking about 2nd and Dryades (where Mardi Gras indians practice at the site of the H&R bar) or Basin Stre... Read more

Photos from Dave Bartholomew's Birthday Party

Wed, 12/24/08
Authored by George Ingmire
Check out photos of the great Dave Bartholomew celebrating his birthday live in the WWOZ studio with his sons Ron, Don, and Dave Jr., and friends Cosimo Matassa, Bunchie Johnson, Mac Johnson, David Torkanowsky and more. Click the center of the slideshow to display a descr... Read more

Bob French's Birthday Party

Wed, 12/24/08
Authored by Bob French
Sunday, December 28 at 8 p.m. Join the George French Band with special guests Germaine Bazzle, Juanita Brooks, Charmaine Neville and many more in a celebration of Bob French's Birthday at Ray's "Boom Boom" Room, 508 Frenchmen Street, on Sunday, December 28 at 8 p.m. Read more

Dave Bartholomew Birthday Show

Mon, 12/22/08
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune into the New Orleans Music Show with George Ingmire this Wednesday, December 24th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., as we celebrate arranger/producer/musician Dave Bartholomew's birthday and spend some time with the man himself. Beginning with Mr. Bartholomew's music from the l... Read more

On Christmas

Sun, 12/21/08
Because this is a free country. Because religion (or not) is usually inherited, and not chosen. Problem Child does not have Christmas shows. Yes, maybe one or two Christmas tunes. This is to show respect to all the non-Christians in the USA, and the whole wide world, liste... Read more

Olivia's Annual Happy Over-the-Top Holiday Show

Thu, 12/18/08
Authored by Olivia Greene
A special edition of The New Orleans Music Show: "Olivia's Annual Happy Over-the-Top Holiday Show." Grooves from from the rare 1986 Creole Christmas vinyl release (from The Action Group label) will be featured. This LP includes songs from Aaron Neville, Allen Toussaint, Irma... Read more

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