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Rolling Stones to play Jazz Fest May 2, 2024

Tue, 11/21/23

39th annual "Holidays New Orleans Style" is on

Fri, 11/17/23
The 39th annual "Holidays New Orleans Style" is happening now through Twelfth Night (January 6, 2024), when Krewe de Jeanne d'Arc parades through the French Quarter! Presented by French Quarter Festivals, Inc., this season's events include free concerts, réveillon dinners, ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November 2023

Wed, 11/15/23
  In the NOVEMBER 2023 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: "We're Moving" Second Line & You're Invited | Support WWOZ on Giving Tuesday, November 28 | Final Live Set from the French Market | Birthday! WWOZ Turns 43 on December 4 | Jazz & Heritage Concert Seri... Read more

The Gov's last weekly show Nov. 13

Mon, 11/13/23
After 35+ years on the air at WWOZ, the one and only "The Gov" will host the last of his regularly weekly Monday night programs tonight (Monday, November 13) from 10pm to 12am CT. The Gov has become an institution at WWOZ since his start here in the 1980s. His passion for ... Read more

2024 Louisiana-based Grammy Award nominees

Fri, 11/10/23
Congratulations to all of the 2024 Grammy Award nominees, especially those from Louisiana and the Gulf Coast!  Jon Batiste garnered five nominations with World Music Radio is up for Album of the Year from which 'Butterfly' is up for Song of the Year, as well as Best Americ... Read more

Thanksgiving Recipes

Thu, 11/09/23
We've got a menu's worth of Thanksgiving recipes, for your dining pleasure. Many of them, while traditional, are just a little bit different, like Kermit Ruffins' Barbecue Smoked Turkey, Cranberry-Jalapeño-Lime Salsa, Day-After-Thanksgiving Turkey & Sausage Gumbo, or Pumpki... Read more

WWOZ to second line to new home November 28!

Thu, 11/09/23
Calling All Guardians of the Groove! Join us along the route as WWOZ second lines from our home of the last 18 years in the French Market Building (1008 N. Peters St.) to our new home at Jax Brewery (600 Decatur St.) on Tuesday, November 28 starting at 10:30am! The event wi... Read more

The last performance at WWOZ's French Market location with Treme Brass Band

Thu, 11/02/23
We marked the end of an era here at our WWOZ French Market location yesterday! Treme Brass Band wrapped it up with the final live set in our performance studio on Wednesday, November 1 (All Saints Day) but they didn't stay there-- this party hit the broadcast studio, office... Read more

Photos: Halloween 2023

Tue, 10/24/23
Here are a few of our favorite Halloween decorations spotted across New Orleans this October! Be sure to tune in to 'OZ for the next week to hear some of the spooktacular DJ sets hitting the airwaves! Special thanks to photographers Kristen Derr, Michael White, and Michele ... Read more

ICYMI: Jivin' with Dr. Daddy-O: Race, Radio and Representing Black in Jim Crow New Orleans

Thu, 10/19/23
View the recently published webinar recording of "Jivin' with Dr. Daddy-O: Race, Radio and Representing Black in Jim Crow New Orleans" below!  Vernon Winslow, aka Dr. Daddy-O, was the first Black disc jockey to host his own program on New Orleans radio. This Tulane Universi... Read more

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