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Jon Batiste "World Music Radio" listening & signing parties

Wed, 08/16/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
Here's your chance to hear Jon Batiste's new album, "World Music Radio," before its release this Friday! There are two listening parties in New Orleans today (Wednesday, August 16): Peaches Records (4318 Magazine St.) at 2pm Euclid Records (3301 Chartres St.) at 5pm Check ... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for August 2023

Wed, 08/16/23
  In the AUGUST 2023 Issue of the 'OZone, WWOZ's monthly newsletter: Nearly Sold Out: Groove Gala Tickets | Summer Swag Sale: End in Sight | Satchmo SummerFest 2023 Photos | Explore with WWOZ's Groovapedia | Just Out: Fall Second Line Schedule | In Memoriam: Baylor "Bemm... Read more

Jon Batiste performs at Newport Jazz Fest 2023

Mon, 08/14/23
Authored by Keith Hill
On Saturday, August 5, 2023. At the annual Newport Jazz Festival, Jon Batiste closed the Fort Stage. Jon assembled his big band for the show. With all the band members dressed in classic black and white. Jon entered the stage sporting a bright red tuxedo with a big smile a... Read more

In Memoriam: Baylor “Bemmie” Banis

Sun, 08/13/23
The WWOZ family was greatly saddened to learn of the untimely passing this past April of one of our own, Baylor “Bemmie” Banis. A graduate of NOCCA, Bemmie blazed into our world in 2014 while still in high school when they knocked on the door of the OZ sound truck at French... Read more

Recipe: Marinated Shrimp

Mon, 08/07/23
One of the best things about marinated shrimp (AKA "pickled shrimp" in low country Carolina parlance): what little cooking they require can be done well ahead of mealtime when the kitchen is cool. They're good in the refrigerator for a week, ready to add to salads, pasta, o... Read more

Video: Charmaine Neville at WWOZ - July 2023

Tue, 08/01/23
Charmaine Neville joined us live in the studio last Friday as a special preview of her upcoming set at Satchmo SummerFest this Sunday at 3:30pm! Check out all the details on this weekend's FREE festival honoring the great Louis Armstrong at satchmosummerfest.org. Read more

Tune in for Satchmo SummerFest preview week at WWOZ

Sun, 07/30/23

Big Pete celebrates his 500th show!

Thu, 07/27/23
Authored by Big Pete
Tune in Saturday, July 29 from 8-10am CT as Big Pete celebrates his 500th show on WWOZ! He'll be spinning the music he's played for the last 12 years on 'OZ: old-time jazz! Listen live at 90.7 FM locally or wwoz.org worldwide. This Saturday's show will feature the Red Rosel... Read more

Video: Original Pinettes at 'OZ - June 2023

Thu, 07/20/23
The Original Pinettes Brass Band joined us in the studio on June 23 to perform a few songs! Check it out below.  Read more

Video: Loose Cattle at 'OZ - July 2023

Tue, 07/18/23
Loose Cattle joined host Michael Dominici on the New Orleans Music Show on July 6 to perform a few songs! Check it out below.  Read more

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