Members & Membership

A match made in heaven

Wed, 10/09/19
Authored by Carmen Conner Post
"The beautiful thing about WWOZ is the sense of community that it fosters.  That is what I find amazing about this radio station.  "While we broadcast music that is mostly indigenous to Louisiana, it’s amazing to see people from around the world being brought together by s... Read more

Welcome to our galaxy

Tue, 10/08/19
Authored by Maryse Déjean
I had no idea that an accidental turn of the dial in the early 1990’s would completely change my life! That serendipitous event turned me into an avid listener of WWOZ, and then to an off-air volunteer, an on-air sub, then a full-fledged show host and, finally, a full time ... Read more

It's Time to Get In Where You Fit In

Sun, 10/06/19
Authored by Scott Borne
"Way before I ever became a show host or Music Director at WWOZ, I was a listener. That magical feeling of getting introduced to music I had never heard before was a huge piece of what attracted me to the station initially, and I have always tried to keep that idea front an... Read more

Peggy Lou doesn't do computers. So she wrote you this note.

Sun, 10/06/19
"We wished on The Harvest Moon that somewhere in the theater of your mind you will care about us as much as we truly care about you. I came to New Orleans to learn and love and it turned out to be better than homemade ice cream on a hot summer day... "Forever and always gi... Read more

'80s Shortwave Flashback

Sun, 10/06/19
Authored by Jorge Fuentes
"I found WWOZ back in the late eighties, playing with a short wave radio I kept in my room. I was first attracted to the sounds coming from stations from around the world, and then realized that I could get the same feeling from the music that played on this local station: ... Read more

WWOZ: A Constant Guide and Companion

Sun, 10/06/19
"Everyday I am thankful for WWOZ, a constant companion and guide as I continue to discover, understand, and honor the roots of New Orleans culture through the sounds and stories of her rich musical history. "As Assistant Video Director of WWOZ I am honored to be part of a t... Read more

Photo highlights from WWOZ's Groove Gala 2019

Fri, 09/06/19
Wow! A huge thank you to the hundreds of Guardians of the Groove who came out to show their support for WWOZ at our second annual Groove Gala! Held at Tableau and Le Petit Theatre on Thursday, September 5, 2019, the evening was a whirlwind of amazing music, delicious food a... Read more

Don't Stop The Music Fall 2019 Membership Drive

Sat, 08/31/19
Coming soon to your ears and eyes-- 9 days of great live, local music to benefit WWOZ! This is a radio and live video streaming concert series you can enjoy in your car, at your desk, or on your smartphone from anywhere in the world-- tune in and become a Guardian of the G... Read more

Photo highlights from the WWOZ fundraising event in NYC

Thu, 06/13/19
It was a truly amazing and unforgettable night in NYC for WWOZ last night! The fabulous Wynton Marsalis entertained at an 'OZ fundraiser at the gorgeous Upper East Side home of Courtney (a WWOZ Board Member) and Mike Katzenstein. Wynton was accompanied by the Igor Butman Qu... Read more

Spring Membership Drive

Sat, 03/16/19
Strike up the band! It's time for our Spring Membership Drive, and we need YOU to help us fill out the metaphorical WWOZ Brass Band! Get in where you fit in, be it trumpet, tuba, snare drum, or flag-bearer level, and show your support for New Orleans community radio station... Read more

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