Members & Membership

all of this and a ho lot mo, this is why i love being at wwoz

Thu, 03/05/20
Authored by Rare On The Air
yeah, let the ole rare tell ya----- you can't go wrong with oz. almost 40 years now, wwoz has been bringing the listeners, near and far, the best in all genre of music. as most of you know, i have been with wwoz since about a year or so after it started in 1980. i didn't e... Read more

Celebrating New Orleans Music

Thu, 03/05/20
Our volunteer-powered, listener-supported station celebrates the amazing music of New Orleans. Join WWOZ and become a Guardian of the Groove! Read more

Spring Membership Drive

Fri, 02/28/20

2020 Spring Membership Drive Thank-Yous

Mon, 10/14/19
WWOZ would like to thank everyone who had a part in making our Spring 2020 pledge drive a huge success! Shout outs to all of our new & renewing members, show hosts, musicians, volunteers, staff, photographers, engineers and food donors. Cheers to all the guardians of the g... Read more

Why I Am A WWOZ Member: Here's My Story, What's Yours?

Sat, 10/12/19
"First and foremost it’s the Music, and WWOZ is and always has been about Discovery, Protection, and Perpetuation of our Musical Culture.  ‘Oz is not just providing us access to the richest history of music on this continent but also walking us parallel with and keeping us ... Read more

It's the last day of the WWOZ Fall Membership Drive - Get in here!

Fri, 10/11/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
"A photograph means many different things: for some, it simply captures a moment in time, but for others, it is a form of artistry. For musicians, it’s content that can get them to the next gig or create a portfolio of work that they’ve done. "WWOZ, unlike any other statio... Read more

What are you made of?

Thu, 10/10/19
Authored by Slangston Hughes
"When I think of WWOZ, I think of two words that are synonymous with our city and have been carefully woven into our culture over many many years, 'community' and 'music.'" "The latter's a little more obvious, with 'OZ being a radio station and New Orleans being known as t... Read more

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

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