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Special show on Clarence "Frogman" Henry

Fri, 04/19/24
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
Clarence Frogman Henry, who passed last week, was a longtime friend and supporter of WWOZ. He came to our studios many times. Today, from 2-4pm CT, WWOZ's Neil Pellegrin will host two hours of Frogman's music, with stories of his life and career. He'll also include a super-... Read more

Tribute to Eddie Powers on the '50s R&B Show

Thu, 03/28/24
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
In case you missed it! '50s R&B Show host Neil Pellegrin shared a tribute to Eddie Powers on Tuesday night. Hear it now on our 2-week archive at this link. New Orleans native Eddie Powers' first local smash was a fortuitous one. Earl Stanley and his band, the Stereos, were... Read more

Barbara Hawkins of the Dixie Cups on the '50s R&B Show tonight

Tue, 03/05/24
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
Tune in to the '50s R&B Show with host Neil Pellegrin this Tuesday from 7-10pm CT as Barbara Hawkins of The Dixie Cups joins him in the studio! Barbara, along with her sister Rosa Lee Hawkins and their cousin, Joan Marie Johnson, formed the group in the early '60s. They wer... Read more

Mardi Gras 2024 on WWOZ

Mon, 02/12/24
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tune in to WWOZ for the sounds of Mardi Gras! Listen at 90.7 FM locally or at wwoz.org anywhere. Here's the programming schedule for the next couple days: LUNDI GRAS 6-9am Ol' Man River special Carnival show 9-11am Traditional Jazz with Dan Meyer 11am-2pm New Orleans Music ... 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

Celebrating Walter "Wolfman" Washington

Tue, 10/10/23
We're celebrating Walter "Wolfman" Washington on WWOZ today! Tune in to the New Orleans Music Show with host Cole Williams starting at 11am CT to hear the final Wolfman set 'OZ ever recorded. This one is from Jazz Fest 2022 and it's extra special because it includes Cole, h... Read more

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

Pass Out the Hatchets, Baby!

Tue, 05/23/23
Authored by Neil Pellegrin
The '50s R&B Show this week will celebrate the life and music of a true New Orleans original -- Earl Stanley.  Earl Stanley's body of work, though tragically unsung, is a piece of the raucous and colorful puzzle that is New Orleans Rock'n'Roll in its heyday.  Stanislaus Ear... Read more

Celebrating Arhoolie Records on WWOZ & at Jazz Fest

Mon, 05/01/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
WWOZ and Jazz Fest are celebrating Arhoolie Records this week! Both 'OZ and the festival have a long association with Arhoolie. This weekend, check out the photo exhibit in Grandstand at Jazz Fest highlighting the work of Arhoolie Records founder Chris Scrachwitz. On Frida... Read more

International Clash Day on WWOZ

Mon, 02/06/23
Authored by Carrie Booher
February 7 is International Clash Day, which is celebrated by noncommercial radio stations around the globe -- so just for fun, WWOZ is joining in. Tune in midnight tonight as WWOZ show hosts pay tribute to one of their favorite bands. This special broadcast will be on till... Read more

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