Great Musical Moments of 2008 at WWOZ

Thu, 01/01/09
As we ring in the new year, join us in reminiscing about the best musical moments of 2008. From live broadcasts and in-studio performances to shows and festivals, we can think of quite a few magical highlights from the past year in New Orleans' rich musical tapestry. Read more

Holiday Membership Drive — Day 2

Sun, 12/14/08
See what's going on at the station during the 3-day Holiday Brass Pass Blitz. Here is our daily coverage from Thursday, December 4, including photos of The Palmetto Bug Stompers, members of Grupo Fantasma, WWOZ's birthday cake and more! Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for December, 2008

Fri, 12/12/08
Dear Listener, On December 4th, WWOZ celebrated its 28th birthday! Times being what they are, we found ourselves in the midst of a three-day, on-air Holiday Brass Pass Blitz. One of my favorite magic moments of the Blitz was hearing bluesman J. Monque'D on Missy Bowen's... Read more

Highlights from Tuba Tuba Tuba

Sat, 11/29/08
WWOZ broadcast live from the second annual Tuba Tuba Tuba music festival in the French Market on Friday, November 28. Check out photos of some of the highlights. Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for September, 2008

Wed, 09/17/08
Dear Listener, We were having such a good time, too! 'OZ was just broadcasting away from Denver with four straight nights of live music. We were supposed to go straight to the Detroit Jazz Festival over Labor Day Weekend, and then straight to Minneapolis for the Friends o... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for August, 2008

Thu, 08/14/08
Dear Listener, Just like the rest of New Orleans, WWOZ is getting out of town during the dog days of August. First, we'll be airing a private party of 3,000 revelers kicking off the Democratic National Convention from the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver on Sunday night, Aug... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for November, 2008

Mon, 11/10/08
Dear Listener,  Sometimes we wish we were so well-funded that WWOZ could be a television station. This coming November 28 is such a time — 16 tuba-istas will be out on the streets, second-lining their homage to New Orleans' own Anthony "Tuba Fats" Lacen, who passed in 200... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for October, 2008

Fri, 10/17/08
Dear Listener, New Orleans pretty much has only 2 seasons—hot and cold, with a blessed whiff of temperate-ature for a few days in-between. Then, every once in a while, balminess shows up around the winter solstice. Basically though, New Orleans is a city of extremes, a... Read more

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest: Oct. 18 - 19

Tue, 10/14/08
WWOZ will be broadcasting live from the Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival this weekend, when the N.O. Jazz and Heritage Foundation presents its third annual celebration of the blues. Legendary bluesman Honeyboy Edwards is one of the many top performers from southern Louisia... Read more

Fall Membership Drive — Day 2

Tue, 10/07/08
See what's going on at the station during the Fall Membership Drive. Here are some updates from Tuesday, October 7, including photos of The Thelonious Monk Institute Ensemble performing live in the WWOZ studio. Read more

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