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"Thanks for the…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… more

A Better You

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Ashé Cultural Arts Center invites you to join UnitedHealthcare for an… more

American Theater…

Sep 20 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… more

ART GUMBO

Sep 20 - Dec 20, 2014
River Region Art Association presents THE ART GUMBO MARKET every third Saturday… more

Big Sam's Funky Nation

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Come join us with live music from Big Sam's Funky Nation more

Family Art Day

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Join the Newcomb Art Gallery for a kid-friendly tour and hands-on activities… more

Free Kinder Garden at…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Irvin Mayfild's Jazz…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jefferson Performing…

Sep 20 - 28, 2014
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be opening their 37th Season with an… more

Jefferson Performing…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be presenting the Dr. Suess… more

Joy Theater Presents …

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Come and enjoy a special performance by Dr. John & The Nite Trippers with… more

Knit-in at the Museum

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
To kickoff our 9th year of Knit Your Bit, join area knitters and crocheters for… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Just a week later, the popular Broadway comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha… more

Le PETIT THEATRE…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
In this regional premiere of Christopher Durang's uproarious Tony Award winning… more

Living History Corps

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
The Museum's World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living History… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 20 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

New Orleans Burlesque…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
The closing night celebration follows the 2014 "Queen of Burlesque"… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 20 - Oct 15, 2014
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Nick Moss Band

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Join us for Nick Moss Band. more

Rivertown Theaters…

Sep 20 - 28, 2014
Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film that started it all, we bring the… more

"Thanks for the…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… more

WWOZ 90.7 FM Celebrates 31 Years of Broadcasting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Crystal Gross
WWOZ 90.7 FM New Orleans
504-568-1239
http://www.wwoz.org/

WWOZ 90.7 FM CELEBRATES 31 YEARS OF BROADCASTING
Join WWOZ for a Second Line and Birthday Bash featuring Live Local Music!

New Orleans, LA, November 28, 2011 - WWOZ 90.7 FM wwoz.org, New Orleans' own listener supported Jazz & Heritage radio station celebrates 31 years of bringing New Orleans music to the universe on December 3, 2011. WWOZ (‘OZ) invites you to join in a Second Line and Birthday Bash.

On Saturday, December 3, come parade with the ‘OZ family. We'll gather at 11:30am in the neutral ground at Elysian Fields and Decatur in the Faubourg Marigny, kicking off at noon. The procession will be led by the Treme Brass Band, and will also include the Free Agents Brass Band. Grand Marshall is Dancing Man 504.

On the evening of December 3, ‘OZ will throw a Birthday Bash concert at Tipitina's Uptown, where the station got its start in 1980. This year we're throwing down with longtime friend and supporter of 'OZ - Big Sam's Funky Nation. The Stooges Brass Band will kick things off at 10PM. Big Sam hits the stage at 11pm. Tickets are $12 in advance or $14 at the door and are on sale now at Tipitinas.com.

WWOZ's mission is to be the worldwide voice, archive and flag-bearer of New Orleans culture. With nearly 50% of OZ's members residing outside of Louisiana, this little miracle of a radio station is spreading around the globe like wildfire. Whether you listen to 'OZ on air, on our Facebook app, on wwoz.org, on your smartphone, or on your Internet radio device, you know you'll hear the essence of New Orleans.

As much as ‘OZ has grown, the heart and soul of the station remains the same. Volunteer show hosts bring their passion and knowledge of music to the airwaves without commercial interests, allowing for the ultimate New Orleans music experience. WWOZ thanks its volunteers, DJs, members, staff, Board of Directors and all other Guardians of the Groove for another great year of live, local music!

 

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