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New Orleans All The Way Live: Ooh Lawdy My Baby

Each week on New Orleans All The Way Live, we take you into the world of New Orleans music, food, culture, and tradition through live performance and interviews with the special people that make up our diverse city.

Marcia Ball at WWOZ's Piano Night. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee,
Marcia Ball at WWOZ’s Piano Night. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee,

This week’s program brings you the blues, inflections of West Africa, as well as a moment of Gospel, accompanied with music from Marcia BallToubab Krewe, the Johnny Vidacovich Trio, the late Tommy Ridgely and many more. We hear from a diplomat for the well-known spirit, Bombay gins, along with his take on some gin recipes for every season.

Alongside the music, Woody of Woody’s Fish Tacos gives us a a taste into some secrets that makes his eats unique. We close the program with a ferry trip across the mighty Mississippi for a set of music recorded live at the Old Point Bar in Algiers Point along with some traditions and history of the land across the river from the French Quarter.

Listen to this week’s episode of New Orleans All The Way Live.

New Orleans All the Way Live is produced by the New Orleans radio station WWOZ with support from and New Orleans All the Way Live is an internationally syndicated weekly radio show produced by George Ingmire highlighting the unique music, food, festivals, and culture of the Crescent City. Ingmire culls from WWOZ’s vast library of live recordings and connects with musicians from across the city to bring you one-of-a-kind music and musician interviews—from flagship music festivals to living room concerts.

Mallory Whitfield is an artist, speaker, and author based in New Orleans. In 2016, she was honored to be included in the 19th class of Gambit’s 40 Under 40, which salutes the brightest innovators, artists, and professionals in New Orleans. She currently hosts the Badass Creatives podcast, which features marketing and business advice for creatives, as well as interviews with a diverse range of handmade artists, performers, makers, and creative entrepreneurs. During Mardi Gras, you can usually find her parading with Noisician Coalition in Muses or with The 501st Legion in Tucks.

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