Sweeney’s Gumbo YaYa airs live on KAOS, every Thursday 10 a.m. to noon (PST). We stream the show live and below are the podcasts of the shows with announcements removed for 2017. Links to later years at bottom.
Playlist for November 30. 2017
July 27 Recorded Show – Lil Queenie birthday recognition, interview with Matt Thomas of Dirty Bourbon River Show.
July 20 Playlist – A set on Preservation Hall Band, Percy Mayfield, swamp pop and more.
July 13 Playlist – George Lewis set, brass bands, Irma and more.
July 6 Playlist – Summer fun on Gumbo YaYa
June 22 Recorded Show – A preview of Portland’s Waterfront Blues Festival with music from New Orleans and Louisiana bands in the festival line up. Plus more.
June 15 Recorded Show – This week’s program starts with Louis Jordan’s Saturday Night Fish Fry, flows into some funk, a Percy Mayfield set, some new music, including the Roamin’ Jasmine and more.
June 8 Recorded Show – This week’s show takes a tour through Louis Armstrong Park.
June 1 Show (Playlist) – Show was cut short because of emergency evacuation of the Evergreen State College campus.
May 25 Show (Playlist) – Music inspired by the removal of a few Civil War era memorials in New Orleans.
May 18 Show – (Playlist) – A heavy play of New Orleans R&B.
May 11 Recorded Show – NEW MUSIC! Pretty much nothing but except for a slight detour through King Oliver and his Dixie Syncopators. But don’t think this is just jazz. No, no.
May 4 Recorded Show – We walk through the second week of JazzFest with music from performers featured at the festival this Thursday and Friday.
April 27 Recorded Show – Starts with Ella and Satch and finishes with Glen David Andrews and Stanton Moore. Lots to love in between.
April 20 Recorded Show – A fine mix of classic and contemporary New Orleans music
April 13, Recorded Show – Honoring Cosimo Matassa on the occasion of the anniversary of his birth and a strong brass band start to this show.
March 23 Recorded Show – New music, Marcia Ball and artists from New Orleans who will be performing in the region.
March 16 Playlist – Zydeco show
March 9 Playlist– All Women show for International Women’s Day.
March 2 Recorded Show – The Party (Mardi Gras) is over
February 9 Recorded Show – Songs about LOVE!
February 2 Recorded Show – Trombone Showdown, Stagger Lee, Eh La Bas and more.
January 26 Playlist
January 19 Recorded Show – Celebrating Henry Gray’s birthday – 92 years old and still playing! Plus some subtle reminders of the last full day of the Obama Administration.
January 12 Recorded Show – Celebrating Slim Harpo’s 93rd birthday anniversary, Swamp Rock and some serious New Orleans funk.
January 5 Recorded Show – The Mystery of Kid Stormy Weather and other mysteries and minstrels. Blog post that goes with the show.