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Confetti Park

Feb 2, 2018

Confetti Park: A Mardi Gras music medley!

Hello from Confetti Park in New Orleans where we are celebrating Mardi Gras ! The most magical time of the year. If you listen to this show regularly, you know that at Confetti Park we celebrate the magic you find in everyday, in the beats on the street, the clapping of children, and the laughter and musical sounds of life! But Mardi Gras… it’s something special. There is a feeling in the air of joie de vivre…

We’re going to celebrate with some of our most beloved Mardi Gras music today! Songs included in this episode:

  • Mardi Gras Mambo - The Hawkettes
  • Joke of the Day - Gummy Bear
  • Second Line - Charmaine Neville
  • Bourbon Street Parade - Santo Pecora and his New Orleans Rhythm Kings
  • ZuZu the Praline Man
  • Throw Me Somethin’ Mista - Jazzy Ash
  • If Ever I Cease to Love - Confetti Park Players ftg. AJ Loria
  • Iko Iko - Buckwheat Zydeco
  • South Rampart Street Parade - Rene Netto & The Sounds of New Orleans

This episode also features Coming Up Cajun by Carrie Delatte at Storytime.

About Confetti Park

The Confetti Park hosted by Katy Hobgood Ray, features music and stories spun in Louisiana. It showcases songs that kids love, songs created for kids, and songs created by kids. Sparkling interviews, in-studio performances, delightful music medleys, jokes, local author storytime, and a little surprise lagniappe make for an entertaining show!

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The radio program version launched on April 4, 2015 in New Orleans on WHIV FM and is supported by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation and Music Rising at Tulane University.

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Community radio stations, interested in carrying Confetti Park? Contact Katy Ray.