Upcoming Music Events

April 25, 2014

The North Westerns

  • 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Tempest
  • 120 E. Wilson, Madison

The Flat Five

the Briarpickers

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Cafe Carpe
  • 12 S. Water St, Ft. Atkinson

Shelley Faith

No Name String Band

Belle & the Burlymen, Charlie Cheney

The Sweetback Sisters

Jim Schwall

  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Chief's
  • Madison

April 24, 2014

Catfish Stevenson

Leo & Anti

Frank James & Bobby Briggs

Robert J

Ritt Deitz

April 23, 2014

Open mic


Lydia Loveless, The Rodeo Bums

  • 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • High Noon Saloon
  • 701 E. Washington Ave., Madison
  • 608-268-1122
  • 10
Loveless’s true-to-life testimonials hit and hit hard. Be it whiskey, men, god or alienation, Lydia takes them all on; they may kick, but she kicks back and, even though she stands 5′ tall, when the bar stools start flying, we want her on our side.

Gypsy swing open jam

Monroe Street

Song circle


April 22, 2014

Casey Foubert

Lefty Joe

Open mic


Dollar Bill & the Bucks


Open mic

April 21, 2014

Open mic

Oak Street Ramblers

Bluegrass jam

David Landau-King of Kids Music


Great Dane – Hilldale

April 20, 2014

Open mic

Open mic

Michael Gruber

April 19, 2014

Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble

  • 9:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Tempest
  • 120 E. Wilson, Madison

Beth Kille

Johnny Clegg live at the Barrymore

  • 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Barrymore
  • 2090 Atwood Ave., Madison
  • $30.00

Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
The Barrymore Theatre presents
WORT 89.9 FM and The Isthmus welcome
with special guest
Tickets: $30.00 Advance/$35.00 Day Of Show

Johnny Clegg, South Africa’s World Music Star and Activist, Presents Songs of Love and Change on New Live Acoustic CD and 40-Date Electric North American Tour in Spring 2014

International world music star Johnny Clegg’s four-decade-plus career has generated enough memorable personal and political songs to attract a global audience, sell more than five million albums, and help change the culture of his adopted South African homeland through his music and apartheid-defying integrated bands despite restrictive performance laws and airplay bans.

Paul Barrere & Fred Tackett

Corinne McKnight

The Stellanovas

Rich Baumann, Tom Kastle, Stephen Lee Rich


Scott Stieber & Don Mayers

WORT DJs at Record Store Day

record store day Join WORT DJs for the 7th Annual Record Store Day all over Madison!! Throughout the day they’ll be spinning live at Strictly Discs, Ear Wax, B-Side Records and Sugar Shack. We’ll also have a special live remote broadcast of Who Cooks For You? on Friday afternoon from 2-4:30 pm at MadCity Music Exchange. You can also join our Facebook event for updates!

April 18, 2014

Willy Porter

Open stage

  • 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Cafe Carpe
  • 12 S. Water St, Ft. Atkinson

Ken Lonnquist

Harmonious Wail

  • 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • The Brink Lounge
  • 701 E. Washington Ave., Madison
  • 608-661-8599

Beth Kille

Richard Wiegel, Frankie Lee

  • 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Chief's
  • Madison

April 17, 2014

Chris Plowman

  • 10:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Merchant
  • 121 S. Pinckney, Madison

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