Wednesday January 19 Noon at Luther Memorial Church 1021 University, Madison Bruce Bengtson presents a free organ recital Wednesday January 19 4 pm at Overture Center-Capitol Theater International Performing Arts for Youth presents Anatomy of the Piano Ages 6+ Will asks Father Christmas for a space rocket. He gets a piano instead. Despite his initial […]
WORT, Madison Charts for the week of January 2, 2017 top 30 artist – album – label 1 A TRIBE CALLED QUEST We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service Epic 2 JIM JAMES Eternally Even Capitol-ATO 3 DEAN WEEN The Deaner Album 4 DAVID BOWIE Bowie Legacy Sony Legacy 5 LEONARD COHEN […]
With the new year approaching, Diaspora host Terry O provides a compilation of favorite music from 2016. In no particular order: Abbar el Hamada – by Aziza Brahim – Glitterbeat label A stunning album of gorgeous songs that come from Brahim’s experience being born and raised in a Sahrawi refugee camp. “El canto de la […]
Thursday night, January 5, from 11:00 pm to 2:00 am (CST) D.J. el Serpentine is back for the first installment of “The Rattlesnake Shake” in 2017! What this means: 1.) Fitting in more of “The Best of 2016” albums that didn’t make it on to “The Rattlesnake Shake”s December 30th Show. 2.) Mini tributes to […]
Join host John Kraniak for the annual Entertainment Holiday special on Saturday, December 17th from 10 A.M. until Noon. Enjoy the usual round up of blues, jazz and bizarre holiday comedy classics as well as a special live appearance by the talented folk-pop duo, Seasaw.
Long time Madison favorite Robbie Fulks headlined the WORT 41st Birthday on December 2nd. One of Robbie’s favorite show stoppers is to improvise a song, either via suggestions from the audience or just from stream of consciousness. And at the Birthday Party, Robbie–along with Larry Kohut on bass and Don Stiernberg on mandolin–made up a […]