Back to the Country
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 […]
Upcoming program specials: “ANTECEDENTS OF PUNK 1970 -1976” with JAMIE THE CRAWLIN’ THERAPIST AND BILL THE WALKIN’ DOCTOR. on WORT 89.9 FM FRIDAY SEPT. 2, 8-11 PM On July 4th, 1976, The Ramones played The Roundhouse in London &, famously, inspired every 10th loser in the room to go back home on the tube &, w/lightbulb […]
Countrypolitan legend Dale Watson stopped by the WORT studios last summer to chat with the crew on Back To The Country and play a stripped down set of tunes live on the air. As a special Thank You Gift, we would like to offer our listeners the opportunity to own a copy of Dale’s appearance […]
Austin’s honky tonk hero Dale Watson stopped by on July 1st to chat with Back To The Country hosts Bill Malone, Steve and Marianne Daggett and Jody McCann. Listen to WORT’s exclusive interview and live set here.
This week on Back to the Country, Austin honky tonk troubadour Dale Watson will bring his guitar and play a few songs live on the air to preview his show later that night at High Noon Saloon as well as his hot new album “Call Me Insane.”
On the morning of March 18, Bill Malone conducted interviews with Hank Sapoznik of the Mayrent Institute of Yiddish Culture and Madison’s Cris Plata, who’s having a CD release party this weekend. Listen to the program archive to hear what they had to say.