On the Horizon

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3:51 pm Playing for Change: 'Words of Wonder/Get Up Stand Up (feat. Keith Richards, Keb' Mo', Aztec Indians & The PFC Band)' 8/24/2014
3:49 pm Ziggy Marley: 'So Many Rising' 8/24/2014
3:40 pm Kwame Bediako: 'Steppin' Into Zion' 8/24/2014
3:33 pm Majek Fashek: 'Majek Beware' 8/24/2014
3:30 pm The Hip Abduction: 'Driving for the Sun' 8/24/2014
3:25 pm Natacha Atlas: 'Kidda' 8/24/2014
3:22 pm Ali Hassan Kuban: 'Cairo to Casablanca' 8/24/2014
3:15 pm Rachid Taha: 'YA RAYAH' 8/24/2014
3:06 pm Studio musicians directed by Mychael Danna: 'Pi's Lullaby' 8/24/2014
3:03 pm Kiran Ahluwalia feat. Tinariwn: 'Mustt Mustt' 8/24/2014
3:02 pm Charming Hostess: 'Si Veriash la Rana' 8/24/2014
2:55 pm Dakha Brakha: 'Karpatskyi Rap' 8/24/2014
2:47 pm Stevie Lawrence: 'Amber and Steel - Brook's Bouree' 8/24/2014
2:44 pm Stevie Lawrence: 'Scottish Gothic' 8/24/2014
2:41 pm The Willis Clan: 'Boys from Boston' 8/24/2014
2:39 pm The Willis Clan: 'The Rambler' 8/24/2014
2:30 pm We Banjo 3: 'The Bunch of Green Rushes / Salt Creek' 8/24/2014
2:26 pm We Banjo 3: 'Tell Me Why (Gather the Good)' 8/24/2014
2:22 pm Dougie MacLean: 'Ready For The Storm' 8/24/2014
2:17 pm Socks in the Frying Pan: 'Shady Grove' 8/24/2014
2:13 pm Socks in the Frying Pan: 'Aoife Johnston’s Freakout' 8/24/2014
2:06 pm Mamadou Diabate: 'Dagna' 8/24/2014
2:03 pm Habib Koite: 'Sirata' 8/24/2014
2:00 pm Amadou and Mariam: 'Mon Amour, Ma Cherie' 8/24/2014
3:32 pm Tinarawen: 'Chaghaybou' 8/17/2014
3:29 pm Tinarawen: 'Toumast Tincha' 8/17/2014
3:26 pm Bassirou Sarr: 'Xalass Xalass' 8/17/2014
3:23 pm Harmonious Wail: 'PEACE OF MIND' 8/17/2014
3:19 pm Daniel Roure: 'Les Baleines Bleues' 8/17/2014
3:16 pm Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars: 'Gbana Case' 8/17/2014

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WORT Music Charts for the week beginning 8/18/14

08/20/14 1:30 PM | Sybil Augustine

catfish ramblers It’s another happening music week around Madison, as we had old-time virtuosos Drunken Catfish Ramblers play live on the air this Monday. Check out the audio archive for Global Revolutions to hear them in the last hour of the show.

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WORT Music Charts for the week beginning August 4, 2014

08/5/14 3:21 PM | Sybil Augustine

record store day 3 WORT’s weekly charts of the top new music releases getting played in the genres of rock, metal, electronic, hiphop, jazz, world and more.

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Central Park Sessions to benefit WORT & Project 1808

07/27/14 2:45 PM | Sybil Augustine

WUM-poster Please join us Thursday for the inaugural Central Park Session, a night of live African music that we’ll be broadcasting and streaming from 5-10 pm. WORT benefits from the proceeds of refreshments and raffle tickets sold at the concert series, so come down to the show and/or listen to the live remote this Thursday!

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Live on King Street announces final headliner

07/21/14 8:01 PM | Sybil Augustine

h and h small The Majestic Theatre’s 4th annual Live on King Street lineup is complete! The fifth and final evening on September 19 will end with The Head and the Heart. This free, all ages event finishes out the summer series of similar shows featuring Cracker (July 25), Ziggy Marley (August 8) and Deer Tick (August 22).

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WORT broadcasts live from La Fete!!

07/11/14 5:09 PM | Sybil Augustine

emiline-michel-1 LA FETE DE MARQUETTE is always a great party, and now everyone can join in! If you can’t camp out in Central Park all weekend, you can still catch some of the music as it’s being broadcast live on WORT Friday evening and Saturday and Sunday afternoons, pre-empting our regular programming this week.

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Funky roots world music from The Budos Band at the Majestic!

07/10/14 1:29 PM | Sybil Augustine

Web_Image_-_The_Budos_Band-543x320 On Friday, The Budos Band will shake the Majestic dance floor with deep funk grooves. Tickets are still available for this early evening, all ages show at the Majestic box office.

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Show tickets available as pledge premiums!

06/6/14 7:02 PM | Sybil Augustine

fun in the radio sun Here’s a list of some tickets to upcoming shows that you can get as thank-you gifts for your call-in pledge to WORT!!! [Note that availability depends on which show you pledge to and when.] Call (608) 256-2001 or toll free 866-899-WORT.

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Barmer Boys live on WORT: from Rajasthan to Madison

05/9/14 2:13 PM | Sybil Augustine

Barmer Boys The Barmer Boys from Rajasthan appeared live on Global Revolutions Monday, April 28. The archive is available at http://archive.wortfm.org/pls.php?mp3fil=17426

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A Gringa’s Guide to the Madison World Music Festival!

09/12/13 1:14 PM | Sybil Augustine

Performing Indian symphonic string music Thurs. Sept 19, 5 pm at the Memorial Union Terrace. Susan Kepecs’ “Cultural Oyster” gives an overview of the acts appearing at the Madison World Music Festival this year at the Memorial Union and Willy St. Fair. Read and watch videos of several visiting artists on her blog. http://www.culturaloysterwut.blogspot.com/2013/09/a-gringas-guide-to-madison-world-music.html?utm_source=September+10th+Newsletter&utm_campaign=September+10th+newsletter&utm_medium=email

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Photos and audio from La Fête de Marquette 2013

07/15/13 11:19 AM | Daniella Echeverria

Fete de Marquette 2013 Photos by Ankur Malhotra (www.aneyeful.com) and Norm Stockwell. Links to streaming audio of each artist’s set that was broadcast live are below. Many thanks to our community supporters, whose generosity helps us bring you all this great music!!

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