Wisconsin Center for Humanities’ Jeff Kollath tells the story of how the Wisconsin Chair Company became Paramount Records, and discusses the recent reissue of their entire catalog.
WORT’s 20th Annual Block Party is rapidly approaching! Be sure to mark your calendars for Sunday, May 21st and plan to head up to the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The party starts at 11 am and the fun continues until 7 pm. As always, there will be a wide variety of live music, children’s […]
If you’re a regular listener to Dave Watts’ Blues Cruise on Friday evenings from 6 to 8 pm, you may have wondered who the guy is who does the historical/educational segment at around 6:15 pm. This story will shed some light on that. Biography of Bill Clark – the voice and record collection of Blues Cruise: […]
Tune in to a special “show Lady P some love” edition of The Dusties Storm on WORT this Saturday morning (8:00 till 10:00 a.m.). Host Lady P will be taking financial pledges and offering thank-you gifts to listener-sponsors. This “bonus track” to the 2016 Summer Pledge Drive will allow Lady P’s loyal fans to support WORT […]
WORT, Madison Charts for the week beginning June 13, 2016 top 30 1 MONKEES Good Times! Rhino 2 KING GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD Nonagon Infinity ATO 3 TOURIST U Monday 4 ARBOR LABOR UNION I Hear You SUB POP 5 BRITTA PHILLIPS Luck Or Magic 6 DAVID BAZAN Blanco Barsuk 7 CLAYPOOL LENNON DELERIUM […]
Legendary award-winning R & B artists Ginuwine and Joe, and songstress Vivian Green will make their debut appearance in Madison. Capital Land Music Fest provides a platform for the city of Madison to enjoy some the music industry’s hottest stars, including rising artists and local favorites to produce a memorable live music performance in which […]