The annual Martin Luther King Day celebration is fast approaching. Not so fast that you don’t have time to join the choir. Community choir director Lee Stanley tells us how you can sing for MLK.
Better make sure the delicate knicknacks are well-secured… Tuba Christmas is coming up, and we had a quartet of low brass coming in to the studio to shake the ground, rattle the walls and give us a preview.
Listen to WORT FM for your chance to win tickets to DakhaBrakha!! Terry O’Laughlin of Diaspora will be giving some away this Thursday morning, Aug. 28 between 9 am -noon.
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!
New York, L.A., Nashville, Austin, etc.: these are all cities that get written and sung about. The places whose streets, or bars, or saloons and studios harbor, hold, and heave with musicians. They’re cities we think of as being some of the music capitals of the world. While all of these things are true, it barely scratches the surface of the American music scene.
The music scene on Madison’s East Washington Avenue could soon heat up in a big way. Frank Productions has announced plans for a new 2,000-seat music theater venue. Tag Evers joins us with all the ambitious details.