John McDonald, known as “Rockin’ John” on the air with his weekly 1950s-’60s rock show “I Like It Like That,” has hit another milestone — he’s hosting for the 2000th time this Saturday, March 31, from 6 to 8 PM. If anyone embodies the spirit of community radio, it’s Rockin’ John. For over 43 years, […]
Latin Pride Orquesta played on La Junta on Saturday March 24. The group took over most of the show, bouncing between sets of music and interviews with all nine players, who all come from different backgrounds to form Latin Pride Orquesta. This was the first time that La Junta had hosted live music in its […]
Local multi-instrumentalist Louka Patenaude stopped by “Who Cooks For You?” on Friday, March 23. Louka played some songs and chatted with The Real Jaguar about songwriting, teaching music and playing out in Madison.
The next few days are really hopping with activity around WORT! Live rock Friday night, Ted Offensive’s book release party and a Latin big band Saturday afternoon are just a few of the treats we have in store for you. Stay tuned, keep an eye on this page and visit WORT-FM on facebook to keep […]
Madison’s Solid Freex (pictured), comprised of Trin-Tran (Steve Coombs) and sons, are poised to take over the national spotlight with their first tape release on April 13 at Mickey’s. Advance tracks have gotten play on WORT, because we love to support local music! Here’s the rest of what’s been spinning on the station this week. […]
Madison’s The Kissers play 2 shows Saturday at High Noon, so the band paid their annual Saint Patrick’s Day visit to WORT with a set on Global Revolutions. The Kissers celebrate 20 years of mixing traditional Irish tunes with modern styles and lyrics. Along with a sampling of their tunes, band leader Ken Fitzsimmons talks about their […]