If you haven’t already voted online in the the “Madison’s Favorites” poll being run by Isthmus newspaper, you have through Tuesday July 31 to do so. WORT has received the award for “Favorite Radio Station” 22 times and we’d love to win that award again this year. In addition to Favorite Radio Station, you can vote […]
The first Pursuit of Happiness Session took place on Sun. June 3 in Madison’s McPike Park. WORT hosted a live broadcast of wonderful zydeco & African music by Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble and Mokoomba. Whether you were at the event at all, heard it on the radio, or missed it completely, now you can listen to […]
Classical music fans got a treat on the Sunday, May 20 edition of Musica Antiqua when the Madison Youth Viol Consort dropped by for a performance. Leader Eric Miller led the group through several pieces and chatted with host Alan Muirhead about the history of the viol de gamba (literally “leg-viol”) as well as talking […]
Minneapolis gypsy jazz group Mississippi Hot Club dropped by Who Cooks For You on Friday May 11 to tickle the listeners with their swinging jazz sounds. Enjoy this encore performance!
The Old Tin Can String Band will be the first to hit the stage at 11 am to kick off the WORT Block Party on Sunday May 20. The band started in 2006 when ace fiddler Shauncey Ali tapped WORT’s own Chris Powers to sing and play a multitude of instruments (mandolin, bouzouki, guitar, etc.) for […]
Here’s an update for all you wonderful WORT listeners: Earlier on Tuesday the broadcast signal was off the air for several hours, though programs still streamed live online. Our crafty engineers identified the problem at the transmitter and devised a temporary fix while we wait for some replacement parts to arrive. The analog radio broadcast […]