Here are a few shows you may have heard about on WORT that are coming up this weekend. David Cooper Quartet, Frederic March Play Circle, 7:30 PM, Free! David Cooper is one of the most versatile trumpet players in the Midwest, having performed with the Madison Symphony Orchestra, the Isthmus Brass and the Wisconsin Chamber […]
The WORT music department needs you! We have volunteer opportunities for people of all interests and abilities, with most tasks taking place here at the station Monday through Friday between 11 am and 8 pm. If you are new to WORT, click here to fill out a volunteer application and get started on a being […]
Jim Schwall, host of For the Sake of the Song, left Madison this past summer to see the country and play his songs. Since June, Peter Allen, former host of the Sad Bastards rock show, has taken over the Tuesday morning folk gig, 9am to noon, and renamed it One Fine Morning. WORT: How did […]
WORT welcomed legendary musician George Winston back to Madison this past Friday evening, Oct. 2 at the Barrymore Theatre. George’s solo performance included lots of piano pieces, plus some harmonica and Hawaiian slack key guitar. Part of the proceeds from An Evening with George Winston were generously donated by George and ACG Productions to support […]
Minneapolis’s latest gift to rock ‘n’ roll, that retro garage-rock quartet of bad girls who call themselves L’Assassins, tops a rocking, estrogenic bill on Wednesday at the Wisco (a/k/a the Willy Street Pub & Grill). The show starts at 9:00 p.m. with a pair of loud local acts, The Rotten Tommys & Skizzwhores. The wood-paneled […]
Fresh off their show-stopping performance at The Willy Street Fair, Meghan Rose performed live on ‘Songs of Safety and Manners’ hosted by Ted Offensive on Friday, September 25.