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.
WORT, Madison Charts for the week beginning September 21, 2015 top 30 1 LOW Ones And Sixes Sub Pop 2 RATATAT Magnifique XL 3 BLIND SHAKE Live In San Francisco Castle Face 4 BEACH HOUSE Depression Cherry Sub Pop 5 MOTORHEAD Bad Magic UDR 6 BARRENCE WHITFIELD AND THE SAVAGES Under The Savage Sky Bloodshot […]
I’ve often heard Lollapalooza hailed as one of the best festivals, which I figured must be true since the headliners are Paul McCartney, Metallica, and Florence + the Machine; after experiencing my first day, I can attest to the awesomeness of the event.