Come Celebrate With Us! WORT Community Radio is excited for our 44th Birthday Bash at Crucible on Sunday, December 1st from 5 to 8pm–Our Actual Birthday! This year it promises to be a real circus — We have Professor Pinkerton of Dead Man’s Carnival bringing his Irrelevant Orchestra from Milwaukee to headline the festivities with […]
Five years after its formal incorporation as a nonprofit, the Madison Classical Guitar Society will sponsor our city’s first Classical Guitar Festival on Oct. 5th at the Overture Center. The widely varied program highlights the contributions of up-and-coming female guitarists. In addition to headliners Ioana Gandrabur, Elina Chekan, and Frances Karim Chiroque, the day-long festival […]
Ezé Wendtoin, musician, actor, activist and educator from Burkina Faso stopped by the WORT studios ahead of his 9/20/19 performance at the UW-Madison’s Union South. Martin Alvarado from Global Revolutions talked with Eze about his brand new album “Inzwischen Dazwischen“ and his mix of activism and culture. Most recently, his single “Sage Nein” became a […]
WORT 89.9 FM in conjunction with Commonwealth Development and WilMar Neighborhood Center presents the Willy Street Fair Underground Stage Sunday, September 15th from 11am to 7pm on the 800 Block of Williamson Street. We have a great lineup of rock, punk, and hip hop to delight the crowd. Our headliner this year is the hardcore […]
The 2019 Sessions at McPike Park are now history, but WORT was there to do a live broadcast of 2 spectacular sets by The Travelin’ McCourys. Here’s an encore performance of the show for your listening pleasure!
Multi-talented Ivory Coast artist Dobet Gnahore took time out of her busy schedule to talk to Jeff Spitzer-Resnick on Diaspora Thursday morning. Hear them chat about Madison, touring, parenthood and more in this exclusive interview! Dobet returns to Madison for three performances, starting with 2 sets at the final Sessions At McPike Park on Thursday […]