Two For the Blues celebrates Chinese New Year this Saturday night, January 18th from 8-10 PM Central time and will be available for 2 weeks following broadcast on our archive. The Year of the Rat begins January 25th. I’ll be featuring about an hour of blues with a rat theme. (photo by VJ Anderson- […]
In spite of the devastation wrought by the recent earthquakes, a small but determined group of Puerto Rican guitarists are pushing ahead with a planned guitar festival on February 7th and 8th. One of the organizers, Frances Karim Chiroque, recently performed in Madison for a concert organized by the Madison Classical Guitar Society. MCGS President […]
Diaspora host Terry O’ caught up with folk singer Steve Forbert before his show at The Winnebago in Madison. Originally aired Thursday, January 9th.
WORT staff and volunteers lost a member of our family during the holidays. Theodora Christensen passed away peacefully on the Solstice, December 21, surrounded by her family. If you regularly call to donate to WORT during our pledge drives you probably talked to Theodora at least once. She was happy being a part of making […]
It’s Political Mockery Served in Crockery! WORT’s annual chili cook-off is on Sunday, January 26th from 3 to 6pm at the Harmony Bar & Grill, 2201 Atwood Ave. This is a LIVE MUSIC event, with bluegrass, folk, & blues by SOUNDBILLIES! www.facebook.com/Soundbilliesband/ Sample chili from local restaurants and vote for your favorite. and more… Enter […]
January’s Social Club Party will be at The Harmony Bar & Grill on Thursday January 23, 6:30-8:30pm. The Harmony is located at 2201 Atwood Ave, on Madison’s Eastside The Oak Street Ramblers perform at 7:30pm (no cover, please feed the kitty). Though their influences hail from much further south, the Oak Street Ramblers call home the […]