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 […]
WORT celebrates the 11th Annual International Record Store Day on Saturday, April 21 with live DJs spinning all day at Sugar Shack Records and several other area music purveyors. Since 2007, Record Store Day has been a celebration of the unique culture of independently-owned record stores. WORT DJs will again be live in person at several […]
A fresh new Tuesday morning program debuted last fall on WORT, called Another Green World. Hosts Katie Hutchinson (pictured) and Tessa Echeverria (below) are devoted to spinning old and contemporary folk, indie, rock, pop and blues to entertain you every week from 9 am till noon. Katie started Another Green World in November 2017; Tessa joined her […]
Local multi-instrumentalist Louka Patenaude stopped by “Who Cooks For You?” on Friday, March 23. Louka played some songs and chatted with The Real Jaguar about songwriting, teaching music and playing out in Madison.
Bill Malone, host of Back To The Country, chats with renowned folk troubadour Tom Paxton in advance of his Feb. 11 show at the Barrymore Theatre. Tom discusses growing up in Oklahoma and his recent “retirement” as well as working alongside his opening act/backing band The Don Juans. Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and folk […]
Madison folk duo Katie Burns and Eric Miller play live on Another Green World. Along with a few songs, host Katie Hutchinson talks to the duo about their Nebraska roots, their affiliation with Conor Oberst and balancing kids/ teaching and homeschooling with recording and playing gigs.