Back to the Country
Since publishing the dissertation that became the eminently readable (and recently updated) book Country Music USA in 1968, Bill Malone has become a widely recognized and respected country music scholar. For over 23 years Madison and South Central Wisconsin were fortunate to have Bill grace the WORT airwaves Wednesday mornings with ‘Back to the Country’; […]
February’s 89.9 Social Club PopUp Party is at The Malt House, 2609 East Washington Avenue (E Wash at Milwaukee St.), on Wednesday February 19, 6:30-8:30pm. Don’t Spook the Horse performs at 7:30pm (no cover, please feed the kitty). https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Musician-Band/Dont-Spook-the-Horse-319590164883934/ Don’t Spook the Horse is an acoustic trio made up of Kevin Youngs of The Kissers […]
Congratulations to the Harmony Bar & Grill for winning this year’s ChiliOcracy and becoming the Supreme Commander of Chili. The Lobbyists swung the vote, and Harmony won by just ONE VOTE. Beef Butter BBQ has taken second place and the People’s Choice win, since they had the most total chips. Third place was a three-way tie […]
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 […]
Join WORT on Wednesday December 18, 6-8:30pm for the 89.9 Social Club “Pop-Up Party” at The Atwood, located at 2116 Atwood Ave, Madison. Soggy Prairie performs 6:30 to 8:30pm The Atwood, (formerly Mr Roberts) is yet another nice, new tavern and music venue on Madison’s Eastside. The Atwood, is owned by the same folks that […]
Q&A with Bill C. Malone, the sole historian who appears in the eight-part film “Country Music, a Film by Ken Burns,” Bill will talk about his experience working with filmmakers Burns, Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunphy, and the resulting story of the history of country music.