Back to the Country
Bobbie Malone is one of the hosts of WORT’s Back to the Country program, but this is not her only talent. She is an outstanding writer. Bobbie is originally from San Antonio, Texas but came to Madison because she got a job at the Wisconsin Historical Society where she wrote for children. She began writing […]
WORT welcomes Robert Earl Keen back to Madison on June 13 with an exclusive interview on Mud Acres, hosted by Tim Britton. Keen is an American singer-songwriter from Houston, Texas. He was born on January 11, 1956 and has built a phenomenal career in country music that expands to over 3 decades. He’s recorded 18 full-length albums since his first […]
Long time Madison favorite Robbie Fulks headlined the WORT 41st Birthday on December 2nd. One of Robbie’s favorite show stoppers is to improvise a song, either via suggestions from the audience or just from stream of consciousness. And at the Birthday Party, Robbie–along with Larry Kohut on bass and Don Stiernberg on mandolin–made up a […]
Upcoming program specials: “ANTECEDENTS OF PUNK 1970 -1976” with JAMIE THE CRAWLIN’ THERAPIST AND BILL THE WALKIN’ DOCTOR. on WORT 89.9 FM FRIDAY SEPT. 2, 8-11 PM On July 4th, 1976, The Ramones played The Roundhouse in London &, famously, inspired every 10th loser in the room to go back home on the tube &, w/lightbulb […]
Countrypolitan legend Dale Watson stopped by the WORT studios last summer to chat with the crew on Back To The Country and play a stripped down set of tunes live on the air. As a special Thank You Gift, we would like to offer our listeners the opportunity to own a copy of Dale’s appearance […]
Austin’s honky tonk hero Dale Watson stopped by on July 1st to chat with Back To The Country hosts Bill Malone, Steve and Marianne Daggett and Jody McCann. Listen to WORT’s exclusive interview and live set here.