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 […]
In advance of his appearance at the Majestic Theater tonight (Tuesday August 22) legendary dobro player Jerry Douglas chatted with Chris Powers on Mud Acres. Jerry talks about his early years, who he played his first show with in Madison as well as the band he assembled for his latest record.
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 […]
Join WORT Community Radio for a Musicians For WORT bluegrass benefit concert in the beautiful Capital Brewery Beer Garden on Sunday, June 26 from 1-5 PM. This years’s show is hosted by Chris Powers of Mud Acres and features three of the finest foot-stompin’ bands around. Down From the Hills kicks off the show at […]