WORT celebrated World Radio Day 2019 at the Parched Eagle Taproom, 1444 East Washington Ave. This world-wide event brings volunteers and listeners together to appreciate independent, noncommercial, community radio. We enjoyed live performance from the Handphibians and spoken word from Flowpoetry, as well as WORT DJs Helena White (On the Horizon) and Kayla Kush (Kayla’s […]
All the new music that’s fit for a new year is spinning on WORT! Here’s how we ended a very eventful year. Of course, many late 2018 releases remain as DJs present their “Best Of 2018” lists in December and January, so be sure to check our on-demand audio archives and playlists for those Best […]
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.