Listen to this exclusive WORT interview with Zakir Hussain, considered by many to be the world’s greatest tabla player. Originally from India and now living in California, Hussain talks with WORT DJ Jeff Spitzer-Resnick about the many musicians he has collaborated with including Mickey Hart, Carlos Santana, and John McLaughlin. Hussain performs in Madison on […]
Ezé Wendtoin, musician, actor, activist and educator from Burkina Faso stopped by the WORT studios ahead of his 9/20/19 performance at the UW-Madison’s Union South. Martin Alvarado from Global Revolutions talked with Eze about his brand new album “Inzwischen Dazwischen“ and his mix of activism and culture. Most recently, his single “Sage Nein” became a […]
Enjoy music from unique and unexpected parts of the world and a celebration of cultures, with artists performing at the UW-Memorial Union Terrace.
Multi-talented Ivory Coast artist Dobet Gnahore took time out of her busy schedule to talk to Jeff Spitzer-Resnick on Diaspora Thursday morning. Hear them chat about Madison, touring, parenthood and more in this exclusive interview! Dobet returns to Madison for three performances, starting with 2 sets at the final Sessions At McPike Park on Thursday […]
Here are all our rock, blues, jazz, world, electronic and heavy metal charts for the month of June. There’s so much great new music coming out – be sure to shop at your local stores first!! Black Mountain took over the top spot in the latter half of the month, with Shana Cleveland, King Gizzard […]
On Sun. May 19 at 5:50 pm, Painted Caves will shake up MLK Blvd for our annual celebration! The Milwaukee-based Caves are no strangers to fans in the Madison area, having wowed Orton Park Festival in 2016 with their one-of-a-kind Arab American world beat music. Due to a chance encounter with Amarass Records founder (and […]