The first of the 2016 Madison Central Park Sessions will take place in Central Park on Thursday, July 28th. Dubbed “The Honky Tonk Session”, the event will include local group The New Beth Kille Band at 5 pm, New Orleans-based singer Nikki Hill at 6:30 pm, and Texas-based pianist and singer Marcia Ball at 8:30 […]
Wonderful world music artists will be performing at La Fete de Marquette this weekend, including Ginkoa (from Paris), Papa Diouf (from Senegal), the Krar Collective (from Ethiopia), and Les Poules a Colin (from Quebec). You can see the full schedule here.
Who runs the world? Girls! On Thursday, April 14, substitute Diaspora host Elizabeth, Queen of Exiles will bring you three hours of music by female artists from around the world. Elizabeth is filling in for Terry O’ on April 7th, 14th, and 21st.
From Noon to 1 pm, A Public Affair host Allen Ruff will be interviewing Doug Bradley & Craig Werner about their new book “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place” which details how music passed among and affected soldiers in the fields of Vietnam. To warm up for A Public Affair, Diaspora host Terry O’ […]
Chirps Smith, fiddler extraordinaire, and Dot Kent, known as the best caller in southern Wisconsin, join Diaspora’s Terry O’ live in studio to talk about The Monona Public Library’s 50th Anniversary fundraiser to be held Saturday, September 20, 2014. See the WORT calendar for more information about the fundraiser.
Listen to WORT FM for your chance to win tickets to DakhaBrakha!! Terry O’Laughlin of Diaspora will be giving some away this Thursday morning, Aug. 28 between 9 am -noon.