Boombox the Lockdown was a virtual “simultaneous listening” event hosted by WORT that took place on Sunday, May 3 noon-5 pm. This was the 3rd Community Boombox event hosted by WORT, following Boombox the Wasteland in June 2011 and BBTW 2 in September 2013 which were co-produced and organized by musician, producer and community activist Wendy […]
Come celebrate the 22nd Annual WORT Block Party and 16th Annual No Crap on Tap on Sunday May 19th from 11 am to 7 pm on the 200 Block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Enjoy a beer garden and live music. There will also be children’s activities, food from around the world, art and […]
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 […]
The first Pursuit of Happiness Session took place on Sun. June 3 in Madison’s McPike Park. WORT hosted a live broadcast of wonderful zydeco & African music by Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble and Mokoomba. Whether you were at the event at all, heard it on the radio, or missed it completely, now you can listen to […]
Wandering WORT world music host Gloria Hays shared her experiences at this year’s WOMEX festival on Jan. 13-14 during our Panafrica and On The Horizon shows. Listen to them on-demand here, and read on to learn more about her musical travels! Roma meets Scandanavia at a booth in the Expo Center (with WORT volunteers Dan Talmo […]
Paul Novak interviews Dan Gutman, author of children’s books, including The Kid Who Ran for President which got a big boost recently when it was featured on the HBO series Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. Paul talks about Dan’s Wisconsin connections , their shared interests in baseball and many other subjects.