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.
2014 Sugar Maple Fest headliners The Drunken Catfish Ramblers of New Orleans will make a live appearance on Global Revolutions this Monday morning at 11:00 am.
Join us today as we welcome the Solidarity Singalong, to bring some rebellious holiday cheer. If you want to sing at home you can download the songbook and sing at home or your workplace. at: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/1940227/SSA%202013%20Holiday%20Songbook.pdf If you’re looking for for a stocking stuffer for the rabble-rouser in your life Unintimidated: Wisconsin Sings Truth to […]
A look at the music of the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco. A multi-part series showcasing the music of this region with the styles of: maracatu, forro, cocu and more. Check out our first installment on Maracatu, a Brazilian musical genre that has its origins as a cultural resistance to slavery. Maracatu! (click on the […]
Robert Schoville, founder of the Handphibians, will be our guest on Global Revolutions over the next three Mondays to present some of the music and history of carnaval from Brazil, the United States (New Orleans Mardi Gras), and the Madison community. Joining him in the studio will be special guests and musicians who will be […]