Friday Livestream Update: As the Safe-At-Home quarantine continues, musicians & fans are itchin’ for some live music. Online concerts are the cure! Here’s a listing of a few live music streams we know about. Please send yours to Sybil Augustine, Music Director and we’ll be happy to get the word out for you! Friday April […]
Folklore Village announces their inaugural Virtual Open Mic this Tuesday! Read more below. WORT is committed to keeping you informed about our local music scene and we’ll continue to bring you these updates. To add listings contact Music Director Sybil Augustine. Stay tuned for more! Featured image photo by The Nigmatic on Unsplash First Tuesday […]
Great news this week for musicians, performers, and others who work as independent contractors: The CARES Act, a Federal Coronavirus relief law, provides some relief from gig cancellations and other impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. The Act will provide one-time payments of $1,200 per adult that most, if not all, local jazz musicians will receive, […]
The Annual Harmony Vintage Vinyl Sale is Sunday, March 8th from 11am to 3pm at the Harmony Bar and Grill, 2201 Atwood Ave. Collectors and dealers in vinyl will converge to offer a huge selection of Jazz, Rock, R&B, Bluegrass, Country, and more! A portion of the proceeds will benefit WORT Community Radio.
Saxophonist Anders Svanoe, along with bassist John Christiansen and drummer Rodrigo Villanueva, performed live on our Thursday afternoon show Strictly Jazz Sounds. Host Stephen Braunginn chatted with Anders before and during the set, discussing Anders’ multipart series “The State Of The Baritone” as well as touching on Anders’ recent review in Downbeat Magazine and Duke […]
Come Celebrate With Us! WORT Community Radio is excited for our 44th Birthday Bash at Crucible THIS Sunday, December 1st from 5 to 10pm–Our Actual Birthday! This party promises to be a real circus — We have Professor Pinkerton of Dead Man’s Carnival bringing his Irrelevant Orchestra from Milwaukee to headline the festivities with a […]