Non-ironic hip-hop polka trailblazers The November Criminals are poised to thrill audience members during their 3:oo PM set at the 21st Annual WORT Block Party on Sunday, May 20th. Synthesizing anti-fascist lyrics, medieval folk-punk act Blackbird Raum’s aggression, and conscious rap, The November Criminals’ pastiche offers a distinct musical style. Formed in 2011 when core members and emcees […]
The Old Tin Can String Band will be the first to hit the stage at 11 am to kick off the WORT Block Party on Sunday May 20. The band started in 2006 when ace fiddler Shauncey Ali tapped WORT’s own Chris Powers to sing and play a multitude of instruments (mandolin, bouzouki, guitar, etc.) for […]
Local multi-instrumentalist Louka Patenaude stopped by “Who Cooks For You?” on Friday, March 23. Louka played some songs and chatted with The Real Jaguar about songwriting, teaching music and playing out in Madison.
The expression “Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt” is taken from Kurt Vonnegut‘s novel Slaughterhouse Five. Richard Melville Hall (aka Moby) uses it here to juxtapose his contrasting feelings on the current state of the world. Moby’s new album with that title hits #1 on our electronic dance music top 10. See what else is […]
Emerald Grove plays their new song Maria for Live and Local At The Stacks!
WORT 89.9 FM presents Madison-based singer and songwriter Dana Perry performing live “At the Stacks.” Recorded for Live and Local January 22, 2016.