We’re looking for the perfect jazz collector, historian and fan to host on Wednesdays from 2-5 pm. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 6. WORT’s afternoon jazz shows are legendary, and Wednesdays are no exception. The recent tragic loss of longtime host Gary Alderman has left a gap that can never truly be filled, […]
The Madison ensemble “Mr. Chair” will bring its eclectic blend of jazz, classical, and electronic music to the Majestic Theatre on Friday, September 5th with a concert celebrating the release of “Nebulebula.” The massive triple LP includes 118 minutes of music, primarily long-form original compositions by members of the group. Trombonist Mark Hetzler, keyboardist Jason […]
Hear a conversation about POLKA! with Don Hedeker of The Polkaholics. “Polka Can’t Die” is the name of an album by Chicago polka band The Polkaholics – a band who is keeping the polka tradition alive by injecting it with good old rock n roll! During ‘On the Horizon’ on Sunday, August 18th 2019, Helena […]
The 2019 Sessions at McPike Park are now history, but WORT was there to do a live broadcast of 2 spectacular sets by The Travelin’ McCourys. Here’s an encore performance of the show for your listening pleasure!
Multi-talented Ivory Coast artist Dobet Gnahore took time out of her busy schedule to talk to Jeff Spitzer-Resnick on Diaspora Thursday morning. Hear them chat about Madison, touring, parenthood and more in this exclusive interview! Dobet returns to Madison for three performances, starting with 2 sets at the final Sessions At McPike Park on Thursday […]
Veteran Saint Louis rockers The Bottle Rockets put on a riotous show at The McPike Park Sessions, headlining “Kiki’s Second Righteous Session” on Wednesday, August 8. Here’s the recorded archive of their live set in Madison, posted for your listening pleasure!