WORT 89.9 FM in conjunction with Commonwealth Development and WilMar Neighborhood Center presents the Willy Street Fair Underground Stage Sunday, September 15th from 11am to 7pm on the 800 Block of Williamson Street. We have a great lineup of rock, punk, and hip hop to delight the crowd. Our headliner this year is the hardcore […]
Can’t wait for Willy Street Fair weekend? Musicians for WORT presents the Willy Street Warmup Rock Show on Thursday, September 12th at 7pm. The BOS Meadery will host this Musicians for WORT Benefit, located at 849 E. Washington Avenue. Purr and meowwww along with Cats on Leashes and slither the dance floor to Lonesome Cobras. […]
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!