In the summer of 2020, a group of musicians met in an open-air pavilion in a small town along the banks of the Mississippi. The musicians represented a variety of musical influences and training in “jazz, blues, country, classical,and bluegrass” that would all come together over a period of five months. They brought in a […]
WORT-FM is proud to be a media sponsor for the ACLU fundraiser at the High Noon on Wed. June 28 from 6:30-9:30 pm. This event is also a release party for Songs of Resistance, the fourth CD by local folk rock band The Whiskey Farm. All proceeds from the door will go to the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin. […]
WORT welcomes Robert Earl Keen back to Madison on June 13 with an exclusive interview on Mud Acres, hosted by Tim Britton. Keen is an American singer-songwriter from Houston, Texas. He was born on January 11, 1956 and has built a phenomenal career in country music that expands to over 3 decades. He’s recorded 18 full-length albums since his first […]
Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon reports on an effort to preserve the music of country artist and Wisconsin native Owen Mays, who died in July 2015 at the age of 32. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.