A benefit concert for “Open Doors for Refugees,” a nonprofit volunteer organization advocating for, welcoming & helping settle refugees in the greater Madison area. Peter Mulvey, acclaimed Milwaukee folk singer/songwriter, will headline the event along with Sistastrings, a female duo also from Milwaukee. Madison’s own Clare Norelle will open. Food & beverages will be available […]
The young twenty-first century has certainly gotten off to a rocky start, with a wide assortment of odious, intolerant and boorish villains committing a variety of heinous and heretofore uncontemplated assaults on civic order and decency. Enter musicians Tom Kastle and Ramana Shemayev who offer, if not an antidote to, at least a cheeky respite […]
Pete Seeger’s birthday was May 3 and Joel would like to replay a bunch of his tunes in his honor…and lest we forget. Contact Joel G: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Madison Folk Ball started twenty nine years ago as a rescheduled Christmas Party, and has now grown to become one of the premiere folk dance and music events in the Midwest. Always volunteer-run, always free and chock full of dance lessons, music, movies and, of course, the legendary folk ball Dance Party on Saturday […]
“Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement.” A collection of eleven pivotal songs that inspired and sustained the movement, interpreted by singer Chris Vallillo. Chris joins Brian Standing on The 8 O’Clock Buzz, by phone.
Ziggy Marley [pictured] remains on top of the World charts this week; also see what’s getting played on our rock, jazz, electronic and metal shows. WORT, Madison Charts for the week beginning May 16, 2016 top 30 1 JAYHAWKS Paging Mr. Proust Thirty Tigers 2 WIRE Nocturnal Koreans Pink Flag 3 BLACK MOUNTAIN IV Jagjaguwar […]