On Tuesday, October 15th, Madison saxophonist Jon Hoel stopped by the WORT studios to talk with “Back Porch Serenade’s” Peter Haney about his trio’s Oct. 18 performance at Audio for the Arts . One of Madison’s hardest working jazz groups, the Jon Hoel Trio features Ben Ferris on bass and Kelby Kryshak on drums and […]
Following their blistering AtwoodFest set this past July, Minneapolis-based funk sorcerer Jaedyn James and her eight-piece backing band The Hunger are set to invigorate those attending the 43rd annual WORT Birthday Bash at High Noon Saloon this upcoming Sunday, December 9th. While the expansive outfit has only released a handful of raw, soul-drenched tracks online, their regional touring, entry […]
Wurk will play two hour-long sets that are primarily funk/jazz oriented. If you’re fans of their tunes, Prism, Jupiter, Broken Disco, Bright and Crunch you can expect those to be on the docket. Wurk is a funk-fusion group from Madison, WI, described by Isthmus Magazine as “summer-jam-perfect”. Wurk’s style encompasses several genres, with clear influences […]
Madison-based Bird’s Eye is set to perform their funky, hip-hop stylings at 2:20 pm on the 2018 WORT Underground Stage at the Willy Street Fair this coming Sunday, September 16th. The seven-piece live instrumental band debuted in 2013, and has been filling venues and touring ever since. Revel in the groove-based foundation of Evan’s bass, […]
The Clyde Stubblefield All Stars funked up the Orton Park Festival on the early evening of Saturday August 25. In case you missed it (or want to hear it again) here is an encore performance!
Renowned jazz, world, classical and funk guitar virtuoso Fareed Haque will bring his “Funk Bros”, the acoustic line up of Haque’s MathGames ensemble, to North Street Cabaret. Haque has made a name for himself playing with Joe Zawinal, Paquito D’Rivera, Sting and Billy Cobham, as a leader, and a co-leader for 10 years with Garaj […]