James Madison Memorial High School’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensembles will be hosting the Navy Band at their concert on October 24 at James Madison Memorial High School. The students from both bands will be performing a selection of pieces and will culminate in both bands performing with the Navy Band. The concert will take […]
Richard March grew up a “red diaper baby” in a family committed to union organizing and civil rights. He went on to earn his Ph.D. in Folklore from Indiana University and had a thirty-year career in public folklore as a musician, radio producer, and Wisconsin’s state folklorist. His recent book, A Great Vision: A Militant Family’s Journey Through the 20th […]
Hiwot Adilow is an emerging writer who works at a crossroads of music, poetry, and performance. She has been a part of Madison-based music acts such as The Bellhops and ME eN YOU, but recently she has been writing and developing a new set of music as a solo artist. Adilow and her band were a hit at […]
This week’s podcast is a short one but will point you to a few compelling new releases from Madison-based artists. We’ve focused here on EPs, one-off single-ish releases, and albums that flew under our radar for one reason or another, but they range from trap music to sublimely stripped-down folk. They are: King Retro’s Retrospective EP. King […]
Tracy Jane Comer is a Madison-based award-winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who will perform a mix of originals and covers from a variety of styles and era. Free show, Open to the public. Grand opening of Chocolaterian’s Middleton location.
Madison singer/songwriter/guitarist Olyvia Jaxyn’s recently released debut EP, Lyv, tries to convey a pretty big story in just four songs. The EP’s liner notes on Bandcamp sum it up this way: “The narrative takes us from naive crushes to public anxieties, to private pleasures to finally being crushed, naively of course, in public. Lyv is a […]