On Sun. May 19 at 5:50 pm, Painted Caves will shake up MLK Blvd for our annual celebration! The Milwaukee-based Caves are no strangers to fans in the Madison area, having wowed Orton Park Festival in 2016 with their one-of-a-kind Arab American world beat music. Due to a chance encounter with Amarass Records founder (and […]
The final act from the WORT remote of the Orton Park Festival is Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express! Chuck and his band capped off a fantastic day of music with their own blend of roots rock and pop. Enjoy this exclusive encore performance from the evening of August 25, 2018.
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!
The Orton Park Festival celebrated its 53rd year, making it one of the oldest running music festivals in the country! Here’s an encore performance of the set by local Afro-Latin jazz band Acoplados performing at the festival on Saturday August 25.
Sherry DeLorenzo was known to WORT and many others in the community as a cheerful and tireless volunteer who loved music and helping out at summer festivals, including the WORT Block Party and Central Park Sessions. Family and friends are holding a celebration of Sherry’s life at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at the Elk’s […]
The 51st annual Orton Park Festival will celebrate Madison’s wonderfully weird diversity this Thursday through Sunday (August 25-28). The free event – chock full of food, music and other fun in the sun – is held at the shady eastside park, located on the 1100 block of Spaight Street in Madison. A benefit for the Marquette Neighborhood […]