The Overture Center is ending its sponsorship of several popular East Side festivals this year, including Fete de Marquette. Festival organizers say the shows will go on, but are looking for additional support. The Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center runs Fete de Marquette, and is also involved in Orton Park Fest and Waterfront. Wil-Mar Center Executive Director […]
MADISON (WORT) — The Orton Park Fest on Madison’s near east side is the longest-running free music celebration in the city. This year, the festival celebrated its 50th anniversary but many are unaware of the park’s controversial namesake, former Madison Mayor Harlow Orton.
The Reverend Horton Heat is playing Madison on Saturday at Ale Asylum and D.J. El Serpentine will be chatting with him around 4 pm as well as giving away tickets to the show. Listen for you chance to call in and win at 608-256-2001.