Greetings from the WORT Music Department! Current events and radio go hand in hand, and with music involved it can be more emotional than ever. Last week WORT DJs did many tributes to the one and only Lemmy Kilmister with lots of spins from his work with Hawkwind [’71-75], The Damned [late 70’s] and The […]
A tip of the hat to the late Prince Rogers Nelson from our #1 artist this week, Tiga. Listen for specials honoring the Purple One’s musical legacy on various WORT programs throughout the coming week. WORT, Madison Charts for the week beginning April 18, 2016 top 30 1 TIGA No Fantasy Required Counter 2 IGGY POP […]
The Charles Walker Band (aka CWB) will bring its “neo-funk” swagger to the WORT Block Party this Sunday. CWB is set to take the stage on MLK Boulevard at 4:15 p.m. This well-traveled Milwaukee-based band blends gospel, soul, R & B, blues, funk and pop into a tasty gumbo of sound. Winners of the 2013 […]
Super Bowl LII was Sunday night, with Justin Timberlake taking the stage during the halftime show in Minneapolis. In this Hopefl Hot Take, our host Sarah Hopefl shares her thoughts about the performance.
Friday Buzz host Jonathan Zarov speaks with Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi, an artist, writer, independent curator, and a Bess Lomax Hawes NEA National Heritage Fellow. She’s curated exhibitions for many museums, including the American Craft Museum in New York City, the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis Tennessee and the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural […]