Join us for a Musicians For WORT benefit at the Harmony Bar on Saturday July 14 featuring The Civil Engineers and Swamp Thing! Swamp Thing was a mid-80s Madison band known for playing danceable songs about animals, food, banana republics, and beautiful communists. Fronted by WORT’s own Jonathan Zarov (host of the Friday 8 O’Clock […]
Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow, the founders of veteran indie rock band The Posies, stopped by the WORT studios on Sunday, June 23 to play an acoustic set ahead of their show that night at the High Noon Saloon. The band is celebrating their 30th anniversary with a worldwide tour featuring many of their ’90s “alternative” […]
Summer’s here, along with visions of trips, vacations and outdoor fun! Can’t go sun yourself on a sandy shore? Try the next best thing: listen to wonderful music curated by our knowledgeable, passionate DJs. Here’s what’s getting the most love from WORT hosts during the past week. Just close your eyes, kick back and listen, […]
We’re catching up with some charts from the past few weeks, as time has just sped by this month! You’ll hear a lot of great new music on WORT from bands coming to town this summer, and some have CDs available as thank-you gifts for your pledge of support – please call or pledge online […]
Minneapolis band Battlerat was in town last Friday to play a Benefit for Ralph Shively and stopped down to play on ‘Who Cooks For You?’. Enjoy an encore performance of their set!
Madison’s Solid Freex (pictured), comprised of Trin-Tran (Steve Coombs) and sons, are poised to take over the national spotlight with their first tape release on April 13 at Mickey’s. Advance tracks have gotten play on WORT, because we love to support local music! Here’s the rest of what’s been spinning on the station this week. […]