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 […]
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 […]
The expression “Everything Was Beautiful, And Nothing Hurt” is taken from Kurt Vonnegut‘s novel Slaughterhouse Five. Richard Melville Hall (aka Moby) uses it here to juxtapose his contrasting feelings on the current state of the world. Moby’s new album with that title hits #1 on our electronic dance music top 10. See what else is […]
Soul Sessions: Joe Jamm, Papa B and others spin soul, R & B and funk from the 60s and 70s on Saturday mornings, 8:00-10:00 am.
Anyone feeling compelled to honor our dear friend, Sonny Knight, is welcome to attend the celebration of his life scheduled for Tuesday. Details below: Sonny Knight Celebration of Life Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Visitation: 1pm Service: 2pm Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church 511 Groveland Ave Minneapolis, MN 55403 Over these past few years of getting […]
I had the great opportunity to welcome Kandace Springs to Madison before her upcoming show on Wednesday, August 17th at the Majestic Theater. Kandace and I took time to discuss when she knew she was about to “make it” in the business. Being provided great opportunities from her father, a legendary sessions singer from Nashville, […]