WORT’s 20th Annual Block Party is rapidly approaching! Be sure to mark your calendars for Sunday, May 21st and plan to head up to the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The party starts at 11 am and the fun continues until 7 pm. As always, there will be a wide variety of live music, children’s […]
This week, Wax Tailor tops both the RPM chart and our overall top 30. Local heroes Squarewave debut at #3 with their new release on Artisinal Records. We have debuts by Moby, Conor Oberst, Pretenders, Weyes Blood, Deap Vally, Sam Evian, Shovels & Rope and Bob Weir on the T30. John Moulder and Charlie Hunter […]
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, […]
I was fortunate enough to get to spend a little time today talking with Rhonda Ross as she prepares to be in Madison for the “Diana Ross: In The Name Of Love” tour, this Thursday, July 28th at The Overture Center. We discussed how easy it was for her to have the foundation of a […]
The Majestic Theatre’s 4th annual Live on King Street lineup is complete! The fifth and final evening on September 19 will end with The Head and the Heart. This free, all ages event finishes out the summer series of similar shows featuring Cracker (July 25), Ziggy Marley (August 8) and Deer Tick (August 22).
On Wednesday October 31, our host Peaches Lacey speaks with musician and recording artist, Sonny Mack. He grew up surrounded by music, first introduced to music through his parents, and began his career professionally playing with Bobby Rush. He grew up in Chicago, but has moved back and forth between the city and Memphis, where […]