30MMH On the Road: Mandolin Orange "Hey Adam" in Madison

May 29, 2015

Mandolin Orange is performing at the The Frequency in Madison Saturday night, so it is a perfect time to share this exclusive Wisconsin Public Television 30-Minute Music Hour on the Road performance from the duo’s last visit to Wisconsin. The North Carolina duo of Emily Frantz and Andrew Marlin invited us in to a pre-show…

Wisconsin’s Own Space Cowboy

July 11, 2013

Watch Austin City Limits: Steve Miller Band and Preservation Hall Jazz Band at midnight Friday, July 12, 2013 on Wisconsin Public Television. Whether you are one of the people who call him a Space Cowboy or you’re in the camp that calls him a Gangster of Love, there is one thing folks in Wisconsin can…

Watch the Late George Jones on ACL

April 26, 2013

Country music lost one of its finest voices this morning, with the news that George Jones passed away in a Nashville hospital. Jones was 81 years old and in the midst of a year-long farewell tour that was to culminate in an all-star blowout bash at Music City’s Bridgestone Arena in November. While he won’t…

Online Sewing Circle with Nancy

April 19, 2013

My friend David, the online manager at Wisconsin Public Television, recently called to ask if I’d be interested in hosting an online OVEE screening of Sewing With Nancy’s 30th Anniversary Special. It sounded like a fun event, so I gladly accepted. I then needed to grasp what is an online OVEE screening? I learned OVEE…

A fiddling good time with Randy Sabien

July 6, 2012

Watch the premiere of Randy Sabien and the Fiddlehead Band live from the Grand Theater in Wausau 9 p.m. Monday, July 9 on Wisconsin Public Television. Randy Sabien might have been born in Illinois, but the acclaimed jazz violinist and music educator has become a true Wisconsinite through the years. Making his home in the…

Live music – on-air and online

April 22, 2011

Watch Austin City Limits “My Morning Jacket” at 11 p.m. Sunday, April 24 on Wisconsin Public Television. Austin City Limits continues to be the premiere source for long-form television music performances from some of the finest artists in the world. You can always find this viewer favorite in stunning high-definition on Wisconsin Public Television, but…