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Joni Mitchell Skates On Lake Mendota—And Into Music History

This story brings together a mid-winter ice storm, the southeast shore of Lake Mendota in Madison, ice skating, and a ...

Violinist Makes Grand Return To Green Bay Stage

Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is marking its 25th Anniversary this season. It will celebrate the milestone with ...

Musician Peter Phippen Plays Flutes From Around The World

The flute is one of the oldest instruments in the world, after the human voice. Almost every culture has their ...

The Poster For The Otis Redding Show That Never Was

Posters for concerts are a common sight around central Madison, particularly along State Street, near the UW campus and on ...

Jay Anderson’s Life In Music And Food

It’s hard to imagine that any musician could be as prolific as Jay Anderson. The saxophonist performs nearly every night, ...

Songwriter Shane Leonard Blends Diverse Musical Styles As Kalispell

Kalispell is the solo project of Shane Leonard, a musician out of Eau Claire. Leonard’s has an eclectic musical background, ...

The Incomparable Hildegarde

She was a vaudeville performer, fashion icon, radio star, and an exotic musical performer. Norman Gillland brings us the story ...

Musician Raphael Baez One Of First Mexicans To Call Milwaukee Home

Raphael Baez was one of the first Mexicans to call Milwaukee home. Trained as a classical musician in Mexico, Baez ...

Musician Anna Vogelzang Pushes Herself To New Songwriting Heights

This story is produced in collaboration with Set List, WPR's home for new music. Discover more music from Set List ...

Richard Davis, Madison’s Jazz Legend

Wisconsin isn’t the jazz capital of the world, but we do have one thing New York City doesn’t have. He’s ...

Madison Guitar Maker Sells Instruments To Musicians Worldwide

Ten years ago, Todd Cambio quit his job as a carpenter to become a luthier, specializing in guitars from the ...

Dairy Farmer by Day, Musician by Night

By day, Jimmy Voegli runs a fifth generation dairy farm outside New Glarus with his brother. By night, he leads ...