Kitty Dunn Blogs

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 11/10/19

Nothing like hot local music to warm up a winter's night that happens six weeks before winter starts! "Winter Time" by the Steve Miller Band . Steve went to the University of Wisconsin in the early 1960s, and finally got a degree, an honorary one, this year. "Let Love In" by the Lower 5th. See them... Read More

Jack White Makes Video At House On The Rock

It should not be a surprise that Jack White was attracted to the weirdness that is House On The Rock. He and his band the Raconteurs have released a video that was filmed at the Spring Green attraction. It was most likely made back in July when the Raconteurs had a show in Milwaukee. The song "... Read More

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 11/3/19

Plenty of new music in this week's show! "Coyotes" by Wheelhouse. From a brand new CD! Their album release party is Friday at the Winnebago. Actually there are two shows..and there may still be some tickets available for the 2nd show. "Fixing A Hole" by Corey Mathew Hart. A cover of the Beatles... Read More

Kitty's Spooky Local Hour Playlist for 10/27/19

"Dracula's Variation" from "Dracula A Rock Ballet." Composed by Mike Massey, with musicians including Dave Adler, Biff Blumfumgagne and Jay Moran. "Stupid LIttle Spiders" by Distant Cuzins. From Neeed A Light? "Ghosts of Mifflin" by Sexy Ester. Froma self-titled album. "The Monster" by the Mascot... Read More

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 10/20/19

Why not wrap up the weekend with some great local music? "Marshmallow Through a Keyhole" by The And. Popular in the early '80s in Madison, the band got some radio airplay with this song. See members of The And at J oey's Song , a benefit at the Barrymore Dec. 6th. Look for Rick Tvedt of the Madison... Read More

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 10/13/19

So much amazing talent in Madison and the rest of the Badger State! Hope you enjoyed this week's show. "Big Strong House" by Marques Bovre and the Evil Twins. The Evil Twins reunite to keep Marques's music alive. Saturday night (10/19) at Funk's Pub in Fitchburg. "Dancing In the Dark" by Teddy... Read More

5 Things You Didn't Know about John Lennon

In honor of the 79th anniversary of his birth, here are some random John Lennon facts I've come across over the years. 1. In 1967, Lennon bought a small island, called Dorinish, off the coast of Ireland for around 2-grand. There was a hippie commune located there for a couple years, but it for the... Read More

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 10/6/19

Nothing like some HOT local music to warm you up on a chilly Sunday night! "She Gotta Have It" by the Jimmys . From their brand new album Gotta Have It. The album has a lot of cool special guests--and I promise to feature more songs from it very soon! "Route 66" by Clyde Stubblefield All Stars... Read More

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 9/29/19

More great tunes for the first weekend of fall! "Appointment to Keep" by Honor Among Thieves. They have a show Saturday night at North Street Cabaret. "Someday I Might Learn" by Sean Michael Dargan. He's part of the Madison's Magical Mystery Tour tribute to Abbey Road is Saturday night at the... Read More

Fun Facts About Abbey Road

These rock and roll milestones keep coming. The classic Beatles album Abbey Road was released in Britain September 26, 2019, and in the U.S. a couple of days later. Here are a few things you may not have known about the iconic album. 1. The album was almost named after a brand of cigarettes... Read More