Kitty Dunn Blogs

8 Things You Didn't Know about Bob Dylan

The man who has been called the Spokesman for a generation turns 78 this week. For more than five decades Dylan has been entertaining us, making us think, and often making us raise our eyebrows and say "What the heck?" Here are a few things you may have not known about this rock star poet.,... Read More

Toy Drive For AFCH

When I was a kid, I spent a lot of time in the hospital, and I remember the excitement I felt when the toy cart came around and I could choose a toy. Here's a way for you to put a smile on the face of a child at American Family Children's Hospital. Cormac is a young boy who is in treatment for... Read More

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 5/19/19

This week's show featured some brand new music and a preview of next weekend's Brat Fest at Willow Island. "The Wine Talkin'" by the Cash Box Kings. From their brand new album Hail To the Kings just released on Friday. This song features blues singer Shemekia Copeland! "On The Road" by the Siegel-... Read More

Rolling Stones Tour Ready To Go

Start me up! First we saw some great video of Mick Jagger dancing, now we find out that the 2019 No Filter Tour is back on track! It all starts off June 21 in Chicago, which is the same date that was originally set for Soldier Field. Check out the Rolling Stones website for more info. Read More

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 5/12/19

A fun mix of new and old this week on The Local Hour! "Gone Daddy Gone" by the Violent Femmes. The Milwaukee band has a sold out show at the Sylvee next Saturday night. "Shake The Blues Away" by Old Soul Society. See Derek Ramnarace from OSS at Buck & Honey's in Sun Prairie on Wednesday. "Long... Read More

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 5/5/19

More great local tunes to wrap up the weekend. Hope you heard some of your favorite artists, or found a new one! "Little Eagle" by Cris Plata. From the album Migration Road. "Slips Away" by the Sharrows . They will be at Bos Meadery Friday to kick off the Second Folk Fridays Series. "Better Days"... Read More

Watch: Adam Sandler's Chris Farley tribute

Adam Sandler returned to Saturday Night Live over the weekend, bringing the old zany comedy magic back for one more night. But it was his tribute at the end of the show to his buddy, Madison native Chris Farley, that's getting all the attention. Sandler's song sang about their friendship, and... Read More

Kitty's Local Hour Playlist 4/28/19

A fun mix of tunes this week, starting off with a couple for Madison Craft Beer Week, which is currently under way. "Honky Tonk Heaven" by Pupy Costello and His Big City Honky Tonk. From the album Beer Drinking Songs. "The Pint of No Return" by the Junkers. A band known for their traditional... Read More

Kitty's Beer Week Picks

Madison Craft Beer Week is almost here! So many events to choose from--from special tappings, guest tap takeovers, beer dinners and more. Here are a few I thought sounded intriguing. Friday April 26 Join Triple M at Octopi Brewing in Waunakee for a release party celebrating Llama Love IPA. 100% of... Read More

Giving Back At The UW Arboretum

What did you do on Earth Day? Radio folks weren't afraid to get their hands dirty with a project at the University of Wisconsin Arboretum. And our colleagues at our sister stations across the country were doing the same! Around 3,000 took part in recycling projects, park cleanups and more. A bunch... Read More