Kitty Dunn Blogs

Bruce Springsteen

New Music From Bruce Springsteen

A new album is coming next month from Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band. We all know music has the power to heal. Maybe this is the little thing that helps us make it through 2020. The new album is called "Letter To You," and the title cut to the album has been released. You can hear it on... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 9/6/2020

Check out the Labor Day weekend playlist! "Good Work" by The Bodeans. Recorded live in Studio M when Kurt and Sammy were getting along. "Jesus On The Grille" by Willy Porter. From Live From Studio M Volume 1. Recorded in the early 90s. "When I Go Back To The World" by Peter Leidy. From the 2020... Read More
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Overture, Other Venues Light It Red

Madison's Overture Center will light up in red tonight in support of #WeMakeEvents #RedAlertRESTART and #ExtendPUA, which represent a major call to action, imploring the US Congress to pass the RESTART Act (S.3814) as quickly as possible, offering economic relief to the Live Events Industry, which... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 8/30/2020

Did you catch The Local Hour last night? Here's the playlist: "Best Is Yet To Come" by The Mascot Theory. From the new EP Live At the Mineral Point Opera HOuse "Lazy" by Gaines and Wagoner . Go see Chris and Mary live on the Gaver Feed Mill Patio this Saturday at 12:45. "Never Ending Smile" by... Read More
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Summerfest Switch-Up

Summerfest 2020 didn't happen--and starting next year, they're making a switch to a different format. Instead of running for a week and a half (except for Monday) in a row, the music event will happen on three succesive 3-day weekends. According to a news release, next year, Summerfest will take... Read More
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Stevie Ray Vaughan--30 Years Gone

By all accounts, it was an epic concert. Stevie Ray Vaughan was joined on stage by blues rock luminaries including Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, and his brother Jimmie. Unfortunately, it was followed by tragedy. Here's a look back at Stevie Ray Vaughan's life, including appearances in Madison. Sept. 3,... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 8/16/2020

Great tunes on this week's show. Here's the playlist! "Just Cuz" by Westside Andy. From Blues Must Happen. See the harmonica master along with Glen Davis Tuesday night on the patio at Otto's on Madison's west side. "Ramblin'" by Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo. From Live Loud Harmony. "The Rainy Days... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 8/9/2020

Here's Sunday night's list of tunes. Hope you enjoyed them! "Hope" by the Lower 5th. From the album Hope. "Smilin' On" by Karen Wheelock and Gabe Burdulis "Messin' With the Kid" by Madtown Mannish Boys "Falling Apart" by Mars Hall. A brand new song! "Last Of The Lucky Ones" by Sunspot. From... Read More
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Kitty's Local Hour Playlist for 8/2/2020

An hour chock full of musical goodness this week! "Kid Charlemagne" by Steely Dane. Recorded live. "Ride" by the People Brothers Band . From Middle of the In-Between. "Walk It Back Jack (Miles Away) from Madison Red & the Band That Time Forgot. From 21st Century Blues and Ballads. "Solid Ground... Read More
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Mask Up, Wisconsin

Wisconisn Gov. Tony Evers has declared a Public Health Emergency and issued an Emergency Order requiring individuals to wear face coverings when indoors and not in a private residence, with some exceptions as clarified and defined in the order. The order is effective at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday,... Read More