Wild Up’s Tiny Desk Concert

In April 2023, we were thrilled to play our GRAMMY®-nominated track, Julius Eastman’s Stay On It, on Tiny Desk! Thanks to the entire NPR team, that was a blast! For those keeping track, we squeezed in 14 people and 17 instruments (4 playing winds, strings, piano, bass, and even a vibraphone)… Read More

Support Your Hometown Band!

If you've wanted to join the Wild Up community, the time is now!  Earlier this year, Wild Up received an extraordinary gift that helped us launch our new series, Endless Season. This gift includes a $20,000 matching donation. Your contribution, now until June 30, will be matched! Read More

Andrew McIntosh: Wilderness, Fear, and Creativity

To begin, I have one acknowledgment to make: despite the fact that this essay is supposedly about my experiences with “wilderness”, I will not actually be using that word in this writing. Most places we call wilderness in the United States were created artificially by forcibly removing people… Read More