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Due to the current global health crisis as well as travel and performance restrictions the following shows have been postponed or canceled:

March 16 Flying Buffaloes - new date Aug 5
March 18 Ward Davis - new date June 7
March 19 The Nielsen Trust - new Dec 12
March 20 Jeffrey Gaines - new date July 19
March 21 No Quarter - new date Nov 6
March 25 Joe Louis Walker - new date Aug 27
March 27 Koch Marshall Trio - new date Dec 5
March 28 Brand X - new date Sept 20
April 1 Tinsley Ellis - new date Sept 30
April 3 Diver Down, NightSnake - new date Aug 8
April 4 Jagged Little Pill, etc - new date Oct 30
April 8 Shawn Mullins - new date TBA
April 10 The Lovin' Kind, etc - new date Fall TBA
April 17 Altered 5 Blues Band - new date Oct 9
April 18 Benjamin Trick - new date Jan 16, 2021
April 19 The Mighty Pines - new date TBA
April 21 Yak Attack - new date TBA
April 23 Jazz is Phsh - new date July 29
April 24 Frank Marino - new date Sept 28
April 25 New Wave Fest - new date June 12
April 29 The Minks - new date Aug 13
April 30 24-7 Spyz - new date July 21
May 1 Pundamonium - new date Aug 9
May 4 Cold - new date Oct 31
May 7 Moonshine Bandits - new date Sept 11
May 8 Cowboy Mouth - new date July 24
May 9 Super-Unknown, etc - new date Oct 10
May 14 Stu Larsen - new date 2021 TBA
May 16 Monochrome Set - new date Sept 5

March 30 Talisk is canceled
April 2 The Claudettes is canceled
April 11 Jay Anderson is canceled
May 3 Pierre Bensusan is canceled
May 2 Wayne Baker Brooks is canceled
May 27 Jesus Jones is canceled
May 31 Andrew Rivers is canceled
June 13 Bettye LaVette is canceled

Previously purchased tickets will be honored for new event dates.

Upcoming Shows

Katie Toupin
FridayMay 15, 20208:00pm   $10 advance / $13 doorTicketWeb
Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Katie ventured to Austin, Texas to create an eclectic, yet cohesive record. "Magnetic Moves" (written, arranged, and produced by Katie Toupin) is a mixture of throwback odes and modern sonics brought to life by the thoughtful arrangements of multi-instrumentalist Scott Davis (Hayes....read more
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Stay Outside, The Hatchets
FridayMay 22, 20208:00pm   $10 advance / $12 doorTicketWeb
Indiana's Stay Outside make explosive, driving indie rock. Formed in 2016, childhood friends Aaron Becker (Guitar/Vocals) and Garrett Johnston (Guitar) forged an upbeat and hopeful indie rock sound influenced by alt-rock greats such as The Killers, Manchester Orchestra, or Kings of Leon. In 2016 Stay Outside released....read more
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Cloud Zero, Big Time
SaturdayMay 23, 20208:00pm   $12.00TicketWeb
Chicago-based ensemble that plays the music of Porcupine Tree. We dive deep into the band's amazing catalogue of songs and play many of the longer cuts. Fred Faller- drummer in Chicago original progressive band Zip Tang and jazz band Glazz Ensemble and in Kevin Gilbert tribute to Shaming of the True....Champions of....read more
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Recently Added Shows

Steve Hofstetter
FridayMay 29, 20208:00pm   $20.00
Author, columnist, and comedian Steve Hofstetter is often called the hardest working man in show-business. With all due respect to the late James Brown. Hofstetter's national TV debut came on ESPN's Quite Frankly, where Stephen A. Smith yelled at him for three minutes. Hofstetter has also appeared on CBS' "Late Late....read more
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Mutlu
SaturdayJune 6, 20208:00pm   $12 advance / $15 doorTicketWeb
With his silk-like vocals, Mutlu gently showers over melodies like rain. A Philadelphia native and first-generation American of Turkish decent, Mutlu combines his innate Philly-soul style with elements of folk, reggae and rock. This cohesive blend of music creates a rare and retro sound that is entirely timeless. Mutlu....read more
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Chris Duarte Group
SaturdayJune 20, 20208:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
To classify Chris Duarte simply as a Blues Man is an understatement. In his own words, "rockin' blues" or "punk blues" describes him best. "Ferocious blues" also fits. Legend has it that Chris will play so hard that his fingers bleed in a set. The legend is true. Photos attest. Chris Duarte is a road warrior....read more
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Billy Bragg
FridayJuly 17, 20208:00pm   $50.00TicketWeb
In each town Bragg will perform three unique shows on consecutive nights. The first night's performance will feature Bragg's current set, which ranges across his 35 year career. The second will see Bragg perform songs from his first three albums: his punk rock debut Life's a Riot with Spy Vs Spy (1983), its similarly raw....read more
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Billy Bragg
SaturdayJuly 18, 20208:00pm   $50.00TicketWeb
In each town Bragg will perform three unique shows on consecutive nights. The first night's performance will feature Bragg's current set, which ranges across his 35 year career. The second will see Bragg perform songs from his first three albums: his punk rock debut Life's a Riot with Spy Vs Spy (1983), its similarly raw....read more
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The Appalachians, Bad Year
SaturdayJuly 25, 20208:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Milwaukee's beloved rock act The Appalachians have ended officially ended their six-year hiatus returning to the Milwaukee music scene in 2020. While frontman Adam Sutkiewicz was in recovery after a major Cancer Surgery, he reached out to Ryan Claxton, Adam Plew, and former guitar Jake Wachal in hopes to reunite the group....read more
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Indigenous
FridayAugust 21, 20208:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Born and raised on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, Indigenous front man Mato Nanji (Ma-TOE NON-gee) dedicates his latest release Time Is Coming (on Blues Bureau International) to the indigenous youth and all young people on the indigenous reservations. Mato Nanji's father, the late Greg Zephier, Sr., was....read more
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Jackie Venson
SaturdayAugust 22, 20208:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Obsessed with music from an early age, singer/songwriter Jackie Venson immersed herself in its study, attending the Berklee College of Music to practice classical piano. However, it wasn't until she switched to the electric guitar, that her long-simmering passion for emotive live performance was realized. Abandoning the....read more
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Moonshine Bandits NEW DATE
FridaySeptember 11, 20208:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
Backwoods bravado, patriot's pride, country soul, keg-thumping beats -- these are the qualities that Moonshine Bandits have championed since they began their journey. Armed with a hybrid arsenal of country and hip hop fusion, the California duo of Dusty 'Tex' Dahlgren and Brett 'Bird' Brooks are back with the grittiest,....read more
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Church of Cash (Johnny Cash Tribute)
FridayOctober 2, 20208:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Whether you are an 'ol timer that grew up listening to Mr. Cash in your tractor or a young soldier driving your tank across the deserts of the Middle East with the Man in Black in your headphones, the Church of Cash will bring his music, with style and energy to fans everywhere. What the Church of Cash has that no one....read more
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Seaside Zoo - Grateful Dead Tribute
SaturdayOctober 17, 20208:00pm   $10.00TicketWeb
Seaside Zoo is a Madison, WI tribute to the Grateful Dead. We're comprised of longtime Madison musicians Jonas Pritzl, Tim and Sheryl Hall, and Rob Bloch (formerly of New Speedway Players) with the fresh new twist of Kyle O'Hara and Lucas Trilling (of The Bellybutton Club) and Zach Watson from Milwaukee. The communal....read more
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Cold, University Drive NEW DATE
SaturdayOctober 31, 20208:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
The Florida quartet's fifth album and first since 2005 weaves together twelve tales of heroism, heartbreak, and healing. On Superfiction, Cold combine vivid, vibrant storytelling with elegant rock. It's a combination that the band has perfected since they burst onto the scene in 1998 with their self-titled debut. Cold....read more
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Take It Easy (Eagles tribute)
FridayDecember 11, 20208:00pm   $15 advance / $20 door
Paying homage to one of the best country rock bands of all time, Take It Easy performs hit after chart topping hit from the vast catalog of music created by the Eagles. From their debut Witchy Woman to their climactic #1 Hotel California. Take It Easy has the bases covered. Touching on the solo careers of each individual....read more
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Alternative Concert Group Presents

Todd Snider POSTPONED
ThursdayApril 9, 20207:30pm   $30.00
At the Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI.

Tickets on sale at barrymorelive.com or by phone at 608-241-8633 (Mon-Fri noon-5pm).
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CANCELED
Asleep at The Wheel CANCELED
SaturdayMay 9, 20208:00pm   $48 / $41
If you already have tickets for this show, please return them to the place of purchase for a refund. Sorry for the inconvenience.
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Violent Femmes with special guest X
FridayMay 29, 20208:00pm   $55 / $45
At The Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale online, by calling 414-286-3663 or at the Riverside or Pabst box offices during normal operating hours.
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Gaelic Storm NEW DATE
WednesdayJuly 29, 20207:30pm   $40.00
At The Grand, Oshkosh, WI.

Tickets on sale at thegrandoshkosh.org, 920-424-2350 or at The Grand box office Monday-Friday 11:30am-5:00pm, Saturday 11:00am-2:00pm.
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Gaelic Storm NEW DATE
FridayAugust 28, 20207:30pm   $42 / $32
At the Pablo Center for the Arts, Eau Claire, WI.

Tickets on sale at pablocenter.org.
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Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
FridaySeptember 18, 20208:30pm
At the Miller High Life Theatre, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at Ticketmaster.com or the Miller High Life Theatre box office (10am - 5pm Monday - Friday).
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Steven Wright
FridayOctober 2, 20208:00pm   $48 / $38
At South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale online, at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center box office or by phone at 414-766-5049.
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Steven Wright
SaturdayOctober 3, 20208:00pm   $50 / $40
At the Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI.

Tickets on sale at barrymorelive.com, or by phone at 608-241-8633 (Mon-Fri noon-5pm).
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George Winston NEW DATE
TuesdayOctober 13, 20207:00pm   $40.00
At Meyer Theatre, Green Bay, WI

Tickets on sale at meyertheatre.org, the Resch Center box office, online at ticketstaronline.com or by calling 800-895-0071.
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Leo Kottke NEW DATE
FridayNovember 20, 20208:00pm   $46.00
At the Wilson Theatre at Vogel Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at the Marcus Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or 414-273- 7206.
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