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Independent venues all across the nation, like Shank Hall, were the first to close and they will be the last to open. Organizations like National Independent Venue Association and Independent Promoter Alliance are trying to get everyone to contact their federal, state and local authorities to help give businesses like Shank Hall support so we can come back. In the meantime, we could use a little bit of a helping hand from you, in the form of gift certificates to future shows or even a direct donation. We thank you for whatever support you can give.


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

Aug 8 Diver Down - new date Feb 6, 2021
Aug 15 Chuck Prophet - new date TBA
Aug 21 Indigenous - new date Nov 13
Aug 22 Jackie Venson - new date Oct 18
Aug 26 Carsie Blanton - new date June 16, 2021
Aug 27 Joe Louis Walker - new date April 29, 2021
Aug 28 Katie Toupin - new date Aug 27, 2021
Sep 11 Moonshine Bandits - new date TBA
Sep 13 Steve Forbert - new date June 11, 2021
Sep 18 The Steepwater Band - new date TBA
Sep 19 Cloud Zero - new date Feb 20, 2021
Sep 20 Brand X - new date TBA
Sep 28 Frank Marino - new date TBA
Sep 30 Tinsley Ellis - new date March 10, 2021
Oct 3 PHUN - new date Feb 13, 2021
Oct 8 The Claudettes - new date TBA
Oct 9 Ward Davis - new date March 5, 2021
Oct 9 Altered Five - new date Feb 26, 2021
Oct 10 Super-Unknown - new date May 8, 2021
Oct 20 Jazz Is Phsh - new date April 9, 2021
Oct 30 Jagged Little Pill - new date March 13, 2021

Aug 13 The Minks is canceled
Aug 21 The Get Happy!! is canceled
Aug 29 Almighty Vinyl is canceled
Sep 29 Yak Attack is canceled
Oct 4 Flying Buffaloes is canceled

Previously purchased tickets will be honored for new event dates.

Upcoming Shows

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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FridayOctober 16, 20208:00pm   $15.00
SACRED is a progressively modern rock band from Milwaukee, WI consisting of artists who met by divine fortune, fueled by emotion & stories to share. The self-titled E.P. was recorded by Kevin Arndt at the Exchange Recording Complex in Milwaukee and mastered by the legendary Ted Jensen at Sterling Sound in New York.
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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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Recently Added Shows

Savoy Brown featuring Kim Simmonds
ThursdayOctober 22, 20208:00pm   $25.00
Blues is not for the faint-hearted. Since the genre first drew breath, its greatest practitioners have embraced the darkness, spinning tales of hardship and death, hellhounds and devilry. If the sleeve of Witchy Feelin' suggests that Kim Simmonds, too, has a tendency towards the macabre, then Savoy Brown's iconic leader is....read more
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Think Floyd USA
SaturdayOctober 24, 20208:00pm   $20.00
Covering material from "Piper at the Gates of Dawn" through "Division Bell", THINK FLOYD USA, takes the listener on a musical and visual flight through the Pink Floyd galaxy. Recognized as THE AMERICAN PINK FLOYD SHOW, THINK FLOYD USA comes ready to impress. Performing all of Pink Floyd's classic hits from legendary albums....read more
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KICK - The INXS Experience
SundayNovember 8, 20207:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
KICK - The INXS Experience is the USA's most captivating salute and tribute to the internationally acclaimed rock band, INXS. Formed in 2014, two years after INXS stopped touring, KICK - The INXS Experience has beautifully managed to capture the spirit of INXS in both its sound and live performance, bringing the highest....read more
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Off Broadway USA
SaturdayNovember 14, 20208:00pm   $25.00
Off Broadway is an American rock band founded by Paul Darrow, Cliff Johnson, Paul McDermott, John Pazdan and Dan Santercola in 1977 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. After several line-up changes including the addition of songwriter/guitarist John Ivan and Robert Harding, the band's debut album On was released by....read more
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Material Reissue
FridayNovember 20, 20208:00pm   $15.00
Chicago power pop trio Material Issue married the tight and melodic commercial appeal of acts like Cheap Trick and the Knack with the jangly guitars and cockiness of early-'90s Britpop. Formed in the late '80s as a songwriting vehicle for guitarist/lead singer Jim Ellison, the band included bassist Ted Ansani and drummer....read more
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Anthony Gomes
FridayDecember 4, 20208:00pm   $20.00
Anthony Gomes, #1 Billboard Blues Artist, is a triple threat force as a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. Blues Revue Magazine recently declared that, "Gomes' formidable guitar chops and authentic singing place him in the forefront of modern blues." This, along with his high-energy shows and dynamic stage presence, make....read more
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Mary Fahl, former lead singer of October Project
ThursdayDecember 10, 20208:00pm   $25.00
"Sounding like no other singer of her generation" (Allmusic.com), Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s chamber-pop group OCTOBER PROJECT, a band with a sound that was a perfect mixture of Fleetwood Mac, Jefferson Airplane and Adele.....read more
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Pat McCurdy
FridayDecember 18, 20208:00pm   $6.00
Pat McCurdy is a singer/song writer from Wisconsin. He tours the mid-western part of the USA, his shows usually consisting of just him and his guitar. While the majority of his audience is made up of a college-age crowd, McCurdy manages to appeal to a large number of people of all ages with his interactive shows.....read more
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Southbound (Allman Brothers Tribute)
SaturdayDecember 19, 20208:00pm
Join Southbound live at Shank Hall on December 14th for their annual Allman Brothers Band tribute. This show features special guest, James (Jamo) van de Bogert, Allman Brothers Band alum and drummer for the ABB for nearly a decade. His participation brings a new level of authenticity as Southbound performs "Beginnings",....read more
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PHUN (Phish Tribute) NEW DATE
SaturdayFebruary 13, 20218:00pm   $10 advance / $15 door
Members of PHUN have been playing together on and off for two decades, and it shows! "Part of our success is the energy and band chemistry we bring to the show," said Mike Scieszinski, guitarist. Bassist, Mark Norman, keyboardist, Joe Burbach, Drummer Peter Treuden, and Scieszinski all work tirelessly to learn new Phish....read more
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Pat McGee Trio NEW DATE
SundayFebruary 28, 20218:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
The Pat McGee Band is what is commonly referred to as a band of journeyman musicians. In the 25 years since their initial formation, they've acquired a fanatical popular following, one that was so determined that it produced sales of over 100,000 copies of their first three albums and eventually caused Warner Bros. Records....read more
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STICK MEN featuring members of King Crimson TONY LEVIN & PAT MASTELOTTO, and touch guitar innovator MARKUS REUTER
ThursdayApril 22, 20218:00pm   $25.00
Stick Men is a progressive rock band created by musicians with extensive experience playing together. Pat Mastelotto and Tony Levin are the rhythm section of the legendary band King Crimson. Mastelotto is in demand all over....read more
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Carsie Blanton, Milton
WednesdayJune 16, 20218:00pm   $12 advance / $15 door
Buck Up, the new studio album from singer and songwriter Carsie Blanton, due out February 15 2019, opens with a siren. The warning -- or call to (dis)arms -- segues into the first notes of "Twister." Finger snaps alone accompany Blanton's smoky vocals, before piano, upright bass, cello, trumpet, and drums join the....read more
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Alternative Concert Group Presents

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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Steven Wright NEW DATE
FridayFebruary 26, 20218:00pm   $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 NEW DATE
SaturdayFebruary 27, 20218:00pm   $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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Gaelic Storm NEW DATE
TuesdayMarch 9, 20217:30pm   $42 / $32
At the Pablo Center for the Arts, Eau Claire, WI.

Tickets on sale at pablocenter.org.
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Gaelic Storm NEW DATE
MondayMarch 15, 20217:30pm   $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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George Winston NEW DATE
FridayApril 30, 20217:00pm   $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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