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  • Live Music in Madison

    and surrounding areas

    Maximum Ink's Calendar Goddess, Deb Fields

    Maximum Ink's Calendar Goddess, Deb Fields

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    The Back Bar

    1901 Beloit Ave (Hwy G), Janesville WI 53546
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:28pm
    (9689) Page Views

    3/7 Discrepancies, Oblivion Zero, Hong Kong Sleepover, Alborn, Genotupe Cole Hollow, Ignescent
    3/13 Green Jelly, Lazy A$$ Destroyer, Uncle Snake, Bareknuckle Bullseye
    3/21 Kat & the Hurricane, Candice Griffin Band, Wise Jennings, Candice Griffin Line

    4/3 Sister Kill Cycle, Shvdow Light, Pigweed
    4/4 At The Wayside, Common Threads
    4/11 Party Marty
    4/17 PVSHOVR, L.I.F.E., Reaching Everest, Silent System, Bury The Enemy, It Bleeds
    4/18 SIIN (fka TEEZE), Ravens, Four Eyes
    4/24 Candice Griffin Band, Kat & the Hurricane, Elmer & the Ceramic Trees, Prone To Sorrow
    4/25 Elsie Binkx

    5/1 Wildstreet, Once Around
    5/9 Tom Sawyer (RUSH Tribute)
    5/12 Sleep Signals, Blue Felix, Let Fate Decide, I Manifest, Seilies
    5/16 Revolution-X

    6/6 Last Crack, Revolution-X, Go Play God
    6/20 On My Six

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    BarleyPop Live

    121 W. Main St., Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:31pm
    (776) Page Views

    Thursdays: Trivia Night (7:30pm)

    3/6 Fuzzysurf, The Shabelles, Supper Club
    3/8 International Women’s Day Celebration
    3/12 Lunar Moth, Matty Ann & the Vacant, Since When
    3/13 Shellac, Loki’s Folly (SOLD OUT)
    3/14 Punk Pi Day w/ Midsummer, Schmoolio, Common Threads, Cleveland Avenue, Stealing Seasons
    3/19 Shithole, Weeper, Full Shred Ahead, Shoobie
    3/20 The Bombpops, Tightwire, Billy Liar
    3/26 Huntsmen, Snow Burial, Corridoré

    5/9 Moxner, Sable Sheep, Binge Crosby

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    The Barrymore Theatre

    2090 Atwood Avenue, Madison WI 53704
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:37pm
    (22769) Page Views

    3/5 The Fly Fishing Film Tour 2020
    3/14 ZZ Ward, Patrick Droney
    3/17 The Robert Cray Band, Paul Cebar
    3/20 Gaelic Storm
    3/21 Stephanie Miller’s Sexy Liberal Tour w/ Hal Sparks, John Fugelsang
    3/27 Tusk (Fleetwood Mac Tribute)
    3/28 Steven Wright

    4/3 Steeldrivers
    4/5 Collectibles Flea Market
    4/9 Todd Snider, Jamie Lin Wilson
    4/10 Wild & Scenic Film Festival
    4/11 Hump! Film Festival
    4/16 Justin Willman
    4/18 Tommy Emmanuel, CGP, Joe Robinson
    4/25 Lady Laughs Comedy w/ Aida Rodriguez, Dina Nina Martinez, Allie Lindsay, Tiffany Haddish
    4/30 Together Live

    5/3 David Bromberg Quintet, Jordan Tice
    5/8 ZOSO (Led Zeppelin Tribute)
    5/16 Let It Be: 50th Anniversary Concert (Beatles Tribute)
    5/30 Drew Lynch

    9/26 Delbert McClinton

    11/7 Small Town Murder

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    Bos Meadery

    849 E. Washington Ave., Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:43pm
    (3750) Page Views

    Shows are @ 7pm Unless Otherwise Indicated
    Tuesdays: Adult Game Night: Board Games (5-10pm)
    Sundays: Open Mic (2-5pm)

    3/4 7000apart, Chloe Louise
    3/5 Seafoam in my Swimsuit, Call & Complain
    3/6 The Dead Johnnys, Butter Brick
    3/7 Vets on Frets (2:30pm)
    3/7 Funk Summit Bass Team, The Flavor That Kills
    3/8 Viking Church (6pm)
    3/11 Without a Comb, Old Oaks
    3/12 Kat and the Hurricane, Gender Confetti, 90sdreamboy
    3/13 Mead to Laugh Comedy
    3/14 Femmes Ferment: Festival of Femail Fermenters w/ HellMuff & Friends
    3/15 The Good Table: Late Winter Pop-Up w/ Linn Jennings (6pm)
    3/18 Molly Mitchell
    3/19 Gary David & the Enthusiasts
    3/20 Lonesome Cobras
    3/21 Acoustic Collective (2:30pm)
    3/21 Order of the Jackal, Mhos and Ohms, All Meridians
    3/22 6.4 Sunday, Punk Ass Unicorns (6:30pm)
    3/25 Juli Johnson
    3/26 Matt DeBlass & Friends
    3/27 90’s Throwback Night w/ Star 67
    3/28 Common Chord (2:30pm)
    3/29 Nates’ Hip Hop Show (6pm)

    4/9 Hank Kimball & the County Agents
    4/10 Bent Antenna, 60 Grit
    4/19 Tom Kastle
    4/22 Jake Sanders, Christo Ruppenthal: Jazz Guitar Duo

    5/9 Madison Makers Spring Market & Pub Crawl (12pm)
    5/15 Brian Koenig

    6/14 Viking Church w/ Morpheus Black, Not the Cops, Birth of Tragedy (6pm)

    7/11 Aaron Brenton Trio

    9/21 Ellie’s Birthday Bash (Ellie Erickson)

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    Bowl-A-Vard Lanes

    2121 E. Springs Drive, Madison WI 53704
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:51pm
    (15391) Page Views

    3/6 Pink Houses
    3/7 DS Jukin
    3/13 Violet Riot
    3/14 VO5
    3/20 Shotgun Jane
    3/21 Sucker Punch
    3/27 Reckless Remedy
    3/28 Video Star

    4/3 Cherry Pie
    4/4 5th Gear
    4/10 Kings of Radio
    4/11 Foo Foo Dolls
    4/17 Road Trip
    4/18 Pacific Coast Highway
    4/24 Retro Specz
    4/25 Sunset Strip

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    The Brink Lounge

    701 E. Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:53pm
    (14480) Page Views

    3/5 Old Oaks
    3/6 Gin Chocolate & Bottle Rockets, Kerosene Kites, The Mascot Theory
    3/7 The YardDogs
    3/12 Aaron Williams and the Hoo Doo
    3/13 Lackin’ Some Direction (Grateful Dead Tribute)
    3/14 Mal-O-Dua
    3/15 St. Patrick’s Day Festival & Dance
    3/16 MAMA Finalist Party & Fundraiser
    3/19 Top Shelf Trio w/ Blue Stone Trio
    3/20 Angela Puerta Band
    3/26 Madison Jazz Orchestra
    3/27 Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble
    3/28 Bill Roberts Combo
    4/2 Old Oaks Band
    4/4 Piano Man (Billy Joel Tribute)
    4/9 Aaron Williams and the Hoo Doo
    4/10 Los Bad Hombres
    4/11 The Conflict Band
    4/16 Top Shelf Trio w/ John Masino
    4/17 Hoot and Hollers
    4/18 Bill Roberts Combo
    4/23 Madison Jazz Orchestra
    4/24 Angela Puerta Band
    4/25 Small Blind Johnny
    4/30 Joe Iaquinto

    3/12-14 Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus
    3/22 Acoustic Charlies (CD Release)
    3/27 Annual Old Berryman Songs Night
    4/3 Mad Folk Society Concert
    4/25 Mad Folk Concert w/ Cindy Mangsen, Steve Gillette, Lou & Peter Berryman

    The Brink Lounge Online:

    BRIX 340

    340 N. Century Ave., Waunakee WI 53597
    Updated: 3/1/20 1:48am
    (293) Page Views

    3/6 Mackenzie Moore
    3/7 Jeffrey James
    3/12 Open Mic
    3/13 The Artesians
    3/14 Too Sick Charlie
    3/20 Markus J
    3/21 Top Shelf Duo
    3/27 Skylar Nahn
    3/28 Tom and Ash Duo

    4/3 Old Oak Trio
    4/4 Gaines and Wagoner Duo
    4/9 Open Mic
    4/10 Gin Chocolate & Bottle Rockets
    4/11 Happy Feet Jazz
    4/17 Baby Rocket
    4/18 Briana Patrice Trio
    4/24 Shawndell Marks
    4/25 Grace Gladem

    5/1 Sydney Hensen
    5/2 Top Shelf Duo
    5/8 Mackenzie Moore
    5/9 VOX Sring Quartet
    5/15 Jourdan Hines and the Dapper Whimsy
    5/16 Tom and Ash Duo
    5/20 Country Wide Duo & Friends
    5/30 Briana Patrice Trio

    6/5 Shekinah King
    6/6 Dead Sea Squirrels
    6/12 Finding North Band
    6/13 Karen Wheelock
    6/19 Perfect Strangers Duo
    6/20 Aaron Brenton Trio
    6/26 Myles Talbott Dyad
    6/27 Derek Buckley

    7/11 Mackenzie Moore

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    Bullquarian Brewhouse

    1128 17th Avenue, Monroe WI 53566
    Updated: 3/1/20 4:00pm
    (805) Page Views

    3/4 Open Irish Session w/ The Blarneys
    3/6 Jukebox Joe
    3/7 The Blarneys
    3/11 Huge Music Open Jam
    3/18 Open Irish Session w/ The Blarneys
    3/19 Open Mic (Sign Up In Advance)
    3/25 Huge Music Open Jam

    4/11 Liv Rather (5pm)
    4/11 Melissa Kieler (Solo 7:15pm)
    4/29 String Therapy (The Ukulele Girls)

    Bullquarian Brewhouse Online:

    The Nutty Bar (Bandung Indonesian Restaurant)

    600 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/6/20 10:30am
    (2035) Page Views

    Every Tuesday: Open Mic (7PM-9PM)
    Third Monday of Every Month: Tom Weber
    Second Friday of Every Month: Dugghopper

    3/9 Sam Olson & Kelsey Wallner Duo

    The Nutty Bar (Bandung Indonesian Restaurant) Online: