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Cafe Carpe

18 S. Water Street, Fort Atkinson WI 53538
Updated: 12/3/19 3:39am
(6677) Page Views

12/6 John Gay
12/7 Bo Ramsey
12/14 Corky Siegel, Howard Levy
12/19 Lamplighter Sessions w/ David Huckfelt, Erik Koskinen, Peter Mulvey
12/20 Krause Family Band Christmas Show
12/22 Lamplighter Sessions w/ Peter Mulvey, Katie Dahl, Paul Cebar
12/27 Syd Hartha & the Monkey Minds

2/7 Tim Grimm

5/22 Ben de la Cour

Cafe Carpe Online:


1224 Williamson St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/19 3:39am
(610) Page Views

Mondays: Funky Mondays w/ Joey B. Banks & JB3 (5pm)
Thursdays: Tango Drop-In Class (6pm)
Thursdays: Night of the Improvisor w/ Host Hanah Jon Taylor & Special Guests (8pm)
Saturdays: Cool School Youth Jazz Expo (9am)
Saturdays: Peoples’ Drum Circle (12pm)

12/6 Groove Busters (5pm)
12/6 DjoDjo Afro-Vibe Dance Party (7pm)
12/7 Atimevu, Tani Diakite and the Afrofunkstars
12/13 Antoine’s “Comedy Act” (5pm)
12/13 David Stoler and Greg Abate Duo (8pm)
12/14 Tango Social (5pm)
12/14 Javier Red Imagery Converter (8pm)
12/20 Bill Roberts Combo(5pm)
12/20 Edi Rey y su Salsera (8pm)
12/21 Tango Social (5pm)
12/21 Tom Gullion Quartet (8pm)
12/31 NYE Bash (8pm)

Cafe CODA Online:

The Club Tavern

1915 Branch Street, Middleton WI 53562
Updated: 12/3/19 3:53am
(15057) Page Views

12/6 Janna Johnson Band
12/7 John Masino Band
12/13 Blue Zone
12/14 KARL
12/20 Love Street Blues Band
12/21 The Decade 80’s Rock
12/27 Big Wes Turner’s Trio
12/28 Your Mom

1/10 Tent Show Troubadours
1/17 Riled Up
1/25 KARL

The Club Tavern Online:

Come Back In

508 East Wilson St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/19 4:11am
(9220) Page Views

Sundays: Band In A Box Karaoke w/ Lars! (9pm)

12/7 Petty3
12/9 One Human Band
12/10 Tom Weber
12/11 Robert J.
12/12 Gin Mill Hollow
12/13 Kevin Troestler (Soul Symmetry)
12/14 Piano Man
12/16 One Human Band
12/17 Tom Weber
12/18 Robert J.
12/19 Gin Mill Hollow
12/20 The N’achos
12/21 Wood Chickens
12/23 One Human Band
12/27 Taylor Schereck
12/30 One Human Band
12/31 All-Inclusive New Year’s Eve Party w/ The Family Business feat. Xavier Lynn

1/2 Robert J.
1/3 Gin Mill Hollow
1/7 One Human Band
1/8 Tom Weber
1/9 Robert J.
1/10 Gin Mill Hollow
1/14 One Human Band
1/15 Tom Weber
1/16 Robert J.
1/17 Gin Mill Hollow
1/21 One Human Band
1/22 Tom Weber
1/23 Robert J.
1/24 Gin Mill Hollow
1/28 One Human Band
1/29 Tom Weber
1/30 Robert J.
1/31 Gin Mill Hollow

Come Back In Online:

Common Ground

2644 Branch Street, Middleton WI 53562
Updated: 12/3/19 4:01am
(468) Page Views

Mondays: Bluegrass Jam & Open Mic (6:30pm)

12/6 Mad City Jug Band
12/7 Holiday Ukulele Sing-Along w/ MAUI (2pm)
12/8 John Duggleby (11am)
12/10 Jeanne (Accordian 10am)
12/10 Gypsy Jazz Jam (7:30pm)
12/11 Madison Jazz Jam
12/12 Aaron Brenton, Samwise Baker, Matvei Mozhaev (6pm)
12/13 Common Chord
12/17 Gypsy Jazz Jam (7:30pm)
12/18 Madison Jazz Jam
12/29 New Orleans Jazz Brunch w/ New Valley Jazz Band (11am)
12/31 Geezer’s New Year’s Party (6:30pm)

1/10 Acoustic Collective

Common Ground Online:

Country Corners

3737 County Rd. AB, McFarland WI 53558
Updated: 12/3/19 4:02am
(3151) Page Views

Sundays: Frank James & Jackie Marie (3pm)
Wednesdays: Cyberoake Karaoke (8:30pm)
Thursdays: Open Jam (7pm)

12/7 Blue Steel
12/14 Pacific Coast Highway
12/21 Just Chillin’
12/28 Retro Specz
12/31 NYE w/ Blue Steel

1/4 Vehicle 6
1/11 Quest
1/18 Karl
1/24 Universal Sound
1/25 Under Cover

2/1 Blue Steel
2/8 Country Wide
2/15 2AM
2/22 Retro Specz
2/29 DS Jukin

3/6 Universal Sound
3/7 Blue Steel
3/14 Twang Dragons
3/21 Pacific Coast Highway
3/28 Country Wide

4/4 DS Jukin
4/18 Blue Steel

5/2 Country Wide
5/9 Your Mom
5/16 Blue Steel
5/30 2AM

Country Corners Online:

Crescendo Espresso Bar & Music Cafe

1859 Monroe St., Madison WI 53711
Updated: 12/3/19 4:03am
(3335) Page Views

12/6 Chris Trapper
12/12 Greentone A Cappella “Christmas Performance”

Crescendo Espresso Bar & Music Cafe Online:


3116 Commercial Avenue, Madison WI 53714
Updated: 12/3/19 4:21am
(657) Page Views

Tuesdays: 8hertz Presents: Lucid Tuesdays (8pm)
Wednesdays: Karaoke w/ Host Spike Bolen ~ New Themes Every Week! (8pm)
Fourth Fridays: Deviance (BDSM Play Event) w/ DJs Spike and Psychotron
Sundays: Dark Arts & Crafts (1pm)

*All Events are Ages 21+ unless otherwise noted

12/5 Extra AF Comedy: Holiday Edition
12/6 SPOIL
12/7 Merry & Macabre Craft Market (1-5pm)
12/7 Lords of the Trident, Cwn Annwn, Flame & the Void, Amillennial (8pm)
12/8 Adrenaline Armory Presents: Metalhead Meet-Up ~ White Elephant
12/12 Thinkbreak Records Presents: the boundless, daddybear, royb0t, Djs senseless, koob
12/13-14 Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Benefit for DAIS 7pm)
12/13 Dan’s Farewell Show feat. Seisma, Upon Extinction, Mile 134 (9pm)
12/14-15 Lady Laughs Comedy Presents: Naughty Pop-Up Boutique (11am)
12/14 EDGES: Null Device (CD Release), DJs ellafine, senseless
12/16 Karaoke (Special Night!)
12/19 Pillow Talk - Lingerie Play Party
12/20 Books In The Buff (6pm)
12/20 Hysteria: Bah Humbug Alternative Drag Show (8pm)
12/20 The Rocky Horror Picture Show featuring Madison’s Velvet Darkness Cast (Midnight 18+)
12/21 Homemade Swimsuit Contest III (7pm)
12/21 Masquerade: Misfit Toys w/ DJs Steve O.G., Alpha Omega, Eurotic (9pm)
12/28 Bottoms Up Aerial Burlesque (6pm)
12/28 Muse: Holiday Cheer (1pm)
12/28 Bottoms Up Aerial Burlesque (7pm)
12/28 Continuum Dance Party w/ DJ Cykophuk (9pm)
12/31 Drop Bass Network and Speaker Kreatures Present: 20:20 New Years Eve All Night ~ All Out (8pm-7am) featuring James Pennington aka Suburban Knight, Sound Murderer, Mystic Bill, Starski and Clutch, Kitty Spit, Jared Perez, Otto, Cykophuk, Delilac, Hardcore Breakfast, Demix, Jethrox, Piledrive

1/23 301 Presents: Of Virtue, In Search Of Solace, Archers, Immortalis, Waiting For Reason
1/30 Amateur Burlesque Night
1/31 Cynergy 67 20th Anniversary w/ V is for Villains, Lorelei Dreaming

3/12 The Gothsicles, Conformco, Absynthe Of Faith, Sweat Boys, DJ Eurotic
3/28 Casket Robbery, Matianak, Kingdom of Torment, Doyle McPoyle

Crucible Online:

The Crystal Corner

1302 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/19 1:48am
(13541) Page Views

All Shows 9:30pm (unless otherwise listed)
All Monthly Shows: Up Front & No Cover

2nd Tuesdays: Josh Harty & The Big Tasty (8-10pm)
3rd Tuesdays: David Hecht & The Who Dat?
4th Tuesdays: Lackin’ Some Direction (Grateful Dead Tribute) (8pm)

12/7 Space Monkee Mafia, Frugal Stu and the Coupons
12/14 IfIHadAHiFi, Daughters of St. Crispin, Cave Curse
12/21 Ladyscissors, Gentle Brontosaurus, Able Baker
12/31 NYE w/ Damsel Trash, Gully Boys, Gender Confetti

1/11 Compact Deluxe
1/18 Cribshitter, Free Dirt
1/25 Loving Cub (Rolling Stones Tribute)

2/1 Old Pup, Sugar and the Milkman, Sleepy Gaucho (9pm)
2/8 Schmoolio, Since When, Stealing Seasons
2/15 Something To Do, 4 Aspirin Morning, Not Dead Yet

The Crystal Corner Online:

Crystal Grand Music Theatre

430 W Munroe Avenue, Wisconsin Dells WI 53965
Updated: 12/3/19 4:07am
(11361) Page Views

12/7 Lorrie Morgan
12/21 The Oak Ridge Boys

1/24 Scotty McCreery
1/25 Trace Adkins

2/8 Bill Anderson
2/15 Sara Evans
2/29 America

3/7 The Guess Who
3/14 Little River Band
3/21 Molly Hatchet, Saving Abel, Michael Alexander & Big Whiskey
3/28 Gary Allan

4/18 Roseanne Barr
4/23 The Fab Four

5/2 Home Free

7/31 Darci Lynne Farmer

Crystal Grand Music Theatre Online: