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Cafe Carpe

18 S. Water Street, Fort Atkinson WI 53538
Updated: 9/30/19 6:23pm
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10/3 Song Circle w/ Tricia Alexander
10/4 Bill Camplin Band
10/5 David Huckfelt (The Pines)
10/10 New Pioneers
10/11 Lorine Niedecker Open Mic Poetry
10/12 Brooks Williams
10/17 Richard Shindell
10/18 What’s His Name & the Other Guy
10/19 The Emmylous, Jason Lynk & Friends
10/24 Christy Hays
10/25 Karen Johnson
10/26 Craig Cardiff
10/30 Old Man Luedecke
10/31 Song Circle w/ Tricia Alexander

11/1 James Lee Stanley
11/2 Ernie Hendrickson
11/9 Bill Camplin Band
11/15 The Boston Imposters
11/16 Johnsmith
11/23 Bill Camplin, Barry Riese aka Blackberry
11/29 Hayward Williams, Coyote Brother
11/30 Dave Cofell, Mark Dvorak

12/14 Corky Siegel, Howard Levy
12/20 Krause Family Band
12/27 Syd Hartha & the Monkey Minds

2/7 Tim Grimm

Cafe Carpe Online:


1224 Williamson St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 9/30/19 6:26pm
(549) Page Views

Saturdays: “Cool School” Youth Jazz Expo (9am)
Saturdays: Community Drum Circle (Noon)
Mondays: Funky Mondays w/ Joey B. Banks (8pm)
Wednesdays: Matt Cousin Quartet (7pm)
Thursdays: Tango Drop-In Class (6pm)

10/1 The Gadjo Players
10/3 Rob DZ
10/4 Bill Roberts Combo
10/5 Atimevu w/ Tani Diakite and the Afrofunkstars
10/11 Mambo Blue, Tommy Mattioli
10/12 Milonga Matinee Tango Social (5pm)
10/12 Isaiah Collier and the Chosen Few (8pm)
10/18 Awake: The Music of Don Cherry (Album Release 6pm)
10/18 Orquesta Salsoul Del Mad (9pm)
10/19 Milonga Matinee Tango Social (5pm)
10/19 Justin Boyd Stereo Genius Trio (8pm)
10/25 Keri Chryst Trio (5pm)
10/25 Janet Evra Quartet
10/26 Harmonious Wail

11/4 The Bridge #2.2
11/10 Caroline Davis & Robert Clearfield
11/15 Jeb Bishop Group
11/16 Alex Mercado Trio
11/22 Happy Feet (5pm)

Cafe CODA Online:

The Club Tavern

1915 Branch Street, Middleton WI 53562
Updated: 9/30/19 7:29pm
(14949) Page Views

10/4 Tent Show Troubadours
10/11 The Decade 80’s Rock
10/18 Janna Johnson Band
10/19 Your Mom

11/22 Riled Up

12/7 The Shruggers 4th Annual Toys for Tots Benefit
12/21 The Decade 80’s Rock

The Club Tavern Online:

Come Back In

508 East Wilson St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 9/30/19 7:31pm
(9152) Page Views

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

10/1 Tom Weber
10/2 Robert J.
10/3 Gin Mill Hollow
10/4 Troye Shanks
10/5 The N’achos
10/7 One Human Band
10/8 Tom Weber
10/9 Robert J.
10/10 Gin Mill Hollow
10/11 Gadjo Players, Old Oaks
10/12 Humbletree
10/14 One Human Band
10/15 Tom Weber
10/16 Robert J.
10/17 Gin Mill Hollow
10/18 Taylor Schereck
10/19 Eskimo Brothers
10/21 One Human Band
10/22 Tom Weber
10/23 Robert J.
10/24 Gin Mill Hollow
10/25 Kelsey Miles
10/26 Bad Mustard, The Civil Engineers
10/28 One Human Band
10/29 Tom Weber
10/30 Robert J.
10/31 Gin Mill Hollow

11/4 One Human Band
11/5 Tom Weber
11/6 Robert J.
11/7 Gin Mill Hollow

Come Back In Online:

Common Ground

2644 Branch Street, Middleton WI 53562
Updated: 9/30/19 7:42pm
(422) Page Views

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

10/2 Open Mic
10/5 Ukulele Sing-Along w/ MAUI (2pm)
10/5 Happy Feet Quartet
10/6 Junior Train Club
10/8 David Welo (Guitar)
10/9 Madison Jazz Jam
10/12 Ted Hajnasiewicz
10/16 Open Mic
10/18 Hoot and Hollers
10/20 The Mighty Mohills
10/23 Madison Jazz Jam
10/27 Jazz Brunch w/ New Valley Jazz Band (11am)

11/1 Common Chord
11/2 Ukulele Sing-Along w/ MAUI (2pm)
11/6 Open Mic
11/12 Ben Ballweg (Marimba)
11/13 Madison Jazz Jam
11/20 Open Mic
11/24 Jazz Brunch w/ New Valley Jazz Band (11am)
11/27 Madison Jazz Jam

12/1 The Lovelys (11am)
12/4 Open Mic
12/7 Ukulele Sing-Along w/ MAUI (2pm)
12/10 Jeanne (Accordian)
12/11 Madison Jazz Jam
12/13 Common Chord
12/18 Open Mic
12/25 Madison Jazz Jam
12/27 The Mighty Mohills
12/29 Jazz Brunch w/ New Valley Jazz Band (11am)

1/17 Mackenzie Moore

Common Ground Online:

Country Corners

3737 County Rd. AB, McFarland WI 53558
Updated: 9/29/19 5:51pm
(3097) Page Views

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

10/5 KMC (Country Storm)
10/12 DS Jukin
10/19 Blue Steel
10/26 Retro Specz

11/2 Twang Dragons
11/9 KMC (Country Storm)
11/16 Wayne Road Band
11/23 Under Cover
11/30 Retro Specz

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

Country Corners Online:

Crescendo Espresso Bar & Music Cafe

1859 Monroe St., Madison WI 53711
Updated: 9/30/19 7:55pm
(3277) Page Views

10/19 The North Code, Savannah Smith, Gloria Niesl

11/2 We Are The Willows, Lost Lakes
11/8 Eli Lev
11/15 Frances Luke Accord

12/6 Chris Trapper

Crescendo Espresso Bar & Music Cafe Online:


3116 Commercial Avenue, Madison WI 53714
Updated: 9/30/19 7:58pm
(535) 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

10/2 Karaoke: Spooky Cat Night
10/3 Extra AF Comedy feat: Cal Smith, Marcos Lara, Dina Nina Martinez, Lalita Dee, Sarah Schmidt (7:30pm)
10/3 Euro Vibe 2019 w/ DJs S-Sick,ЭШЛИ МИЛЛЕР (9pm)
10/4 Fall Gallery Night (5-9pm)
10/4 SPOIL w/ Michael Wenz, Angelfire, Softcore Mikey, Hypnoassassin (9pm)
10/5 301 Presents: Ultrea, Left of Reason, BREECH, On My Six, Revolution-X (18+ 7pm)
10/6 Butch & the Fat Doobs
10/9 Karaoke: Pumpkin Night
10/10 Boy Harsher, Spelling, Klack
10/11 Midwest Metal Masquerade w/ Order of the Jackal, Lusus, Morningstar, Mortality Play
10/12 Johnny Likes Noize, Mickey Magnum, Zeroed Hero (4pm)
10/12 Reverb: Gorefest w/ DJs Psych0tron and Siberia (9pm)
10/13 Hush: A Low-Sensory Dance Night
10/16 Karaoke: The Fog
10/17 Lady Laughs (7pm)
10/17 Pillow Talk w/ DJs Shaun Sin, Jackie Nightshade (9pm)
10/18 Chris Walker Drinks The News (Live Podcast 6pm)
10/18 Wicked Is The Night w/ Grave Dancer, The Fiendish Phantoms, Venus In Furs (18+ 9pm)
10/19 Metal Brunch w/ H1Z1, The Central (10am)
10/19 Madison Metal Against ICE Benefit for Community Immigration Law Center w/ Disgunt, Sikfuk, Decarabia, Cthonian Lich ((3pm)
10/19 Masquerade: Benefit for Phoenix Foundation w/ DJ Synthia
10/20 Winning Ugly, Hayley And The Crushers, Compact Deluxe  
10/23 Karaoke: Ghosts And Goblins
10/24 Behind The Veil: Courtesy, Rosemary Lowe, 7ucky Vita, Educational Davis
10/25 Deviance: A BDSM Play Event
10/26 Books In The Buff (4:30 pm)
10/26 Operating Tracks: All Hallows Eve w/ Subspace (18+ 9pm)
10/30 Karaoke: Trick Or Treat!
10/31 Beta Blockers ~ Reverse Gossip Comedy (Performances 10/31, 11/1, 2, 9, 15, 16, 16 7pm)
10/31 This Is Halloween: Costume Dance Party w/ DJ Cykophuk (18+ 9pm)

11/2 Halloween Hangover: Squidhammer Metal, Mutilated By Zombies, Accidental Suicide, Jingleheimer, Doyle McPoyle; “Undead” Costume Contest
11/5 Stoneburner w/ I.X.XI
11/6 Karaoke: Dad Jokes Night
11/7 Extra AF Comedy feat: Elizabeth Joy, Margaret Leaf, Tyson Purcell, Sarah Schmidt, Melody Kate Waring (7:30pm)
11/8 My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult w/ CONFORMCO, BIOCARBON13, daddybear, DJ Ecto (18+ 7:30pm)
11/9 Black Celebration: Underdog Pet Rescue Benefit w/ DJs Siberia, Eurotic
11/16 Masquerade: Speakeasy w/ DJs ellafine and Mr. Automatic
11/18 Exhumed, Gatecreeper, Necrot, Judiciary (18+ 7pm)

12/5 Extra AF Comedy: Holiday Edition
12/7 Lords of the Trident, Cwn Annwn, Flame & the Void, Amillennial

Crucible Online:

The Crystal Corner

1302 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 9/30/19 9:53pm
(13429) Page Views

All Shows 9:30pm (unless otherwise listed)
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)

10/5 Loving Cup (Rolling Stones Tribute), Chuck Lorenzo (8:30pm)
10/11 Turkeyfest w/ The Hussy (LP Release), Green/Blue, Service, Ruin Dweller
10/12 Compact Deluxe, Pistols at Dawn, Cherokee Astro, Broken Boards (9pm)
10/19 Gold Dust Women (Fleetwood Mac Tribute), Low Czars (8pm)
10/24 BingBong (8pm)
10/26 VO5

11/2 Volur, Anatomy of Habit, Vanishing Kids, Woodman/Earhart
11/9 Drunk Drivers, Venison, Skintones

The Crystal Corner Online:

Crystal Grand Music Theatre

430 W Munroe Avenue, Wisconsin Dells WI 53965
Updated: 9/30/19 9:57pm
(11281) Page Views

10/4 Joe Nichols
10/5 NGA PRO/AM P4P Undeafeated Natural Championships 2
10/11 Natalie Grant
10/18 George Thorogood and the Destroyers

11/2 Josh Turner
11/9 Jo Dee Messina
11/16 Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe

12/21 The Oak Ridge Boys

1/24 Scotty McCreery
1/25 Trace Adkins
2/1 America
2/8 Bill Anderson
3/7 The Guess Who
3/14 Little River Band
3/21 Molly Hatchet, Saving Abel, Michael Alexander & Big Whiskey
4/18 Roseanne Barr
5/2 Home Free

Crystal Grand Music Theatre Online: