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    The Cactus Club

    2496 S Wentworth Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53207
    Updated: 3/1/20 4:04pm
    (6038) Page Views

    3/5 Big Syn, Operations, Randal Bravery
    3/6 Agua de Rosas
    3/7 CRLSS, Kendra Amalie, Vanity Plates, Genau (2pm)
    3/7 Apollo Vermouth, Haunter, Snag, Large Print, Beach Burial
    3/13 Panic on Panic (Album Release), Cashfire Sunset, Saebra & Carlyle
    3/14 Sweet Cobra, High Gallows, Heavy Down, Emissary (All Ages)
    3/14 Control Top, Weeping Icon
    3/15 The Quilz DJ Team, Magnetic Minds, Testa Rosa, Red Stuff, Juniper Tar, Retoro, Bleed
    3/19 Flesh Panthers, Rexxx, Hughes Family Band, Indonesian Junk
    3/20 Immortal Bird REZN, Knaaves
    3/21 Palm Ghosts, Luxi, Lack of Reason
    3/25 Valerie Lighthart, Jennifer Hall, Fuzzysurf
    3/27 Body Futures, Maple Stave, Nonagon, Heavy Hand, DJ Josh “The Wizard” Davis
    3/29 Vin Clortho (EP Release, OQ, Yum Yum Cult

    4/1 V.V. Lightbody, Ruth B8r Ginsburg, Caley Conway
    4/2 Algiers, Ganser
    4/3 Cafe Racer, Operations, Cairns
    4/4 IfIHadAHiFi, Sump Pump, Holy Shit!, Waxeater, FUZZBOX DJs
    4/5 Natural Born Leaders, Jayne Joyce, Yogi B & Keez
    4/6 Slam Workshop w/ Rachal Duggan
    4/8 C.W. Stoneking
    4/9 The Hip Adbuction
    4/12 Kevin Krauter
    4/21 The Red Pears

    5/7 Sheer Mag, Young Guv
    5/29 Split Single, Eyelids, Graham Hunt Band


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    Cafe Carpe

    18 S. Water Street, Fort Atkinson WI 53538
    Updated: 3/1/20 4:04pm
    (6869) Page Views

    3/6 Song Swap with Mark Powers
    3/12 New Pioneers
    3/13 Garnet Rogers (SOLD OUT)
    3/14 Georgia Rae Family Band
    3/20 Taylor Donskey
    3/26 Song Circle w/ Tricia Alexander
    3/27 Grant Peeples
    3/28 The Von Carpe Family Singers

    4/2 Randy Sabien & Bill Camplin
    4/4 Fendrick & Peck
    4/7 Glenn Davis & Westside Andy
    4/9 New Pioneers
    4/10 Katie Dahl
    4/11 Bill Camplin, Jason Klagstad, Paul Wehrley
    4/15 Claude Bourbon
    4/16 RJ Cowdery
    4/17 Cliff Eberhardt
    4/18 Central Standard Time
    4/30 Song Circle w/ Tricia Alexander

    5/1 Oridnary Elephant
    5/9 Mark Dvorak, Jim Craig, Bill Camplin
    5/14 New Pioneers
    5/15 Small Potatoes
    5/22 Ben de la Cour, Richard Inman
    5/23 Harmony & Brad
    5/29 May Erlewine, Rachael Kilgour

    6/6 Dulcimer Fest w/ Lil’ Rev, Robert Angus, Aaron O’Rourke
    6/11 New Pioneers
    6/20 Curtis & Loretta

    9/25 Brooks Williams


    Cafe Carpe Online:
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    Cafe CODA

    1224 Williamson St., Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 4:09pm
    (772) Page Views

    Mondays: Funky Mondays w/ Joey B. Banks & JB3 (5pm)
    Tuesdays: Acoustic Show Hosted by Aaron Konkol (Natty Nation) (7pm)
    Thursdays: Latino Dance Night (9pm)
    Saturdays: Cool School Youth Jazz Expo (9am)
    Saturdays: Peoples’ Drum Circle (12pm)
    Sundays: Night of the Improvisor w/ Host Hanah Jon Taylor & Special Guests (7pm)

    3/3 Francisco Martinez & Friends
    3/4 Fundraiser for Radio Namakasia w/ Afro Yaqui Music Collective, Mario Luna Romero
    3/6 Lynette Margulies & Jane Reynolds Duo
    3/6 Ryan Meisel and Susan Hofer
    3/7 Millennial Jazz w/ Host Maggie Cousin Quartet (5pm)
    3/7 Ladies Must Swing (8pm)
    3/10 Joe Marcinek (Solo)
    3/11-13 “When the Music Stops” The Anita O’Day Story by Four Seasons (Musical)
    3/14 Dave Rempis Trio
    3/15 Girma Bèyènè and Akalé Wubé US Tour w/ Documentary Screening of Girma Bèyènè
    3/17 St Patrick’s Event: West Wind, Capitol Ceili Band Lilies of Midwest
    3/18 Jamie Branch
    3/20 Betsy Ezell Quintet
    3/20 Lara Driscoll Trio (CD Release)
    3/21 Lynee Arriale Trio
    3/22 Sonja LaBianca, Heine Thorhauge Mathiasen Sound Sculpture Experience
    3/24 Natty Nation
    3/25 MMX Open Jam Hosted by 608trayce
    3/27 Gerri DiMaggio Trio (5pm)
    3/27 Mrs. Fun with Laurie Lang Unplugged (8pm)
    3/28 Millennial Jazz w/ Host Maggie Cousin Quartet (5pm)
    3/28 Dee Alexander (8pm)
    3/31 DJ VPS

    4/2 Stephane Wrembel Band
    4/4 Millennial Jazz w/ Host Maggie Cousin Quartet (5pm)
    4/8 The Sun Ra Arkestra
    4/25 Millennial Jazz w/ Host Maggie Cousin Quartet (5pm)

    5/2 Millennial Jazz w/ Host Maggie Cousin Quartet (5pm)
    5/23 Millennial Jazz w/ Host Maggie Cousin Quartet (5pm)

    6/6 Millennial Jazz w/ Host Maggie Cousin Quartet (5pm)
    6/27 Millennial Jazz w/ Host Maggie Cousin Quartet (5pm)


    Cafe CODA Online:
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    Cargo Coffee East

    750 E. Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 4:20pm
    (124) Page Views

    All Shows @ 6:30pm Unless Otherwise Listed
    Wednesdays: Madison Song Circle Sing-Along (5:45pm)
    Thursdays: Open Mic w/ Host Dana Perry & Friends(6pm)

    3/6 Project: Constellation, Karen Wheelock
    3/7 County Highway PD
    3/8 Jaime Guiscafre (2pm)
    3/13 Severio Macieri and Fore String
    3/14 A Known Thief, Katrina Harms, Alex Richetta
    3/15 Matt DeBlass (2pm)
    3/20 Jack O’ the Dust, Travis Zeigler
    3/21 Joe Murphy, Graham Allen X
    3/22 Helen Avakian, Dave Irwin (2pm)
    3/27 Cruisin’ Round, Bone Holler
    3/28 Kevin Mason, Tatum Updike

    4/12 Jaime Guiscafre (2pm)
    4/17 Sean Miller

    5/1 Jared Rabin
    5/10 Jaime Guiscafre (2pm)

    6/14 Jaime Guiscafre (2pm)

    8/15 Project Constellation, Mackenzie Moore


    Cargo Coffee East Online:
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    The Club Tavern

    1915 Branch Street, Middleton WI 53562
    Updated: 3/1/20 4:34pm
    (15346) Page Views

    3/7 Rokken Dokken
    3/13 Rascal Theory
    3/14 The Blues Party
    3/21 KARL

    4/4 The Decade


    The Club Tavern Online:
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    Come Back In

    508 East Wilson St., Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 4:45pm
    (9469) Page Views

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

    3/2 One Human Band
    3/3 Tom Weber
    3/4 Robert J.
    3/5 Jackie Ernst
    3/6 Troye Shanks
    3/7 The N’achos
    3/9 One Human Band
    3/10 Tom Weber
    3/11 Robert J.
    3/12 Gin Mill Hollow
    3/13 Taylor Schereck
    3/14 Deep Pool
    3/16 One Human Band
    3/17 Deep Pool
    3/18 Robert J.
    3/19 Jackie Ernst
    3/20 The Holler
    3/23 One Human Band
    3/24 Tom Weber
    3/25 Robert J.
    3/26 Jackie Ernst
    3/27 Raine Stern
    3/28 Valerie B. & the Boyz
    3/30 One Human Band
    3/31 Tom Weber


    Come Back In Online:
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    Common Ground

    2644 Branch Street, Middleton WI 53562
    Updated: 3/1/20 10:31pm
    (647) Page Views

    Mondays: Bluegrass & Old Time Music Jam & Open Mic (6:30pm)
    Tuesdays: Live Blues (5:30pm)
    Tuesdays: Gypsy Jazz Jam (7:30pm)
    Thursdays: UnCommon Piano Night (6pm)

    3/4 Open Mic
    3/5 Michael BB
    3/7 Acoustic Collective
    3/8 Top Shelf w/ Tracy Jane Comer (11am)
    3/11 Madison Jazz Jam
    3/13 Common Chord
    3/15 Happenstance
    3/18 Open Mic
    3/25 Madison Jazz Jam
    3/26 Aaron Brenton Trio
    3/29 New Orleans Jazz Brunch (11am)

    4/1 Open Mic
    4/11 HOOT and Hollers
    4/12 Top Shelf w/ Tracy Jane Comer (11am)
    4/15 Open Mic
    4/17 Common Chord
    4/26 New Orleans Jazz w/ New Valley Jazz Band (11am)

    5/6 Open Mic
    5/8 Acoustic Collective
    5/10 Top Shelf w/ Tracy Jane Comer (11am)
    5/15 Common Chord
    5/20 Open Mic
    5/29 KT Johnson
    5/31 New Orleans Jazz w/ New Valley Jazz Band (11am)

    6/3 Open Mic
    6/7 Top Shelf w/ Tracy Jane Comer (11am)
    6/12 HOOT and Hollers
    6/17 Open Mic
    6/19 Common Chord
    6/27 Aaron Brenton Trio

    7/1 Open Mic
    7/15 Open Mic
    7/17 Common Chord

    8/21 Common Chord


    Common Ground Online:
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    Country Corners

    3737 County Rd. AB, McFarland WI 53558
    Updated: 3/1/20 10:40pm
    (3341) Page Views

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

    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:
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    Crescendo Espresso Bar & Music Cafe

    1859 Monroe St., Madison WI 53711
    Updated: 3/1/20 10:42pm
    (3521) Page Views

    4/24 Sarah Morris, Vicky Emerson, Annie Fitzgerald


    Crescendo Espresso Bar & Music Cafe Online:
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    Crucible

    3116 Commercial Avenue, Madison WI 53714
    Updated: 3/1/20 10:43pm
    (958) Page Views

    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

    3/4 Karaoke: Monochrome
    3/5 Extra AF Comedy
    3/5 80’s Night w/ DJ ellafine
    3/6 Vinyl and Bass w/ DJs Hyperactive, The Hermit, Sam Snee
    3/7 Leather & Lace w/ DJs WhiteRabbit and Mike Carlson
    3/11 Karaoke: Dystopia
    3/12 The Gothsicles, Conformco, Absynthe Of Faith, Sweat Boys, DJ Eurotic
    3/13 Desi’s Dirty 30 B-Day Show w/ Without Waves, The Unnecessary Gunpoint Lecture, Cowboy Amazing, Tulip, Ave Imperator
    3/14 Muse: Mardi Gras Life Drawing and Photography (1pm)
    3/14 Body to Body: Klack (CD Release), Damascus Knives
    3/18 Karaoke: Pupper Doggo
    3/19 Canyon Of The Skull, All Meridians
    3/20 “The Guild” Web Series Free Screening (8pm)
    3/20 The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Midnight)
    3/21 Blighted Ones (Album Release 4pm)
    3/21 Masquerade: Romans & Barbarians w/ DJ Cykophuk
    3/25 Karaoke: Stuffed Animals
    3/26 Amateur Burlesque Night (7pm)
    3/26 Insidious, Acideon (9pm)
    3/27 Deviance
    3/28 Casket Robbery, Matianak, Tubal Cain, Furnace Born, Doyle McPoyle (7pm)
    3/29 XXVengeance: The Mixfit’s Birthday Bashback

    4/1 Das Ich Live, DJ Senseless
    4/2 Extra AF Comedy
    4/8 Karaoke: Leather
    4/11 Reverb w/ Sensuous Enemy, am.psych, Aviatrix On Fire
    4/15 Karaoke: Angels & Demons
    4/16 Kanga, ∆aimon, I.X.XI
    4/22 Karaoke: Renn Faire

    5/2 May Mayhem 2020 w/ Evoked, The Faith Hills Have Eyes, PVSHOVR, All Kings Fall, Ave Imperator, Beetlegork, B.I.V., Dear Violence, Fool’s Brew, Plant, Catastrophic Heroes (4pm)
    5/6 Swallow The Sun, Infected Rain, Wheel, Bereft, Knaaves
    5/16 Singularity LARP
    5/28 The Issue


    Crucible Online:
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    The Crystal Corner

    1302 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:00pm
    (13853) 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)

    3/7 Sweet Delta Dawn, Magic Conch, White Bush Unicorn (9pm)
    3/14 Spare Change Trio, Modern Joey, The Earthlings
    3/21 The Getaway Drivers, The Periodicals (9pm)
    3/28 Barbacoa, Mama Dig Downs Brass Band (9pm)

    4/4 Skintones, Joe Price and the Cost, The Hasbians
    4/11 Star 67 (90’s Throwback Night)
    4/18 Solid Freex, Dogs in Ecstasy, Gender Confetti, QQQL (9pm)


    The Crystal Corner Online:
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    Crystal Grand Music Theatre

    430 W Munroe Avenue, Wisconsin Dells WI 53965
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:01pm
    (11561) Page Views

    3/6 Tyler Farr
    3/7 The Guess Who, Mars Hall
    3/14 Little River Band
    3/21 Molly Hatchet, Saving Abel, Michael Alexander & Big Whiskey
    3/28 Gary Allan

    4/17 Martina Mcbride
    4/18 Roseanne Barr
    4/23 The Fab Four
    4/24 Gin Blossoms, Fastball
    4/25 Hinder, Wayland, Blacktop Mojo

    5/2 Home Free
    5/15 Legacy Five, The Booth Brothers, The Ball Brothers, David Phelps, The Martins, Triumphant Quartet

    7/31 Darci Lynne & Friends

    8/14 The Beach Boys

    9/11 Steven Adler (Guns N’ Roses)
    9/26 Rick Springfield

    11/14 The Oak Ridge Boys


    Crystal Grand Music Theatre Online:
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