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Madison’s Lilith Fair

701 E. Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 6/4/19 1:01am
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A Madison Tribute to Lilith Fair Benefiting WI Women’s Support Organizations
High Noon Saloon
Saturday ~ June 22, 2019
All Ages 3pm (after 9pm 21+)

Performances By:
Emily Mills (Damsel Trash) as Sarah McLachlan
Cassie Meloy (The Fancy Pears) as Sheryl Crow
Charly Rowe as Tracy Chapman
Liz Fleig (Bosky Point) as Jewel
Shawndell Marks as Paula Cole
Amber Sebastian (Shuffleplay) as Fiona Apple
Katie Scullin as Joan Osborne
Anna Wang as The Cardigans
Savannah Smith as Emmylou Harris
Lyndsay Evans as Lisa Loeb
Dana & The Joanis as The Indigo Girls
Roz Greiert (Heavy Looks) as Meredith Brooks
Toya Robinson as India Arie and Jill Scott
Gentle Brontosaurus as Natalie Merchant
Kelsey Miles as Bonnie Raitt
Domi Lee as Erykah Badu
The Polyester Brides as Liz Phair
Dana Rowe (Cultivated Cool) as Luscious Jackson
Blythe Gamble (Blythe Gamble and The Rollin’ Dice) as Sinead O’Connor
Hannah Switzer (Labrador) as Suzanne Vega
Pam Barrett (BingBong) as Lucinda Williams
Alison Margaret as Madeleine Peyroux
Chloe Louise as Sixpence None The Richer
Annelies Howell (The German Art Students / The Fauxtons) as Aimee Mann

Madison’s Lilith Fair Online:

The Majestic Theatre

115 King Street, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 6/4/19 1:52am
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Most Shows are All Ages - * Indicates Ages 18+ Show)

6/6 The Strumbellas, The Moth & The Flame
6/7 All That Remains, Unearth, Big Story, The 9th Planet Out
6/8 BTW Afterparty w/ VO5, Gabe Burdulis
6/13 Brew ‘N View: The Dark Side of the Rainbow
6/15 Kill Tony
6/20 Summerjam: w/ Host Flowpoetry, Pine Travelers, Old Pup
6/21 Beyonce Celebration (Film and Dance Party)
6/22 Buck Cherry, Joyous Wolf
6/27 Summerjam: w/ Host Flowpoetry, Dense City, Captain Smooth

7/5 Drag & Dance Party w/ DJ Nick Nice, Performances by: Bianca Lynn Breeze, Kenya J Sanchez, Karizma Mirage, Saadi Fierce, Jaida Essence Hall
7/6 90s Dance Party w/ Fool House
7/11 LÜM Launch w/ pronouncedyea, Mustafa Shabazz, Mic Kellogg, House of Renji feat. Genesis Renji, Jayne Joyce, & Ammorelle, OSTON, zzisco
7/12 New Years Day, Diamante, Savage After Midnight (CANCELLED)
7/13 Cracker + Camper Van Beethoven
7/18 Summerjam: w/ Host Flowpoetry, Snafu, Ghostland Radio
7/25 Summerjam: w/ Host Flowpoetry, Spare Change Trio, Earth To Clark
7/26 Salsa & Latin Dance Party w/ Orquesta SalSoul Del Mad, Grupo Rebolu, DJ Rumba

8/8 Summerjam: w/ Host Flowpoetry, Bird’s Eye, Brahmulus
8/15 Summerjam: w/ Host Flowpoetry, Magic Conch, Rare Element
8/17 Hot Summer Gays w/ God-Des, DJ Keezy, Dequadray, KiloSkit’z

9/20 The Budos Band
9/21 Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors, Dan Rodriguez
9/24 The Band Camino, Valley
9/25 Wilder Woods
9/28 Sigrid

10/11 Lucy Dacus, Liza Anne
10/15 Stiff Little Fingers, The Avengers
10/17 Noah Kahan
10/18 Kero Kero Bonito
10/30 Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque

Live on King Street 2019 Lineup:
6/14 Whiskey Myers, Bones Owens, Kelsey Miles Band
6/28 Built To Spill, Orua, Clark & The Himselfs
7/19 Here Come The Mummies, The People Brothers Band
8/2 The Dead South, Armchair Boogie, Them Coulee Boys
8/9 Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press
9/13 PROF

The Majestic Theatre Online:

The Malt House

2609 E. Washington Ave., Madison WI 53704
Updated: 6/4/19 12:16am
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6/5 The North Westerns
6/9 Parking Lot Benefit Show w/ Ken Fitzsimmons & Kevin Youngs (5-7pm), The Grouvin’ Brothers (8-9:30pm)
6/10 The Kissers
6/11 Karl von Huene (Cellist), Tani Diakite
6/17 Material Boys
6/18 Onadare
6/19 Don’t Spook The Horse
6/25 The Grouvin Brothers
7/1 Grandpa’s Elixir

The Malt House Online:

MAMA (Madison Area Music Awards)

201 State Street, Madison WI 53704
Updated: 6/3/19 11:09pm
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Sunday - June 9, 2019
Overture Center ~ Capitol Theater

Red Carpet -  5:30 pm
Curtain Rises - 7:00 pm

Co Hosted By: Ty Christian and Cooper Talbot

Performances By:
Help Desk
Johannes Wallmann Quintet feat. Rob Dz
Robert J. and the Band of the Free
Tony Castaneda Latin Jazz Band
Mosaic Chamber Players

MAMA (Madison Area Music Awards) Online:

Marquette Waterfront Festival

Yahara Place Park, Madison WI 53704
Updated: 6/4/19 11:47pm
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June 8 & 9, 2019

Saturday ~ June 8
12:00 pm Jimmy Sugarcane
1:30 pm Mystery Guest
3:00 pm Golpe Tierra
4:00 pm Black Star Drum Line
4:45 pm Neal Francis
6:30 pm Jarekus Singleton

Sunday ~ June 9
11:30 am The River Rats
12:00 pm Nickel&Rose
1:30 pm Dirty Shirts
3:00 pm Wilder Dietz
4:45 pm Trapper Schoepp
6:30 pm MarchFourth

Saturday ~ June 8
1:00 pm Barb & Barrett Show
2:30 pm Tae Popour
4:00 pm Jillian Rae
5:30 pm Eric McFadden

Sunday ~ June 9
1:00 pm Mark Croft
2:30 pm Trapper Schoepp
4:00 pm Mary Bragg
5:30 pm Nick Brown

Marquette Waterfront Festival Online:

The Mason Lounge

416 S. Park St, Madison WI 53715
Updated: 1/2/18 6:17pm
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Tuesdays: Five Points Jazz Collective (9pm)
Wednesdays: Bluegrass


The Mason Lounge Online:

UW Memorial Union

800 Langdon Street, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 6/4/19 3:18am
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The Terrace:
Wednesdays: Open Mic (7:45pm)

Thursdays ~ Bluegrass & Americana Series (5-7pm):
6/6 Northern Comfort
6/20 Sparetime Bluegrass
6/27 Oak Street Ramblers
7/4 Cork ‘N Bottle String Band
7/11 Mark Croft Band
7/18 Georgia Rae
7/25 Mad City Jug Band
8/8 Squirrel Gravy
8/15 Sortin’ The Mail

Fridays (5-7pm):
6/28 Los Chechos
7/5 The Gadjo Players
7/19 Alison Margaret

Terrace After Dark:
6/6 Laura Stevenson, Completions, Addison Christmas
6/7 Choir Boy, Fearing
6/14-15 Jazz Festival (see festival listing)
6/20 Fog Lake
6/21 Make Music Madison
6/22 Wand, Dreamdecay
6/27 Gabe Burdulis
6/28 Froth, Versing
6/29 VO5
7/5 Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers
7/6 Dead Horses
7/9 Combo Chimbita
7/13 Raine Stern
7/20 Natty Nation, The People Brothers Band, DJ Trichrome
7/23 Black Midi
8/1 Amoramora
8/8 Skerryvore
8/16 Steez
8/17 Pat McCurdy
8/23 Handphibians, Grupo Balanca

The Memorial Union Online:

Mickey’s Tavern

1524 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 6/4/19 2:48am
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Music @ 10:30pm (unless otherwise noted)
Sundays: Open Mic (10pm)
Mondays: BINGO! (8pm)
Tuesday Trivia Nights: 7:30-9:30pm
2nd & 4th Tuesdays: Happy Hour w/ Blythe Gamble & The Rollin’ Dice (5:30pm)
1st & 3rd Thursdays: Happy Hour w/ Mal-O-Dua (5:30pm)

6/7 Nox Boys
6/11 Legalize It w/ DJS Record Jammer Slayron, Tolerance, Shawn Digital Sting, Secret Special Guest
6/12 Boo Mularkey (5:30 Patio)
6/12 Black Magic Flower Power, Mr. Music Himself Edcuational Davis
6/13 Dyke Dive Pop Up Patio Party w/ DJ Kalycho, Comedy by Cal Smith
6/14 We Should Have Been DJs, Tart, Wash, Dear. Mr. Watterson
6/15 Sinking Suns, Montrose Man, Treatment
6/20 Double Grave, The Cult of Lip, Parsing, Caryatids
6/21 Reverend Rectifier and the Sinners, Howler, Moon Rebels
6/22 Paleface, Free Dirt, Alex Wiley Coyote
6/28 Fire Heads, Blaha, Oyster World, Czarbles
6/29 Boo Mularkey, Eli Elkus, Three Hours (5:30pm Patio)
6/29 Spirits Having Fun (Album Release)

7/5 Our Friends The Savages, Daughters of Saint Crispin, The Gran Fury
7/6 Wash, Parsing, Caryatids
7/7 Dumb Vision, Big Eyes, Good Shade, Tom Grrrl
7/11 Miyha, The Grievance Club, Citycop
7/12 Ruin Dwellers, DANA, Cave Curse
7/18 Platinum Boys
7/19 Karen Meat, Peach Fuzz, Histo
7/20 The Central, Exits, Mellow Harsher, No Question
7/21 Wardehns, Warbastard
7/25 Planned Parenthood Benefit w/ Clean Room, Golfdolls
7/26 Space Tugboat, The Florists
7/27 Mouton

8/2 Heavy Hand
8/3 Warbastard, Scathed, Lawless, Crisis Actor, Ruin Dweller

Mickey’s Tavern Online:

Monona Terrace

One John Nolen Drive, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 6/4/19 5:10pm
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Concerts On The Rooftop (7-9pm):
6/6 WheelHouse
6/13 97Nine
6/21 Mark Croft (Make Music Madison)
6/27 The Love Monkeys
7/18 Madison County
7/25 SuperTuesday

Dance Dances (5:30pm):
8/2 VO5, Orquesta Mas Madison All Stars, DJ Pain 1
8/9 Heatwave, KTP (Commodores Tribute), DJ Rumba
8/16 The Voices, Grupo Candela, DJ Pain 1
8/23 Orquesta Salsoul Del Mad, Eddie Butts Band, DJ Ace
8/30 Sounds of Slave, Connie Wilson & Sweet Harmony, Motown Reflections, Fantasy Band feat. Yvng Rose, Dame Dilla, DJ Chamo

Monona Terrace Online:

Mother Fools Coffee House

1101 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 6/4/19 2:44am
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6/7 Madtown Poetry Open Mic w/ Kelsey Marie Harris, Hosted by Kelli Miner
6/14 Tui
6/15 Grape Juice Plus, Stephanie Rearick

Mother Fools Coffee House Online:

Music On The Lake

3735 Monona Drive, Madison WI 53714
Updated: 6/4/19 5:12pm
(447) Page Views

Live Music (6-9pm)
Tiki Bar Opens @ 4pm
Food Catered By Bunky’s Cafe

Live Music Lineup:
6/13 Vehicle 6
6/27 Madtown Mannish Boys
7/11 Banana Wind
7/25 The Lower 5th
8/8 Kelsey Miles Band
8/22 Wheelhouse
9/7 The Jimmys

Music On The Lake Online: