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    Harmony Bar & Grill

    2201 Atwood Avenue, Madison WI 53704
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:19pm
    (22674) Page Views

    Mondays: Kid Music w/ David Landau (5:30pm)

    3/4 Ced Ba’etch’
    3/6 Bill Roberts Combo
    3/7 Rare Element
    3/8 WORT Presents: Harmony Bar Record Sale (11am)
    3/13 Killarney Blarney (CD Release)
    3/14 Starkweather Blues Band
    3/17 Currach Irish Trio
    3/19 Cork ‘n Bottle String Band
    3/21 The Lower 5th, Merry Weathers
    3/26 Oak Street Ramblers

    4/16 Cork ‘n Bottle String Band
    4/23 Oak Street Ramblers

    5/7 Cork ‘n Bottle String Band
    5/15 Winterlong (Neil Young Tribute)
    5/28 Oak Street Ramblers


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    High Noon Saloon

    701 E Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:22pm
    (26241) Page Views

    3/3 Cupid Tuesdays
    3/4 Kendall Street Company, CBDB
    3/5 The 4OnTheFloor
    3/6 The Apologists (5pm)
    3/6 Bad Bad Hats, The Racing Pulses
    3/7 The Charity Jamboree w/ People Brothers Band, Civil Engineers, Moonhouse, Wurk, Lost Highway Allstars, Madison Music Foundry’s Student Showcase (4pm)
    3/8 Summer Salt, Okey Dokey, Breakup Shoes
    3/9 MOTH StorySLAM: Challenge
    3/10 You Oughta Know Music Trivia: Jam On
    3/11 Christian French, Rence
    3/12 Ward Davis, Josh Morningstar
    3/13 Seaside Zoo (Grateful Dead Tribute 4:30pm)
    3/13 Colony House, Tyson Motsenbocker
    3/14 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration w/ The Kissers (Family Show 5pm)
    3/14 St. Patrick’s Day Celebration w/ The Kissers, The Currach (8pm)
    3/15 The Revelers (6:30pm)
    3/16 St. Practice Day w/ Mars Hall, Mickey Magnum, Railhopper, The Rascal Theory
    3/17 LÜM Presents: Open Mic Night w/ Host FlowPoetry
    3/18 The Trouble Notes
    3/19 Polica, Wilsen
    2/20 Tent Show Troubadours (5pm)
    3/20 The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Kelsey Miles Band
    3/21 Little People, Frameworks, YPPAH
    3/22 8th Annual Bluegrass Birthday Bash w/ Sparetime Bluegrass Band, Northern Comfort, Bill & Bobbie Malone (12pm)
    3/22 Feed The Dog, Julian Davis & the Situation
    3/23 Mortality Play, The Flame and the Void
    3/24 Bongzilla, Ruin Dweller, No Question
    3/25 Nerd Nite 074
    3/26 Night Moves, Sleepy Gaucho
    3/27-28 Date Watson
    3/28 Rockstar Happyoke (5pm)
    3/29 Boogie for Bernie’s w/ Kiddie Cabaret (1:30pm)
    3/29 Tropidelic, Hot By Ziggy
    3/30 The Murder Capital, Interlay
    3/31 The Earthlings, Roselit Bone, Old Oaks

    4/1 Basia Bulat, Samantha Crain
    4/2 Mdou Moctar & Gunn-Truscinski Duo, Bill Nace
    4/3 Adam Ezra Group (5pm)
    4/3 Fresh Fighters (Foo Fighters Tribute)
    4/4 Dan Deacon, Ed Schrader’s Music Beat, Cool Matt
    4/5 Burbie’s Gospel Brunch (1pm)
    4/5 Arlo McKinley
    4/6 Pundamonium: Madison Pun Slam!
    4/7 C.W. Stoneking, Lou Shields
    4/8 The Lil Smokies
    4/9 Ian Noe
    4/10 The Hip Abduction, Signal Fire
    4/11 Primate Benefit w/ Ladies Must Swing (2pm)
    4/11 That 1 Guy
    4/12 Hitterz Collective Presents Battle ~ Arts ~ Music: The Shindig w/ Dready Bravo, Supa Friends, Hitterz Collective, Jennika Bastian, Savance, Silvan, Hypnotic
    4/13 MOTH StorySLAM
    4/14 You Oughta Know Music Trivia: 90s Vs 00s Hip Hop
    4/15 Porches, Sassy 009
    4/17 Magic Giant, The Collection
    4/18 Music For Good: Benefit Against Gun Violence w/ The Whiskey Farm, The N’achos, Ryan Mauer & Friends, Amber Sebastian, CC and the Sandburgers, The Emmylous (6pm)
    4/21 Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen
    4/22 Nerd Nite 075
    4/23 International Lady Laughs Comedy Festival 2020
    4/24 Post Animal, Twen, Woong
    4/25 Rockstar Happyoke (5pm)
    4/25 Back To Basics Vol. 2 feat. The Widdler, Pushloop, Moniker, Romy
    4/26 Madison Music Foundry Student Showcase (11am)
    4/26 Margaret Glaspy, Kate Davis
    4/27 LÜM Presents: Open Mic Night w/ Host FlowPoetry
    4/28 Sebadoh, Versus
    4/30 The Weight Band

    5/1 Disq
    5/3 Days N Daze, Bridge City Sinners, Holy Locust, Crazy & The Brains
    5/4 Pundamonium: Madison Pun Slam!
    5/6 The Happy Fits
    5/7 Legends In Harmony: Gin Chocolate & Bottle Rockets Tribute to Dolly, Linda, and Emmylou
    5/8 Pert Near Sandstone, Kind Country
    5/9 The Furious Bongos (Frank Zappa Trivia)
    5/10 Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash
    5/11 MOTH StorySLAM
    5/12 You Oughta Know Music Trivia
    5/16 Frogleg
    5/17 Katie Toupin
    5/19 LÜM Presents: Open Mic Night w/ Host FlowPoetry
    5/20 Nerd Nite 076
    5/21 Lilly Hiatt
    5/22 Dub Foundation, Spare Change Trio, Concrete Roots
    5/23 Wurst Times Fest X
    5/26 Tinder, Lane Moore
    5/28 The Brook & The Bluff
    5/30 Rockstar Happyoke (5pm)


    High Noon Saloon Online:
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    Hody Bar & Grill

    1914 Aurora Street, Middleton WI 53562
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:38pm
    (15263) Page Views

    3/6 Red Hot Horn Dawgs
    3/7 The Dots
    3/13 The Landlines
    3/14 Badass Cover Tunes
    3/20 Frank Martin Busch and the Fauxes
    3/21 The Playlist Pajama Jam
    3/27 The Dirty Groove
    3/28 Best Practice

    4/3 2AM
    4/4 Granny Shot
    4/10 Cartunes
    4/11 Country Wide
    4/17 Whiplash
    4/18 Undercover
    4/24 KARL
    4/25 Vehicle 6

    5/1 Sucker Punch
    5/2 The Decade
    5/8 Universal Sound
    5/9 The Playlist
    5/15 The Dirty Groove
    5/16 Violet Riot
    5/22 John Masino Band
    5/23 The Keepers
    5/29 Red Hot Horn Dawgs
    5/30 The Dirty Birds

    6/6 The Dots
    6/13 2AM
    6/20 Dirt Road Rebelz

    7/18 VideoStar
    7/25 KARL

    8/1 John Masino Band
    8/8 Violet Riot
    8/14 Country Wide
    8/15 The Dots
    8/29 2AM


    Hody Bar & Grill Online:
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    Kiki’s House of Righteous Music

    1326 Mac Arthur Road, Madison WI 53714
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:40pm
    (12208) Page Views

    Visit Website or Facebook for Showtimes & Reservations)

    4/3 Low Czars
    4/14 Steve Wynn
    4/16 Robbie Fulks


    Kiki’s House of Righteous Music Online:
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    The Knuckle Down Saloon

    2513 Seiferth Road, Madison WI 53716
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:41pm
    (10064) Page Views

    Thursdays: Tate’s Blues Jam (8:30pm)
    Fridays: Live Music @ 8pm
    Saturdays: Live Music @ 9:00pm

    3/6 Corey Dennison
    3/7 Jason Vargas & the Apollos
    3/13 The Bel Airs
    3/20 Madtown Mannish Boys
    3/21 Paul Filipowicz w/ Maggie Alotta
    3/27 Valerie B. & the Boyz
    3/28 Cash Box Kings

    4/4 Dave Fields


    The Knuckle Down Saloon Online:
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    Kohl Center

    601 W Dayton Street, Madison WI 53715
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:44pm
    (5076) Page Views

    4/9 Cher, Nile Rodgers, CHIC
    4/21 Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. The Tour

    6/9 TOOL


    Kohl Center Online:
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    Lakeside St. Coffee House

    402 W. Lakeside St., Madison WI 53715
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:46pm
    (2252) Page Views

    3/5 Richard Wiegel
    3/6 Classical Guitar Showcase
    3/7 Tumbledown Shack
    3/12 Ukulele Sing a Long
    3/13 Neighborhood Irish Session
    3/14 Bill and Bobbie Malone
    3/19 Madison Irish Session
    3/20 Vox
    3/21 Courtney Cordova
    3/27 Star Moss & Friends
    3/28 Northern Comfort

    4/2 Richard Wiegel
    4/3 Classical Guitar Showcase
    4/4 Trio Soleil
    4/9 Ukulele Sing a Long
    4/10 Neighborhood Irish Session
    4/11 Don’t Spook The Horse
    4/16 Madison Irish Session
    4/17 Avian Aura
    4/25 Tumbledown Shack

    5/1 Classical Guitar Showcase
    5/2 Accoustic Collective


    Lakeside St. Coffee House Online:
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    Lazy Oaf Lounge

    1617 N. Stoughton Road, Madison WI 53704
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:50pm
    (11204) Page Views

    3/21 Unity The Band


    Lazy Oaf Lounge Online:
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    Liquid

    624 University Avenue, Madison WI 53715
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:54pm
    (5848) Page Views

    3/6 Bijou
    3/13 Downlink
    3/21 Must Die!
    3/28 Borgore

    4/4 Arius
    4/18 Getter
    4/20 Svdden Death
    4/24 Chris Lorenzo
    4/25 Ghastly

    5/8 Au5 x Chime


    Liquid Online:
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    The Locker Room

    1810 Roth Street, Madison WI 53704
    Updated: 2/28/20 11:03am
    (7544) Page Views

    Honest Abe Presents:
    Tuesdays: Open Mic Signup 7:30pm ~ Music 8pm-2am)
    First & Third Fridays: Diversified Style Extravaganza
    Fourth Fridays: Open Jam

    Honey Pot Crew Presents:
    First Saturdays: Jungle Gym
    Fourth Saturdays: Winning


    The Locker Room Online:
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    The Majestic Theatre

    115 King Street, Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:58pm
    (22958) Page Views

    Most Shows are All Ages - * Indicates Ages 18+ Show)

    3/5 Droeloe, Taska Black, Quiet Bison
    3/6 Rod Tuffcurls & the Bench Press
    3/7 Trippin Billies (Dave Matthews Tribute)
    3/8 Theo Katzman, Rett Madison
    3/9 Yonder Mountain String Band, Chris Castino, Chicken Wire Empire
    3/10 Of Montreal, Lily & Horn Horse
    3/12 Brew ‘N View: Space Jam
    3/13 Murder By Death’s 20th Anniversary w/ Amigo The Devil (SOLD OUT)
    3/14 2020 Jersey Reveal Party w/ The Racing Pulses (6pm)
    3/14 90s vs 00s: St. Paddy’s Day Ball w/ DJs Josh B Kuhl, Nick Nice
    3/17 Ásgeir, Khushi
    3/19 Boogie T & Boogie T.RIO, Sodown
    3/20 Rock ‘N Roll High School Punk Tribute w/ TUGG (Rancid), Avenues (Alkaline Trio), Start From Scratch (Green Day), Help Desk (Lagwagon), Coasting (NOFX), Telethon (Motion City Soundtrack), Courtesy of Tim (Sum 41), Schmoolio (New Found Glory)
    3/21 Ashley McBryde (SOLD OUT)
    3/27 Adelita’s Way, Blacklite District, Another Day Dawns, Taking Dawn
    3/28 The Nielsen Trust feat. Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, Dan Hubbard
    3/29 Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (SOLD OUT)

    4/1 Otherwise, Saul
    4/2 Stephen Marley (Acoustic)
    4/3 The Lone Bellow, Early James
    4/4 Grouplove, Le Shiv (SOLD OUT)
    4/5 The Expendables, Bumpin Uglies, Of Good Nature, Artikal Sound System
    4/6 U.S. Girls, Bonjay
    4/8 Brew ‘N View: Cats (Rowdy Version)
    4/9 Dabin, Nurko, Last Heroes
    4/10 Liquid Stranger, Dirt Monkey, Hydraulix, Inzo
    4/11 J. Lo vs Shakira w/ DJs Mike Carlson, Nick Nice
    4/12 Sofi Tukker, Confidence Man, LP Giobbi
    4/16 Minnesota, Thelem, EastGhost, Thook
    4/17 Watch What Crappens Podcast
    4/18 Soccer Mommy, Emily Reo
    4/20 Hot Chelle Rae
    4/21 Jukebox The Ghost, The Elwins
    4/22-23 Watsky, Travis Thompson, Nikki Jean
    4/25 Amanda Shires, L.A. Edwards
    4/28 Mayday Parade, Grayscale, Point North
    4/30 PHUN (Phish Tribute)

    5/2 M. Ward, Pitou, The Lost Brothers
    5/8 Tokimonsta
    5/9 Shallou, Slenderbodies
    5/11 Brandy Clark, Aubrie Sellers
    5/12 Hamilton Leithauser, Anna St. Louis
    5/16 Miz Cracker: American Woman Tour
    5/19 Joywave
    5/21 Houndmouth
    5/22 Waxahatchee, Ohmme

    6/5 Lost Dog Street Band, Hill Country Devil
    6/6 AJJ, Xiu Xiu, Emperor X
    6/12 The Sword, King Buffalo


    The Majestic Theatre Online:
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    The Malt House

    2609 E. Washington Ave., Madison WI 53704
    Updated: 3/1/20 12:07am
    (4820) Page Views

    3/2 Grandpa’s Elixir
    3/3 Mexican Coke
    3/4 The North Westerns
    3/9 The Kissers
    3/10 Birds Birds Birds
    3/14 The Paulie Show
    3/17 Onadare
    3/18 Don’t Spook The Horse
    3/21 Cork ‘n Bottle String Band (8:30pm)
    3/24 The Grouvin’ Brothers
    3/25 Ad Hoc String Band
    3/28 Jules Lolyn (8pm)
    3/30 Willie Jones & Friends

    4/15 Don’t Spook The Horse

    5/20 Don’t Spook The Horse


    The Malt House Online:
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