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    Arts + Literature Laboratory

    2021 Winnebago St., Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:26pm
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    The Barrymore Theatre

    2090 Atwood Avenue, Madison WI 53704
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:37pm
    (22776) Page Views

    3/5 The Fly Fishing Film Tour 2020
    3/14 ZZ Ward, Patrick Droney
    3/17 The Robert Cray Band, Paul Cebar
    3/20 Gaelic Storm
    3/21 Stephanie Miller’s Sexy Liberal Tour w/ Hal Sparks, John Fugelsang
    3/27 Tusk (Fleetwood Mac Tribute)
    3/28 Steven Wright

    4/3 Steeldrivers
    4/5 Collectibles Flea Market
    4/9 Todd Snider, Jamie Lin Wilson
    4/10 Wild & Scenic Film Festival
    4/11 Hump! Film Festival
    4/16 Justin Willman
    4/18 Tommy Emmanuel, CGP, Joe Robinson
    4/25 Lady Laughs Comedy w/ Aida Rodriguez, Dina Nina Martinez, Allie Lindsay, Tiffany Haddish
    4/30 Together Live

    5/3 David Bromberg Quintet, Jordan Tice
    5/8 ZOSO (Led Zeppelin Tribute)
    5/16 Let It Be: 50th Anniversary Concert (Beatles Tribute)
    5/30 Drew Lynch

    9/26 Delbert McClinton

    11/7 Small Town Murder

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    Bos Meadery

    849 E. Washington Ave., Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:43pm
    (3756) Page Views

    Shows are @ 7pm Unless Otherwise Indicated
    Tuesdays: Adult Game Night: Board Games (5-10pm)
    Sundays: Open Mic (2-5pm)

    3/4 7000apart, Chloe Louise
    3/5 Seafoam in my Swimsuit, Call & Complain
    3/6 The Dead Johnnys, Butter Brick
    3/7 Vets on Frets (2:30pm)
    3/7 Funk Summit Bass Team, The Flavor That Kills
    3/8 Viking Church (6pm)
    3/11 Without a Comb, Old Oaks
    3/12 Kat and the Hurricane, Gender Confetti, 90sdreamboy
    3/13 Mead to Laugh Comedy
    3/14 Femmes Ferment: Festival of Femail Fermenters w/ HellMuff & Friends
    3/15 The Good Table: Late Winter Pop-Up w/ Linn Jennings (6pm)
    3/18 Molly Mitchell
    3/19 Gary David & the Enthusiasts
    3/20 Lonesome Cobras
    3/21 Acoustic Collective (2:30pm)
    3/21 Order of the Jackal, Mhos and Ohms, All Meridians
    3/22 6.4 Sunday, Punk Ass Unicorns (6:30pm)
    3/25 Juli Johnson
    3/26 Matt DeBlass & Friends
    3/27 90’s Throwback Night w/ Star 67
    3/28 Common Chord (2:30pm)
    3/29 Nates’ Hip Hop Show (6pm)

    4/9 Hank Kimball & the County Agents
    4/10 Bent Antenna, 60 Grit
    4/19 Tom Kastle
    4/22 Jake Sanders, Christo Ruppenthal: Jazz Guitar Duo

    5/9 Madison Makers Spring Market & Pub Crawl (12pm)
    5/15 Brian Koenig

    6/14 Viking Church w/ Morpheus Black, Not the Cops, Birth of Tragedy (6pm)

    7/11 Aaron Brenton Trio

    9/21 Ellie’s Birthday Bash (Ellie Erickson)

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    Bowl-A-Vard Lanes

    2121 E. Springs Drive, Madison WI 53704
    Updated: 3/1/20 3:51pm
    (15397) Page Views

    3/6 Pink Houses
    3/7 DS Jukin
    3/13 Violet Riot
    3/14 VO5
    3/20 Shotgun Jane
    3/21 Sucker Punch
    3/27 Reckless Remedy
    3/28 Video Star

    4/3 Cherry Pie
    4/4 5th Gear
    4/10 Kings of Radio
    4/11 Foo Foo Dolls
    4/17 Road Trip
    4/18 Pacific Coast Highway
    4/24 Retro Specz
    4/25 Sunset Strip

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    Cafe CODA

    1224 Williamson St., Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 4:09pm
    (924) 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)

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    Cargo Coffee East

    750 E. Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 4:20pm
    (246) 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

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    3116 Commercial Avenue, Madison WI 53714
    Updated: 3/1/20 10:43pm
    (1183) 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

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    The Crystal Corner

    1302 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:00pm
    (14073) 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)

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    The East Side Club

    3735 Monona Drive, Madison WI 53714
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:04pm
    (8081) Page Views

    Music on the Lake Winter Series: (7-10pm)
    3/13 Frank Martin Busch & the Names
    4/17 The Madtown Mannish Boys
    5/25 The Jimmys (After Parade Party! 1-5pm)

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    Harmony Bar & Grill

    2201 Atwood Avenue, Madison WI 53704
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:19pm
    (22878) 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
    (26468) 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)

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    Kiki’s House of Righteous Music

    1326 Mac Arthur Road, Madison WI 53714
    Updated: 3/1/20 11:40pm
    (12417) Page Views

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

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