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Art In

1444 E. Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 4/3/19 3:11pm
(1035) Page Views

4/3 Fore String, Old Oaks, Jourdan Hines, The Bitter Nothings, Isabel Coff
4/5 Autumn Reverie, Zeroed Hero, Pudge
4/10 The Fawn & the Flame, Says Things
4/11 Raine Stern, Whitherward, Lisa Sanders
4/12 The Science Project, The Meddling Mullet Man, Zombie Mañana, Educational Davis, Adam Bluhm
4/13 Mile 134, Bury The Enemy, Trivial Pleasure, Order To Chaos, Matterwrath
4/17 Amanda Grace, All Good Things, The Lower 5th
4/18 Midwest Soul Xchange, Cooked Music, Hunter Gatherer, Fools and Lovers, Goodland
4/19 Blessed, Tunic
4/20 White Bush Unicorn Presents: “Kush It Real Good ~ Vol. 2” Featuring: HellMuff, White Bush Unicorn, Kat and the Hurricane
4/21 TV Moms, Ghostar, The Heavy Parts, Mossmen
4/26 Courtesy Of Tim, Fake News, Tapwater Shrimp
4/27 Cribshitter, Labrador, Heavy Looks

5/1 “yea ok sure” (Album Release) w/ Frandu Smith, DJ zzisco, Dragshow, Free Cake
5/4 Half Stack Sessions Random Band Generator Round 2
5/5 Eric Peter Schwartz
5/9 Daily Smoker, Dead Familiars, Bashford
5/11 The Yarddogs
5/15 Hex House, Lavender Daughter, Our Friends the Savages Bashford
5/23 Dana & The Joanis, Soul Doctors, Lane, Host Cooper Talbot
5/29 Bunny Love, Cave Paintings, Able Baker, Roscoe

6/1 Madhop Hip Hop w/ K. Sankofa, Chas, Jake The Plug (full band), Bang Too Real, DJing by Memory, Hosted by Reconsiderate
6/7 Undercover Organism, The Civil Engineers
6/12 Amanda Grace
6/23 Searchlights, Squarewave

7/17 The Turbos

Art In Online:

Arts + Literature Laboratory

2021 Winnebago St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 4/3/19 3:28pm
(353) Page Views

4/5 Dave King / Chris Weller Duo
4/6 Twin Talks
4/11 Tollef Østvang: Friends & Neighbors
4/12 Dave Rempis, Brandon Lopez, Ryan Packard
4/17 The Life & Music of Pepper Adams: Reading & Concert
4/19 VANG, Talkback w/ Poet Mary Swander
4/27 Matterhorn (CD Release), Matt Blair Solo

5/25 Keefe Jackson Quartet
5/31 Four Letter Words

Arts + Literature Laboratory Online:

The Barrymore Theatre

2090 Atwood Avenue, Madison WI 53704
Updated: 4/1/19 7:37pm
(21533) Page Views

4/6 Yesterday Is Here: Live Music Circus Burlesque Tribute to Tom Waits
4/9 Cody Ko & Noel Miller: Tiny Meat Gang
4/11 Beatles Vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown
4/12 ZOSO: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
4/13 Carrie Newcomer & Over The Rhine
4/16 Banff Mountain Film Festival
4/19 VO5, Josh Hoyer, Soul Colossal
4/20 The Purple Circus
4/27 Dan Savage’s HUMP 201- Film Festival

5/4 Preacher Lawson
5/8 Lucius, Pure Bathing Culture
5/11 Greg Brown
5/18 The Rousers

6/7 The Pump and Dump Show: “Parentally Incorrect”

9/5 The High Kings
9/19 Lore Podcast Live

10/3 Shane Koyczan

The Barrymore Theatre Online:

Bos Meadery

849 E. Washington Ave., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 4/3/19 4:01pm
(2452) Page Views

Tuesdays: Adult Game Night: Board Games (5/6pm)
Second Thursdays: The Gadjo Players & Willie Jones and His DIme Store Posse (7pm)
Sundays: Open Mic (2-5pm)

4/3 Molly Mitchell & The Weird Uncles
4/4 Mead to Laugh Comedy Showcase
4/5 The North Westerns
4/6 Therapy Drones, Fake News
4/7 Open Jam (5pm)
4/10 Squirrel Gravy
4/11 Lonesome Willie & His Dime Store Posse, The Gadjo Players
4/12 Gin Mill Hollow
4/13 Beefus, Beaker
4/14 Viking Church w/ The Flame and the Void, Flying Fuzz, Waiting For Reason
4/17 The Geoff and Kia Show:  99th Birthday Spectacular w/ Sockrates Sock Puppet Carnival of Morals and Logic
4/18 Soul Doctors
4/19 When Particles Collide, German Art Students
4/20 420 Fest feat. subatomic, The Earthlings, Grease Monkeys, MadGypsy Burlesque
4/21 Jennifer Hedstrom & Eric Doucette
4/24 Derek Ramnarace
4/25 Matt DeBlass & Friends
4/26 Motherhive, Butter Brick, 01 Bullet Left
4/28 Freaky Fourth Sunday (Dark Folk, Poetry, Weirdness)

5/3 Cullah & The Comrades, Big Dill & The Boys, Jake ‘O
5/4 Adrenaline Armory Presents: Order of the Jackal, Backwater Pornsite, Ov Moros, Furnace Born
5/10 The Sharrows
5/11 Madison Makers Spring Market & Pub Crawl (12pm)
5/11 Meggie Shays
5/15 Jeffrey James & Linn Jennings
5/16 Sam Lyons
5/17 Reconsiderate n Pals
5/18 Luke Arvid & Greenmoth, Gentle Brontosaurus, The Fancy Pears
5/24 Ellie’s Living Room
5/25 Hoot ‘n Annie String Band
5/26 Tubal Cain, Ossuary, Ruin Dweller
5/29 Ben Majeska
5/30 Finding North
5/31 Mal-O-Duo

6/5 Sam Ness, Grace Gladem
6/7 Dana & The Joanis
6/8 Quick & Painless, Distant Cuzins
6/14 Corey Mathew Hart
6/15 The Apologists, Bent Antenna
6/20 Jules Iolyn, Faux Jean
6/21 Gary David & The Enthusiasts, Sweet Delta Dawn
6/26 Raine Stern
6/29 The Falmes and the Void (CD Release)

7/12 Kendra Swanson, Bone Holler
7/19 Brian Koenig
7/24 The Blips

8/9 Josh Harty

9/6 Dana & The Joanis

10/11 Strangebyrds, Josh Harty

11/8 Corey Mathew Hart

12/13 Sam Ness

Bos Meadery Online:

Bowl-A-Vard Lanes

2121 E. Springs Drive, Madison WI 53704
Updated: 4/1/19 7:59pm
(13458) Page Views

4/5 5th Gear
4/6 Virginia Liquor Company
4/12 Foo Foo Dolls
4/13 Kings of Radio
4/19 Sunset Strip
4/20 Chameleon
4/26 Sharped Dressed Men
4/27 Angels & Outlaws

Summer 2019
Wednesdays: Custom Car Night
Outdoor Stage w/ Live Bands! ~ 5:00 - 10:00pm

5/15 Quest
5/22 Your Mom
5/29 V6
6/5 Trailer Kings
6/12 Star 67
6/19 Universal Sound
6/26 Sharp Dressed Men
7/3 Chameleon
7/10 Trailer Kings
7/17 Quest
7/24 City Electric
7/31 Your Mom
8/7 V6
8/14 Chameleon
8/21 Star 67
8/28 Trailer Kings
9/4 Sharp Dressed Men

Thursdays: Bike Night
Outdoor Stage w/ Live Bands! ~ 5:00 - 10:00pm

5/9 Virginia Liquor Co.
5/16 TBA
5/23 Get Gonzo!
5/30 DS Jukin
6/6 Pilot
6/13 Reloaded
6/20 5th Gear
6/27 Metal Gonz
7/11 Road Trip
7/18 Kings of Radio
7/25 Foo Foo Dolls
8/1 DS Jukin
8/8 Angels & Outlaws
8/15 Pacific Coast Highway
8/22 Road Trip
8/29 5th Gear
9/5 Angels & Outlaws

Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Online:

Breese Stevens Field

917 E. Mifflin St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 2/24/19 10:35pm
(2453) Page Views

All Concerts are Rain or Shine!

6/4 Greta Van Fleet
6/7 Rob Thomas, Abby Anderson

Breese Stevens Field Online:

Broom Street Theater

1119 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/18 3:46pm
(243) Page Views

Broom Street Theater Online:


1224 Williamson St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 4/1/19 10:11pm
(371) Page Views

Mondays: Funky Mondays w/ The JB3s (Joey B. Banks, Chris Clemente, Todd Phipps) 7pm
Thursdays: Night of the Improviser Feat. Hanah Jon Taylor (8pm)
Saturday Mornings: Youth Jazz Expo (9am)

4/4 Makaya McCraven
4/5 Charanga Agoza
4/6 Youth Jazz Expo (9am)
4/6 Assif Tsahar + Tatsuya Nakatani
4/8 Miles Okazaki’s Trickster
4/13 Rare Element

Cafe CODA Online:


3737 East Washington Ave., Madison WI 53704
Updated: 1/2/19 4:28pm
(1313) Page Views

Sundays: Domingos Parranderos w/ DJ Richard Mix
Mondays: Open Mic
Wednesdays: Karaoke
Fridays & Saturdays: DJ & Dancing

Connections Online:


3116 Commercial Avenue, Madison WI 53714
Updated: 4/2/19 2:00pm
(246) Page Views

Sundays: Dark Arts & Crafts (1pm)
Wednesdays: Karaoke (8pm) New Themes Every Week!
Third Fridays: The Rocky Horror Picture Show w/ Velvet Darkness Cast (Midnight)
Fourth Fridays: Deviance (BDSM Play Event) w/ DJs Spike and Psychotron
Fourth Saturdays: Burlesque Hosted by Meláni Khandroma

4/3 Karaoke: Leather Night
4/4 Level 1 Final Showcase (7:30pm)
4/4 Hysteria: Conspiracy
4/5 Spoil w/ Mauser, Rudeboi, Peas N Carrots vs Sync N Pump
4/6 301 Presents: Disgunt, Bad Lads, Descent of Man, Disappearance, Chewing Teeth
4/11 Adrenaline Armory Presents: Revolution-X, Fall II Rise, Hi/Jack
4/12 Zero Theorem, Cold Black River, Switchblade Monkeys, Go Play God
4/13 Reverb Presents: Invasion w/ DJs psych0tron, Siberia, Jim Marcus
4/15 Hed PE, Silent Theory, Project 44, Desolate
4/18 Adrenaline Armory Presents: Not Dead Yet, Barnyard Oddities, The Brash Menagerie (Homemade Swimsuit Contest to Follow Show!)
4/19 Post Punk Sound Check w/ DJ Ellafine (6pm)
4/20 Masquerade: Beltane Fire w/ DJs Mindphaser, psych0tron
4/22 AL1CE: The Unity of Opposites Tour w/ Joey Broyles
4/25 Pillow Talk w/ DJs Shaun Sin, Jackie Nightshade
4/27 Continuum: Midnight Dance Party w/ DJ Cykophuk (11pm)
4/28 Re:boot w/ Dexagon, Ginjahvitiz, Foundation, Blaise West

5/4 Johnny Likes Noize (CD Release)
5/5 Actors, The Bellweather Syndicate, Null Device
5/10 Rock Hard Burlesque
5/11 Sea of Sin: A Dark 90’s Prom w/ DJs Eurotic, WhiteRabbit
5/14 Precious Child, Hot Pink Satin
5/25 Continuum: Midnight Dance Party w/ DJ Cykophuk (11pm)
5/26 Re:boot w/ Dexagon, Ginjahvitiz, Foundation, Blaise West
5/31 Summer Lovin’ Bash w/ Brett and the Dandys, Gas Can Alley

6/1 The Feast of Metal Cookout & Show: Cookout @ Token Creek Park 2pm, Live Music w/ Chaosophy, Morta Skuld, All Out Mutiny
6/23 Adrenaline Armory Presents: Nequient, Order of the Jackal, Diskillery

7/3 Reverb Live w/ ESA, Caustic
7/28 Re:boot w/ Dexagon, Ginjahvitiz, Foundation, Blaise West

8/6 New Standard Elite Tour w/ Cerebral Effusion, Molested Divinity, Indecent Excision, Depulsed

9/5 D.R.I., Deathwish

Crucible Online:

The Crystal Corner

1302 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 4/1/19 3:59pm
(13089) Page Views

All Shows 9:30pm (unless otherwise listed)
1st Tuesdays: Cindy Set My Hair On Fire (8pm)
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)

4/6 Momotaros, Once a Month, Usufruct, Deodorant
4/13 The Hussy, Red Mass, Solid Freex, DJ Real Jaguar
4/20 Something To Do, 4 Aspirin Morning, Spacemonkey Mafia
4/24 Gimme The Car (Violent Femmes Tribute 8pm)
4/27 Miyha, According To What, CNL

5/4 Sean Michael Dargan Band, Periodicals (8:30pm)
5/11 The Family Business, Craig Baumann
5/18 Loving Cup (Rolling Stones Tribute), Honor Among Thieves


The Crystal Corner Online:

The East Side Club

3735 Monona Drive, Madison WI 53714
Updated: 4/2/19 3:46am
(7082) Page Views

Second & Fourth Thursdays:
Music On The Lake (6-9pm)

4/10 The Blue Zone Band

5/27 Grooving Needles, Trailer Kings
5/30 Brandon Maddox

6/13 Vehicle 6
6/27 Madtown Mannish Boys

7/11 Banana Wind
7/20 Ribfest w/ Scott Wilcox, Universal Sound
7/21 Blooze Krooze w/ Paul Filipowicz, Mike Wheeler Band
7/25 The Lower 5th

8/8 Kelsey Miles Band
8/22 Wheelhouse

9/7 End of Summer Party w/ The Jimmys

The East Side Club Online:

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