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Art In

1444 E. Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 1/6/20 12:13pm
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2/5 Rages and Riches
2/8 Hip Hop Fundraiser Concert
2/14 Art Paul & Friends Valentine’s Day Variety Show
2/22 BlindRabbit Presents: Devil’s Image Hosted by Skitzy

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Arts + Literature Laboratory

2021 Winnebago St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 1/6/20 12:14pm
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The Barrymore Theatre

2090 Atwood Avenue, Madison WI 53704
Updated: 1/6/20 12:15pm
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1/17 96.3 Star Country Presents: Future Stars & Guitars
1/18 47th Annual Madfest Juggling Extravaganza
1/22 Trail Running Film Festival
1/24 Christopher Titus, Rachel Bradley
1/25 Andrew Santino

2/3 Mat Kearney
2/9 United Way Bluegrass Benefit w/ Cork N’ Bottle String Band, Soggy Prairie, Sortin’ The Mail, The Cajun Strangers, Dave Landau, Strings To Roam
2/13 The Office! (A Musical Parody)
2/14 Garrison Keillor

3/5 The Fly Fishing Film Tour 2020
3/14 ZZ Ward, Patrick Droney
3/17 The Robert Cray Band
3/20 Gaelic Storm
3/28 Steven Wright

4/3 Steeldrivers
4/11 Hump! Film Festival
4/16 Justin Willman
4/18 Tommy Emmanuel, CGP, Joe Robinson

5/8 ZOSO
5/30 Drew Lynch

11/7 Small Town Murder

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Bos Meadery

849 E. Washington Ave., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 1/6/20 12:16pm
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Shows are @ 7pm Unless Otherwise Indicated
Tuesdays: Adult Game Night: Board Games (5-10pm)
Sundays: Open Mic (2-5pm)

1/9 Shotgun Mary
1/10 Casper’s Birthday Extravaganza feat. Rictus Grin, Squidhammer Metal, The Earthlings
1/11 Acoustic Collective (2:30pm)
1/11 Hellmuff (7:30pm)
1/12 MT and the Don’t Bees (6pm)
1/15 Hirt Alpert
1/16 Sky Dog
1/17-18 Madison FemFest 2020 (see festival listing)
1/19 Heather Rae, Crowe and Candace Griffin (6pm)
1/23 Matt DeBlass and Friends
1/24 Combo Noir
1/25 Maestranza, The Gadjo Players
1/30 Kevin Mason & Friends
1/31 Lunar Ticks

2/1 Georgia Rae (2:30pm)
2/1 Tom Waits Tribute Night
2/5 Tom Kastle
2/9 Kat and the Hurricane, LINE, Dana Perry (Album Release 6:30pm))
2/15 Common Chord (4:30pm)
2/16 Project Constellation, The Ranting, Thespian, The Bitter Nothings, Molly Mitchell (6pm)
2/22 Mead Hall Blues Bash (7:30pm)

3/6 The Dead Johnnys, Butter Brick
3/19 Gary David & the Enthusiasts

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Bowl-A-Vard Lanes

2121 E. Springs Drive, Madison WI 53704
Updated: 1/6/20 12:16pm
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1/10 Sucker Punch
1/11 The Solution
1/17 Cherry Pie
1/18 Pacific Coast Highway
1/24 Sunset Strip
1/25 2AM
1/31 Reloaded

2/1 Trailer Kings
2/8 Kings of Radio
2/13 Girls Night Out Event
2/14 Foo Foo Dolls
2/15 5th Gear
2/21 Reckless Remedy
2/22 Swifkick
2/28 Road Trip
2/29 SuperTuesday

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

Bowl-A-Vard Lanes Online:


1224 Williamson St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 1/6/20 6:51pm
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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)

1/8 Atom String Quartet
1/10 Don Linke Trialogue (5pm)
1/10 Afrovibe Dance Party w/ DJ Lyriks & Friends (8pm)
1/11 The Paul Silbersleit Trio
1/12 Benny Benack III Quartet Sunday Serenade
1/14 Guitar Showcase
1/17 Mateusz Smoczyński Trio
1/18 Ryan Meisel Quartet feat. Susan Hofer
1/24 RR Moore Presents ‘A Night of Words Vol 8’
1/25 Millennial Jazz Hosted By the Matt Cousin Quartet (5pm)
1/25 Atimevu and Tani Diakite and the AfroFunkstars (8pm)
1/31 Collector - New Record: Post Rock Lately

2/1 Millennial Jazz Hosted By the Matt Cousin Quartet (5pm)
2/1 Alexis Lombrej (8pm)
2/14 Matt Endres Quartet feat. Chip McNeill
2/22 Millennial Jazz Hosted By the Matt Cousin Quartet (5pm)

3/7 Millennial Jazz Hosted By the Matt Cousin Quartet (5pm)
3/28 Millennial Jazz Hosted By the Matt Cousin Quartet (5pm)

4/4 Millennial Jazz Hosted By the Matt Cousin Quartet (5pm)
4/25 Millennial Jazz Hosted By the Matt Cousin Quartet (5pm)

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Cargo Coffee East

750 E. Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 1/6/20 2:03am
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1/10 Taylor Bourgeois and the Boujee Boys, Dana & The Joanis
1/11 County Highway PD
1/12 Jaime Guiscafre
1/17 Bejamin Rose, Meggie Shays
1/18 Katrina Harms w/ Alex Richetta, Travis Zeigler
1/19 Matt DeBlass
1/24 Tim Coughlin Jr, Jack O’ the Dust
1/25 Two Johns and a Nancy, Tom Kastle
1/26 Helen Avakian & Dave Irwin
1/31 Mackenzie Moore, Hannah Edlén

Cargo Coffee East Online:


3116 Commercial Avenue, Madison WI 53714
Updated: 1/6/20 12:32pm
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Tuesdays: 8hertz Presents: Lucid Tuesdays (8pm)
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

1/8 Karaoke: The Roaring 20s!
1/9 Haunted Ones w/ DJs Dead Medium Resurrection, Vincent Presley
1/10 Pillow Talk UV Party w/ DJs Shaun Sin, Jackie Nightshade
1/11 Art Paul & Friends January (Elvis) Birthdays Variety Show (4pm-8pm)
1/11 Reverb w/ DJs Jarvis, DV8
1/12 Hush w/ DJ Ryan Parks
1/16 $ugar Daddie Soiree w/ Leah Brooke, 7ucky Vita, Dank Widow, Rairie
1/17 Books in the Buff (6pm)
1/17 Hysteria: Alternative Drag Show (9pm)
1/17 The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Midnight)
1/18 Winternight II: The Goblin Queen’s Masque (Crucible Anniversary Party) w/ DJs ellafine, senseless
1/23 301 Presents: Of Virtue, In Search Of Solace, Archers, Immortalis, Waiting For Reason
1/25 Continuum w/ DJ Cykophuk
1/26 Craft Supply Swap (1pm)
1/30 Amateur Burlesque Night (7pm)
1/30 Insidiuous w/ Acideon (9pm)
1/31 Cynergy 67 20th Anniversary w/ V is for Villains, Lorelei Dreaming

2/3 Anaerobic Anarchy: NIN (6pm)
2/8 Naughty Night Market (6pm)
2/8 Edges: Cold Hearts and Cold Wave w/ DJs ellefine, senseless (9pm)
2/23 Cities Never Sleep, Of Brighter Skies, Common Threads, The Earthlings

3/12 The Gothsicles, Conformco, Absynthe Of Faith, Sweat Boys, DJ Eurotic
3/28 Casket Robbery, Matianak, Kingdom of Torment, Doyle McPoyle

Crucible Online:

The Crystal Corner

1302 Williamson Street, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 1/6/20 12:32pm
(13608) 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)

1/11 Vipers, the No-Go’s, Surf Zombies, Compact Deluxe
1/18 Free Dirt, Cribshitter (9pm Free)
1/25 Loving Cup (Rolling Stones Tribute, Negative Example (8:30pm)

2/1 Old Pup, Sugar and the Milkman, Sleepy Gaucho (9pm)
2/8 Stealing Seasons, Schmoolio, Since When, MIDSUMMER (9pm)
2/15 Something To Do, 4 Aspirin Morning, Not Dead Yet

The Crystal Corner Online:

The East Side Club

3735 Monona Drive, Madison WI 53714
Updated: 1/6/20 12:36pm
(7593) Page Views

1/29 30th Annual Chilli Cookoff w/ Just Chillin’ (2-6pm)

Music on the Lake Winter Series: (7-10pm)
1/17 The Jimmys
2/14 Banana Wind
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: 1/6/20 12:37pm
(22427) Page Views

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

1/11 An Atwood Star Is Born (Open Mic)
1/15 Big Wes Turner’s Trio
1/16 Cork ‘n Bottle String Band
1/18 Another One (Greatful Dead Tribute)
1/23 Oak Street Ramblers
1/24 Taylor Schereck
1/26 WORT’s ChiliOCRACY 6 w/ The Soundbillies (3pm)

2/6 Cork ‘n Bottle String Band
2/14 Valentine’s Day w/ Sweet Delta Dawn, The Earthlings
2/15 Lackin’ Some Directon
2/22 Chuck Lorenzo Band
2/27 Oak Street Ramblers
2/28 Taylor Schereck

3/19 Cork ‘n Bottle String Band
3/26 Oak Street Ramblers

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

5/7 Cork ‘n Bottle String Band
5/28 Oak Street Ramblers

Harmony Bar & Grill Online:

High Noon Saloon

701 E Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 1/6/20 12:06pm
(25938) Page Views

1/8 Bowie’s Birthday Bash w/ DJ Young American
1/9 DJ Logic, DJ Vilas Park Sniper
1/10 Piano Man (Billy Joel Tribute 5pm)
1/10 Wisconsin Metal Fest w/ Casket Robbery, Micawber, Disgunt, Warbastard, Disappearance
1/11 Rockstar Happyoke (5pm)
1/11 Annual Salute to Widespread Panic w/ Little Kin
1/12 MAMAs Breakthrough Artist Competition
1/13 MOTH StorySLAM: Adventure
1/14 Music Trivia (7pm)
1/15 Cap Times Talk (7pm)
1/16 Taking Back Thursday: A Live Emo Nite w/ Red Forest, Black Umbrella, Common Threads, Star 67, Saint Saunter
1/17 Sweet Delta Dawn (5pm)
1/17 Wisconsin Americana Fest w/ Field Report, Miles Nielsen & the Rusted Hearts, Lost Lakes, Driveway Thriftdwellers, Hosted by Frank Busch of WheelHouse
1/18 15th Annual Kids Day w/ David Landau (11am)
1/18 Wisconsin Hard Rock Fest w/ Last Crack, Revolution-X, 7 Seasons Deep, Birth of Tragedy, 20 Watt Tombstone
1/20 Fresh Vision 20/20 (MLK Celebration 4pm)
1/21 LÜM Presents: Open Mic Night w/ Host FlowPoetry
1/22 Blockhead, Arms and Sleepers, IL:LO
1/23 Mimosa: Psychedelic Stereo Vol 2 w/ Cam 8Hertz
1/24 BingBong, Venus In Furs (5pm)
1/24 Erika & BMG (10pm)
1/28 Bailen
1/29 Nerd Nite 072
1/30 Turkuaz, Neal Francis
1/31 Zeroed Hero, The Anderson Brothers (5pm)
1/31 Growing, Immortalis, American Bandit, Of Brighter Skies, Ritual Room

2/1 Yam Haus, Seasaw
2/2 Gaelynn Lea
2/3 Pundamonium: Madison Pun Slam! (7pm)
2/4 Beth Kille Band, Clay Rehm (Album Release)
2/5 Madtown Writers Round
2/6 JF Zastrow (Album Release), Christopher Gold, Scott Kirby
2/7 Mike Doughty, Baby Men
2/8 Madison Makers Valentine’s Market & Pub Crawl (12pm)
2/8 Natty Nation’s Bob Marley B-Day Bash w/ Rebulu, DJ Trichrome
2/9 The Blue Stones, JJ Wilde
2/10 MOTH StorySLAM
2/11 You Oughta Know Music Trivia (7pm)
2/12 Drivin N Cryin
2/13 Patsy Cline Valentine
2/14 Les Cougars Heartache at the Disco
2/15 Rockstar Happyoke (5pm)
2/16 Beach Bunny, Lettering, Dearly Somber
2/15 MAMA Cares Winter Ball w/ Rare Element, Raine Stern, Wurk
2/18 LÜM Presents: Open Mic Night w/ Host FlowPoetry
2/19 Kendell Marvel, Erin Viancourt
2/20 The Toasters
2/21 Mardi Gras Masquerade w/ Mama Digdown’s Brass Band, The Cajun Strangers
2/22 Carrelee (Album Release), Old Soul Society, Thomas Kivi (3pm)
2/22 Madison Carnaval Kickoff Party w/ The Handphibians, Forro Fo Sho, Grupo Balanca, Samba Novistas, Drum Power, Capoeira Martial Arts, Dave Irwin, Helen Avakian
2/26 Nerd Nite 073
2/27 Motel Breakfast, Sleepy Gaucho, Jake Labine
2/28 John Prine Tribute
2/29 Summer Camp On The Road 2020

3/2 Pundamonium: Madison Pun Slam!
3/6 Bad Bad Hats
3/8 Summer Salt, Okey Dokey, Breakup Shoes
3/9 MOTH StorySLAM
3/10 You Oughta Know Music Trivia
3/11 Christian French
3/13 Seaside Zoo (Grateful Dead Tribute 4:30pm)
3/13 Colony House, Tyson Motsenbocker
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
3/20 The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Kelsey Miles Band
3/21 Little People, Frameworks, YPPAH
3/25 Nerd Nite 074
3/27-28 Date Watson
3/28 Rocstar Happyoke (5pm)
3/29 Tropidelic
3/30 The Murder Capital
3/31 The Earthlings

4/1 Basia Bulat
4/2 Mdou Moctar & Gunn-Truscinski Duo
4/4 Dan Deacon, Ed Schrader’s Music Beat
4/6 Pundamonium: Madison Pun Slam!
4/8 The Lil Smokies
4/11 That 1 Guy
4/13 MOTH StorySLAM
4/14 You Oughta Know Music Trivia
4/21 Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen
4/22 Nerd Nite 075
4/24 Post Animal
4/25 Rockstar Happyoke (5pm)
4/27 LÜM Presents: Open Mic Night w/ Host FlowPoetry

5/4 Pundamonium: Madison Pun Slam!
5/11 MOTH StorySLAM
5/12 You Oughta Know Music Trivia
5/19 LÜM Presents: Open Mic Night w/ Host FlowPoetry
5/20 Nerd Nite 076
5/30 Rockstar Happyoke (5pm)

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