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Alliant Energy Center

1919 Alliant Energy Center Way , Madison WI 53713
Updated: 12/3/19 2:18am
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Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum:

12/5 Jeff Dunham
12/11 Five Finger Death Punch, Three Days Grace, Bad Wolves, Fire From The Gods
12/30 Harlem Globetrotters

1/3-4 Arenacross Nationals
1/24-26 Monsters of Destruction: Monster Trucks
2/6-9 Disney On Ice: Dream Big
3/12 Jasson Aldean
4/10 Sturgill Simpson, Tyler Childers
4/24 Lynyrd Skynyrd: Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour w/ Travis Tritt
10/16 Alabama, The Charlie Daniels Band (Rescheduled from 11/8/2019)

Alliant Energy Center Online:

The Annex @ The Red Zone Madison

1212 Regent Street, Madison WI 53715
Updated: 12/3/19 2:06am
(9633) Page Views

12/9 94.1 JJO Presents: Like A Storm Freek Show Tour w/ Midsummer, Sleep Signals, Pushing Veronica (Free Show!)
12/10 Merkules, The Catalyst, Jake The Plug & BrettyP, Tha Mid City Kid, Young Beezy & Kujo U No
12/13 Holiday Havok Tour w/ Through Fire, Brkn Love, Saul, Dead Posey
12/14 Psychostick, Downtown Brown, Government Zero, Squidhammer Metal
12/21 Riff Raff Live w/ BoBdAHIPPIE, Kid Vibe
12/31 NYE w/ Afroman

5/22 Monuments, Skyharbor, Greyhaven

The Annex @ The Red Zone Madison Online:

Audio for the Arts

7 S. Blair St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/19 2:57am
(1517) Page Views

Audio for the Arts Online:

BarleyPop Live

121 W. Main St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/19 3:03am
(312) Page Views

Wednesdays: Harkener Comedy Showcase & Open Mic (9pm)
Thursdays: Trivia Night (7:30pm)
Last Fridays: Karaoke (9:30pm)

12/7 The Symptones & Momotarōso
12/13 ELSE (Album Release), Help Desk, Made of Blocks, Line of Outcasts

BarleyPop Live Online:

The Brink Lounge

701 E. Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/19 3:32am
(13836) Page Views

Tuesdays: Salsa/Bachata Dance Lessons (7pm)
Tuesdays: Tango Salsa (9pm)
Wednesdays: Swing Lessons and Dance (6:30pm Nightclub)
Wednesdays: Jump Town Lindy Swing Dance (9pm)

12/6 Guitars for Vets Fundraiser
12/12 Kerosene Kites Full Band Holiday Show
12/17 Madison Red & the Band Time Forgot Holiday Show
12/19 Tracy Jane Comer’s Top Shelf & Common Chord Holiday Show
12/20 Aaron Williams and the Hoo Doo
12/21 Bill Roberts Combo
12/27 Angela Puerta Band
12/28 Maury Martin Bachata y Mas Dance Party
12/31 NYE Party w/ Daniel Anderson’s Petty 3, Piano Man
1/9 Aaron Williams and the Hoo Doo
1/18 Bill Roberts Combo
1/24 Angela Puerta Band

12/6 Harmonious Wail Holiday Fundraiser
12/8 Ladies Rock Camp Showcase
12/19 Madison Jazz Orchestra Holiday Show

The Brink Lounge Online:

Come Back In

508 East Wilson St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/19 4:11am
(9211) Page Views

Sundays: Band In A Box Karaoke w/ Lars! (9pm)

12/7 Petty3
12/9 One Human Band
12/10 Tom Weber
12/11 Robert J.
12/12 Gin Mill Hollow
12/13 Kevin Troestler (Soul Symmetry)
12/14 Piano Man
12/16 One Human Band
12/17 Tom Weber
12/18 Robert J.
12/19 Gin Mill Hollow
12/20 The N’achos
12/21 Wood Chickens
12/23 One Human Band
12/27 Taylor Schereck
12/30 One Human Band
12/31 All-Inclusive New Year’s Eve Party w/ The Family Business feat. Xavier Lynn

1/2 Robert J.
1/3 Gin Mill Hollow
1/7 One Human Band
1/8 Tom Weber
1/9 Robert J.
1/10 Gin Mill Hollow
1/14 One Human Band
1/15 Tom Weber
1/16 Robert J.
1/17 Gin Mill Hollow
1/21 One Human Band
1/22 Tom Weber
1/23 Robert J.
1/24 Gin Mill Hollow
1/28 One Human Band
1/29 Tom Weber
1/30 Robert J.
1/31 Gin Mill Hollow

Come Back In Online:

Crescendo Espresso Bar & Music Cafe

1859 Monroe St., Madison WI 53711
Updated: 12/3/19 4:03am
(3328) Page Views

12/6 Chris Trapper
12/12 Greentone A Cappella “Christmas Performance”

Crescendo Espresso Bar & Music Cafe Online:

The Edgewater Madison

1001 Wisconsin Place, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 9/2/19 4:46am
(4667) Page Views

10/25 Bourbon & Bones Festival
    Love Monkeys, Porky’s Groove Machine

Bourbon lovers rejoice! The Edgewater is celebrating Halloween with our 2nd Annual Bourbon + Bones Festival. The event will feature bourbon sampling, barrel-aged beer, bourbon cocktails, bone-chilling Halloween-themed food, and live music from The Love Monkeys and Porky’s Groove Machine.

Event is free and open to the public with food and beverage available for purchase. Costumes encouraged but not required.

The Edgewater Madison Online:

Essen Haus

514 E. Wilson St., Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/19 4:10am
(6810) Page Views

12/6-7 David Austin Band
12/13-14 The Gary Beal Band
12/20 The Gary Beal Band
12/21 Steve Meisner
12/27 Tom Brusky
12/28 Brewhaus Polka Kings
12/31 All-Inclusive New Year’s Eve Party w/ The Gary Beal Band

Essen Haus Online:

High Noon Saloon

701 E Washington Avenue, Madison WI 53703
Updated: 12/3/19 5:06am
(25843) Page Views

12/5 Beach Bunny, Lettering
12/6 Holiday Rock Party w/ The Gomers (5pm)
12/6 Slow Pulp, Disq, Interlay (9:30pm)
12/7 The Shruggers 4th Annual Toys For Tots Benefit Show! Featuring: Cliff Frederiksen, The Shruggers, Magic Conch, Mission (Jerry Garcia Tribute)(1pm)
12/7 The Crystal Method, DJs Mike Carlson, WhiteRabbit (SOLD OUT)
12/8 Winter Family Hoedown w/ Madfiddle, Highway 151 (11am)
12/8 O’Cayz Family Reunion w/ Knuckel Drager, Powerwagon, Bent Antenna (5:30pm)
12/9 The MOTH StorySLAM: Family
12/10 Raine Stern (EP Release)
12/11 Paris_Monster, BrightViolet
12/12 Black Belt Eagle Scout
12/13 Banana Wind (Jimmy Buffet Tribute 5pm)
12/13 Madison Mystery Tour (Beatles Tribute), Loving Cup (Rolling Stones Tribute)
12/14 Recreational Rhythms Winter Ball (2pm)
12/15 Madison Music Foundry’s Student Showcase (11am)
12/15 Wicca Phase Springs Eternal w/ Glitterer, Anxious, Creeks
12/16 Open Mic Night
12/17 Music Trivia
12/18 Yappy Hour w/ Underdog Pet Rescue (4pm)
12/18 John Denver Christmas w/ Chris Collins, Boulder Canyon, Kerosene Kites
12/19 GGOOLLDD, Seasaw, Boy Bjorn
12/20 Rockstar Happyoke w/ The Gomers & Friends (5:30pm)
12/20 Holidane w/ Steely Dane
12/21 Lynda & the Zeros Annual Holiday Zinger (5:30pm)
12/21 Waylan St. Palan & the Magic Elves Holiday Extravaganza (8pm)
12/22 Burbie’s Gospel Dinner Holiday Special
12/23 Madison’s Airing of Grievances (7:30pm)
12/24 Funky Christmas: James Brown Edition w/ Don’t Mess With Cupid
12/26 The Punch Bowl w/ Fortune, DJ Milhouse, EMC vs Brook The DJ
12/27 Johnny Chimes (5pm)
12/27 Shania Twain Tribute w/ Alyssia Dominguez, Beth Kille, Chloe Louise, Lyndsay Evans, Shawndell Marks, Jillian Rae
12/28 Outlaw Tribute Night (Willie, Waylon, Johnny and the Hanks) w/ Greg Hall and the Wrecking Ball, Bill Miller, White Iron Band
12/31 NYE w/ The Kissers (5pm)
12/31 A Funky New Year’s Eve w/ Mama Digdown’s Brass Band, The Handphibians

1/2 Dead Night: Songs To Fill The Air w/ Seaside Zoo
1/3 Wisconsin Punk Fest w/ Gender Confetti, Coasting, Something To Do, Telethon, We Should Have Been DJs, No Question, Parsing, Courtesy of Tim, Clean Room
1/4 Nivrana (Nirvana Tribute)
1/8 Bowie’s Birthday Bash w/ DJ Young American
1/9 DJ Logic
1/10 Wisconsin Metal Fest w/ Casket Robbery, Micawber, Disgunt, Warbastard, Disappearance
1/11 Annual Salute to Widespread Panic w/ Little Kin
1/12 MAMAs Breakthrough Artist Competition
1/16 Taking Back Thursday: A Live Emo Nite w/ Red Forest, Black Umbrella, Common Threads, Star 67, Saint Saunter
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 Wisconsin Hard Rock Fest w/ Last Crack, Revolution-X, 7 Seasons Deep, Birth of Tragedy, 20 Watt Tombstone
1/22 Blockhead, Arms and Sleepers, IL:LO
1/28 Bailen
1/30 Turkuaz, Neal Francis
1/31 Growing, Immortalis, American Bandit, Of Brighter Skies, Ritual Room

2/1 Yam Haus
2/2 Gaelynn Lea
2/7 Mike Doughty, Baby Men
2/13 Patsy Cline Valentine
2/20 The Toasters
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
2/29 Summer Camp On The Road 2020

3/8 Summer Salt, Okey Dokey, Breakup Shoes
3/13 Seaside Zoo (Grateful Dead Tribute 4:30pm)
3/13 Colony House, Tyson Motsenbocker
3/18 The Trouble Notes
3/19 Polica, Wilsen
3/21 Little People, Frameworks, YPPAH
3/30 The Murder Capital

4/1 Basia Bulat
4/2 Mdou Moctar & Gunn-Truscinski Duo
4/4 Dan Deacon
4/8 The Lil Smokies
4/21 Kevin Morby, Sam Cohen

High Noon Saloon Online:

Kohl Center

601 W Dayton Street, Madison WI 53715
Updated: 12/3/19 1:24am
(4839) Page Views

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

Kohl Center Online:


624 University Avenue, Madison WI 53715
Updated: 12/3/19 1:34am
(5659) Page Views

12/6 Trivecta
112/7 Dion Timmer
12/14 Cashmere Cat: Princess Catgirl Tour
12/21 Kai Wachi, Sam Lamar
12/28 12th Planet

1/25 Keys N Krates (DJ Set)

2/7 GG Magree
2/14 Dillon Nathaniel
2/15 Dombresky
2/22 Moody Good, BLVK JVCK
2/28 Ekali
2/29 Prince Fox

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