Frank Lloyd Wright
High Noon Saloon, 9 pm
After some time spent on the East Coast, the Madison MC reemerges on the local scene to celebrate a rough 'n' ready new CD that features both his introspective and aggressive sides. Jack Cracker of the Crest and the Fall Guys also appear.
Annex, 9:30 pm
Gentle melodies crash against full-on bombast in the cyclical, ever-climaxing work of the Massachusetts instrumentalists. If only most arena bands were this compelling. Constants are also on the bill.
Overture Center's Capitol Theater, 7 pm
The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters sheds light on the immigration issue with a four-part series. In the kickoff event, UW history professor Archdeacon lays the groundwork by exploring the United States' history with immigration.
High Noon Saloon, 8 pm
The Brooklyn trio's three part harmonies add a gossamer quality to even the most sardonic material on their spirited new folk-pop outing, Joyful Sign. After a stint on the Indigo Girls' tour, they should be in top form. Adrianne opens.
Monona Terrace, 7 pm
The acclaimed photographer is best known for his association with Frank Lloyd Wright and his iconic images of the man and his buildings. Guerrero will sign copies of his memoir, Pedro E. Guerrero: A Photographer's Journey, after a screening of the new documentary Pedro E. Guerrero: Portrait of an Image Maker.
Orpheum Theatre, 7:30 pm
The much-loved Umphrey's are apt to power up some Pink Floyd-style grandiosity, then segue from ska to lyrical keyboard-fueled pop to Zappa-style fusion jams during their marathon shows. No wonder frat rats and Deadheads both incline to their siren call.