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The Edgewater Hotel abruptly canceled its weekend concert series. Was it due to licensing issues or complaints from irate neighbors? In this update to our story, we get some answers. more

Jul 24, 2017 10:04 AM MUSIC 1 Comments

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Jonathan Mannion

Madison-born Minneapolis rapper Brother Ali talks to Isthmus in advance of his headlining slot at Live on King Street July 28. more

Jul 20, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of July 20-27, 2017. more

Jul 20, 2017 5:00 AM Picks Playlists

Recorded live at the Stoughton Opera House, No Name String Band’s new album, “Anytime,” is a tasty collection of down-home originals and new interpretations of standards. more

Jul 20, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

The Edgewater Hotel abruptly cancelled its weekend plans for outdoor concerts. Was it due to licensing issues or complaints from irate neighbors? more

Jul 14, 2017 5:30 PM MUSIC 5 Comments

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of July 13-20, 2017. more

Jul 13, 2017 10:28 AM Picks Playlists

In three short years, the Willy Street Chamber Players have inserted themselves into Madison’s musical landscape. They play two more concerts in July at their home base in Immanuel Lutheran Church. more

Jul 13, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Jesse Riggins

From punk roots in Alabama Waxahatchee has hit its stride with a fourth album, “Out in the Storm.” The indie-punkers are at the High Noon Saloon on July 20. more

Jul 13, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

They sing. They dance. They rap. They slay bullies and promote youth empowerment, and they look dang cute doing it. Meet Trilogy, Madison’s best (and only?) teenage hip-hop girl group. more

Jul 13, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

With new album “Fairydust,” Golden Donna excels at sonic trickery — setting a scene and subtly manipulating everything around it, until finally you realize everything’s different: You’re not in Kansas anymore. more

Jul 12, 2017 10:49 AM MUSIC

The Whiskey Farm’s new “Songs of Resistance” serves as a time capsule for dark times in U.S. history. more

Jul 7, 2017 3:20 PM MUSIC

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of July 6-13, 2017. more

Jul 6, 2017 10:26 AM Picks Playlists

Honor the Earth, an Indigenous environmental justice group, kicks off a benefit concert series in Madison, with funds supporting the fight against the proposed expansion of the Enbridge Energy oil pipeline. more

Jul 6, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Riley Steinbrenner

Featuring Aviva Kleinfeldt’s lilting vocals and glimmering guitar from Brendan Manley, Dash Hounds have risen from the ashes of indie darlings Modern Mod. more

Jul 6, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Jeremy Lange

The famously idiosyncratic Mountain Goats hit the Majestic on July 8. Andy Moore talks to the band’s drummer Jon Wurster, who leads a double life as a podcast comedian. more

Jul 6, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

Madison recording legend Jack LeTourneau died this week at 65. Artists remember the man who help shape Madison’s sound. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:51 PM MUSIC 1 Comments

Mexican superstar pop-rock outfit Maná and “King of reggaeton” Daddy Yankee to headline inaugural Los Dells music festival Sept. 2-3 in Wisconsin Dells. more

Jun 29, 2017 1:12 PM MUSIC

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of June 29-July 6, 2017. more

Jun 29, 2017 10:06 AM Picks Playlists

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Jay Smiley

Madison-area fans have two chances to catch legendary Minneapolis punk/new wavers The Suburbs. They’re at Summerfest June 29 and High Noon Saloon July 1. more

Jun 27, 2017 4:17 PM MUSIC

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CHRIS LOTTEN

The Majestic Theatre's Live on King Street free outdoor concert series kicked off Friday, June 23 with Dark Star Orchestra. more

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