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

Apr 20, 2017 10:00 AM Picks Playlists

Although they’ve mostly released electronic music, Madison’s Vesten Records is looking to expand. They’ve signed the up-and-coming Dash Hounds, and hope to add a physical location to their virtual company. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC 1 Comments

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Matt Zugale

Israeli native Matt Haimovitz returns to UW-Madison to revive a powerful concerto written in response to Hurricane Katrina. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

From humble beginnings in high school business class, two Madison brothers channeled their entrepreneurial spirit into a successful events company on the West Coast. Now, they’re setting their sights on bringing a new music festival to their home sta more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM News

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George Salisbury

The Flaming Lips have a massive catalogue of experimental rock that dates to 1983. Prepare for a magical ride when the band takes the stage at the Orpheum Friday night. more

Apr 19, 2017 1:00 PM MUSIC

Jackie Greene performs "I Don't Live in a Dream" at an intimate Isthmus Live Session at the Isthmus offices on April 14, 2017. more

Apr 18, 2017 11:44 AM Isthmus Live Sessions

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

Apr 13, 2017 9:00 AM Picks Playlists

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Andrew Eccles

The Zombies were one of the most distinctive-sounding rock bands of the 1960s, and they continue to create rewarding music in the new millennium. The legendary rockers play the Barrymore on April 15. more

Apr 13, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

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James Kraus

The jam band legends have built their reputation on an ever-changing, progressive sound and a riveting live show that puts flamboyant performers like Phish and the Flaming Lips to shame. more

Apr 8, 2017 7:02 PM Photo Galleries

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

Apr 6, 2017 11:08 AM Picks Playlists

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Adeline Peck

She’s been writing songs since she was a teenager, but now Madison pianist and singer-songwriter Hannah Busse has a gorgeous new album to share. more

Apr 6, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Kent Sweitzer

Madison Bach Musicians mount a period performance of the composer’s masterwork, St. John Passion. It features an orchestra of Baroque instruments and Grammy-winning singer Dann Coakwell. more

Apr 6, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Julia Callis

Detroit’s Bonny Doon rolls into Mickey’s Tavern with a relaxed lo-fi vibe. more

Apr 6, 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 March 30-April 6, 2017. more

Mar 30, 2017 11:58 AM Picks Playlists

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra’s March 24 concert featured a homecoming for violist Vicki Powell, a UW-Madison grad with a flourishing international career. more

Mar 30, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC

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Jenny Berger Myhre

In one of only four stops in the U.S., Norwegian singer Jenny Hval brings her blood-soaked and ethereal music to Union South on March 31. more

Mar 29, 2017 11:10 AM MUSIC

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JOE ENGEL / RATAJ-BERARD

The reshaping of Madison’s music venue scene continues. Frank Productions announces it is merging operations with Majestic Live/The Majestic Theatre later this year. more

Mar 27, 2017 4:11 PM MUSIC

Airpark performs "All the Time" at an intimate Isthmus Live Session at the Isthmus offices on March 22, 2017. more

Mar 24, 2017 5:39 PM Isthmus Live Sessions

Enjoy a compilation of selected tracks by artists playing shows we're excited about in Madison during the week of March 23-30, 2017. more

Mar 23, 2017 10:42 AM Picks Playlists

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David McClister

Son Volt, Jay Farrar’s post-Uncle Tupelo band, is a convergence of blues, folk and country. Isthmus talks to the founder/guitarist in advance of the group’s stop in Madison on March 30. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM MUSIC