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Folk veteran Tracy Nelson and classical blues pioneer Corky Siegel perform a special blend of blues and classical at the North Street Cabaret on Oct. 11. Read more

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Carla Richmond Coffing

Anna Vogelzang, who made her mark on the music scene during her eight years in Madison, is out with a new album, “Beacon,” harnessing the talents of her newfound L.A. collaborators. Read more

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The duo ghostar finds new dimensions in its debut album, “Swelling.” The listener may achieve a feeling of weightlessness when sampling the band’s confident debut. Read more

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AMY STOCKLEIN

Joe Willie Smith believes everyone can be an artist and finds everyday objects musical. With a little help from his new friends, he created an instrument from objects found at Promega’s campus. Read more

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Listen to a curated list of tracks from artists playing shows in Madison this week. Read more

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Philip Ashby

With state-of-the art acoustics and visual treats everywhere the new Hamel Music Center is a crown jewel for the UW-Madison campus. And, no thanks to the Wisconsin legislature, it was all built from private donations. Read more

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At just 21, guitarist Raine Stern has already been gigging four days a week and wowing festival audiences around the state. Watch out for her. Read more

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Listen to a curated list of tracks from artists playing shows in Madison this week. Read more

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Listen to a curated list of tracks from artists playing shows in Madison this week. Read more

Picks Playlists

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John Michael

Marielle Allschwang, a talented indie musician, creates a multimedia tribute to the late Mary Nohl, a talented and misunderstood Milwaukee artist. Read more

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Alex Tome

This year’s Madison World Music Festival includes Lucibela, a young superstar from Cabo Verde. Read more

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Kelly Avenson

In the wrong hands, Katie Dahl’s new album, “Wildwood,” could become a cliche. But instead it’s fresh and homey, and the tracks are filled with Nashville pros. Read more

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Listen to a curated list of tracks from artists playing shows in Madison this week. Read more

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See Overture’s “Mighty Klais” in action at Madison Symphony Orchestra’s organ-focused concerts. The season kicks off on Sept. 11 with the Trinity Choir of Cambridge. Read more

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BlueStem Jazz is a new Madison organization aiming to nurture Madison’s growing jazz scene. Read more

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Anya Kubilus

Mr. Chair, a quartet led by UW Madison trombone professor Mark Hetzler, aims to play “beyond the category.” The group releases a two-hour album on CD and vinyl Sept. 5 at the Majestic. Read more

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Listen to a curated list of tracks from artists playing shows in Madison this week. Read more

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It’s tough to categorize the music of the Jake Victor 5tet — maybe jazz is close enough. And most of the group’s young players met at one of Europe’s leading jazz schools in Amsterdam. Read more

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Sarah Decker

Madison venues, from massive to tiny, are hosting memorable concerts this winter and fall. Isthmus’ music writers teamed up to share their favorite picks. Read more

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