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Upcoming Shows

Ronnie Baker Brooks
Ronnie Baker Brooks
TodayFebruary 24, 20178:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
An American Chicago blues and soul guitarist, singer and songwriter -- Brooks was a respected club performer in Chicago before recording three solo albums for Watchdog Records. Another born-to-play-the-blues dynamo, he's the son of fellow Chicago blues musician Lonnie Brooks and brother of blues guitarist Wayne Baker....read more
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Split Lip Rayfield CD Release
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Split Lip Rayfield CD Release, the piss poor players
TomorrowFebruary 25, 20178:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
From the blood-red heart of Kansas, Split Lip Rayfield is going stronger than ever. It's completely fair to call these guys legends. It's been more than two decades since they first mashed up their aggressive stew of acoustic bluegrass instrumentation, tight country vocals, fierce metal shred and in-your-face punk....read more
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dada
dada, R. Mutt
WednesdayMarch 1, 20178:00pm   $25.00TicketWeb
Since the release of dada's groundbreaking 1992 debut Puzzle, the trio has created an array of songs boasting progressive rock musicianship, dazzling vocal harmonies and melodic power pop layered with inspired psychedelic and experimental rock impulses. Adding to the trio's groundbreaking line of attack are the....read more
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Recently Added Shows

Magic City Hippies
Magic City Hippies
WednesdayMarch 15, 20178:00pm   $10.00
The Magic City Hippies began as a one-man band playing for the co-ed party scene on the streets of Miami -- serenading the 20-somethings with a mix of oldschool hip-hop covers and original tunes. After months of stealing electricity and stirring up crowds of passers-by with his loop-based setup, frontman Robby Hunter....read more
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Willie Nile
Willie Nile, The Mighty Deerlick
ThursdayMarch 16, 20178:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
The New York Times called Buffalo, NY born Willie Nile "one of the most gifted singer-songwriters to emerge from the New York scene in years." Uncut Magazine called him "A one-man Clah." His album Streets Of New York was hailed as "a platter for the ages" by UNCUT magazine. Rolling Stone listed The Innocent Ones as one of....read more
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Whitey Morgan
Whitey Morgan, Ward Davis, Tony Martinez
SundayMarch 26, 20177:30pm   $20 / $75 VIPTicketWeb
The history of country music has no shortage of characters hit by hard luck: the hard-working man who can't seem to make ends meet, the heart-of-gold drunk who just can't seem to put down the bottle, the woman who wants to do right but ends up, time and again, doing wrong. No matter the tragedies at the center of the....read more
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The Iguanas
The Iguanas
WednesdayApril 19, 20178:00pm   $15.00
The word "Americana" gets tossed around rather loosely these days; it can mean anything from a hipster with a recently-discovered acoustic guitar to a decades-long denizen of the Grand Ole Opry. But when you set aside the Johnny-come-rootly types from the real deal, it's a sure bet that you're going to stray into Iguana....read more
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Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters
Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters
MondayApril 24, 20178:00pm   $35.00TicketWeb
Teddy Andreadis, J.D. Andrew and Billy Bob "Bud" Thornton make up "The Boxmasters"; an American roots-rock band of seasoned musicians whose sound is rich in rhythm and story. Formed in 2007, the band released the self-titled debut record "The Boxmasters" to critical acclaim. This two-CD set was comprised of original....read more
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Talking Dreads
Talking Dreads
ThursdayApril 27, 20178:00pm   $10.00TicketWeb
Sounds familiar? Of course! And a dead giveaway as to what they're throwing down! But what's in store is so much more than a reggae-tribute of the Talking Heads' top hits. Picture that famously funky frequency, picked up on the sunbathed beaches of Jamaica and put through a polyphonically Caribbean kaleidoscope! You may....read more
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Beta Fusion
Beta Fusion, Brian Dale Group, Donna Woodall Group
FridayApril 28, 20178:00pm   $10.00
Beta Fusion is the premiere jazz fusion group in the greater Milwaukee area. With an unstoppable line up including Aaron Gardner on saxophone, Theo Merriweather on keyboard, Mike Standal on guitar, Ethan Bender on bass and Brian Dale on drums. The group was founded in 2015 by bassist Ethan Bender. The band's playlist....read more
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Sam Outlaw
Sam Outlaw, Michaela Anne
MondayMay 1, 20178:00pm   $12 advance / $15 doorTicketWeb
The future's bright for the young Angeleno And an old song plays in his head Far as he knows. . . These lines from the title track of Sam Outlaw's debut album Angeleno could almost serve as a haiku-like artist bio. Outlaw is a southern Californian singer-songwriter steeped in the music and mythos of west coast country,....read more
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Meat Puppets
Meat Puppets, Mike Watt + the jom and terry show, Porcupine (Greg Norton of Husker Du)
FridayMay 5, 20178:00pm   $22.00TicketWeb
For over 30 years, legendary desert punks the Meat Puppets have carved a unique niche for themselves with an unmistakable blend of cosmic country and punk rock filtered through countless acid trips, dog-eared comic books and....read more
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Dirty Bourbon River Show
Dirty Bourbon River Show
ThursdayMay 18, 20178:00pm   $10.00TicketWeb
The Dirty Bourbon River Show deftly melds sounds that range from hard-edged blues to Lisztian piano driven ballads to New Orleans brass into a result that is truly a blast of new energy into the musical landscape. Dirty Bourbon grabs hold of audiences, fascinated by their eccentricity and dexterity coupled with their....read more
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Super-Unknown
Super-Unknown, Big Bang Baby, Chained
SaturdayMay 27, 20178:00pm   $10.00
Join us for a really solid 90s hard rock themed triple-bill tribute. Super-Unknown is the Midwest's premiere Soundgarden, Audioslave, & Temple Of The Dog tribute. Big Bang Baby is an authentic Stone Temple Pilots experience channeling the late, great Scott Weiland. Chained is an Alice in Chains tribute band scattered with....read more
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Brandy Clark
Brandy Clark
SaturdayJuly 15, 20178:00pm   $25.00TicketWeb
"Ain't we all the stars playing the leading part in our own soap opera?" Brandy Clark belts out that question to kick off Big Day in a Small Town, positing the premise of not just the opening track ("Soap Opera"), but all 10 songs that follow it. The towns that anchor Clark's new album may be small enough to warrant only....read more
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Dick Dale
Dick Dale
MondayAugust 7, 20178:00pm   $35.00TicketWeb
The Dick Dale Phenomenon. His style is something different and unique. Since his first appearances Balboa, Ca. at the famed Rendezvous Ballroom, he has set and broken attendance records everywhere he's performed. His appearances at the Rendezvous Ballroom broke every existing record for the Ballroom by drawing capacity....read more
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Alternative Concert Group Presents

Todd Snider
Todd Snider
ThursdayMarch 2, 20177:30pm   $30.00
At the Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI.

Tickets on sale at barrymorelive.com, or by phone at 608-241-8633 (Mon-Fri noon-5pm).
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Patti Smith and Her Band
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Patti Smith and Her Band
ThursdayMarch 9, 20178:00pm
Her first appearance in Milwaukee in 38 years!

At the Milwaukee Theatre, Milwaukee, WI.

Reserved tickets on sale at the Milwaukee Theatre Box Office, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, or online at Ticketmaster.com.
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Leo Kottke
Leo Kottke, Keller Williams
SaturdayMarch 11, 20178:00pm   $40.00
At the Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI.

Tickets on sale at barrymorelive.com, or by phone at 608-241-8633 (Mon-Fri noon-5pm).
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Marty Stuart
Marty Stuart
SundayMarch 19, 20177:30pm   $59 / $49 / $45
At the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, Eau Claire, WI.

Tickets on sale at eauclairearts.com, by calling 715-832-2787 or at the box office Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:30pm (9:00am-7:00pm on Thursdays).
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Phil Vassar
Phil Vassar
FridayMarch 24, 20177:30pm   $35 / $30
At the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, Eau Claire, WI.

Tickets on sale at eauclairearts.com, by calling 715-832-2787 or at the box office Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:30pm (9:00am-7:00pm on Thursdays).
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The Zombies: Odessey and Oracle 50th Anniversary
The Zombies: Odessey and Oracle 50th Anniversary
SaturdayApril 15, 20178:00pm   $70 / $50
At the Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI.

Tickets on sale at barrymorelive.com, or by phone at 608-241-8633 (Mon-Fri noon-5pm).
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Under The Streetlamp
Under The Streetlamp
ThursdayMay 4, 20177:30pm   $49.00
At the Eau Claire Regional Arts Center, Eau Claire, WI.

Tickets on sale at eauclairearts.com, by calling 715-832-2787 or at the box office Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:30pm (9:00am-7:00pm on Thursdays).
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Jesse Cook
Jesse Cook
TuesdayMay 9, 20177:30pm
At South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center box office, online at southmilwaukeepac.org/tickets, or by phone at 414-766-5049.
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Daniel O'Donnell
Daniel O'Donnell
SaturdayJune 3, 20178:00pm   $89.75, $69.75, $59.75
At The Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at pabsttheater.org, by calling 414-286-3663, or by stopping at the Pabst or Riverside box offices during normal operating hours.
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Bruce Cockburn
Bruce Cockburn
TuesdayNovember 21, 20177:30pm   $35.00
At the Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI.

Tickets on sale at barrymorelive.com, or by phone at 608-241-8633 (Mon-Fri noon-5pm).
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