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Upcoming Shows

John Nemeth
John Nemeth
TomorrowJuly 29, 20168:00pm   $10 advance / $12 doorTicketWeb
Boise, Idaho is hardly the place anyone would conjure up as a hotbed of soul-blues. But for John Nemeth, it's where his love for the genre began--and the starting point for a journey that's taken him from his first gigs fronting a teenage blues band to five Blues Music Award nominations in 2013 alone. It's where this....read more
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The Cactus Blossoms
The Cactus Blossoms, The WhiskeyBelles
SundayJuly 31, 20168:00pm   $10 advance / $12 doorTicketWeb
Brothers Jack Torrey and Page Burkum grew up in northeast Minneapolis and have been blending their voices as The Cactus Blossoms since 2010. Their hypnotic harmonies and unforgettable songs have made them favorites in the Minneapolis--Saint Paul music scene. Their latest album, Live at the Turf Club, blurs the line between....read more
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Nina Diaz
Nina Diaz, Scarlet Sails
TuesdayAugust 2, 20167:00pm   $10.00TicketWeb
Nina Diaz has been hailed by NPR as "one of the two or three most exciting, scary-good vocalists in rock today." Nina Diaz entered the music business at a young age and is the front person for the band Girl in a Coma. At age 17, Nina and the band performed at New York's Knitting Factory as part of a taping for a television....read more
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Recently Added Shows

People's Blues Band of Richmond
People's Blues Band of Richmond
ThursdaySeptember 29, 20168:00pm   $10 advance / $12 doorTicketWeb
People's Blues of Richmond brings a carnival-like mayhem to their dark, blues-infused psychedelia. The power trio's new album Quit or Die is their third studio release and was recorded in Richmond, Va at The Ward Recording Studio with Ricky Olson. Within the past 24 months they have signed with Madison House Booking,....read more
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Commander Cody
Commander Cody NEW DATE
FridaySeptember 30, 20168:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen were equally adept at stripped-down basic rock & roll, R&B, and gritty country-rock. Commander Cody's country-rock rocked harder than the Eagles or Poco -- essentially, the group was a bar band. Much like English pub rock bands like Brinsley Schwarz and Ducks Deluxe, Commander Cody....read more
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Brand X
Brand X
WednesdayOctober 19, 20168:00pm   $25 advance / $30 doorTicketWeb
BRAND X are recognized as true musical pioneers, as they helped create an entire musical genre and influenced a broad spectrum of musicians and bands, from Phish to Dream Theatre. They are unrivaled in their creativity, originality and approach. Their contemporaries include bands such as Weather Report, Headhunters,....read more
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Doyle Bramhall II
Doyle Bramhall II
SundayOctober 30, 20168:00pm   $25.00TicketWeb
Doyle Bramhall II stands as one of the most distinctive vocalists, guitarists, composers and producers in contemporary music. Eric Clapton, with whom Bramhall II has collaborated for more than a decade, cites the guitarist as one of the most gifted players he has ever encountered. Bramhall II was raised in a home filled....read more
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Rik Emmett of Triumph - acoustic duo performance
Rik Emmett of Triumph - acoustic duo performance
FridayNovember 4, 20168:00pm   $35 / $55 VIP (includes after-show Meet & Greet)TicketWeb
Rik Emmett gained international recognition as the lead singer/songwriter/guitarist with Triumph. The adjectives 'prolific' and 'eclectic' frequently pop up in Rik's profiles, after five decades in the biz. Following over a dozen platinum albums from his Triumph years, he produced 19 more as an indie, ranging from rock....read more
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Sarah Potenza
Sarah Potenza
ThursdayNovember 10, 2016
After spending seven years with her band Sarah & The Tall Boys, Sarah Potenza relocated to Nashville Tennessee with not much more than her husband and her monster vocals. She quickly garnered the attention of the city's thriving music scene and became a staple at the world renowned Bluebird Café and the globally broadcast....read more
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California Guitar Trio
California Guitar Trio
SundayNovember 13, 20167:00pm   $20.00
The universe of guitar knows no boundaries for The California Guitar Trio. Since 1991, the group has enthralled listeners with a singular sound that fearlessly crisscrosses genres. The trio's questing spirit drives it to explore the intersections between rock, jazz, classical, and world music. It even throws in the....read more
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Davy Knowles
Davy Knowles, Matthew Curry
FridayNovember 18, 20168:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
The journey began for Davy Knowles growing up in the Isle of Man, learning to play guitar from listening to the likes of Gallagher, Clapton, Knopfler, Green and Mayall in his father's record collection, and honing his skills playing the local music circuit. Knowles's professional career started with a bang -- arriving in....read more
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The R&B Cadets
The R&B Cadets
FridayNovember 25, 20168:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
The R&B Cadets played their first gig shortly after New Year's in 1980 and their last in the summer of 1986. In that time they got a lot of folks out on the dance floor, playing a distinctive mix of of deep soul cuts from Paul Cebar's massive record collection and some sparkling originals, written by John Sieger, often in....read more
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The R&B Cadets
The R&B Cadets
SaturdayNovember 26, 20168:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
The R&B Cadets played their first gig shortly after New Year's in 1980 and their last in the summer of 1986. In that time they got a lot of folks out on the dance floor, playing a distinctive mix of of deep soul cuts from Paul Cebar's massive record collection and some sparkling originals, written by John Sieger, often in....read more
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Pundamonium: The Milwaukee Pun Slam
Pundamonium: The Milwaukee Pun Slam
SaturdayDecember 3, 20168:00pm   $6.00
Pundamonium is a slam-style pun contest. One by one, 15 contestants make puns based on prompts. Then they do it again. Each contestant is immediately judged by five members of the audience, who have been selected before the show to be judges. They rank each punner on a scale of 1 to 10, often with hilariously long....read more
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Nick Moss
Nick Moss
FridayDecember 9, 20168:00pm   $10 advance / $12 doorTicketWeb
Nick Moss and his band have been featured performers at blues festivals across the globe, but it's at home in Chicago -- the capital city of the blues -- where he and his band get the ultimate stamp of approval from one Hall of Famer and blues icon Buddy Guy. Music fans the world over come to his famous club where they'll....read more
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The Sleighriders
The Sleighriders
MondayDecember 12, 20167:00pm   $20.00
Forty of the best, most experienced, most professional musicians of the Milwaukee music scene join together again for the annual Sleighriders show and charity auction! These musicians join forces in one gigantic rockin' band. It's a very special holiday event that you don't want to miss and a true Milwaukee tradition. For....read more
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Alternative Concert Group Presents

John Hiatt
John Hiatt
TuesdaySeptember 27, 20167:30pm   $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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Travis Tritt
Travis Tritt
TuesdayOctober 11, 20167:30pm   $75-$50
At South Milwaukee PAC, Milwaukee, WI.

Reserved tickets on sale at the South Milwaukee PAC box office, by phone 414-766-5049 or online at www.southmilwaukeepac.org.
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Loreena McKennitt
Loreena McKennitt
SundayOctober 16, 20167:30pm   $50.00
At the Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI.

Tickets on sale at barrymorelive.com, or by phone at 608-241-8633 (Mon-Fri noon-5pm). This is a general admission - all seated show.
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Travis Tritt
Travis Tritt
TuesdayOctober 18, 20167:30pm   $45 | $55
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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Travis Tritt
Travis Tritt
WednesdayOctober 19, 20167:30pm   $47.00
At the Grand Theater, Wausau, WI.

Tickets on sale at grandtheater.org or at the Grand Theater box office Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm and 9:00am-noon on Saturdays from September through May.
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Leo Kottke
Leo Kottke
FridayOctober 21, 20167:30pm   $40.00
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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Leo Kottke
Leo Kottke
SaturdayOctober 22, 20168:00pm   $40.00
At the Wilson Theatre at Vogel Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at the Marcus Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or 414-273- 7206.
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Steve-O
Steve-O
SaturdayOctober 22, 20167:30pm   $30.00
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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Steve-O
Steve-O
SundayOctober 23, 2016
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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John Prine
John Prine, Billy Prine
SaturdayNovember 5, 20168:00pm   $59.75 - $99.75
At the Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at PabstTheater.org, the Pabst Theater / Riverside Theater box offices, or by phone 414-286-3663.
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Steven Wright
Steven Wright
FridayNovember 11, 20168:00pm   $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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Steven Wright
Steven Wright
SaturdayNovember 12, 20168:00pm
At Grand Opera House, Oshkosh, WI.

Tickets on sale at grandoperahouse.org, by phone at 920-424-2350 or 1-866-96GRAND or at the Grand Opera House box office.
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Renaissance
Renaissance
SundayNovember 13, 20167:30pm   $40.00
At the Wilson Theatre at Vogel Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at the Marcus Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or 414-273- 7206.
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George Winston
George Winston
WednesdayDecember 21, 20167:30pm   $38.00
At the Wilson Theatre at Vogel Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at the Marcus Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or 414-273- 7206.
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