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Upcoming Shows

Whiskey Shivers
Whiskey Shivers, P.M. Buys
TodayOctober 23, 20148:00pm   $10 advance / $12 doorTicketWeb
Hatched in the twilight months of ought nine, these five young men came from all corners of the US looking to do one thing: knock the dust off roots music. A freewheelin', trashgrassin', folk tornado, the Whiskey Shivers take traditional instrumentation, soak it in gasoline and send it into outer space. Breakneck....read more
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The Steepwater Band
The Steepwater Band, Jonny Kaplan
TomorrowOctober 24, 20148:00pm   $12 advance / $15 doorTicketWeb
Although The Steepwater Band got their start as devotees of delta blues, they have since been expanding on their influences taking on everything from psychedelia to Americana, and of course, rock and roll music. Formed in Chicago in 1998, the band's signature sound is at once a nod to earlier rock n' blues combined with a....read more
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The Lovin' Kind
The Lovin' Kind, Failure To Launch
SaturdayOctober 25, 20148:00pm   $8.00
The Lovin' Kind is a Milwaukee group who have re-emerged as a 60s rock band with Beatle and Rolling Stones roots. This group of seven musicians has dedicated themselves to entertaining those folks who truly love a song with a hook and a beat. The music is designed to produce songs that never leave your head. We play all....read more
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Recently Added Shows

Jim Liban: 50 years of Harmonica SOLD OUT
Jim Liban: 50 years of Harmonica SOLD OUT
SundayOctober 26, 20142:00pm   $10 advance / $12 door
Jim Liban's friends and former bandmates will gather in a celebration of Liban's 50th year playing harmonica. "This will be special show for everyone who has enjoyed Jim's music over the years. It will be a rare opportunity to see and hear Jim play with bandmates from all of his bands from the 1960s through his....read more
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Stick Men featuring Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto and Markus Reuter
Stick Men featuring Tony Levin, Pat Mastelotto and Markus Reuter
MondayOctober 27, 20148:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
Stick Men is a progressive rock band formed in 2008 and created from musicians with extensive experience playing together. Pat Mastelotto and Tony Levin are the rhythm section of the legendary band King Crimson and Markus....read more
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Suzzy Roche
Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche
WednesdayNovember 19, 20148:00pm   $25.00
Suzzy Roche is a singer/songwriter/performer/ and founding member of the singing group The Roches. She has recorded over fifteen albums, written music for TV and Film, and toured extensively for thirty years all across the U.S. and Europe. Zero Church: an unusual collection of prayers (a collaboration with Maggie Roche)....read more
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Moonrise Nation
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Moonrise Nation
ThursdayNovember 20, 20148:00pm   $8 advance / $10 doorTicketWeb
A young fresh ensemble drowning in pop sensibilities, the members of Moonrise Nation speak for an upcoming generation. As musicians and writers, they craft songs that are anchored in alternative folk with meaningful lyrics and deliver with compelling stage presence in their live shows. Each member has a distinctive,....read more
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Haas Kowert Tice
Haas Kowert Tice
TuesdayNovember 25, 20148:00pm   $15.00
There's a lightness and joy to the music of American roots trio Haas Kowert Tice, a sense of weightlessness that belies the complexity of the musical arrangements. This is music that uplifts, that soars, but that is also grounded by a respect and love for tradition. With just three acoustic instruments--fiddle, guitar,....read more
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Whitey Morgan
Whitey Morgan
WednesdayDecember 3, 20148:00pm   $10.00
Whitey Morgan and the 78's are a Honky Tonk band from Flint, Michigan. They haven't re-invented the wheel, they just picked it up and started it rolling all over again. In Flint, the factories are closed, jobs are scarce and the people are bitter. Whitey sings songs these people can relate to. In much the same way his....read more
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Jon Wayne & The Pain
Jon Wayne & The Pain, Evergreen
FridayDecember 5, 2014
If Lee Scratch Perry and Deadmau5 died, went to heaven, and recorded an album with Bradley Nowell and Jerry Garcia, they'd end up with something like Jon Wayne and The Pain's new full length album "Surrender". In addition to the Minneapolis trio's signature sound of roots infused Reggae Rock, their latest release adds a....read more
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Sam Llanas
Sam Llanas, The Delta Routine
SaturdayDecember 27, 20148:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Sam Llanas (formerly of the BoDeans) is an iconic American singer, acoustic guitarist, and songwriter. Best known for his unique and distinctively soulful voice, Sam's fiery vocals fueled many of his former band's finest songs including their biggest hit "Closer To Free." It was Llanas' voice that supplied the trademark....read more
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Marshall Crenshaw
Marshall Crenshaw, Bottle Rockets
FridayJanuary 9, 20158:00pm   $25.00TicketWeb
Born near Detroit, Michigan, Marshall Crenshaw began playing guitar at age ten and he received his first break playing John Lennon in the off-Broadway company of Beatlemania. In 1987, he played Buddy Holly in the Richie Valens biopic "La Bamba." While living in NYC, he recorded the single "Something's Gonna Happen" for....read more
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Sena Ehrhardt
Sena Ehrhardt
SaturdayJanuary 10, 2015$15.00
Sena Ehrhardt has emerged as one of the freshest and most dynamic emerging young voices on the blues scene today. As the buzz about her incendiary performances at clubs and festivals spreads, heavyweight acts have begun to take notice. She's been invited to open concerts for B.B. King, ZZ Top, Robert Cray, Dickey Betts,....read more
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Steve Forbert
Steve Forbert
FridayJanuary 16, 20158:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
As a young man from Meridian, Mississippi, Steve Forbert traveled to New York City and played guitar for spare change in Grand Central Station. He vaulted to international prominence with a folk-rock hit, "Romeo's Tune," during a time when rootsy rock was fading out and the Ramones, Talking Heads and other New Wave and....read more
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Mary Fahl
Mary Fahl
SaturdayJanuary 17, 20158:00pm   $25.00TicketWeb
"Sounding like no other singer of her generation" (Allmusic.com), Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s chamber-pop group OCTOBER PROJECT, a band with a sound that was a perfect mixture of Fleetwood Mac, Jefferson Airplane and Adele.....read more
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Bahamas
Bahamas
WednesdayJanuary 28, 20158:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Afie Jurvanen isn't from the Bahamas. He's a Finnish-Canadian from Barrie--a working class town in rural Ontario. But his chosen epithet is fitting. Since 2009 he's been making music under the name Bahamas--writing songs about sunsets, love affairs, and making out with crooked smiles. Through simple arrangements, he charts....read more
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Alternative Concert Group Presents

Buddy Guy
Buddy Guy
TomorrowOctober 24, 20148:00pm   $65 / $55 / $45
At State Theatre, Eau Claire, WI
Tickets on sale online, at the State Theatre box office or by phone 715-832-2787.
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John Prine
John Prine, Special guest Jason Wilber
FridayOctober 31, 20148:00pm   $55 / $50
At Meyer Theatre, Green Bay, WI
Tickets on sale at the Resch Center box office, Ticket Star or by phone 800-895-0071.
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John Prine SOLD OUT
John Prine, Special guest Jason Wilber SOLD OUT
SaturdayNovember 1, 20148:00pm   $73 - $33
At Pabst 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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Justin Hayward
Justin Hayward
SundayNovember 16, 20147:00pm
At Marcus Center for the Performing Arts (Vogel Hall).
Reserved tickets on sale at the Marcus Center box office, Ticketmaster.com or by calling 414-273-7206 or 888-612-3500.
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George Winston
George Winston
FridayDecember 12, 20148:00pm   $45 / $35
At South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI. Reserved tickets ($45 and $35) on sale at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center box office or by phone 414-766-5049. Please join us in support of a local food ....read more
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