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Upcoming Shows

Sena Ehrhardt
Sena Ehrhardt
TodayAugust 29, 20148:00pm   $10.00TicketWeb
Sena Ehrhardt is unquestionably one of the freshest and most dynamic emerging young voices on the blues scene today. Once the lights come on, her commanding stage presence and gritty, soulfully emotional vocal prowess capture the audience, belying her demure appearance. The buzz about Sena has gone nationwide as word has....read more
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Ramblin' Jack Elliott
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Ramblin' Jack Elliott
FridaySeptember 5, 20148:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
One of the last true links to the great folk traditions of this country, with over 40 albums under his belt, Ramblin' Jack Elliott is considered one of the country's legendary foundations of folk music. Long before every kid in America wanted to play guitar -- before Elvis, Dylan, the Beatles or Led Zeppelin -- Ramblin'....read more
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Something To Do
Something To Do, The Lousy Trouts, The Bang Bang
SaturdaySeptember 6, 20148:00pm   $10 (includes free digital EP download card)
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel chose the album, "Music for Fine Dining" by Milwaukee area based horn-driven rock band "Something To Do" (S2D) as one of the top 10 Milwaukee albums of 2012. Something To Do earned nominations for "Album of the Year" and "Best Rock/Pop Act" in the 2013 the Wisconsin Area Music Industry....read more
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Recently Added Shows

JD McPherson with special guest Brothers Comatose
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JD McPherson with special guest Brothers Comatose
ThursdaySeptember 11, 20148:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
Sometimes the most American of settings can reveal the deepest artistic talents the world has ever known. Johnny Cash on the farms of Arkansas, Mike Ness on the mean streets of Los Angeles, and a skinny kid from the ghettos of Tupelo named Elvis who happened to be brimming with soul. JD Mcpherson is one of those talents....read more
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Shannon Curfman
Shannon Curfman
FridaySeptember 26, 20148:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Guitarist and singer/songwriter Shannon Curfman burst upon the blues and roots rock scene in 1999 with her major-label debut for Arista Records, 'Loud Guitars, Big Suspicions.' She has sold a quarter of a million albums and has been Kid Rock's duet partner, background singer and guitarist since 2010. As an opener she has....read more
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Eric Gales
Eric Gales
FridayOctober 17, 20148:00pm   $15.00
Eric Gales grew up in a musical family with four brothers, two of them who learned to play the guitar upside down and left handed in the same fashion that Eric does. Eric's brother Eugene Gales who played bass in the Eric Gales Band and his brother Little Jimmy King who had a thriving career as a blues artist before his....read more
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Ruthie Foster
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Ruthie Foster, Luther Dickinson
SundayOctober 19, 20148:00pm   $20.00
Those who have followed Ruthie Foster's eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel. Ruthie's astonishing voice has taken her on an amazing ride. She came from humble church choir beginnings in rural Texas, followed by a tour of duty with....read more
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Run Boy Run
Run Boy Run
TuesdayOctober 21, 20148:00pm   $10.00
The unique sound of Run Boy Run is rooted in the traditional music of the Appalachian South. In recent years, bands like Nickel Creek, Crooked Still, and others have revived a sense of innovation in traditional American music. Run Boy Run continues this journey into music that is dynamic, orchestral, and overflowing with....read more
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Whiskey Shivers
Whiskey Shivers
ThursdayOctober 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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Pundamonium: The Milwaukee Pun Slam
Pundamonium: The Milwaukee Pun Slam
TuesdayOctober 28, 20148:00pm   $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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Chuck Prophet
Chuck Prophet
ThursdayNovember 6, 20148:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Chuck Prophet shapes his restless career with inimitable subtle flair: a vivid parade of razor-edged one-liners camouflaged in a slack-jawed drawl, songs about heartbreak and everyman heroism, drenched in twisted lines of rude Telecaster. When the early stages of a financial melt-down coincided with a rare San Francisco....read more
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Forgotten Space
Forgotten Space
WednesdayNovember 12, 20148:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
FORGOTTEN SPACE is a nationally touring Grateful Dead tribute band comprised of six diverse musicians with a deep understanding and respect for the rich and varied Grateful Dead songbook. Formed in Dallas, TX in 2006, the band has continuously grown both in it's popularity and it's repertoire. All the while, they have....read more
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MIKE DOUGHTY'S World-Renowned, Award-Winning QUESTION JAR SHOW (Featuring Andrew 'Scrap' Livingston)
MIKE DOUGHTY'S World-Renowned, Award-Winning QUESTION JAR SHOW (Featuring Andrew 'Scrap' Livingston)
FridayNovember 21, 20148:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
Mike Doughty contains multitudes: Singer. Songwriter. Guitar player. Poet. Author. Playwright. Photographer. Most Improved Camper, West Point Youth Camp, 1982. He's released five solo albums, some EPs, a covers album, a....read more
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Reckless Life
Reckless Life, New Society of Anarchists
SaturdayDecember 6, 20148:00pm   $10.00
Hailing from Milwaukee, WI, Reckless Life is the world's greatest Guns N' Roses Tribute. The've left a path of desctruction through Milwaukee, Chicago, St. Louis and Kansas City and The 2013 Gathering of the Juggalos. Reckless Life has received nominations for the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI)....read more
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Davina and the Vagabonds
Davina and the Vagabonds
SaturdayDecember 13, 20148:00pm   $15.00
Davina Sowers and the Vagabonds have created a stir on the national blues scene with their high-energy live shows, sharp-dressed professionalism, and Sowers' commanding stage presence. With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band is converting....read more
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Copper Box
Copper Box
FridayDecember 26, 20148:00pm   $10.00
If you are looking for a new band to follow...something refreshing that gives you a taste of Americana roots music, southern soul, originality, quality musicianship and 'good, old fashion fun that is sure to lift your spirit...see Copper Box LIVE! And if you've seen them before, you will most likely be seeing them....read more
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Alternative Concert Group Presents

Indigo Girls
Indigo Girls, Special guest Angaleena Presley
WednesdaySeptember 10, 20147:30pm   $40 / $35
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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Indigo Girls
Indigo Girls, Special guest Angaleena Presley
ThursdaySeptember 11, 20147:30pm   $45.75 / $37.25
At Sentry Theatre, Stevens Point, WI
Tickets on sale online.
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King Crimson SOLD OUT
King Crimson SOLD OUT
TuesdaySeptember 23, 20147:30pm   $90 / $60
A RARE CONCERT ONLY 10 CITIES ON ENTIRE TOUR

At Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI
Reserved tickets, $90 and $60, on sale at Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, by phone 800-745-3000.
NO BOX OFFICE SALES
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Robin Trower
Robin Trower, Special guest James Lee Stanley
WednesdayOctober 8, 20147:30pm   $35.00
At Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI
Tickets on sale online or by phone at 608-241-8633.
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Buddy Guy
Buddy Guy
FridayOctober 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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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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