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Upcoming Shows

Fringe Character
Fringe Character, Sidewalk Chalk, DJ Avets & JDL
TomorrowJuly 25, 20149:00pm   $7.00
Fringe Character is a producer | writer | danger | arranger of nuelectrosoulhop music. In the flesh, Fringe Character plays these original productions combining the moving parts of soul, hip-hop, dub and electronica with the magnetic and original presentation of a 10-piece band. Fringe Character is out, exciting and....read more
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Kevin Hayden Band featuring Khalia Hampton
Kevin Hayden Band featuring Khalia Hampton
TuesdayJuly 29, 20148:00pm   $10 advance / $15 door
Kevin Hayden Band is an American instrumental music group formed in the likes of jazz, r&b, pop and hip-hop. Based in Milwaukee, the band is lead by drummer Kevin Hayden and accompanied by keyboardist Terry Harris Jr., bassist Alan Harris and guitarist Kenny Reichert. Kevin Hayden is an American....read more
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Jill Sobule
Jill Sobule
FridayAugust 1, 20148:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Jill Sobule is a Denver-born singer, songwriter, storyteller, guitarist and gypsy. Over seven albums and nearly two decades of recording, Jill has mused on topics such as the death penalty, anorexia, shoplifting, reproduction, the French resistance movement, adolescence and the Christian right. Her recording career....read more
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Recently Added Shows

Nick Moss Band
Nick Moss Band
FridaySeptember 12, 20148:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
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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Spirit Family Reunion
Spirit Family Reunion
ThursdaySeptember 18, 20148:00pm   $10 advance / $12 doorTicketWeb
Spirit Family Reunion play homegrown American music to stomp, clap, shake and holler with. Ever since they started singing together on the street corners, farmer's markets and subway stations of New York City, their songs have rung-out in a pure and timeless way. When Spirit Family Reunion gather to sing, there is....read more
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7Horse
7Horse
FridaySeptember 19, 20148:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
7Horse began as a hypothetical: What if, longtime band mates Joie Calio and Phil Leavitt thought, we bury our musical past and see if we can discover rock 'n' roll's Ground Zero? That question having been explored in bold fashion on their 2011 debut "Let the 7Horse Run," the blues duo returns with an even deeper sense....read more
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Terry McDermott (The Voice)
Terry McDermott (The Voice), Miggs
WednesdaySeptember 24, 20148:00pm   $10 advance / $12 doorTicketWeb
Terry is a Scottish-born American recording artist. He has been part of a number of bands including Driveblind in the UK, and Lotus Crush in the U.S. In 2012, he was recognized even more as the runner-up of the third season of the American version of The Voice. At the final show of The Voice Season Three, Terry had 7 of....read more
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Movits!
Movits!, The O'My's
ThursdaySeptember 25, 20148:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Movits! is the hip-hop act from Luleå, Sweden, which, with an eclectic mix of rap, beats and horns have succeeded in laying the world at their feet. In just two albums, they have taken their music from the small town in Norrbotten, a place at the same latitude as Fairbanks, Alaska, to world metropolises like New York,....read more
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The Royal
The Royal
SaturdaySeptember 27, 20148:00pm   $10.00
Bursting out from Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a bang, comes pop rock hybrid band The Royal. This new supergroup formed when leaders from two major bands, Mechanical Kids [Universal/Motown Records] and Take the Day, decided to redefine "pop band" with a mix of pop, rock, and electronic dance music. Expect an energetic show,....read more
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Marc Scibilia
Marc Scibilia, The Bros. Landreth
MondaySeptember 29, 20148:00pm   $10.00TicketWeb
If you were bold, you could say Marc Scibilia's new record is the realization of an American dream, one that spans multiple generations, numerous cities and multifarious influences. But let's start smaller: The Shape I'm In is a strong opening statement from a charismatic singer who's a little hard to pin down. At....read more
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Shawn Phillips
Shawn Phillips
ThursdayOctober 16, 20148:00pm   $25.00TicketWeb
Shawn Phillips is one of most fascinating and enigmatic musicians to come out of the early-'70s singer/songwriter boom. The mere fact that he was a musician as much as a singer and songwriter made him stand out, and helped him attract a dedicated following. His refusal to shape his music -- which crosses between folk-rock,....read more
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NRBQ, Special guest Semi-Twang
NRBQ, Special guest Semi-Twang
WednesdayOctober 22, 20148:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
The legendary NRBQ -- founder & driving force Terry Adams on keyboards & vocals, Scott Ligon on guitar & vocals, Casey McDonough on bass & vocals, and Conrad Choucroun on drums -- release their latest studio album on June 17. With twelve great new songs, Brass Tacks is brimming with swinging rhythms, sweet vocals, and....read more
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The Steepwater Band
The Steepwater Band
FridayOctober 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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Tommy Castro and the Painkillers
Tommy Castro and the Painkillers
FridayNovember 7, 20148:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
Born in San Jose, California in 1955, Tommy Castro first picked up a guitar at age 10. He came under the spell of Eric Clapton, Elvin Bishop, Mike Bloomfield and other blues rock players early on. As he got older, Castro moved forward by investigating the past, falling in love with the blues guitar work of Muddy Waters,....read more
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SHANK HALL'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW: Semi-Twang, Mike Benign Compulsion
SHANK HALL'S 25TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW: Semi-Twang, Mike Benign Compulsion
SaturdayNovember 8, 20148:00pm   $10.00
When Semi-Twang reunited in 2009 to play the twentieth anniversary of Shank Hall, the premier showcase club in their home-town of Milwaukee, they showed up to help celebrate a venue they'd played on the club's opening night.....read more
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Ewan Dobson
Ewan Dobson
SundayMarch 8, 20158:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
In February 2015, EWAN DOBSON embarks on a 3 month coast-to-coast North American Tour, hitting all major markets! North America is big, so Ewan Dobson will release not one, but two new albums to support his North American tour. ACOUSTIC METAL II is the first of these two new releases and is the follow-up to the Acoustic....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
King Crimson
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
John Prine, Special guest Jason Wilber
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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