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Upcoming Shows

Hood Smoke
Hood Smoke, De La Buena
TodayOctober 31, 20149:00pm   $10 advance / $12 doorTicketWeb
Bryan Doherty bends the bass into something rarely heard, but entirely worth the price of admission." So says All Music Guide, and they're right: Much like Doherty's brilliant bass playing, his band Hood Smoke blends soul and pop a la Rufus, David Byrne or The Band, while managing to sound unique. Hood Smoke's line-up....read more
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Animation (A Tribute to RUSH)
Animation (A Tribute to RUSH), Substitute (The Who tribute)
TomorrowNovember 1, 20148:00pm   $12 advance / $15 doorTicketWeb
Animation has been headlining as "A Tribute to RUSH" since the first show in March, 1987 at "Chances R" in Palatine, IL. We've mostly played Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin but we'll drive up to six (or so) hours to play a gig. Do you have a favorite venue that needs a RUSH tribute band? We WANT to hear from you. MN, MI,....read more
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Christopher's Project
Christopher's Project
WednesdayNovember 5, 20146:00pm   FREE
Since its inception, this group has put together quite an impressive resume. The group has opened for national and legendary acts as diverse as the Temptations, George Benson, David Sanborn, The Supremes and Jennifer Holiday. They have also performed at corporate functions for notable Corporations such as Northwestern....read more
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Recently Added Shows

Suzzy Roche
Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche
WednesdayNovember 19, 20148:00pm   $25.00TicketWeb
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   $15.00TicketWeb
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   $10.00TicketWeb
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, 20148:00pm   $10.00TicketWeb
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, 20158:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
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, former lead singer of October Project
Mary Fahl, former lead singer of October Project
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

John Prine SOLD OUT
John Prine, Special guest Jason Wilber SOLD OUT
TodayOctober 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
TomorrowNovember 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   $54.50TicketMaster
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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