Monday Concert Connection – Study Delay Ticket Giveaway

Mifflin is over, but that doesn’t mean procrastination is dead! Just because exams are coming up, doesn’t mean you need to be confined to your room or library with a ‘no fun rule’ in place. Trust us, we know where you can find FREE fun! No, unfortunately not a pinata party (but if you know of one, please call me!). I’m talking about FREE musical fun for you and a friend. Just answer the questions inside!

Don’t miss your chance to WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS to experience Del the Funky Homosapien, John Brown’s Body, and Lightning Dust!


Tuesday, May 5

Recession Beater Low Dough Show #3 High Noon Saloon’s 5th Anniversary Party




Genre: Experimental, Progressive Rock, Psychedelic, Indie
Sounds Like: Wavves, Deerhunter, Dan Deacon, Grizzly Bear

the group easily maintains consistency despite a complete inability to be pinned to any specific movement or trend
-Ian Cohen of Pitchfork

Show Info: 6:00pm – 9:00pm, High Noon Saloon, 608.268.1122, Only $5 – 18+

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Thursday, May 7

Jam Productions/Frank Productions/True Endeavors present


From romantic balladry to hard-rocking material, with elements of jazz, pop and soul thrown into the mix
-from Billy Joels induction into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Elton kicks my ass on piano. He’s fantastic — a throwback to Jerry Lee Lewis and Fats Domino and Little Richard.
-Billy Joel

Show Info: 7:30pm, Kohl Center, 608.262.1440, Tickets are priced at $179.50, $99.50 and $54.00 – all ages

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Friday, May 8

True Endeavors and JAM Productions present a Very Special Acoustic Performance By


Genre: Rock, Classic Rock, Pop
Sounds Like: Bon Jovi, Phil Collins, REO Speed Wagon

brittle, less bluesy version of the sound that Don Gehman and John Cougar Mellencamp
-Christopher Connelly of Rolling Stone

Win a Pair of Tix: Can’t do this here :(. This ticket give away was an exclusive offer through the True Endeavors Newsletter. Sign up and you’ll be notified of future high profile ticket giveaways!

Show Info: 7:30pm, Capitol Theater, 608.258.4141, Reserved tickets ($50 / $40 / $30) all ages

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Tickets also available at the Overture Center ticket office at 201 State Street Madison, WI, or charge by phone at 608.258.4141


Saturday, May 9

FunkMan Tour:




plus tba

Genre: Hip Hop, Rap
Sounds Like: Blackalicious, Atmosphere, MF Doom, Hieroglyphics, Handsome Boy Modeling School

A taunting, sing-songy flow, internal rhymes that remain intricate without getting too convoluted or highfalutin’
-Nate Patrin of Pitchfork

Win a Pair of Tix: Del collaborated with the Gorillaz on their hit song ‘Clint Eastwood’ as well as ‘Rock the House’. He also appeared in their videos as a ghost. If a ghost were to visit you, who would you want it to be and why? Side question (not required): What one question would you ask them?

Show Info: 9:30pm, High Noon Saloon, 608.268.1122, $18 adv $20 dos – 18+
Download Del’s new album “Funkman” free as of April 7th Go to:

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Saturday, May 9



PASSAFIRE and Tropical Riddims Sound System ( DJ set )

Genre: Reggae, Ska, Jam
Sounds Like: Slightly Stoopid, Bob Marley and the Wailers, Toots and the Maytals

some of the most invigorating, progressive reggae released in some time.

Win a Pair of Tix: John Brown’s Body refers to the traditional American Civil War tune sung by Union soldiers. Songs were sung to keep morale and drummers were used to signal and communicate with troops in the midst of battle. Do you think music plays as crucial of a role in modern military institutions as it did in colonial and early-American times? If so, what role do you think it has now?

Show Info: 9:30pm, The Annex, 608.256.7750, $15 adv – 18+

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Monday, May 11




Genre: Folk, Singer-Songwriter, Indie
Sounds Like: Phosphorescent, Shearwater, Sun Kil Moon, My Brightest Diamond

their album has a pronounced dramatic landscape of suspenseful highs and tranquilized lows
-Adam Moerder of PItchfork

Win a Pair of Tix: Lightning Dust’s self-titled album art is that of a house overlooking what appears to be a prairie. If you lived in this house, what would be your favorite past time and favorite possession?

Show Info: 8:00pm, High Noon Saloon, 608.268.1122, $8 at the door – 18+

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All ticket winners will be announced tomorrow Tuesday May 5th at 1:00pm. To leave a comment please click on title of blog and scroll down.

2 Responses

  1. past time: prairie spirit seances & possession: geode collection

  2. OK Procrastinators–the contest is closed for this week. BACK TO WORK! 😉

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