This Week’s Nightlife and Giveaways: Indie Overload

Sleepy Sun

If this past weekend’s Forward Music Fest got you in the mood to load up on your indie rock intake, you’ve got an amazing week ahead of you.  Built To Spill, Mike Gordon, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Sleepy Sun, The Weakerthans, Bell X1 and Sufjan Stevens are all on their way to Madison, making for a very exciting next coupe of days—especially considering you could win free tickets to some of the shows!  You ready for this?

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Friday, September 25

BUILT TO SPILL
with DISCO DOOM

Genre: Indie, Rock, Pop

Sounds Like: Pavement, Modest Mouse, Dinosaur Jr.


Show Info: 8:00PM Barrymore Theatre $22.50 adv $25 dos – all ages
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Saturday, September 26

MIKE GORDON
with JACOB FRED JAZZ ODYSSEY

Genre: Jam, Rock, Folk

Sounds Like: Phish, Trey Anastasio, Leo Kottke


Win A Pair Of Tickets: Check out True Endeavors on Facebook and find out how you can win tickets.

Show Info: 8:00PM Barrymore Theatre $20 adv $25 dos – all ages
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Sunday, September 27

MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD

Genre: Reggae, Hip Hop, Funk

Sounds Like: G. Love and Special Sauce, Slightly Stoopid, Robert Randolph and the Family Band


Show Info: 8pm Wisconsin Union Theatre $29.50 ****Discount of $10 available to current UW Madison Students, ID required.****
Limited to 100 tickets.
Ticket price includes $1.00 facility fee & $0.50 donation to the Liberty Tree Foundation.
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Sunday, September 27

SLEEPY SUN
with special guests ASSEMBLE HEAD IN SUNBURST SOUND and FRAIL BY DESIGN

Genre: Psychedelic, Experimental, Indie

Sounds Like: Crystal Antlers, Dead Meadow, The Warlocks


Win A Pair Of Tickets: Check back this Sunday for a special opportunity to win.

Show Info: 8pm The Frequency $8 adv $8 dos – 21+
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Sunday, September 27

THE WEAKERTHANS
with ROCK PLAZA CENTRAL

Genre: Indie, Rock

Sounds Like: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, The Hold Steady, The New Pornographers


Win A Pair Of Tickets: Weakerthans band members have been known to collaborate with other musicians on multiple side projects over the years.  Tell us 3 of your favorite bands that started out as “just something on the side.”

Show Info: 8:30pm High Noon Saloon $16 adv – 18+
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Monday, September 28
BELL X1
with special guests WILD LIGHT

Genre: Indie, Rock

Sounds Like: Damien Rice, Talking Heads, the Veils


Win A Pair Of Tickets: Check back this Sunday for a special opportunity to win.

Show Info: 8pm High Noon Saloon $12 adv $14 dos – 18+
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Monday, September 28

SUFJAN STEVENS
with special guests CRYPTACIZE
8:30pm Majestic Theatre
SOLD OUT !!

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***BE SURE TO INDICATE WHAT SHOW YOU’RE ENTERING TO WIN TICKETS TO WHEN YOU POST YOUR COMMENT***

Winners will be announced tomorrow (September 22nd).

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2 Responses

  1. i really wanted to see built to spill and sufjan stevens.. seems like the latter is sold out and no more chances for built to spill. shucks 😦

  2. ALOHA……I would love to go and see Spearhead. I hope I can still try and win some tix. I’m a mamma in serious transition in need of some conscious music and dance…..miraculously have the child care set up….now just need the tix…as funds are LOW. Is this abundant loving universe able to provide? Much love love love

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