Madison Week In Music + Ticket Giveaways (4.28-5.4): That 1 Guy, Future Rock, and Chris Pureka

Chris Pureka

We invite you to think outside your musical box this week, as we present That 1 Guy at The Annex and Future Rock at High Noon Saloon on Thursday evening.  Concert goers will be treated to truly unique concert experiences as the aforementioned artists strut their inventive, experimental stuff.   Just try to keep from dancing your way through these shows!

On the other hand, if you’re in the mood for something a bit more introspective, then Chris Pureka is your gal.  She’ll be captivating audiences with her gentle soul and the strong beauty of her musical poetry on Sunday night at High Noon Saloon.

Start your Monday off right: read on to get a better taste of what these artists will have in store for you at their shows, and enter to win a pair of tickets.

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

THAT 1 GUY with THE MIGHTY JOE WHITE

Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Avant Garde, Experimental

Sounds Like: Buckethead, Les Claypool, Praxis

Win A Pair Of Tickets: That 1 Guy sings his ode to the derriere in “Buttmachine”:  “Just ’cause it’s cracked / Doesn’t mean that it’s broke / Just ’cause it’s a butt / Doesn’t mean it’s a joke.”  There are soooo many other classic songs that glorify the rear, and we want to see how many you can think of.  Post your favorites in the comments section below and we’ll pick a ticket winner fron the responses. 

Show Info: The Annex – 9 pm $10 adv $12 dos – 18+

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Thursday, April 29, 2010

FUTURE ROCK with special guest KINETIX

Genre: Electronic, House

Sounds Like: Disco Biscuits, Sound Tribe Sector 9, Pretty Lights

Win A Pair Of Tickets: Future Rock frequently plays festivals with other like-minded experimental artists.  If you were to create your dream electronic dance concert line up, who would you want on it?  Drop your fantasy fest roster (with at least 5 bands or artists) in the comments section below.

Show Info: High Noon Saloon -9 pm $10 adv $12 dos – 18+

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Sunday, May 2, 2010

CHRIS PUREKA with PEASANT

Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Indie, Folk

Sounds Like: Melissa Ferrick, Catie Curtis, Dar Williams


Win A Pair Of Tickets: In “Driving North,” Chris sings, “It feels like I’ve been driving north / It’s getting colder by the mile / And at this rate I’ll be buried in snow in no time at all…”  There are few Wisconsinites who haven’t made at least one journey “up north” when vacation calls.  We want to hear about your favorite northern vacation destination.  Where is it?  What do you love about it?  What are some of its can’t-miss hot spots?  Tell us all about it in the comments section below.

Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 8pm $10 adv $12 dos – 18+

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Winners will be chosen and notified tomorrow, April 27th.

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5 Responses

  1. my ideal electronic dance concert:

    1) Booka Shade
    2) The Egg
    3) 2020 Soundsystem
    4) Aeroplane
    5) Bottin
    6) Disco Biscuits
    7) An-2
    8) Ilya Santana
    9) Orchard Lounge
    10) Lindstrom and Prins Thomas

    …….and the list could be a mile long. please someone lend me $5 million so i can start my own festival! ha

  2. oops i hope im not too late for FUTURE ROCK TICKETS!!!

  3. RE: Chris Pureka…You can’t go wrong anywhere Up North. I love the story & setting for Paul Bunyan’s Cook Shanty in Minocqua!

  4. Well hey, that worked out well. Congrats to both “Steves”! 🙂

  5. “Butt to Butt Resuscitation” by Funkadelic
    “Tush” by ZZ Top
    “Shoop” by Salt n’ Pepa
    “Carolyn’s Booty” by Presidents of the United States of America
    “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot
    “Butt Town” by Iggy Pop
    “Shake Your Rump” by Beastie Boys
    “Big Booty” by Willie Nelson
    “Booty” by Erykah Badu

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