Madison Week In Music + Ticket Giveaways (10.13-10.19): PAUL THORN, GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS, THE WALKMEN, PIGEON JOHN, MARGARET CHO, JON LANGFORN & SKULL ORCHARD, GUSTER, and RALPH’S WORLD

The Walkmen

Let’s ring in the new week with a fresh gaggle of exciting ticket giveaways.  There’s sure to be a concert to match your tastes as we bring PAUL THORN, GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS, THE WALKMEN (pictured), PIGEON JOHN, MARGARET CHO, JON LANGFORN & SKULL ORCHARD, GUSTER, and RALPH’S WORLD to Madison over the next few days.  We hope you’ll be able to step out into the fall air and enjoy these fabulous shows with us.  Read on to find out how you can enter to win tickets.

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

PAUL THORN with THE ROWDY PRARIE DOGS

Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Southern Rock

Sounds Like: Todd Snider, Delbert McClinton, Marcia Ball

Win A Pair Of Tickets: Though he grew up in Mississippi, Thorn was born right here in Wisconsin (Kenosha, to be exact).  Tell us some of your other favorite Wisconsin-born musicians in the comments section below, and you’ll be entered to win a pair of tickets to the show.

Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 8pm – $12adv $14 dos – 21+

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS with rayLand Baxter

Genre: Rock, Blues

Sounds Like: Susan Tedeschi, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Raitt

Win A Pair Of Tickets: We’ll be holding a special ticket giveaway for this show right here on the blog later today (Monday, October 11th).  Please check back to find out how you can enter to win!

Show Info: Majestic Theatre – 8pm –  $15 adv $17 dos ( Limited VIP $35 ) – all ages

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Thursday, October 14, 2010

THE WALKMEN with special guests JAPANDROIDS and MINIATURE TIGERS

Genre: Indie, Rock

Sounds Like: French Kicks, The National, Wolf Parade

Win A Pair Of Tickets: We’ll be holding a special ticket giveaway for this show right here on the blog tomorrow, October 12th.  Please check back to find out how you can enter to win!

Show Info: Barrymore Theatre – 8pm – $17 adv $19 dos – all ages

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Thursday, October 14, 2010

PIGEON JOHN with special guests  DJ ABILITIES , DARK TIME SUNSHINE

Genre: Hip Hop, Rap

Sounds Like: L.A. Symphony, Josh Martinez, The Grouch

Win A Pair Of Tickets: Pigeon John raps about how following his dreams have left him isolated from the lives of his former peers in “High School Reunion.” Have you ever been to a reunion?  What was your experience like?  If you haven’t been to one yet, leave us a comment telling us what song(s) could have been the themesong to your high school years.

Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 9:30pm – $10adv $12 dos – 18+

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Thursday, October 14, 2010

CHO DEPENDENT: MARGARET CHO

Genre: Comedy, Spoken Word

Sounds Like: Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, Chris Rock

Win A Pair Of Tickets: We’ll be holding a special ticket giveaway for this show right here on the blog tomorrow, October 12th.  Please check back to find out how you can enter to win!

Show Info: Capitol Theater – 8pm – $47 main floor / $37 balcony –  reserved seating – Mature Content

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Friday, October 15, 2010

JON LANGFORD & SKULL ORCHARD with special guest  SALLY TIMMS and DANBERT NOBACON ( from Chumbawumba )

Genre: Rock, Roots

Sounds Like: Robbie Fulks, Bobby Bare Jr, Alejandro Escovedo

Win A Pair Of Tickets: Langford got his start in music playing with the legendary punk band, The Mekons.  Though his musical style has changed a bit over the years, he has still kept the spirit of punk alive in his more recent work.  Tell us what other artists you think similarly embody the punk rock ethos, even if their music doesn’t necessarily fit the genre.

Show Info: The Frequency – 10pm –  $12 adv and dos – 21+

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Friday, October 15, 2010

GUSTER with ELI “PAPERBOY”  REED & THE TRUE LOVES

Genre: Rock, Power Pop

Sounds Like: Carbon Leaf, Ben Folds, State Radio

Win A Pair Of Tickets: We’ll be holding a special ticket giveaway for this show right here on the blog on Wednesday, October 13th.  Please check back to find out how you can enter to win!

Show Info: Capitol Theater – 8pm – $29.50  Gen. admission – all ages

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Saturday, October 16, 2010

RALPH’S WORLD

Genre: Children’s Music

Sounds Like: Raffi, Laurie Berkner, The Wiggles

Win A Pair Of Tickets: You may not remember the first song you ever heard, but we all have songs that we remember listening to as kids.  What were some of your favorite tunes that you grew up with?  If your memory isn’t serving you very well, tell us at least 3 songs that you think every child should listen to as soon as they’re old enough to tap their feet and hum along!

Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 11am ( 10:30 am doors )- Tickets $15 each (or Family Four Pack for $50) all Ages — Babes In Arms Free

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Winners will be chosen and notified tomorrow, October 12th.

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One Response

  1. Steve Miller and Butch Vig (both an asset as an artist and a producer) are two of my favorite Wisconsin musicians.

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