Madison Week In Music + Ticket Giveaways (7.4.12 – 7.10.12): Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express, Youth Lagoon, and Billy Bragg

Chuck Prophet

After a week off, we’re back with three new shows in the coming days that you don’t want to miss!  First up is Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express (pictured) for an outdoor show on the shores of Lake Monona at the gorgeous East Side Club.   Next up is lo-fi bedroom music wunderkind Youth Lagoon at the High Noon Saloon, followed by one folk hero paying tribute to another as Billy Bragg takes the Barrymore stage to wish Woody Guthrie a posthumous happy 100th birthday.

Find out how you can enter to win a pair of tickets to these exciting upcoming shows after the jump! 


Thursday, July 5, 2012


Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Rock, Alt-Country

Sounds Like: Alejandro Escovedo, Dave Alvin, James McMurtry

Win A Pair Of Tickets: Leave a comment telling us who your favorite musical “prophet” is and why.  Leave a comment below and you’ll be entered to win a pair of tix.

Show Info: East Side Club – 6pm-9pm – $10 adv $10 dos – All Ages

One free New Belgium beer with each paid admission! (Available while supplies last.)


Saturday, July 7, 2012


Genre: Indie, Lo-Fi

Sounds Like: Real Estate, Beach House, Craft Spells

Win A Pair Of Tickets:  With his song “July” in mind, we want to hear about some of your favorite summer memories.  Post ’em in the comments section below to be entered to win a pair of tix.

Show Info: High Noon Saloon – 9:30pm – $13 adv $15 dos – 18+


Tuesday, July 10, 2012


“Ain’t Nobody That Can Sing Like Me” Billy Bragg Wishes Woody Happy 100th Birthday

Genre: Folk, Singer-Songwriter

Sounds Like: The Housemartins, Kirsty MacColl, The Wedding Present

Win A Pair Of Tickets: We’re holding a special giveaway for tickets to show, plus a copy of Mermaid Avenue: Deluxe Edition courtesy of Madcity Music Exchange on Friday, July 6. Check back for your chance to win!

Show Info: Barrymore Theatre – 8pm – $25 adv $25 dos – General Admission – All ages

Ticket price includes $2 facility fee and $1 for non-profit We Are Wisconsin.



Winners will be chosen and notified shortly after 8pm on Tuesday, July 3, 2012.  Good luck!

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3 Responses

  1. Youth Lagoon w/ Father John Misty – One of my all time favorite summer memories is from last year when my beautiful wife and I got married up on the shores of Baily’s Harbor in Door County. It was the perfect wedding made possible by all of our great friends and family.

  2. youth lagoon — waterskiing up north into the sunset

  3. You got the tickets, Brian! Congratulations.

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