Madison Week In Music + Ticket Giveaways (9.5.12 – 9.11.12): Easy Star All-Stars and Tracy Grammer

Tracy Grammer

Reggae fans will be in heaven when Easy Star All-Stars take the stage at the High Noon Saloon on Friday (September 7).  Famous for putting an island spin on classic songs, the band will be channeling the King of Pop for their upcoming Madison performance.

Speaking of islands, our thoughts will be with the resilient people of Haiti at songwriter Tracy Grammer‘s (pictured) September 8 performance at Art In The Barn.  Donations gathered at the event will benefit Haiti Allies, whose mission is to “better [Haitians’] lives and country through education, meal programs, adult literacy, and reforestation.”

We hope you’ll join us for this week’s fantastic shows!  We have more information and are giving away a pair of tickets to see Easy Star All-Stars below.  Read on…


Friday, September 7, 2012

EASY STAR ALL-STARS with special guest CAS HALEY

Genre: Reggae

Sounds Like: Toots & The Maytals, Groundation, The Black Seeds

Win A Pair Of Tickets: Leave a comment below telling us what classic album you’d love to hear with a reggae twist.  You might just win a pair of tickets to the show.  Good luck!

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


Saturday, September 8, 2012

Art in the Barn and Haiti Allies present

An Evening of Music and Art

TRACY GRAMMER with very special guests BRYAN SIRCHIO

Genre: Singer-Songwriter, Folk

Sounds Like: Pieta Brown, Jess Klein, Red Molly

Show Info:  Art in the Barn / 5927 Adams Rd./ Fitchburg, WI- 7pm – Suggested donation: $20 – ( Kids ages 6 and under free )

Haitian Artwork for Sale! Come early and bring food for a picnic. Carry-in beverages allowed.


Winners will be chosen and notified shortly after 8pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.  Good luck!

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9 Responses

  1. I want to hear Easy Star All Stars put a reggae twist on “Are You Experienced?” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience!

  2. A Rush of Blood to the Head by Coldplay would be quite cool with a dub-reggae remix.

  3. “Dark Side Of The Moon” by Pink Floyd! Just thinking about how “Money” would sound gives me shivers…

    • Austin – The Easy-Star All Stars actually already did a remake called “Dub Side of the Moon” … You should check it out!

  4. I loved their Sgt. Peppers album, but i’d love to hear them do Prince’s Purple Rain. Classic!

  5. I think a reggae interpretation of Wilco’s Yankee Hotel Foxtrot would be pretty incredible.

  6. Would love to hear a reggae interpretation of one of Bowie’s earlier albums.

  7. I would love to here an All Star interpretation of Jane’s Addiction’s album “Nothing Shocking”. How cool would that be.

  8. Tickets will go to Dan G—congratulations! Thanks everybody.

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