Madison Concert Ticket Giveaway: Old 97’s

Old 97s

Longtime alt-country favorites Old 97’s will be returning to Madison for a show at the Capitol Theater tomorrow night (Wednesday, October 17).  If you’re a fan of bands like Wilco, Golden Smog, Whiskeytown, and The Jayhawks you do NOT want to miss this Dallas-based foursome rattle the walls of the Capitol Theater.

Read on to find out how you could enter to win a pair of tickets to this much-drooled over show!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Frank Productions and True Endeavors present

OLD 97′s with special guests SALIM NOURALLAH and RHETT MILLER

Capitol Theater/ Overture Center For The Arts – 7:30pm – $22 ADV $25 DOS – General Admission – All Ages


WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS:  The band takes its name from the G. B. Grayson and Henry Whitter song, “Wreck of the Old 97.”  Can you think of any other band names taken from songs?  If not, tell us what song you would hypothetically want to name a band of your own band after.

Please have your comments posted by 6pm tonight (Tuesday, October 16).  A winner will be chosen and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck! 


Related Content: Live Concert Photos: Rhett Miller

14 Responses

  1. Radiohead took their name from a Talking Heads song. Would LOVE to see Old 97s again!

  2. Madness took their name from a Prince Buster song.

  3. The band What Made Milwaukee Famous took their name from the Jerry Lee Lewis song What’s Made Milwaukee Famous (Has Made A Loser Out of Me)

  4. Rolling Stones got their name from a Muddy Waters song “Rolling Stone.”

  5. Firehouse took their name from a Kiss song, don’t ask me how I know that…..

  6. Death Cab for Cutie got their name from a Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah song…how random is that?

  7. Bob Dylan got his name from Dylan Thomas. I think Dylan Thomas was a time traveler and got his last name from Rob Thomas of Matchbox 20.

  8. The Rolling Stones…Muddy Waters “Mannish Boy”

  9. Spoon took their name from the German avant garde band Can.

  10. Don’t know if it’s true, but I believe that the Mountain Goats got their name from the Screamin’ Jay Hawkins song called Yellow Coat.

  11. U2s”surrender” would be my bands name.

  12. Thanks all! Nate, the tickets are yours! Congratulations! We hope to see you all at the show.

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