Nicole Atkins Covers Big Star + Win A Pair Of Tickets

Nicole Atkins


The massively talented Miss Nicole Atkins recently paid homage to power pop greats Big Star with this lovely cover of “Kangaroo.”

Nicole will be in Madison for a show at the High Noon Saloon on February 23 (tickets here).   If you can tell us what other solo artist made “Kangaroo” a regular addition to his live sets before his unexpected 1997 death in the same city in which Big Star was founded, you’ll win a pair of tickets to Nicole’s show.  Post your comments below.  The first poster with the correct answer wins.  Good luck!

Tonight’s Concert (11.20.09): Free MP3s From Haley Bonar

“She wrote the most fetching, poetic and sophisticated songs of her career for Big Star, and her lamb-to-lion vocal talents rose to the occasion.” —Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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Free MP3 Download From Haley Bonar: “Big Star”

Haley Bonar

Happy Thursday!  Download the title track off of Haley’s 2008 album, and click here to get tickets to see her live in Madison at the High Noon Saloon on November 20th.  Enjoy!

Haley Bonar – “Big Star”

Monday Concert Connection: Power Pop Rocks

Hope you all had a brilliant 4th of July weekend! With the smell of burgers on the grill and beautiful explosions in the sky, it finally feels like summer. But what would summer be without that perfect sunny soundtrack? Well now we’ve got that too! Read on to find out how you can win tickets to an acoustic performance from power pop kings Fountains of Wayne, and get the scoop on one of the most anticipated shows of the season: the Pixies own Black Francis!

Fountains Of Wayne

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Music News Recap: Newbies from the Oldies

What’s been going on in the world of music lately? Read on to get the scoop on your favorite artists, and start some discussion about current music-related events!


The Raveonettes

Give The Raveonettes a piece of your mind.  The duo is looking for input from fans as they work to create their follow-up to 2008’s Lust Lust Lust album.  Click here to find out how you can hear their in-progress demos and let the band know what you think.

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