Madison Week In Music + Ticket Giveaways (3.23-3.30): BRMC, Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound, Pert’ Near Sandstone, Cowboy Junkies, Peter Mulvey, Catie Curtis, Lucy Kaplansky, and Alejandro Escovedo


We hope you all had a lovely weekend, and are glad you stopped by to get the scoop on this week’s upcoming shows.  BRMC, Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound, Pert’ Near Sandstone, Cowboy Junkies, Peter Mulvey, Catie Curtis, Lucy Kaplansky, and Alejandro Escovedo are all gracing the ears of Madison music fans with their sounds.

If you’re a returning visitor to the blog, you probably know that Mondays are a good time to check in and see what ticket giveaways we have going on in True Endeavors land.  Let’s just say there are some very tasty ones this week.   Onward…

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Just Announced Madison Concert: Catie Curtis and Lucy Kaplansky (3.28.10)


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Sunday, March 28 @ High Noon Saloon 7:30 pm
Tickets: $20 adv and dos
Ages: 21+

Tickets available on our Music Calendar soon!

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Monday Concert Connection – Haiku Master Showdown For Free Tix

Words are great. Especially when coupled with sounds, as you all know, to make music. April is national poetry month and as its end draws near, we here at TE would like to give you an opportunity to use your words. Read more to find out how you can collect a pair of tickets by having fun!

Scroll down for chances to WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS and express your inner poet with Peanut Butter Wolf and others, Robbie Fulks, Pert’ Near Sandstone, and Dan Deacon! Any ticket contest answers in a 5-7-5 haiku format will receive extra points.

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Go Face-to-face with Your Favorite Artists!

Want the chance to MEET Ani Difranco, Indigo Girls, Dar Williams, Melissa Ferrick, Catie Curtis, Peter Mulvey & Hamell on Trial? Well here it is.

Tickets for this show are going fast, but there’s still time to buy general admission seats or to bid on VIP seats at the Progressive 100th Anniversary Concert through our True Endeavors auction! For the winning bidders, there will be an exclusive after-show party at the Orpheum with the artists. You can help raise additional funds for this important organization! Package also includes a 15 minute early entrance, custom silk-screened poster, a free 1-year subscription to The Progressive.

The auction closes Monday, click here to bid before it’s too late.

Note: The Ticketmaster site has closed the auction down but it will be back up and running at 10AM Saturday morning.

Check out the Isthmus’s coverage of the concert and conference!

Madison’s Progressive Magazine Celebrates 100 Years With A Star-Studded Event!


In 1909, Sen. Robert LaFollette Sr. founded The Progressive with the intent to create “a magazine of progress—social, intellectual, institutional” and to “[win] back for the people the complete power over government—national, state, and municipal—which has been lost to them.”

100 years later, this award-winning monthly magazine based in your very own hometown is still going strong, as it remains among the finest liberal publications in the nation.

To celebrate The Progressive‘s historic anniversary, True Endeavors is proud to present a star-studded concert event. On April 30th, Ani DiFranco, Indigo Girls, Dar Williams, Melissa Ferrick, Hamell on Trial, Catie Curtis and Peter Mulvey will all take to the stage at the Orpheum Theatre for a night of unforgettable performances!

Tickets are available in three tiers:

General admission tickets are $50, and Premium tickets are $100. Those who purchase Premiums will be allowed early entry to the event and receive a limited edition silk screened concert poster as well as a year’s subscription to The Progressive. Additionally, 20 tickets are being held for those interested in participating in the event’s ticket auction. Auction winners will receive the Premium package as well as the opportunity to participate in a post-show meet and greet with the performing artists.

Tickets are on sale now! Get yours here.

Auction to hang with the artists! Get yours here.

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