Live Concert Photos: Feist

Feist live concert photos Madison WI Capitol Theater

If there were any concert goers who weren’t already absolutely in love with Feist‘s inventive, radiant style, they were almost certainly won over by the end of her June 3 performance at Madison’s Capitol Theater.  Take a look at the great shots that photographer Matt Apps was able to snag from the evening.  Enjoy!

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Madison Concert Ticket Giveaway: Feist


When thinking of Feist, indie music fans likely recall the joy of the sunny pop hit “1234” or the neo-noir playful hipness of “My Moon My Man,” so her slightly more serious new work may catch listeners by surprise.  The Austin Chronicle remarks that her latest release, Metals, is “darker, more contemplative, heavier, a heady, atomic blend of folk-pop and emotional menace.”  The Los Angeles Times gushes, “What a beautiful record. Truly gorgeous, the kind that wins both hearts and awards–perfect for a dinner party, a drive along Pacific Coast Highway, or a good, healthy cry.” Further, many critics are already touting Metals as one of the finest albums of the year.

What could be better than seeing this stunningly talented and beloved performer live in Madison at the gorgeous Capitol Theater this Sunday night?  Seeing the show for free, of course!  We’re giving away a pair of tickets to one of our lucky blog readers after the jump.  Read on to find out how to enter to win.

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Feist’s Darker Side To Shine At The Orpheum Theatre


Of Feist‘s latest release, Metals, Pitchfork says, “[the album] feels deliberately uninterested in courting pop audiences or crafting easy hooks, which is why it feels like such a refreshing and slyly badass statement of artistic integrity.”  After checking out her video for “The Bad In Each Other,” we have to agree that the Broken Social Scene alum is indeed a master of musical badassery.

Check it out below, and be sure to grab your tickets to her June 3 show at Madison’s Orpheum Theatre ASAP!


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Feist & M. Ward Tackle Jesus & Mary Chain Live In Concert


Check out two of our favorite artists covering Scottish shoegaze legends Jesus & Mary Chain live in concert at the Royal Albert Hall.

Grab tickets to see M. Ward at the Barrymore on May 23, and Feist on June 3 at the Orpheum through our Music Calendar

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Madison Concert Presale Alert: Feist


If you haven’t already heard the big news, Feist will be making a stop in Madison on June 3 to perform at the Orpheum Theatre.  Tickets go on sale to the public this Wednesday, March 28 through our Music Calendar, but our blog readers will be able to beat the rush by taking part in the presale, which goes live TODAY (Monday, March 26).

Read on to get all the details and grab your tix.  Trust us, these won’t last long!

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Just Announced Madison Concert: Feist, 6.3.12

Sunday, June 3, 2012

True Endeavors and Frank Productions present



with special guest The Low Anthem

Orpheum Theatre – 8pm

General admission tickets: $35

Tickets available Wednesday, March 28 at 10am through our Music Calendar, B-Side Records, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 1.800.745.3000, or online at


Media Round-up: Feist, Sesame Street, and Free MP3s!

Wondering what your favorite artists have been up to since performing in Madison?

Feist took her infectiously sunny hit “1,2,3,4” to the street–Sesame Street, that is.  Who says pop music can’t be educational?

Can’t get enough of Railroad Earth or Backyard Tire Fire since their recent Madison shows?  Check out these free mp3 downloads!

Railroad Earth – “Hard Livin”

Backyard Tire Fire – “The Places We Lived”

Okkervil River has been repeatedly featured on NPR’s All Songs Considered, Favorite Sessions, World Cafe and many others:

Okkervil River doesn’t hold anything back: Its emotion-drenched performances are intense to the point of seeming overwrought, and its songs unfold like to hear more

Okkervil River
Okkervil River

or take some time out of your work day to watch The Fiery Furnaces’ video interview on!

Fiery Furnaces
Fiery Furnaces