Artists You Should Know (ticket giveaway): Company Of Thieves

company of theives

This indie pop trio first became popular after the release of their hit single “Oscar Wilde,” and we just can’t get enough of their infectiously sweet tunes.  Chicago’s Company Of Thieves will be in Madison this Friday and we’ve got a special opportunity for you to win tickets to the show.  Read on!

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The Hunt For Free Monotonix Tickets Is On!

Monotonix

If you’ve been a frequent visitor to our blog, you know that we regularly host opportunities for our readers to win tickets to some of the most hotly anticipated shows in town.  Today we’re happy to announce that we’ll be giving away tickets to Monotonix’s ridiculously wild rock and roll hurricane of a show (check out these shots from the band’s last Madison performance), which is due to hit Madison on October 1st.  To make things interesting, this contest will require a bit more creativity than usual.  Read on to see what we mean.

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This Week’s Nightlife and Giveaways: Indie Overload

Sleepy Sun

If this past weekend’s Forward Music Fest got you in the mood to load up on your indie rock intake, you’ve got an amazing week ahead of you.  Built To Spill, Mike Gordon, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Sleepy Sun, The Weakerthans, Bell X1 and Sufjan Stevens are all on their way to Madison, making for a very exciting next coupe of days—especially considering you could win free tickets to some of the shows!  You ready for this?

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Monday Concert Connection: Suburban Home Records Tour

Two Cow Garage

Our hearts go out to all you downtown warriors who braved moving weekend over these last few scorching days.  To reward your hard, sweaty, pain-in-the-butt work, why not take in a show?  A nice, air-conditioned show…  We’ve got just the one!  Coming up this week, True Endeavors is proud to present the Suburban Home Records Tour featuring Two Cow Garage and Austin Lucas.  Read on to find out more and enter to win a pair of tix.

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Monday Concert Connection: Oh Danny Boy…

Update: Show has been moved to Annex, more details here.

Daniel Johnston

That’s right, blog readers are getting a second chance to win a free pair of tickets to one of this summer’s absolutely-can’t-miss shows.  Cult icon and subject of a wildly popular and fascinating documentary, Daniel Johnston is coming to town this Wednesday.  (Not ringing a bell?  We first introduced him to those unfamiliar with his body of work here. Click to find out more about this eccentric, brilliant musician.)  Along with WORT FM and The Decider, True Endeavors is extremely proud to present Daniel Johnston to Madison audiences.  Read on to find out how you can win tickets to his show and become the envy of anyone with good taste.

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Artists You Should Know Ticket Giveaway: Daniel Johnston

Daniel Johnston

“Hi, how are you?” Great, and feeling better all the time knowing your show’s coming up, Daniel!

It’s not often that we have the opportunity to see a genuine cult icon perform in our fair city, but we’ll have that chance next week when Daniel Johnston takes the stage at The Barrymore Theatre.  The fragile vulnerability of his unique musical work has been championed by everyone from Kurt Cobain to Yo La Tengo, and it’s not hard to hear why.  There’s beauty in his shaking, nervous hands forced onstage by sheer courage and conviction and in the warbling, almost whispering, voice that invites you into his soul.  Read on to learn more about this beloved artist and find out how you could win tickets to his sure-to-be unforgettable show.

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Monday Concert Connection: Ticket Giveaways Are Back!

Disappears

The moment you’ve been waiting for is here:  the return of ticket giveaways on the Monday Concert Connection.  This week, your thoughtful, quirky, hilarious, and creative comments could earn you a pair of spots on the guest list for Monte Montgomery‘s intimate, slow burn blues/rock show, or Disappears‘ spectacle of inventive shoegaze.  Read on to find out how you can get in on the action.

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