True Endeavors Free Tix Contests

Just 2 days from now Gary Louris as well as the Mekons will be passing through Madison for a stop at the Barrymore. Louris is traveling with his new band and will feature songs from the newly-released Vagabonds. The Mekons will perform an acoustic set featuring songs from their new release Natural. Read more about the bands at Madison Music Review or check out the videos.

The Mekons will first perform a 60 – 75 minute set, starting at 8pm on Thursday March 27 at the Barrymore Theatre. Tickets are $20 adv $22 dos and are available at all Barrymore outlets, charge by phone at 608.241.8864, or online.

“Every Word” from the hit film “Wordplay” by Gary Louris

Check out this unique and fun video for “Cockermouth” from the Mekons new album “Natural”. Filmed in Mid Wales, North West Scotland & Leeds, it includes an introduction by Patrick Eyres, the songs “mentor”.

Also appearing soon in Madison is the talented Tift Merritt. After a Grammy nomination, and top 10s in The New Yorker and Time Magazine, Tift Merritt took hiatus with a piano in Paris and has come home with her best and most personal songs to date.

Appearing Saturday April 5 with special guests Everybodyfields at 9:30 pm, High Noon Saloon, (608) 268-1122, $15, 21+, buy tickets.

Tift Merritt- “Broken”

To win a pair of tixs to either of these shows shoot an email to with the subject line of the show you are hoping to see. The first person to enter for each show will win so move fast!