Just Announced: Haley Bonar

Haley Bonar

HALEY BONAR

Friday, November 20, 9:30pm

High Noon Saloon

Tickets: $10 adv $12 dos

Ages: 18+

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Monday Ticket Giveaway Trifecta!

There are three amazing True Endeavors shows this week and you, our faithful blog readers, have the opportunity to win tickets to all of them!  Read on to find out how…

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That 1 Guy

That 1 Guy

The one-man-band of That 1 Guy is known for his unique, often nonsensical lyrics. Leave a comment with a few of his lyrics that always put a smile on your face and you could snag a spot on the guest list for you and a friend!

with HEATBOX
Tuesday, March 3, 8pm The Annex
$10 adv $12 dos – 18+
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An Horse

An Horse

An Horse hail from Brisbane, Australia which was inhabited by the Turrbal people before Europeans came to settle there.  They knew the area as “Mian-jin.”  If you can tell us what that translates to, you and a friend could find yourself with tix to the show!  (And, be sure to check out our interview with the band!)

with WHATFOR and PEZZETTINO
Wednesday, March 4, 8pm High Noon Saloon
$8 – 18+

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Haley Bonar

Haley Bonar

Haley has two Minnesota Music Awards to her name.  Do you know what awards she was honored with?  Post your answer in the comments and you and a friend could be on your way to her Saturday night show on us!

with BEN WEAVER
Saturday, March 7, 9:30pm Cafe Montmartre
$10 adv $10 dos – 21+

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As always, be creative and HAVE FUN with these ticket giveaways! We’ll announce winners based on your responses tomorrow, March 3rd. Be sure to include your full name in your responses.

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Media Roundup: Live Previews and Legal Matters (Baby)

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!

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You want weird?  We’ve got weird.  Bet you never thought you’d see the names James Iha, Taylor Hanson, Adam Schlesinger and Bun E. Carlos in the same sentence, did you?  Now what if we told you they were all members of a brand new supergroup called Tinted Windows?  Yeah.  Seriously.  

 

The members of Tinted Windows

The members of Tinted Windows

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Robert Plant and Alison Krauss are heading back to the studio to record the follow-up to their award-winning album, Raising Sand.  

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Hey Anglophiles! Want full coverage of the BRIT awards?  Point that mouse riiiiight here for photos, vids, results and more!

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Kings of Leon‘s Only By The Night album was a massive hit with fans and critics alike last year.  Eagerly anticipating new tunes from the Followill brothers?  The good news: the songs are indeed on their way.  The bad news: you’ll have to wait another year to hear them. 

 

Kings of Leon

Kings of Leon

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For a long time, if you wanted to make money being a musician, you had to set pen to paper and WRITE!  A new bill called The Performance Rights Act would ensure that studio musicians, band members and songwriters would all receive compensation in the form of radio airplay royalties for their work.  

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Naomi Klein, author of the brilliant book No Logo, is undoubtedly cringing at this latest perversion of art by the folks at Bacardi.  First SoCo, now this?  There was, however, an artistic victory worth noting regarding the estate of Jimi Hendrix and its battle with Hendrix Electric Vodka.  Baby steps…

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Want to get schooled in the fine art of maximizing sound quality from your headphones?  Look no further.  

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Thao Nguyen will hit the road with Samantha Crain!  Click here for the tour dates plus a video from the always amazing Miss Nguyen herself!  

 

Thao Nguyen

Thao Nguyen

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The Spinto Band was recently featured on Daytrotter.com, with free downloads.  _______________________________

Dane101’s Steve Furay pays tribute to the late legendary hip hop producer J Dilla.  

 

J Dilla

J Dilla

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The Grammy Awards are hardly relevant in the eyes of many music fans, but the increased presence of indie artists taking home awards this year has got to be a good thing, right?

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Fans of Noah and the Whale will want to check out this video (part 1 of a series) filmed for La Blogotheque.  Also, in case you missed our review of their gorgeous debut album, Peaceful, The World Lays Me Down, you can read it here.    

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The individual accused of threatening to kill Men At Work frontman Colin Hay was arrested in Los Angeles last week. Who can it beeeee now?  The band’s own guitarist, Ronald Strykert!  

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Calexico‘s Joey Burns recently took the time to participate in an interview for MOG TV.  

 

Calexico

Calexico

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On March 7th, alt-country singer-songwriter Haley Bonar will roll into Madison.  Get a preview of what’ll be in store at the show here, and while you’re at it, you can head over here to grab your tickets in advance!  

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And, naturally, when April 16th rolls around you’ll want to find yourself at the Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit‘s show at the High Noon Saloon.  Here are just a few reasons why. (Psst! Get tickets to the show now! ) 

 

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

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