Last Call: Brother Ali Ticket Giveaway Ends Tomorrow! (concert in Madison 11.19.09)

Brother Ali

Just a reminder for all you hip hop fans thinking about throwing your hat into the ring to win Brother Ali tickets:  a contest is currently underway for his upcoming show at the Barrymore, but will be closing tomorrow (Sunday, 11.15.09).  There’s already quite a buzz surrounding the show, and we’re loving all the creative, well-thought-out entries we’ve received so far.

Click here to get the scoop.  Good luck!

Reading this after the contest is over?  You can still buy tickets to his Madison performance of the Fresh Air Tour here.

On Sale Today: YO LA TENGO (1.23.10)

yo la tengo


Saturday, Jan 23 8pm @ The Barrymore Theatre

$21 adv $23 dos – all ages

Tickets go on sale today at 10:00 am.  Visit our Music Calendar to get yours!

Psst! Special Mason Jennings Giveaway Coming Up In The Newsletter

Mason Jennings

All you True Endeavors Newsletter subscribers should keep an eye on your inbox because the next mailing will be sent out very soon, featuring an exciting new ticket giveaway for Mason Jennings’ upcoming full band show on November 21st.

Not a subscriber yet?  Sign up here to get bi-monthly mailings with music news, mp3s, giveaways, and more!

New To Madison? Let Us Introduce Our Music Scene


If you’ve been a long-time resident of Wisconsin’s capitol city, you probably already know that Madison is home to a fabulously vibrant and varied music scene.  But, for those of you who are new to the area (welcome, students!), it can certainly be a bit overwhelming as well.  Well if you’re finding yourself joining the ranks of the many confused newbies this fall, don’t worry–we’ve got your guide to some of the best venues in town and a list of shows that you just can’t miss!

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Superheroes, Statistics, Snapshots

tag evers ditty bops madison wi concert barrymore theaterThanks all for coming to the Ditty Bops show this Wed., even Wonder Woman made an appearance!

The bike valet proved to be a great success.  Over 25% of concert attendees rolled to the show on two wheels and cashed in on local restaurant discounts for doing so.  We think our fellow Madisonians are pretty damn cool.  We heard you loud and clear and will be thinking about more ways to create bike-friendly concert experiences.  Please feel free to comment on what helps or hinders your earth-friendly concert ways.

A very special thanks to Bike Fed, Dream Bikes, and the Barrymore Theater, all of whom pushed the vision in to reality.  We also deeply appreciate our sponsors who helped us spread the word: Willy St Co-op, Yellow Jersey, 105.5 Triple M FM, Isthmus, and 89.9 WORT.

Check out show preview by Scott Gordon at Decider Madison, or show review from Emily Mills at 77 Square.  Also, don’t forget to check back on Live Concert Photo Tuesday for lots of concert, valet, and audience shots.