Madison Week In Music + Ticket Giveaways (04.13.11-04.19.11): Ra Ra Riot, Tobacco, The Decemberists, and The Budos Band

Ra Ra Riot

Get ’em while they’re hot!  We’re serving up some mighty tasty concerts this week.  Madison music fans can look forward to shows from Ra Ra Riot (pictured), Tobacco, The Decemberists, and The Budos Band in the coming days, and since the only thing better than a great show is getting to see it for free, our blog readers can enter to win tickets. Read on to find out how.

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“Like” Us If You Love Music

concert crowd

We know all you blog readers want to be dialed in to the Madison music scene in every way you can, which is why we’d like to invite you to check out our brand spankin’ new Facebook Page!

If you hit the “like” button, you’ll receive instant updates in your newsfeed about touring concert announcements, free MP3s, ticket giveaways, live show photos, exclusive videos, and more.  It might just be the most valuable mouse click you make all day….

Madison Week In Music + Ticket Giveaways (01.26-02.01): Ben Folds, Freedy Johnston & Darden Smith, Tapes ‘n Tapes, Fitz & The Tantrums, and Snoop Dogg

Fitz and the Tantrums

How ’bout those Packers, eh!?  We suggest celebrating their big win by doing some winning of your own.  We’re preparing for awesome shows from Ben Folds, Freedy Johnston & Darden Smith, Tapes ‘n Tapes, Fitz & The Tantrums (pictured), and Snoop Dogg this week, and giving away a pair of tickets to each and every one of them.  Read on to get the deets and find out how to enter to win!

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Madison Concert Ticket Giveaway: GUSTER

Guster

If you love artists like Ben Folds, State Radio, Pete Yorn, Ben Kweller, Better Than Ezra, Matt Pond PA, or Ben Lee, then you’re going to adore power pop threesome, Guster, when they play the Capitol Theater this Friday, October 15th.  Read on to find out how you can enter to win tickets to the show.

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Madison Concert Ticket Giveaway: THE WALKMEN

The Walkmen

“He’s sad and pathetic and needy and yet somehow still smooth, which is sort of the central animating paradox at the heart of the Walkmen. They make these wounded, anxious songs, but they make them so confidently, with such unearthly rich-guy assurance.”  — Pitchfork

Lisbon is like a treatise on the untapped power of the have-nots, delivered by the kind of people who could turn a raw potato, a cup of water, and a pinch of salt into a five-star dish.” — The Onion A.V. Club

The Walkmen have created a modern classic with the release of their latest album, Lisbon.  Critics and fans alike have been hailing the record as their finest work to date, and we feel so fortunate to be able to welcome the band back to Madison in support of it.  Read on to find out more about these indie rock darlings and enter to win a pair of tickets to see them live this Thursday at The Barrymore.

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