This Week’s Nightlife and Giveaways: Fleck The Halls!

“The thing about Christmas music is that so much of it is godawful. One can only listen to Paul McCartney sing about simply having a wonderful Christmas time for so long before the urge to drown oneself in the eggnog becomes overwhelming. Luckily, there’s Béla Fleck and his backing trio the Flecktones, who liven up cookie-cutter carols with their unique jazzy bluegrass sound and infectious holiday cheer.” —

Well Madison, if the snow hasn’t put you in the holiday spirit yet, then Bela Fleck sure will!  He’ll be bringing his Flecktones and a troupe of featured collaborators to The Orpheum on Sunday, December 13th to present their take on your favorite seasonal tunes.  Read on to find out how you could win a pair of tickets to the show!

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This Week(end) in Shows!

Tonight April 11

After work special..come relax, have a beer and listen to Kris Delmhorst with special guest Meg Hutchinson.

Juice and June- Kris Delmhorst

“..reworks classic poems as folk songs, and in the process, creates her own artistic masterpiece.”

6:30pm (doors open at 6:00) @ High Noon Saloon (608) 268-1122 $15 adv and dos 18+


Cloud Cult & American Music Club with The Forms

9:30 pm @ High Noon Saloon (608) 268-1122 $12 adv / $14 dos

Videos and reviews here


Victor Wooten with Hot Buttered Rum

Victor Wooten Live

“..there may not be another bassist around with his proficiency..he’s also developed a reputation as a tremendous live performer on his solo tours. He rips out amazing streams of notes, but he can also set a funk or jazz groove with precision.” -PopMatters

8:00 pm @ Barrymore Theatre (608) 241-8864 $25 adv – all ages

Saturday April 12


Bitch and the Exciting Conclusion plus Prince Myshkins

bitch exciting conclusion

Read more about Bitch here

Saturday 9:00 pm @ Orpheum Stage Door 608.255.8755 $12 adv $14 dos 18+ Co-sponsored by BUY TICKETS NOW!

Wednesday April 16

The Wilders with The .357 String Band

Cotton Eyed Joe- The Wilders and The Woodstove Flapjacks

“If you turned off the sound and just watched, perhaps this band would look like they were playing heavy metal or even hard-core rap songs. But tune in to the music, and you’ll hear plain ol’ Kansas Old Time music and bluegrass.”

8:00 pm @ High Noon Saloon (608) 268-1122 $12 adv $12 dos 21+ BUY TICKETS NOW

Thursday April 17

Man Man w / special guests Yeasayer

man man

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9:00 pm @ High Noon Saloon (608) 268-1122 $12 adv / $14 dos – 21+ BUY TICKETS NOW !