Upcoming Music Events

July 24, 2014

Foreign Fields with Boom Forest

Frank James, Bobby Briggs

Open mic with Shelley Faith

Catfish Stevenson

July 26, 2014

Wisconsin Aviation’s 13th Annual 1940s Style Hangar Dance Featuring Ladies Must Swing

  • 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Wisconsin Aviation
  • 3606 Corben Court, Madison
  • $20 at door; two for $35

1940s Style Hangar Dance
Re-live the 1940s era by attending the Wisconsin Aviation Hangar Dance on Saturday, July 26th, from 7:00pm-10:30pm*, featuring big band music performed by Ladies Must Swing, a jazz band consisting of 19 energetic dames. Vintage wear is encouraged and there will be prizes for the best dressed couple and best dancers. The ladies will be performing 1940s tunes all night long: Harlem Nocturne, Seems Like Old Times, Leap Frog, Take the A Train, In the Mood, and much more!

Benefits to the Community
A portion of the door sales as well as the drink and snack sales will benefit The Badger Honor Flight (, a local nonprofit that ensures WWII and Korean War Veterans have the opportunity to see the memorials that have been erected in their honor.

*Doors open at 6:15p and Social Life Dance Center will be giving dance lessons at 6:30p!

July 27, 2014

A Biselle KlezKamp

  • 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Union South
  • 1308 W. Dayton St., Madison

A Biselle KlezKamp (ABKK) is a free event, held on the UW-Madison campus, that offers more than 20 lectures and participatory workshops on all aspects of Yiddish culture—language, history, visual arts, literature, popular culture, music, and dance, and an age-appropriate children’s program. ABKK culminates in the evening with a concert and dance party featuring live music. This event is lead by world-class artists and scholars from around the country who bring their expertise to the only local event of its kind that both increases Yiddish cultural literacy and develops a sense of community. No previous knowledge of Yiddish language or culture is necessary.

Michael Gruber

Open mic

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Ian's Piza
  • State Street, Madison

State St

Open mic

  • 10:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Mickey's
  • 1524 Williamson St, Madison

July 28, 2014

Bluegrass jam

Barley Brothers

Jim Schwall

July 29, 2014


Open mic

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Froth House
  • 11 N. Allen St., Madison

Open mic


Lefty Joe

Casey Foubert

  • 10:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Mickey's
  • 1524 Williamson St, Madison

July 30, 2014

Song circle

Gypsy swing open jam

Monroe Street

Open mic


July 31, 2014

Open mic with Shelley Faith

Frank James & Bobby Briggs

Catfish Stevenson

August 1, 2014

The Roddy’s

Andre William with the Goldstars

Andre Williams with the Goldstars

August 2, 2014

Shane Sweeney & Ryan Parker

August 7, 2014

Brothers Sun, Joe Crookston

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • The Brink Lounge
  • 701 E. Washington Ave., Madison
  • 608-661-8599

The Water Liars

August 9, 2014

Lou & Peter Berryman

Blackhawk Folk Society concert

August 14, 2014

Cris Plata & Extra Hot, John Dee Graham, Grupo Fantasma

Count This Penny with Cereus Bright

October 17, 2014

Ani DeFranco

  • 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Barrymore
  • 2090 Atwood Ave., Madison

Chris Mills

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