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    November 2017

    COYOTE BROTHER (Hayward Williams & J. Hardin)

    Fri November 24 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    J. HARDIN and HAYWARD WILLIAMS have been crossing paths for a decade on their separate songwriting journeys. After collaborating on their recent solo releases though, the two troubadours decided to come together as COYOTE BROTHER. The duo has been compared to Gillian Welch, Milk Carton Kids and Townes Van Zandt with such close harmonies and intimate atmosphere. Coyote Brother’s songs are steeped in the spirit of traditional country music with rich imagery and poignant melodies that carry the listener through the drama…

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    $20

    SAM LLANAS

    Sat November 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    Grab the chance to hear the distinctive voice and talent of Sam Llanas in an intimate performance space. SAM LLANAS (formerly of the BoDeans) is an iconic American singer, acoustic guitarist, and songwriter. Sam is best known for his unique and distinctively soulful voice.  It was Llanas’ voice that supplied the trademark vocal on Robbie Robertson’s “Somewhere Down the Crazy River.” In 1997 Llanas founded the band Absinthe. As Absinthe Sam released one album, 1998’s critically acclaimed A Good Day To…

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    $5

    SONG CIRCLE w/ TRICIA ALEXANDER

    Thu November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    Round robin song circle led by TRICIA ALEXANDER– (performer, poet, healer, “with a voice, music and lyrics that resonate the heart”) done informally, not from the stage, no microphones. This is a lovely gathering of singers, songwriters, musicians and music appreciators! Traditional Round Robin protocol applies – everyone is part of the circle and has an opportunity to: play, pass or request a song from someone in particular or from anyone in the circle. Everyone is welcome to attend. $5 cover for musicians and…

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    December 2017

    BILL CAMPLIN

    Fri December 1 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States
    $12

    JERRY WICENTOWSKI & the UNRELATED BROTHERS

    Sat December 2 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    Some of you know JERRY WICENTOWSKI as a member of the New Pioneers. This evening is a CD release concert.‘ Thanks, Mac!’ is the title of Jerry’s new release on his Wizgrass label. The recording is Jerry’s expression of gratitude to Bluegrass first-generation singing-great Mac Wiseman for the enjoyment, inspiration, and instruction Jerry has received through many years of intent listening to Mac’s singing both in person and on record. The February 2017 recording sessions took place in Nashville with…

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    $20

    LAMPLIGHTER w/ PETER MULVEY/ JOHNSMITH/ BEN BEDFORD/ tba

    Thu December 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    PETER MULVEY’s Lamplighter Sessions are here from December 7th the 15th, minus Monday and Tuesday. Mulvey has been transported by music suspiciously (should we suspect foul play?) often in his life, and from the beginning, he sensed a pattern: most of these moments were impromptu, they happened offstage, and they involved people communicating something sublime in this elusive yet utterly reliable language we all share. The music-ness of moments is at its best when two or more players don’t quite…

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    $20

    LAMPLIGHTER w/ PETER MULVEY/ SIMON BALTO/ HUMBIRD/ CRIS PLATA

    Fri December 8 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    PETER MULVEY’s Lamplighter Sessions are here from December 7th the 15th, minus Monday and Tuesday. Mulvey has been transported by music suspiciously (should we suspect foul play?) often in his life, and from the beginning, he sensed a pattern: most of these moments were impromptu, they happened offstage, and they involved people communicating something sublime in this elusive yet utterly reliable language we all share. The music-ness of moments is at its best when two or more players don’t quite…

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    $20

    LAMPLIGHTER w/ PETER MULVEY/ BRIANNA LANE/ JOHN LOUIS/ plus NATE KILEN...

    Sat December 9 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    PETER MULVEY’s Lamplighter Sessions are here from December 7th the 15th, minus Monday and Tuesday. Mulvey has been transported by music suspiciously (should we suspect foul play?) often in his life, and from the beginning, he sensed a pattern: most of these moments were impromptu, they happened offstage, and they involved people communicating something sublime in this elusive yet utterly reliable language we all share. The music-ness of moments is at its best when two or more players don’t quite…

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    $20

    LAMPLIGHTER w/ PETER MULVEY/ KAIA FOWLER/ SISTA STRINGS/ BILL CAMPLIN

    Sun December 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    PETER MULVEY’s Lamplighter Sessions are here from December 7th the 15th, minus Monday and Tuesday. Mulvey has been transported by music suspiciously (should we suspect foul play?) often in his life, and from the beginning, he sensed a pattern: most of these moments were impromptu, they happened offstage, and they involved people communicating something sublime in this elusive yet utterly reliable language we all share. The music-ness of moments is at its best when two or more players don’t quite…

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    $20

    LAMPLIGHTER- PETER MULVEY/ PAUL CEBAR/ NICKEL AND ROSE

    Wed December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    PETER MULVEY’s Lamplighter Sessions are here from December 7th the 15th, minus Monday and Tuesday. Mulvey has been transported by music suspiciously (should we suspect foul play?) often in his life, and from the beginning, he sensed a pattern: most of these moments were impromptu, they happened offstage, and they involved people communicating something sublime in this elusive yet utterly reliable language we all share. The music-ness of moments is at its best when two or more players don’t quite…

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    $20

    LAMPLIGHTER w/ PETER MULVEY/ MIKE MANGIONE/ SISTA STRINGS

    Thu December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    PETER MULVEY’s annual Lamplighter Sessions take place here from December 7th the 15th, minus Monday and Tuesday. Mulvey has been transported by music suspiciously (should we suspect foul play?) often in his life, and from the beginning, he sensed a pattern: most of these moments were impromptu, they happened offstage, and they involved people communicating something sublime in this elusive yet utterly reliable language we all share. The music-ness of moments is at its best when two or more players…

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    $20

    LAMPLIGHTER-w/ PETER MULVEY/ CHRIS PORTERFIELD/ TIM GRIMM/ HER CROOKED...

    Fri December 15 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    PETER MULVEY’s annual Lamplighter Sessions take place here from December 7th the 15th, minus Monday and Tuesday. Mulvey has been transported by music suspiciously (should we suspect foul play?) often in his life, and from the beginning, he sensed a pattern: most of these moments were impromptu, they happened offstage, and they involved people communicating something sublime in this elusive yet utterly reliable language we all share. The music-ness of moments is at its best when two or more players…

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    $12

    THE NEW PIONEERS

    Sat December 16 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    This five piece bluegrass ball of fire featuring vocals, banjo, fiddle, guitar, bass and mandolin appears here regularly on the 2nd Thursday of the month- except when they don’t, like this month, when they seize a Saturday. Its various members have been involved with traditional music locally, regionally, and nationally for many years. The Pioneer’s lead singer and guitarist, Jerry Wicentowski, has been described by country music historian Bill Malone as “One of the finest singers in bluegrass music”. Jerry has also…

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    $30

    WILLY PORTER w/ CARMEN NICKERSON

    Fri December 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    Midwest artists WILLY PORTER and CARMEN NICKERSON are an exciting addition to the indie-duo scene. With their liquid harmonies and unassailable, playful performance chemistry, these two solo artists have joined their unique talents to create the unforgettable sound of Porter Nickerson. Porter has been turning first time listeners into die-hard fans for more than two decades. His blistering guitar playing and rich songwriting provides the perfect architecture to support Nickerson’s lush vocals, complimenting and elevating Porter’s songs to make them feel both fresh and…

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    KRAUSE FAMILY BAND

    Sat December 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States
    $30

    CORKY SIEGEL and HOWARD LEVY

    Sat December 30 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    Pop the Cork!  Ho! Ho! Ho-ward !  Get your tickets!   Back by Pop-ular demand, the maestros of musical mirth and merriment Corky Siegel and Howard Levy return.  Blues legend CORKY SIEGEL teams with jazz giant, multi-Grammy winner HOWARD LEVY  for a holiday evening of pure dazzlement and delight. Be sure to purchase your tickets early as this not-to-be-missed very special Holiday Show is sure to sell out.     “Siegel is a national treasure.” – Downbeat Magazine   “A memorable musical…

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    February 2018
    $15

    DAN NAVARRO

    Thu February 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States
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