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    September 2017
    $15

    PETER MULVEY w/ Sista Strings & Nathan Killen/ Brianna Lane

    Fri September 22 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 8:30pm, repeating until Sat September 23, 2017

    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    The bikes stop here! for 2 nights. PETER MULVEY? The Washington Post: “The subtle power of his voice, a husky, hushed baritone… understated, at once sophisticated and intimate as cover-worthy as Randy Newman, Elvis Costello.” Peter will have SISTA STRINGS on violin and cello. SistaStrings are Milwaukee-based sisters who are using their gifts of music to creating social change. As classically trained instrumentalists, Monique and Chauntee Ross are a dynamic, collaborative pair riffing on elements of classic and gospel music to create…

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    $15

    PETER MULVEY w/ Sista Strings & Nathan Killen/ Brianna Lane

    Sat September 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every day that begins at 8:30pm, repeating until Sat September 23, 2017

    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    The bikes stop here! for 2 nights. PETER MULVEY? The Washington Post: “The subtle power of his voice, a husky, hushed baritone… understated, at once sophisticated and intimate as cover-worthy as Randy Newman, Elvis Costello.” Peter will have SISTA STRINGS on violin and cello. SistaStrings are Milwaukee-based sisters who are using their gifts of music to creating social change. As classically trained instrumentalists, Monique and Chauntee Ross are a dynamic, collaborative pair riffing on elements of classic and gospel music to create…

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    IRISH SESSION

    Wed September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Unless it’s not. Irish music players and listeners welcome.

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    $5

    SONG CIRCLE w/ TRICIA ALEXANDER

    Thu September 28 @ 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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    $22.50

    LUCY KAPLANSKY

    Fri September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    LUCY KAPLANSKY is a rare vocal talent, “a truly gifted performer…full of enchanting songs” (New York Times). Blending country, folk and pop styles, she has the unique ability to make every song sound fresh, whether singing her own sweet originals, covering country classics by June Carter Cash and Gram Parsons or singing pop favorites by Lennon/McCartney and Nick Lowe. Lucy’s iconic voice has has been featured in film and on television, including commercials like Chevrolet’s iconic “Heartbeat of America” jingle. A…

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    $8

    ROXANNE NEAT

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

    Since 1974, ROXANNE has performed traditional and contemporary folk music and ballads, drawing from Appalachian, Scottish, Irish and English traditions. She also performs original songs and those of her favorite singer-songwriters. She complements her beautiful clear singing voice with guitar, piano, spoons, and bones. One of the first performers to be featured on Wisconsin Public Radio’s “Simply Folk” program, Roxanne was also a “pioneer” Artist-in-Residence for the Wisconsin Arts Board, teaching folk traditions to hundreds of children in K-12 classrooms. Roxanne was a regular at…

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    October 2017
    $15

    CAITLIN CANTY

    Thu October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    CAITLIN CANTY  delivers her songs with a dusky alto and a 1930’s Recording King guitar. Her breakout record Reckless Skyline features an all-star band on twelve songs that veer nimbly between country ballads and straight-up rockers, dark blues and sparsely arranged folk. Produced by Jeffrey Foucault, Reckless Skyline garnered glowing praise from NPR, among others. The San Francisco Chronicle lauded Canty’s, “casually devastating voice and unshakable poise,” and her “easy way with folk, blues and country motifs.” Both on the road…

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    $6

    KAREN JOHNSON

    Fri October 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    Karen Johnson started performing at the Café Carpe in 1998. She says she counts herself so very fortunate to have the opportunity to perform at such a wonderful place! After retiring early from teaching 4th grade, she treasures spending time with her golf-crazed husband, visiting with her two grown boys, taking care of her two cats (one of which she swears is her reincarnated Golden Retriever, Lady), gardening, feeding her fine-feathered friends, and finding every excuse possible to get outside…

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    BILL CAMPLIN plus or minus

    Sat October 7 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    IRISH SESSION

    Wed October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wed December 13, 2017

    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Wed December 27, 2017

    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Unless it’s not. Irish music players and listeners welcome.

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    $10

    THE NEW PIONEERS- likely to change to the 19th

    Thu October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 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.  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 performed and recorded with such bluegrass…

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    $5

    SONG CIRCLE w/ TRICIA ALEXANDER–May be changed to the 12th

    Thu October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    May be changed to the 12th 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…

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    $7

    BING BONG

    Fri October 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    Madison band BING BONG riffs, rambles, and (mostly) rocks power pop with a heavy hint of rockabilly. The taut & driving rhythm section keeps the energy high while melodious vocals alternate between tough-girl rock and rock opera harmonies. The brilliant guitars serve up tasty plucktitudes and luscious riffs of ear candy listeners cannot resist. Please call 920-563-9391 to reserve.

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    SMALL POTATOES

    Sat October 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    IRISH SESSION

    Wed October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wed December 13, 2017

    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Wed December 27, 2017

    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Unless it’s not. Irish music players and listeners welcome.

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    $8

    ERNIE HENDRICKSON

    Fri October 27 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    “In today’s overly produced pop music market, Ernie Hendrickson is a diamond in the rough; born of heart, soul and grit.” – A. Owens www.4twk – international music “This inspiring artist defies categories by blending folk and country with rock and jazz” -Kim Wheeler, Rockford Register Star  “Surely a cutting-edge singer/songwriter of tomorrow, Ernie Hendrickson lives enough in the past to keep what Bob Dylan, James Taylor and Kris Kristofferson have done alive and thriving for generations.” -Jim Hagerty, Rock River Times  “His…

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    $15

    PETER AND LOU BERRYMAN

    Sat October 28 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    FOLK MUSIC MEETS MUSICAL COMEDY LOU AND PETER BERRYMAN began their musical partnership in high school in Appleton, Wisconsin, way back in the sixties. By the late seventies, they had established themselves as a prominent feature of the songwriting subculture of Wisconsin’s capital, playing their original material every week for almost ten years in the run-down but trendy music room of Madison’s Club de Wash. Gradually expanding their circuit, they began crisscrossing the continent and gaining national attention with appearances on…

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    November 2017
    $18

    PATRICK BALL- Celtic Harp & Story

    Fri November 3 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    PATRICK BALL    returns 25-30 years after his last appearance here. He seems to have impressed a few people in the meantime… “His concert consisted of ethereally gorgeous instrumental music and colorful stories. The music, like that of many Windham Hill artists, painted a feeling with delicate wisps of sound. But there is something special about the sound of the harp and the sight of someone playing it. His renditions of musical antiquities were almost a spiritual experience.” The Courier…

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    $22.50

    RICHARD SHINDELL

    Sat November 4 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    We are selling tickets for this show on Brown Paper Tickets- click on this link:   Originally from New York, now dividing his time between Buenos Aires, Argentina and New York’s Hudson Valley, RICHARD SHINDELL is a writer whose songs paint pictures, tell stories, juxtapose ideas and images, inhabit characters, vividly evoking entire worlds along the way and expanding our sense of just what it is a song may be. From his first record, Sparrow’s Point (1992) to his current release, Careless…

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    IRISH SESSION

    Wed November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wed December 13, 2017

    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Wed December 27, 2017

    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Unless it’s not. Irish music players and listeners welcome.

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    IRISH SESSION

    Wed November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Wed December 13, 2017

    An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until Wed December 27, 2017

    Cafe Carpe, 18 S. Water St.
    Fort Atkinson,WI53538United States

    2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Unless it’s not. Irish music players and listeners welcome.

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