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July 2017
$20

LAITH AL-SAADI

Thu July 27 @ 8:30 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

W/ AARON WILLIAMS & THE HOODOO All Ages. Doors at 7:30pm. In 2016, Laith Al-Saadi won America’s hearts and a spot in the finale of NBC’s “The Voice.” Now he’s poised to bring his authentic blend of blues, soul and classic rock to audiences around the nation and the world. Laith Al-Saadi has always had the perfect combination of Midwestern hustle and incredible musical chops – honed at the University of Michigan school of music in his hometown of Ann Arbor, and…

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Free

BROTHER ALI

Fri July 28 @ 7:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

LIVE ON KING STREET w/ FRINGE CHARACTER // LUCIEN PARKER **FREE** All Ages. Gates at 6pm.

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Free

PRINCE – SIGN O’ THE TIMES

Fri July 28 @ 11:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

A LIVE ON KING STREET AFTER PARTY ALL AGES. DOORS AT 10PM. Dance the night away as we screen four of the most acclaimed live concert documentaries with our Friday Night Live series. Clearly it’s too late to take part in these historic live concerts events, but we’ll do our best to recreate them on our big screen. Each will take place right after our Live on King Street performances, so head on over. Entry is FREE, which means no…

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T: A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN IN MUSIC

Sat July 29 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

REVUE STYLE BENEFIT FOR PLANNED PARENTHOOD $18 ADV / $20 DOS Starring The Big Payback Featuring Aarushi Agni as Ella Fitzgerald Beth Kille as Sheryl Crow Leah Isabel Tirado as Tina Turner Roz Greiert as Gwen Stefani Shawndell Marks as Dolly Parton Megan Moran as Joni Mitchell Kelsey Miles as Janis Joplin Lex Allen as Beyoncé Liz Fleig as Adele Carolynn Schwartz Black as Aretha Franklin Abby Sherman as Carly Rae Jepsen Nellie Wilson & Friends as The Dixie Chicks…

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August 2017
Free

SUMMERJAM #3: FROGLEG

Thu August 3 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ THE GRASSHOPPERS, HOSTED BY FLOWPOETRY All ages. Doors 9PM. Frogleg is a fresh young band out of Minneapolis.  Since their first show in late 2012, a major buzz about the band Frogleg has been spreading throughout the Midwest music scene stemming from their ever-growing weekly tradition, “Frogleg Thursdays @ Bunkers” in downtown Minneapolis.  With the Frogleg closing the book on this chapter of their musical path, they are setting their sights on more cities outside of their current circuit. The…

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Free

SHAKEY GRAVES

Fri August 4 @ 7:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

LIVE ON KING STREET w/ DAVID RAMIREZ // SEASAW All Ages. Gates at 6pm. The on-stage persona of Austin native Alejandro Rose-Garcia, Shakey Graves began as a private creative outlet. His folky, esoteric bedroom recordings quickly developed a cult following, and he soon began performing live as a one-man band, with a knack for storytelling and an enigmatic stage presence that immediately draws listeners into his strange narrative world. With the release of his recent album “And The War Came”…

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Free

SUMMERJAM #4: ARMCHAIR BOOGIE

Thu August 10 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ FEED THE DOG All ages. Doors 9PM. Armchair Boogie formed in the heart of Wisconsin in 2014 as a banjo and guitar duo. After playing a handful of shows, Augie Dougherty (banjo) and Ben Majeska (guitar) recruited a well-versed rhythm section to hold down the upbeat tempos and provide an extra oomph that’ll bring even the saddest uncle to a dance floor. This happened in October 2015; and in the few short years since, they’ve toured consistently around the…

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$5

FOOL HOUSE

Fri August 11 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

THE ULTIMATE 90'S DANCE PARTY BAND 18+ ID Required. Doors at 9pm. FOOL HOUSE is THE ULTIMATE ’90s DANCE PARTY! Between the mullets, their laid back style, choreographed dance moves, and foolish sense of humor, they strive to create the ultimate party anytime they take the stage. They play all of the bangers from Backstreet Boys, Blink 182, Nelly, Spice Girls, OutKast & LOTS More! The name of the band speaks for itself, reminiscing all the party throwbacks from the…

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$12 - $15

SHAMAN’S HARVEST

Thu August 17 @ 8:30 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ ONCE AROUND // TORN BETWEEN $12 ADV / $15 DOS All ages. Doors 7:30PM Matt Fisher – Bass Nathan Hunt – Vocals Josh Hamler – Rhythm Guitar Ryan Tomlinson – Lead Guitar It has been a long road for Shaman’s Harvest filled with moments of triumph alongside challenges that few bands have the strength to overcome. Through it all, the quartet looks optimistically towards a future with a record that exhibits their strongest, most meaningful recordings to date. Long-time…

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Free

THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS

Fri August 18 @ 7:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

LIVE ON KING STREET w/ OUGHT // TROPHY DAD All Ages. Gates at 6pm. Since their debut in 2000, The New Pornographers have released six studio albums including their most recent, Brill Bruisers, hailed as an “exuberant, synthpop-infused set” by Rolling Stone, “infectious” by Harper’s Bazaar and “the grand and purposeful hookfest that you would hope these guys would come back with” by Stereogum. Pitchfork went on to note that “with the futurist sound of Brill Bruisers, the whole band…

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$30 - $35

THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND

Tue August 22 @ 7:30 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

$30 ADV / $35 DOS All Ages. Doors 6:30PM. Jerry Douglas was a teenager playing in a band in Lexington, Kentucky, the first time he heard Weather Report and Chick Corea — on the same day. More than 40 years later, he remembers the moment vividly. “It blew my head off,” he says. “I loved it. And I thought, ‘Well, there’s where I could go with all this stuff runnin’ around in my head.’” “All this stuff” is the remarkable…

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Free

ZIGGY STARDUST AND THE SPIDER FROM MARS

Thu August 24 @ 10:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

A LIVE ON KING STREET AFTER PARTY ALL AGES. DOORS AT 10PM. Dance the night away as we screen four of the most acclaimed live concert documentaries with our Friday Night Live series. Clearly it’s too late to take part in these historic live concerts events, but we’ll do our best to recreate them on our big screen. Each will take place right after our Live on King Street performances, so head on over. Entry is FREE, which means no…

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$13 - $15

ONE MORE TIME

Fri August 25 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

A DAFT PUNK TRIBUTE All Ages. Doors 8PM. ADV $13 | DOS $15 One More Time: A Tribute to Daft Punk is the first and only realistic tribute of their kind. They don replica chromed helmets and FULL SCALE pyramid stage to create the perfect Daft Punk inspired vibe and perform an awe-inspiring encore in electro-luminescent suits, reminiscent of the “Alive 2007” tour. One More Time flawlessly produce a high-octane hour and fifteen minute set combining Daft Punk anthems, club…

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$16 - $18

BETTY WHO

Sun August 27 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ GEOGRAPHER $16 ADV // $18 DOS // $99-$199 VIP** All Ages. Doors 7pm. With an eye-catching signature blonde pixie cut, delightful nineties superstar fixation, and singing and songwriting prowess befitting of her stadium ambition, Betty Who commands the dance floor. “I’ve spent the past two years on the road, and I walked away with this intense feeling of wanting to make dance music,” she exclaims. “All of that touring and living developed my sense of self. It’s a really…

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September 2017
$14 - $16

PIGEONS PLAYING PING PONG

Fri September 8 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

W/ FLAMINGOSIS ADV $14 | DOS $16 All Ages. Doors 8PM. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong brings end-of-the-world enthusiasm to their high-energy psychedelic funk. Their infectious electro-funk grooves, undeniable live energy and contagious smiles have their rabid fanbase “the Flock” growing exponentially. Based out of Baltimore, MD, this animated quartet has been scorching up the country with their explosive performances and danceable peaks… and they’re loving every minute of it.

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$20 - $25

THUNDERSTRUCK

Sat September 9 @ 8:30 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

AMERICA’S AC/DC TRIBUTE $20 ADV // $25 DOS All Ages. Recreating the “Thunder From Down Under” throughout the Midwest, south, and northeast United States, Thunderstruck is constantly adding new cities and aims to please every crowd – playing the songs you know and love from all eras of AC/DC. Dave Moody screeches out the ball breaking vocals of Bon Scott and Brian Johnson, covering all the hits and deep cuts from 1975’s “High Voltage” to 2014’s “Rock or Bust.” Caleb…

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$12 - $15

RUSS LIQUID TEST

Thu September 14 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

ADV $12 | DOS $15 All Ages. Doors 8PM. Redefining the possibilities of modern music, The Russ Liquid Test fuses the raw vitality of classic funk and the inventive sound design of electronic production. Songwriter/producer and renowned brass specialist Russell Scott heads up the New Orleans-based band. Guitarist Andrew Block and drummer Deven Trusclair round things out, with each providing a distinct musical background deeply rooted in the New Orleans jazz scene. Their debut EP 1984 featured an eclectic array…

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Free

STRAND OF OAKS

Fri September 15 @ 7:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

LIVE ON KING STREET WITH VERY SPECIAL GUEST DESSA // FEVER MARLENE All Ages. Gates at 6pm. Hard Love, Tim Showalter’s latest release as Strand of Oaks, is a record that explores the balancing act between overindulgence and accountability. Recounting Showalter’s decadent tour experiences, his struggling marriage, and the near death of his younger brother, Hard Love emanates an unabashed, raw, and manic energy that embodies both the songs and the songwriter behind them. “For me, there are always two…

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$20 - $22

CHON

Sat September 16 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ THE FALL OF TROY, & HAIL THE SUN ADV $20 | DOS $22 All ages. Doors 7PM. We love making awesome jams.

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$18 - $20

COM TRUISE / NOSAJ THING

Mon September 18 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ CLEOPOLD $18 ADV / $20 DOS All ages. Doors 7PM. Com Truise is the nom de guerre of producer and designer Seth Haley, born-and-raised in upstate New York and currently working out of Los Angeles. His synth- and sci-fi-obsessed records are as infectious as they are expansive. From 2011’s Galactic Melt LP to its long-awaited follow-up, Iteration, Com Truise has refined his singular style of melodic beat music. Each piece ties together his ideas of “synth-wave” and “slow-motion funk” amidst a glowing…

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$20 - $24

THUNDERCAT

Tue September 19 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

$20 ADV // $24 DOS All Ages. Doors 7pm. Thundercat is the alter ego of virtuosic bassist/singer Stephen Bruner. The South Los Angeles-native has released two critically acclaimed full length albums on Brainfeeder Records since 2011, and last year saw the release of widely praised mini-album The Beyond/Where the Giants Roam. The album features appearances from the legendary Herbie Hancock, fellow Brainfeeder family members Kamasi Washington, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson and Mono/Poly and production work from Brainfeeder head, Flying Lotus. 2015 also saw…

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$13 - $15

ROD TUFFCURLS & THE BENCH PRESS

Fri September 22 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ DJ TANNER $13 ADV // $15 DOS 18+ ID Required. Doors at 8pm.  “Rod Tuffcurls and The Bench Press is like the cover band that’s never seen a cover band.” – Said a smart, observant man. Rod Tuffcurls and The Bench Press is an exciting cover band from Chicago, entertaining crowds at clubs, festivals, weddings, and other events all across the Midwest since 2008.  Their unique song repertoire include hits ranging from Hall & Oates to Taylor Swift, Queen to…

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Free

AGAINST ME!

Fri September 29 @ 7:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

LIVE ON KING STREET w/ BLEACHED // THE DIRTY NIL All Ages. Gates at 6pm. Meet Laura Jane Grace. Four years ago, the Against Me! frontwoman came out as transgender; 18 months later, she released the band’s sixth album, the fiery Transgender Dysphoria Blues, one which she began working on before her transition and helped document the struggles she was facing. It was an intensely personal record that took on a life of its own, connecting with thousands of new…

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$16 - $18

QUINN XCII

Sat September 30 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

W/ SHALLOU All Ages. Doors 8PM. ADV $16 | DOS $18 Quinn XCII is an indie-pop artist hailing from Michigan. Get his new single, “Make Time”, available now.

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October 2017
$30

MARTIN SEXTON TRIO

Sun October 1 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

All Ages. Doors at 7pm. “The real thing, people.” – Billboard In 2017 American singer-songwriter Martin Sexton extends touring in support of his ninth studio release, Mixtape of the Open Road. The Wall Street Journal and CMT premiered tracks from the album that since garnered much critical acclaim. “Outstanding taste in songwriting as well as a soul-marinated voice.” – Rolling Stone Syracuse native Sexton got his start singing in the streets and subways of Boston in the early ’90s. Still…

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$15 - $20

COIN

Sun October 8 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

ADV $15 | DOS $20 All Ages. Doors 7PM. HOW WILL YOU KNOW IF YOU NEVER TRY?

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$15 - $17

ZOLA JESUS

Mon October 9 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ JOHN WIESE $15 ADV / $17 DOS, All ages. Doors 7PM. For over a decade, Nika Roza Danilova has been recording music as Zola Jesus. She’s been on Sacred Bones Records for most of that time, and Okovi marks her reunion with the label. Fittingly, the 11 electronics-driven songs on Okovi share musical DNA with her early work on Sacred Bones. The music was written in pure catharsis, and as a result, the sonics are heavy, dark, and exploratory. In addition to the contributions…

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$25 - $30

REZZ

Thu October 12 @ 9:30 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ NO MANA & THE M MACHINE ADV $25 | DOS $30 All Ages. Doors 9PM. Though young at 22 years of age, REZZ is anything but an amateur as a producer of genre bending works, striking a sharp balance between bass heavy and minimal tech composition. With less than a handful of EPs under her belt, she just returned from her first solo headlining tour which saw sold out shows across the board. Having gotten her start in music…

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$20

THE LONE BELLOW

Fri October 13 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ MT. JOY All Ages. Doors 8PM. It’s been six years since The Lone Bellow was first formed by Zach Williams, multi-instrumentalist Kanene Donehey Pipkin and guitarist Brian Elmquist. But one only needs to get the lead singer and guitarist speaking to their songwriting process to witness firsthand just how passionate he remains about its teeming creativity. “It’s a beautiful process,” the effusive singer says of the almost epiphany-like manner in which the band typically translates its vivid ideas to melodies and lyrics.…

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$35

CAMERON ESPOSITO & RHEA BUTCHER

Sun October 15 @ 7:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

CAMERON ESPOSITO & RHEA BUTCHER: BACK TO BACK All Ages. Doors 6PM. Cameron Esposito is a Los Angeles-based standup comic, actor and writer. In addition to her work as a nationally touring headliner, Cameron has appeared on NBC, CBS, Comedy Central, TBS, IFC, E!, Cartoon Network and HBO Canada. Cameron has appeared in films featured at the Sundance and SXSW Film Festivals. Named a Comic to Watch by The New York Times, Variety, The Guardian, LA Weekly, Time Out Los…

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$20 - $25

DEER TICK

Thu October 19 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

$20 ADV / $25 DOS All ages. Doors 7:30PM. Deer Tick is going on tour this fall The name of the tour is Twice is Nice. The tour is to support the new records Deer Tick Vol. 1 & Vol. 2. At each show, they will play two sets; an “acoustic” set And an electric set. There will be an intermission and A comedian will open the shows. Deer Tick will play music from all their albums.

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$16 - $18

JULIEN BAKER

Fri October 20 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

W/ HALF WAIF ADV $16 | DOS $18 All Ages. Doors 8PM. Sometimes, things just seem to happen for a reason. The pieces fall into place in unexpected ways, and life takes a turn no one could have predicted. This rings strikingly true for the solo career of Memphis, Tennessee’s Julien Baker. For years, Baker and a group of close friends have performed as the band Forrister (formerly The Star Killers), but when college took her four hours away, her…

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$21.50 - $24

THE STRUMBELLAS

Sat October 21 @ 9:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ NOAH KAHAN $21.50 ADV // $24 DOS All Ages. Doors at 8pm. When a crowd is feverishly singing along with the last chorus upon first listen, you know it’s a song that connects. This is what happens when The Strumbellas play “Spirits” live for the first time, the first single from their new album, Hope (released April 22, 2016). That experience embodies the essence of what has been attracting fans from across North America to this six-piece Lindsay, Ontario-bred…

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November 2017
$15 - $35

FUNK OUT CANCER

Sat November 4 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ PHAT PHUNKTION | MAMA DIGDOWN'S BRASS BAND $25 ADV | $35 DOS | $15 Student All Ages. Doors at 7pm. Founded in 2009, Funk Out Cancer is a Concert and Silent Auction in Memory of Kate Gates Falaschi. All proceeds will go to fund cancer research at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center. The 2017 event will be on November 4th at The Majestic Theatre. Music will feature Phat Phunktion and Mama Digdown’s Brass Band!  Of course, there will be…

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WHITNEY

Thu November 9 @ 8:30 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ NE-HI All Ages. Doors 7:30PM. Whitney make casually melancholic music that combines the wounded drawl of Townes Van Zandt, the rambunctious energy of Jim Ford, the stoned affability of Bobby Charles, the American otherworldliness of The Band, and the slack groove of early Pavement. Their debut, Light Upon the Lake, is due in June on Secretly Canadian, and it marks the culmination of a short, but incredibly intense, creative period for the band. To say that Whitney is more than…

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$20 - $25

THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS

Sat November 11 @ 8:00 pm
Majestic Theatre, 115 King St.
Madison,WIUnited States

w/ RYAN YOUNG & ERIK BERRY (OF TRAMPLED BY TURTLES) ADV $20 | DOS $25 All Ages. Doors 7PM. Unlike rock ‘n’ roll, bluegrass music’s boundaries are often defined in very narrow terms and that has caused some bands to carefully consider their place within the genre. But, in order to survive, everything must evolve… even bluegrass. Enter the Infamous Stringdusters, the very model of a major modern bluegrass band. “At a certain point in our career, there was hesitation…

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