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May 2019

Free

Nick Foytik

Mon May 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/rock

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Rascal Theory

Tue May 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

rock/blues

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu May 23, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana, Thursdays

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Free

American Feedbag

Mon May 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu May 30, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana, Thursdays

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June 2019

Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu June 6, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed June 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays

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Free

American Feedbag

Mon June 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

MoonHouse

Wed June 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays - skips first Weds

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July 2019

Free

Ben Majeska

Mon July 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu July 4, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Free

2 for the Road

Mon July 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Nick Foytik

Tue July 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/rock

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu July 25, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana

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August 2019

Free

Ben Majeska

Mon August 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue August 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed August 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana

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Free

Teddy Davenport & the Cushions

Mon August 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Jules Iolyn

Mon August 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu August 22, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Free

American Feedbag

Mon August 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Pat Ferguson

Tue August 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu August 29, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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September 2019

Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue September 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana

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Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed September 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

roots rock/jam

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Free

Cruisin’ Round

Mon September 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

MoonHouse

Wed September 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu September 19, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Free

Pat Ferguson

Tue September 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

American Feedbag

Mon September 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

October 2019

Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue October 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu October 3, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Ben Majeska

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

MoonHouse

Wed October 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays

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Free

Jules Iolyn

Tue October 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Jules Iolyn is a singer-songwriter with a soulful folk vibe and an emphasis on intellectual lyrics.

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed October 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu October 17, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Free

Rascal Theory

Tue October 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

The Rascal Theory are the powerhouse band out of Central WI that make you move and groove with their electrifying brand of Rock and Blues.They have been rocking stages and faces across the region and not looking back

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed October 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

folk/roots rock - Wednesdays (skips first Weds.)

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu October 24, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Free

American Feedbag

Mon October 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ranging from folk/country/bluegrass to old timey jazz and American standards, American Feedbag are able to nourish the masses hungry for fresh original music while providing melodies and lyrics adding to the great American song book. Get in line...it's feedin' time!

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Free

Pat Ferguson

Tue October 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Originally making waves as a founding member and lead guitarist for longtime Midwest music scene staple, The Smokin' Bandits, Pat Ferguson has emerged as a renowned and nationally recognized solo performer, songwriter, and vocalist; his sound channeling Americana, bluegrass, and folk, deeply influenced by his Upper Mississippi River musical roots. Based in Madison, WI, Pat has announced the release of his first full-length solo effort, Light of Day / Dark of Night, due out 4/27/18 on LoHi Records. Produced by…

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed October 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Moonhouse is a five piece "folkadelic" group that plays every 2nd-4th (or 5th) Wednesday each month. Lead singer and songwriter, Blackhawk, knows how to set the mood. His music is reminiscent of his life's journey - happy, sad, spiritual and true to his soul. His repertoire of albums include solo flute music, collaborative country, folk and bluegrass and original recordings.

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu October 31, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

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November 2019

Free

Ben Majeska

Mon November 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska, a guitarist of 17 years and counting, is continually writing and finding musicians to collaborate with. Primarily known as guitarist/vocalist for newgrass act Armchair Boogie, Majeska uses any and all free time to perform as a solo act and in numerous side projects. Madison, Wisconsin finds Ben performing around the city often and hosting the ever-growing Majeska Monday at the Up North Bar on the first Monday of every month. Each Majeska Monday features a solo set followed…

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Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Guitarists Nick Clutter and Alex White bring their stripped down and rootsy blend of folk, rock, funk, and outlaw country to the stage, representing one half of the band Pine Travelers. You can look forward to hearing some Pine Travelers’ originals and a few covers, and you never know who’ll stop by to add some of their musical flavor to the mix!

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu November 7, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

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Free

Teddy Davenport

Mon November 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Teddy Davenport’s songs are authentic, a refreshing take on old roots music. His great melodies, catchy hooks, and heartfelt songs bring people together from all different backgrounds. His distinctive sound can be described as Bob Dylan meets Chris Stapleton. It is easy to connect with Davenport’s passionate lyrics and seductive voice. His raw Americana music will definitely captivate you. Since putting on his hat and cowboy boots at the early age of 5, he remembers singing along with Johnny Cash and…

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Free

Sunshine Daydrink

Tue November 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Sunshine Daydrink is Band from Madison Wisconsin with a focus on acoustic Grateful Dead Music. Band Members: Tim Hall - Guitar/Vocals Sheryl Hall - Guitar/Vocals, Mando, Fiddle Rick Becerra - Bass Jonas Pritzle - Guitar/Vocals Rob Bloch - Percussion Justin Gerstner - Percussion

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed November 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays Moonhouse’s success is simple to explain: it has made its music accessible to the people. Requests are freely shouted, patrons talk with the band and the bar is transformed into a camp-fire-like setting where people join in singing, telling stories and bringing instruments to contribute to the music. The tight, easy-flowing music that Kapusta and Hickey play and their laid-back attitudes create an accessible environment that is welcoming to new artists who want to join the band for a…

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Free

The Rascal Theory

Tue November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

rock/blues 2013 MMI Battle of Bands winner, The Rascal Theory (Madison,WI) are on a mission to make you move!!. The lineup consists of founder/frontman Roscoe Foster (vocals, keys), Tyler Johnson(bass), Marty Adams (guitar), and Linwood "Woody" Riley (drums). Their debut release "New Frequency" created a fiery buzz on the indie music scene worldwide in 2010 and garnered them top 3 honors in the Isthmus top 10 of 2010 list. . The upcoming EP: "Play In these streets" is set to…

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu November 21, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

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Free

American Feedbag

Mon November 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ranging from folk/country/bluegrass to old timey jazz and American standards, American Feedbag are able to nourish the masses hungry for fresh original music while providing melodies and lyrics adding to the great American song book. Get in line...it's feedin' time!

Find out more »
Free

Pat Ferguson

Tue November 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Originally making waves as a founding member and lead guitarist for longtime Midwest music scene staple, The Smokin' Bandits, Pat Ferguson has emerged as a renowned and nationally recognized solo performer, songwriter, and vocalist; his sound channeling Americana, bluegrass, and folk, deeply influenced by his Upper Mississippi River musical roots.

Find out more »
Free

MoonHouse

Wed November 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays (skips first Weds.) “My thing is connecting with people close,” Kapusta said. “That’s what I like.” For three years, Kapusta and fellow guitarist Jeff Hickey have brought their acoustic mix of country, folk and bluegrass to the Up North Pub every Wednesday night. During this time, they have instituted an open door policy for other musicians to sit in and play with them unrehearsed. Calling themselves Moonhouse after the ancient Utah ruins, Kapusta and Hickey’s performances are kept strictly…

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu November 28, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Blues/Americana. Thursdays - OPEN on Thanksgiving! Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National steel guitar. Stephenson has influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the former was a teenager.…

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Free

Karen Wheelock

Fri November 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Romantic at its core, Karen Wheelock’s music has a sound all its own, but one could draw connections to A Fine Frenzy, Lisa Loeb, Cat Power with just a hint of the Moldy Peaches spirit. Hidden within her songwriting is a deep love for the Foo Fighters and other hard rock bands. Wheelock’s repertoire ranges from light-hearted ditties to deeply profound ballads; these are clearly the result of personal reflection, the stuff of all good art. Karen Wheelock was named…

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December 2019

Free

Augie Dougherty

Mon December 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

I play the banjo and do tree stuff.

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Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue December 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana Derek Ramnarace is a singer-songwriter and frontman for Old Soul Society, featuring a cast of top notch musicians, Old Soul Society’s focus is clearly on the craft of songwriting as displayed in the rich, textured musical layers they create to underscore Ramnarace’s introspective, honest and heartfelt lyrics.

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Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed December 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

roots rock/jam Guitarists Nick Clutter and Alex White bring their stripped down and rootsy blend of folk, rock, funk, and outlaw country to the stage, representing one half of the band Pine Travelers. You can look forward to hearing some Pine Travelers’ originals and a few covers, and you never know who’ll stop by to add some of their musical flavor to the mix!

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu December 5, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

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Free

Teddy Davenport

Mon December 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Up North Pub: , free, 7 pm. Teddy Davenport’s songs are authentic, a refreshing take on old roots music. His great melodies, catchy hooks, and heartfelt songs bring people together from all different backgrounds. His distinctive sound can be described as Bob Dylan meets Chris Stapleton. It is easy to connect with Davenport’s passionate lyrics and seductive voice. His raw Americana music will definitely captivate you. Since putting on his hat and cowboy boots at the early age of 5, he…

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Free

Rascal Theory

Tue December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

rock/blues The Rascal Theory (Madison,WI) are on a mission to make you move!!. The lineup consists of founder/frontman Roscoe Foster (vocals, keys), Tyler Johnson(bass), Marty Adams (guitar), and Linwood "Woody" Riley (drums). Their debut release "New Frequency" created a fiery buzz on the indie music scene worldwide in 2010 and garnered them top 3 honors in the Isthmus top 10 of 2010 list. . The upcoming EP: "Play In these streets" is set to take things to a another level…

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu December 12, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Blues/Americana - Thursdays (closed 12/26)  - Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians, he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

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Free

Craig Baumann

Mon December 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Craig learned to play guitar and drums at age 8 and started gigging at age 12. A good journey thus far with plenty of challenges, in music and life. Craig’s early music career involved getting to know the blues genre. “You will hear it in everything I do. My grandfather is a vintage country player. You’ll hear it in everything I do. I love the sweet soul grooves of Stax and Motown etc. You’ll hear it in everything I do.”…

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January 2020

Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed January 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Guitarists Nick Clutter and Alex White bring their stripped down and rootsy blend of folk, rock, funk, and outlaw country to the stage, representing one half of the band Pine Travelers. You can look forward to hearing some Pine Travelers’ originals and a few covers, and you never know who’ll stop by to add some of their musical flavor to the mix!

Find out more »
Free

Ben Majeska

Mon January 6 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska is the guitarist/vocalist for Armchair Boogie, a powerhouse bluegrass band that is making waves across the nation. When he's not on tour, he likes to focus on solo performances that keep his playing style feeling fresh and unique.

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Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue January 7 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Derek Ramnarace is a Wisconsin based singer/songwriter rooted in Americana with branches into Folk, Rock, Soul, Blues & more. Derek's focus on the craft of songwriting is displayed in the rich, textured musical layers he creates to underscore the emotionally raw delivery of his introspective and heartfelt lyrics.

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed January 8 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays  - Playing for a crowd of 40 sounds like a step down from opening in front of 24,000 people, but folk guitarist Richard “Blackhawk” Kapusta never worried much about the numbers. “My thing is connecting with people close,” Kapusta said. “That’s what I like.” For three years, Kapusta and fellow guitarist Jeff Hickey have brought their acoustic mix of country, folk and bluegrass to the Up North Pub every Wednesday night. During this time, they have instituted an open…

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Free

Teddy Davenport

Mon January 13 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

folk  - Teddy Davenport’s songs are authentic, a refreshing take on old roots music. His great melodies, catchy hooks, and heartfelt songs bring people together from all different backgrounds. His distinctive sound can be described as Bob Dylan meets Chris Stapleton. It is easy to connect with Davenport’s passionate lyrics and seductive voice. His raw Americana music will definitely captivate you. Since putting on his hat and cowboy boots at the early age of 5, he remembers singing along with Johnny…

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Free

Jake Ilika

Tue January 14 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana  - Jake Ilika is a singer/songwriter from Minneapolis by way of Winona, MN.  Through his solo work, Ilika Ward Duo, and his band The Heavy Set, he covers the bases of Americana with a variety of sounds and styles.  He plays finger-style acoustic, tasteful electric, lap steel, resonator, pedal steel and keys, and enjoys collaborations with fellow musicians around the region.

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed January 15 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays -  folk rock, jam  - Moonhouse is a five piece "folkadelic" group that plays every 2nd-4th (or 5th) Wednesday each month. Lead singer and songwriter, Blackhawk, knows how to set the mood. His music is remeniscent of his life's journey - happy, sad, spiritual and true to his soul. His repertoire of albums include solo flute music, collaborative country, folk and bluegrass and original recordings.

Find out more »

Catfish Stephenson

Thu January 16 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays - Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the…

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed January 22 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

folk/rock/jam band - Wednesdays - Moonhouse is a five piece "folkadelic" group that plays every 2nd-4th (or 5th) Wednesday each month. Lead singer and songwriter, Blackhawk, knows how to set the mood. His music is remeniscent of his life's journey - happy, sad, spiritual and true to his soul. His repertoire of albums include solo flute music, collaborative country, folk and bluegrass and original recordings.

Find out more »
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu January 23 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays - Every Thursday Night - Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played…

Find out more »
Free

American Feedbag

Mon January 27 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ranging from folk/country/bluegrass to old timey jazz and American standards, American Feedbag are able to nourish the masses hungry for fresh original music while providing melodies and lyrics adding to the great American song book. Get in line...it's feedin' time!

Find out more »
Free

MoonHouse

Wed January 29 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

country rock/jam - Wednesdays (skips first Weds) Moonhouse is a five piece "folkadelic" group that plays every 2nd-4th (or 5th) Wednesday each month. Lead singer and songwriter, Blackhawk, knows how to set the mood. His music is remeniscent of his life's journey - happy, sad, spiritual and true to his soul. His repertoire of albums include solo flute music, collaborative country, folk and bluegrass and original recordings.

Find out more »

February 2020

Free

Ben Majeska

Mon February 3 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska, a guitarist of 17 years and counting, is continually writing and finding musicians to collaborate with. Primarily known as guitarist/vocalist for newgrass act Armchair Boogie, Majeska uses any and all free time to perform as a solo act and in numerous side projects. Madison, Wisconsin finds Ben performing around the city often and hosting the ever-growing Majeska Monday at the Up North Bar on the first Monday of every month. Each Majeska Monday features a solo set followed…

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Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue February 4 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Derek Ramnarace is a Wisconsin based singer/songwriter rooted in Americana with branches into Folk, Rock, Soul, Blues & more. Derek’s focus on the craft of songwriting is displayed in the rich, textured musical layers he creates to underscore the emotionally raw delivery of his introspective and heartfelt lyrics. These details combine into a powerfully stirring live performance that has been winning over audiences everywhere.

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Free

Teddy Davenport

Mon February 10 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana - Teddy Davenport’s songs are authentic, a refreshing take on old roots music. His great melodies, catchy hooks, and heartfelt songs bring people together from all different backgrounds. His distinctive sound can be described as Bob Dylan meets Chris Stapleton. It is easy to connect with Davenport’s passionate lyrics and seductive voice. His raw Americana music will definitely captivate you. Since putting on his hat and cowboy boots at the early age of 5, he remembers singing along with Johnny…

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Free

Rascal Theory

Tue February 11 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

rock/blues - 2013 MMI Battle of Bands winner, The Rascal Theory (Madison,WI) are on a mission to make you move!! The lineup consists of founder/frontman Roscoe Foster (vocals, keys), Tyler Johnson(bass), Marty Adams (guitar), and Linwood "Woody" Riley (drums). Their debut release "New Frequency" created a fiery buzz on the indie music scene worldwide in 2010 and garnered them top 3 honors in the Isthmus top 10 of 2010 list.  The upcoming EP: "Play In these streets" is set to…

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana / jam band - Wednesdays - Hay Dudes its a Moonhouse Weds night at the Up North.  Lots goin' on.  We will be playing from 7 to 10.  If your out and about we would be Honored if you would take the time to stop in and share some Love with Us. The insanity is a bit overwhelming sometimes. Moonhouse Loves Ya Baby and the Charity Jam is coming up Sooooon. Giddy Up!

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Catfish Stephenson

Thu February 13 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the former was a…

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MoonHouse

Wed February 19 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Moonhouse’s success is simple to explain: it has made its music accessible to the people. Requests are freely shouted, patrons talk with the band and the bar is transformed into a camp-fire-like setting where people join in singing, telling stories and bringing instruments to contribute to the music. The tight, easy-flowing music that Kapusta and Hickey play and their laid-back attitudes create an accessible environment that is welcoming to new artists who want to join the band for a night…

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Free

American Feedbag

Mon February 24 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ranging from folk/country/bluegrass to old timey jazz and American standards, American Feedbag are able to nourish the masses hungry for fresh original music while providing melodies and lyrics adding to the great American song book. Get in line...it's feedin' time!

Find out more »
Free

MoonHouse

Wed February 26 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Moonhouse’s success is simple to explain: it has made its music accessible to the people. Requests are freely shouted, patrons talk with the band and the bar is transformed into a camp-fire-like setting where people join in singing, telling stories and bringing instruments to contribute to the music. The tight, easy-flowing music that Kapusta and Hickey play and their laid-back attitudes create an accessible environment that is welcoming to new artists who want to join the band for a night…

Find out more »
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu February 27 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the former was…

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March 2020

Free

Ben Majeska

Mon March 2 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska, a guitarist of 17 years and counting, is continually writing and finding musicians to collaborate with. Primarily known as guitarist/vocalist for newgrass act Armchair Boogie, Majeska uses any and all free time to perform as a solo act and in numerous side projects. Madison, Wisconsin finds Ben performing around the city often and hosting the ever-growing Majeska Monday at the Up North Bar on the first Monday of every month. Each Majeska Monday features a solo set followed…

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Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed March 4 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

roots rock/jam

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu March 5 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the former was a…

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September 2020

Ben Majeska

Mon September 7 @ 6:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska, a guitarist of 17 years and counting, is continually writing and finding musicians to collaborate with. Primarily known as guitarist/vocalist for newgrass act Armchair Boogie, Majeska uses any and all free time to perform as a solo act and in numerous side projects. Madison, Wisconsin finds Ben performing around the city often and hosting the ever-growing Majeska Monday at the Up North Bar on the first Monday of every month. Each Majeska Monday features a solo set followed…

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Free

Dana & the Joanis

Tue September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Folk rock. Free.

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High & Rising

Mon September 14 @ 6:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Our Monday-Wednesday Skyy Patio sessions are BACK! Check out our September line-up and stay tuned for updates. Unless noted, all performances will take place from 6-9 p.m. Shows are weather-permitting, so cross your fingers for clear skies. A couple things we ask of you… Remember to mask up when you are not at your table Social distancing is a MUST. Let’s keep each other safe and healthy, shall we? Please don’t move the tables. We’ve got everything spread out to…

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Paulie Matushek

Tue September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Paulie has been playing guitar for over 30 years. He astounds audiences with his "high-flying" loop show consisting of big, trancing jams while showing off his eclectic styles and song selection. From funk to metal, bluegrass to jazz, Paulie showcases a myriad of genres that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Shows consistently last in upwards of 4 hours and he usually has to be dragged, kicking and screaming, off the stage.

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The Lower 5th

Wed September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Craig Baumann

Mon September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Soul. Free.

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Tue September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Blues/roots. Summer 2020 shows will be outside.

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Free

Gin Mill Hollow

Wed September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Gin Mill Hollow is the musical trio of Mark Norman, Dan Plourde and Joshua Giudice. Free. Summer 2020 shows will be outside.

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Free

Up North Family Band

Tue September 29 @ 6:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Roots rock/jam. Free. Summer 2020 shows will be outside.

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Up North Bar

September 2020

Free

MoonHouse

Wed September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Up North Family Band

Tue September 29 @ 6:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Roots rock/jam. Free. Summer 2020 shows will be outside.

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Free

Gin Mill Hollow

Wed September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Gin Mill Hollow is the musical trio of Mark Norman, Dan Plourde and Joshua Giudice. Free. Summer 2020 shows will be outside.

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Tue September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Blues/roots. Summer 2020 shows will be outside.

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Free

Craig Baumann

Mon September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Soul. Free.

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Free

The Lower 5th

Wed September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Paulie Matushek

Tue September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Paulie has been playing guitar for over 30 years. He astounds audiences with his "high-flying" loop show consisting of big, trancing jams while showing off his eclectic styles and song selection. From funk to metal, bluegrass to jazz, Paulie showcases a myriad of genres that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Shows consistently last in upwards of 4 hours and he usually has to be dragged, kicking and screaming, off the stage.

Find out more »
Free

High & Rising

Mon September 14 @ 6:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Our Monday-Wednesday Skyy Patio sessions are BACK! Check out our September line-up and stay tuned for updates. Unless noted, all performances will take place from 6-9 p.m. Shows are weather-permitting, so cross your fingers for clear skies. A couple things we ask of you… Remember to mask up when you are not at your table Social distancing is a MUST. Let’s keep each other safe and healthy, shall we? Please don’t move the tables. We’ve got everything spread out to…

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Free

Dana & the Joanis

Tue September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Folk rock. Free.

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Ben Majeska

Mon September 7 @ 6:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska, a guitarist of 17 years and counting, is continually writing and finding musicians to collaborate with. Primarily known as guitarist/vocalist for newgrass act Armchair Boogie, Majeska uses any and all free time to perform as a solo act and in numerous side projects. Madison, Wisconsin finds Ben performing around the city often and hosting the ever-growing Majeska Monday at the Up North Bar on the first Monday of every month. Each Majeska Monday features a solo set followed…

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March 2020

Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu March 5 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the former was a…

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Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed March 4 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

roots rock/jam

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Free

Ben Majeska

Mon March 2 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska, a guitarist of 17 years and counting, is continually writing and finding musicians to collaborate with. Primarily known as guitarist/vocalist for newgrass act Armchair Boogie, Majeska uses any and all free time to perform as a solo act and in numerous side projects. Madison, Wisconsin finds Ben performing around the city often and hosting the ever-growing Majeska Monday at the Up North Bar on the first Monday of every month. Each Majeska Monday features a solo set followed…

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February 2020

Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu February 27 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the former was…

Find out more »
Free

MoonHouse

Wed February 26 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Moonhouse’s success is simple to explain: it has made its music accessible to the people. Requests are freely shouted, patrons talk with the band and the bar is transformed into a camp-fire-like setting where people join in singing, telling stories and bringing instruments to contribute to the music. The tight, easy-flowing music that Kapusta and Hickey play and their laid-back attitudes create an accessible environment that is welcoming to new artists who want to join the band for a night…

Find out more »
Free

American Feedbag

Mon February 24 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ranging from folk/country/bluegrass to old timey jazz and American standards, American Feedbag are able to nourish the masses hungry for fresh original music while providing melodies and lyrics adding to the great American song book. Get in line...it's feedin' time!

Find out more »
Free

MoonHouse

Wed February 19 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Moonhouse’s success is simple to explain: it has made its music accessible to the people. Requests are freely shouted, patrons talk with the band and the bar is transformed into a camp-fire-like setting where people join in singing, telling stories and bringing instruments to contribute to the music. The tight, easy-flowing music that Kapusta and Hickey play and their laid-back attitudes create an accessible environment that is welcoming to new artists who want to join the band for a night…

Find out more »
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu February 13 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the former was a…

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana / jam band - Wednesdays - Hay Dudes its a Moonhouse Weds night at the Up North.  Lots goin' on.  We will be playing from 7 to 10.  If your out and about we would be Honored if you would take the time to stop in and share some Love with Us. The insanity is a bit overwhelming sometimes. Moonhouse Loves Ya Baby and the Charity Jam is coming up Sooooon. Giddy Up!

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Free

Rascal Theory

Tue February 11 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

rock/blues - 2013 MMI Battle of Bands winner, The Rascal Theory (Madison,WI) are on a mission to make you move!! The lineup consists of founder/frontman Roscoe Foster (vocals, keys), Tyler Johnson(bass), Marty Adams (guitar), and Linwood "Woody" Riley (drums). Their debut release "New Frequency" created a fiery buzz on the indie music scene worldwide in 2010 and garnered them top 3 honors in the Isthmus top 10 of 2010 list.  The upcoming EP: "Play In these streets" is set to…

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Free

Teddy Davenport

Mon February 10 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana - Teddy Davenport’s songs are authentic, a refreshing take on old roots music. His great melodies, catchy hooks, and heartfelt songs bring people together from all different backgrounds. His distinctive sound can be described as Bob Dylan meets Chris Stapleton. It is easy to connect with Davenport’s passionate lyrics and seductive voice. His raw Americana music will definitely captivate you. Since putting on his hat and cowboy boots at the early age of 5, he remembers singing along with Johnny…

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Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue February 4 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Derek Ramnarace is a Wisconsin based singer/songwriter rooted in Americana with branches into Folk, Rock, Soul, Blues & more. Derek’s focus on the craft of songwriting is displayed in the rich, textured musical layers he creates to underscore the emotionally raw delivery of his introspective and heartfelt lyrics. These details combine into a powerfully stirring live performance that has been winning over audiences everywhere.

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Free

Ben Majeska

Mon February 3 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska, a guitarist of 17 years and counting, is continually writing and finding musicians to collaborate with. Primarily known as guitarist/vocalist for newgrass act Armchair Boogie, Majeska uses any and all free time to perform as a solo act and in numerous side projects. Madison, Wisconsin finds Ben performing around the city often and hosting the ever-growing Majeska Monday at the Up North Bar on the first Monday of every month. Each Majeska Monday features a solo set followed…

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January 2020

Free

MoonHouse

Wed January 29 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

country rock/jam - Wednesdays (skips first Weds) Moonhouse is a five piece "folkadelic" group that plays every 2nd-4th (or 5th) Wednesday each month. Lead singer and songwriter, Blackhawk, knows how to set the mood. His music is remeniscent of his life's journey - happy, sad, spiritual and true to his soul. His repertoire of albums include solo flute music, collaborative country, folk and bluegrass and original recordings.

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Free

American Feedbag

Mon January 27 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ranging from folk/country/bluegrass to old timey jazz and American standards, American Feedbag are able to nourish the masses hungry for fresh original music while providing melodies and lyrics adding to the great American song book. Get in line...it's feedin' time!

Find out more »
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu January 23 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays - Every Thursday Night - Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played…

Find out more »
Free

MoonHouse

Wed January 22 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

folk/rock/jam band - Wednesdays - Moonhouse is a five piece "folkadelic" group that plays every 2nd-4th (or 5th) Wednesday each month. Lead singer and songwriter, Blackhawk, knows how to set the mood. His music is remeniscent of his life's journey - happy, sad, spiritual and true to his soul. His repertoire of albums include solo flute music, collaborative country, folk and bluegrass and original recordings.

Find out more »

Catfish Stephenson

Thu January 16 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays - Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, WI. One of the city's best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prarie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National Steel Guitar.  He has also influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the…

Find out more »
Free

MoonHouse

Wed January 15 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays -  folk rock, jam  - Moonhouse is a five piece "folkadelic" group that plays every 2nd-4th (or 5th) Wednesday each month. Lead singer and songwriter, Blackhawk, knows how to set the mood. His music is remeniscent of his life's journey - happy, sad, spiritual and true to his soul. His repertoire of albums include solo flute music, collaborative country, folk and bluegrass and original recordings.

Find out more »
Free

Jake Ilika

Tue January 14 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana  - Jake Ilika is a singer/songwriter from Minneapolis by way of Winona, MN.  Through his solo work, Ilika Ward Duo, and his band The Heavy Set, he covers the bases of Americana with a variety of sounds and styles.  He plays finger-style acoustic, tasteful electric, lap steel, resonator, pedal steel and keys, and enjoys collaborations with fellow musicians around the region.

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Free

Teddy Davenport

Mon January 13 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

folk  - Teddy Davenport’s songs are authentic, a refreshing take on old roots music. His great melodies, catchy hooks, and heartfelt songs bring people together from all different backgrounds. His distinctive sound can be described as Bob Dylan meets Chris Stapleton. It is easy to connect with Davenport’s passionate lyrics and seductive voice. His raw Americana music will definitely captivate you. Since putting on his hat and cowboy boots at the early age of 5, he remembers singing along with Johnny…

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed January 8 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays  - Playing for a crowd of 40 sounds like a step down from opening in front of 24,000 people, but folk guitarist Richard “Blackhawk” Kapusta never worried much about the numbers. “My thing is connecting with people close,” Kapusta said. “That’s what I like.” For three years, Kapusta and fellow guitarist Jeff Hickey have brought their acoustic mix of country, folk and bluegrass to the Up North Pub every Wednesday night. During this time, they have instituted an open…

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Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue January 7 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Derek Ramnarace is a Wisconsin based singer/songwriter rooted in Americana with branches into Folk, Rock, Soul, Blues & more. Derek's focus on the craft of songwriting is displayed in the rich, textured musical layers he creates to underscore the emotionally raw delivery of his introspective and heartfelt lyrics.

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Free

Ben Majeska

Mon January 6 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska is the guitarist/vocalist for Armchair Boogie, a powerhouse bluegrass band that is making waves across the nation. When he's not on tour, he likes to focus on solo performances that keep his playing style feeling fresh and unique.

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Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed January 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Guitarists Nick Clutter and Alex White bring their stripped down and rootsy blend of folk, rock, funk, and outlaw country to the stage, representing one half of the band Pine Travelers. You can look forward to hearing some Pine Travelers’ originals and a few covers, and you never know who’ll stop by to add some of their musical flavor to the mix!

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December 2019

Free

Craig Baumann

Mon December 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Craig learned to play guitar and drums at age 8 and started gigging at age 12. A good journey thus far with plenty of challenges, in music and life. Craig’s early music career involved getting to know the blues genre. “You will hear it in everything I do. My grandfather is a vintage country player. You’ll hear it in everything I do. I love the sweet soul grooves of Stax and Motown etc. You’ll hear it in everything I do.”…

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu December 12, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Blues/Americana - Thursdays (closed 12/26)  - Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians, he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

Find out more »
Free

Rascal Theory

Tue December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

rock/blues The Rascal Theory (Madison,WI) are on a mission to make you move!!. The lineup consists of founder/frontman Roscoe Foster (vocals, keys), Tyler Johnson(bass), Marty Adams (guitar), and Linwood "Woody" Riley (drums). Their debut release "New Frequency" created a fiery buzz on the indie music scene worldwide in 2010 and garnered them top 3 honors in the Isthmus top 10 of 2010 list. . The upcoming EP: "Play In these streets" is set to take things to a another level…

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Free

Teddy Davenport

Mon December 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Up North Pub: , free, 7 pm. Teddy Davenport’s songs are authentic, a refreshing take on old roots music. His great melodies, catchy hooks, and heartfelt songs bring people together from all different backgrounds. His distinctive sound can be described as Bob Dylan meets Chris Stapleton. It is easy to connect with Davenport’s passionate lyrics and seductive voice. His raw Americana music will definitely captivate you. Since putting on his hat and cowboy boots at the early age of 5, he…

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu December 5, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

Find out more »
Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed December 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

roots rock/jam Guitarists Nick Clutter and Alex White bring their stripped down and rootsy blend of folk, rock, funk, and outlaw country to the stage, representing one half of the band Pine Travelers. You can look forward to hearing some Pine Travelers’ originals and a few covers, and you never know who’ll stop by to add some of their musical flavor to the mix!

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Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue December 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana Derek Ramnarace is a singer-songwriter and frontman for Old Soul Society, featuring a cast of top notch musicians, Old Soul Society’s focus is clearly on the craft of songwriting as displayed in the rich, textured musical layers they create to underscore Ramnarace’s introspective, honest and heartfelt lyrics.

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Free

Augie Dougherty

Mon December 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

I play the banjo and do tree stuff.

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November 2019

Free

Karen Wheelock

Fri November 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Romantic at its core, Karen Wheelock’s music has a sound all its own, but one could draw connections to A Fine Frenzy, Lisa Loeb, Cat Power with just a hint of the Moldy Peaches spirit. Hidden within her songwriting is a deep love for the Foo Fighters and other hard rock bands. Wheelock’s repertoire ranges from light-hearted ditties to deeply profound ballads; these are clearly the result of personal reflection, the stuff of all good art. Karen Wheelock was named…

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Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu November 28, 2019 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Blues/Americana. Thursdays - OPEN on Thanksgiving! Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion. Stephenson is best known for playing slide guitar on a National steel guitar. Stephenson has influenced numerous younger musicians, including the Chicago-based guitarist, Joel Paterson, who met and played with Stephenson when the former was a teenager.…

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed November 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays (skips first Weds.) “My thing is connecting with people close,” Kapusta said. “That’s what I like.” For three years, Kapusta and fellow guitarist Jeff Hickey have brought their acoustic mix of country, folk and bluegrass to the Up North Pub every Wednesday night. During this time, they have instituted an open door policy for other musicians to sit in and play with them unrehearsed. Calling themselves Moonhouse after the ancient Utah ruins, Kapusta and Hickey’s performances are kept strictly…

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Free

Pat Ferguson

Tue November 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Originally making waves as a founding member and lead guitarist for longtime Midwest music scene staple, The Smokin' Bandits, Pat Ferguson has emerged as a renowned and nationally recognized solo performer, songwriter, and vocalist; his sound channeling Americana, bluegrass, and folk, deeply influenced by his Upper Mississippi River musical roots.

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American Feedbag

Mon November 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ranging from folk/country/bluegrass to old timey jazz and American standards, American Feedbag are able to nourish the masses hungry for fresh original music while providing melodies and lyrics adding to the great American song book. Get in line...it's feedin' time!

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Catfish Stephenson

Thu November 21, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

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The Rascal Theory

Tue November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

rock/blues 2013 MMI Battle of Bands winner, The Rascal Theory (Madison,WI) are on a mission to make you move!!. The lineup consists of founder/frontman Roscoe Foster (vocals, keys), Tyler Johnson(bass), Marty Adams (guitar), and Linwood "Woody" Riley (drums). Their debut release "New Frequency" created a fiery buzz on the indie music scene worldwide in 2010 and garnered them top 3 honors in the Isthmus top 10 of 2010 list. . The upcoming EP: "Play In these streets" is set to…

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MoonHouse

Wed November 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays Moonhouse’s success is simple to explain: it has made its music accessible to the people. Requests are freely shouted, patrons talk with the band and the bar is transformed into a camp-fire-like setting where people join in singing, telling stories and bringing instruments to contribute to the music. The tight, easy-flowing music that Kapusta and Hickey play and their laid-back attitudes create an accessible environment that is welcoming to new artists who want to join the band for a…

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Sunshine Daydrink

Tue November 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Sunshine Daydrink is Band from Madison Wisconsin with a focus on acoustic Grateful Dead Music. Band Members: Tim Hall - Guitar/Vocals Sheryl Hall - Guitar/Vocals, Mando, Fiddle Rick Becerra - Bass Jonas Pritzle - Guitar/Vocals Rob Bloch - Percussion Justin Gerstner - Percussion

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Teddy Davenport

Mon November 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Teddy Davenport’s songs are authentic, a refreshing take on old roots music. His great melodies, catchy hooks, and heartfelt songs bring people together from all different backgrounds. His distinctive sound can be described as Bob Dylan meets Chris Stapleton. It is easy to connect with Davenport’s passionate lyrics and seductive voice. His raw Americana music will definitely captivate you. Since putting on his hat and cowboy boots at the early age of 5, he remembers singing along with Johnny Cash and…

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Catfish Stephenson

Thu November 7, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

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Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed November 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Guitarists Nick Clutter and Alex White bring their stripped down and rootsy blend of folk, rock, funk, and outlaw country to the stage, representing one half of the band Pine Travelers. You can look forward to hearing some Pine Travelers’ originals and a few covers, and you never know who’ll stop by to add some of their musical flavor to the mix!

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Ben Majeska

Mon November 4, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ben Majeska, a guitarist of 17 years and counting, is continually writing and finding musicians to collaborate with. Primarily known as guitarist/vocalist for newgrass act Armchair Boogie, Majeska uses any and all free time to perform as a solo act and in numerous side projects. Madison, Wisconsin finds Ben performing around the city often and hosting the ever-growing Majeska Monday at the Up North Bar on the first Monday of every month. Each Majeska Monday features a solo set followed…

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October 2019

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Catfish Stephenson

Thu October 31, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays Catfish Stephenson is an American blues musician, living and working in Madison, Wisconsin. One of the cities best established street musicians (he has played on State Street since 1968), he has performed widely across the Midwest, has toured the United States and Europe, and performed live on A Prairie Home Companion.

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MoonHouse

Wed October 30, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Moonhouse is a five piece "folkadelic" group that plays every 2nd-4th (or 5th) Wednesday each month. Lead singer and songwriter, Blackhawk, knows how to set the mood. His music is reminiscent of his life's journey - happy, sad, spiritual and true to his soul. His repertoire of albums include solo flute music, collaborative country, folk and bluegrass and original recordings.

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Pat Ferguson

Tue October 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Originally making waves as a founding member and lead guitarist for longtime Midwest music scene staple, The Smokin' Bandits, Pat Ferguson has emerged as a renowned and nationally recognized solo performer, songwriter, and vocalist; his sound channeling Americana, bluegrass, and folk, deeply influenced by his Upper Mississippi River musical roots. Based in Madison, WI, Pat has announced the release of his first full-length solo effort, Light of Day / Dark of Night, due out 4/27/18 on LoHi Records. Produced by…

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American Feedbag

Mon October 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Ranging from folk/country/bluegrass to old timey jazz and American standards, American Feedbag are able to nourish the masses hungry for fresh original music while providing melodies and lyrics adding to the great American song book. Get in line...it's feedin' time!

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Catfish Stephenson

Thu October 24, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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MoonHouse

Wed October 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

folk/roots rock - Wednesdays (skips first Weds.)

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Rascal Theory

Tue October 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

The Rascal Theory are the powerhouse band out of Central WI that make you move and groove with their electrifying brand of Rock and Blues.They have been rocking stages and faces across the region and not looking back

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Catfish Stephenson

Thu October 17, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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MoonHouse

Wed October 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays

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Jules Iolyn

Tue October 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Jules Iolyn is a singer-songwriter with a soulful folk vibe and an emphasis on intellectual lyrics.

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MoonHouse

Wed October 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays

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Ben Majeska

Mon October 7, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu October 3, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Derek Ramnarace

Tue October 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana

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September 2019

Free

American Feedbag

Mon September 30, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Pat Ferguson

Tue September 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu September 19, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Free

MoonHouse

Wed September 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays

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Cruisin’ Round

Mon September 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed September 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

roots rock/jam

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Derek Ramnarace

Tue September 3, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana

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August 2019

Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu August 29, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Pat Ferguson

Tue August 27, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

American Feedbag

Mon August 26, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu August 22, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Jules Iolyn

Mon August 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Teddy Davenport & the Cushions

Mon August 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Alex White & Nick Clutter

Wed August 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Americana

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Derek Ramnarace

Tue August 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Ben Majeska

Mon August 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

July 2019

Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu July 25, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana

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Nick Foytik

Tue July 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/rock

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2 for the Road

Mon July 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu July 4, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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Ben Majeska

Mon July 1, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

June 2019

Free

MoonHouse

Wed June 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays - skips first Weds

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American Feedbag

Mon June 24, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

MoonHouse

Wed June 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

Wednesdays

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Catfish Stephenson

Thu June 6, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana - Thursdays

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May 2019

Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu May 30, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana, Thursdays

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Free

American Feedbag

Mon May 27, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States
Free

Catfish Stephenson

Thu May 23, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/Americana, Thursdays

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Free

Rascal Theory

Tue May 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

rock/blues

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Nick Foytik

Mon May 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Up North Bar, 150 S. Blair
Madison, WI 53703 United States

blues/rock

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