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Between the Waves Madison Becomes Reality;  The City Gets Its Music Conference

Between the Waves Madison Becomes Reality; The City Gets Its Music Conference   Tickets for the first Between the Waves Madison Music Conference and Festival can be purchased here.   The schedule of events and roster


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In Honor of Clyde Stubblefield

In Honor of Clyde Stubblefield   Today is a sad day for Madison music but also in the music world at large. The passing of Clyde Stubblefield will be mourned around the globe but nowhere more


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The 13th Annual Madison Area Music Awards are This Sunday, June 19th

The 13th Annual Madison Area Music Awards are This Sunday, June 19th If there is one best day of the year to choose to support local music it would have to be the date of the


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The Cheerful Insanity of Biff Blumfumgagnge

The Cheerful Insanity of Biff Blumfumgagnge   Sample some of Biff’s music here. The Gomers Shop Reptile Palace Orchestra CDs can be found here. Get Kicksville music here.   When Robert Fripp and the Chamber Orchestra


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BandSwap Lives!

BandSwap Lives!   “What’s up with BandSwap?” I’ve gotten that question quite a bit over the last couple of months. The answer is not a quick and easy one but the short story is that BandSwap


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In Times of Need, MAMA Cares Helps out Local Musicians and Their Families

In Times of Need, MAMA Cares Helps out Local Musicians and Their Families   It’s a pretty simple concept: If you are a Madison-area musician and have a mediacal crisis, which has become financially crippling to


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Rick’s Unnumbered Notable Recordings of 2015

Rick’s Unnumbered Notable Recordings of 2015   Click here to see all of Local Sounds Magazine’s CD reviews. This is just a sampling of the voluminous output of recordings in 2015. Every year there are well


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Madison Blues Legend Paul Filipowicz to be Inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame

Madison Blues Legend Paul Filipowicz to be Inducted into the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame   In Madison, we all know that Paul Filipowicz is the real deal and has been for forty some years. Now,


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Power 2 Give Project Raising Money for Clyde Stubblefield Scholarship Fund

Power 2 Give Project Raising Money for Clyde Stubblefield Scholarship Fund As the city readies itself to celebrate one of its most storied musicians, the Coalition for the Recognition of Clyde Stubblefield has launched a Power


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Coalition for the Recognition of Clyde Stubblefield Will Honor the Legendary Drummer

Coalition for the Recognition of Clyde Stubblefield Will Honor the Legendary Drummer Three Events Are Planned to Honor Madison Music Legend Clyde Stubblefield Scholarship Fund Drive Happening Now   It’s been a whirlwind of activity for


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