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Farewell, Modern Mod!

Farewell, Modern Mod! with great photos from Scotify   Time and life march on. Bands constantly form and break up and yet there was something about Modern Mod that was different. They were only together for


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Wurst Times Fest: Madison’s Local Music Festival

Wurst Times Fest: Madison’s Local Music Festival People sometimes say to me that we need an all-local music festival. Well, we’ve had one for five years now and it’s called Wurst Times Festival. Wurst Times was


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PROG @ the High Noon Saloon Feb 25, 2013

PROG @ the High Noon Saloon Feb 25, 2013 By Jason Compton It’s the dead of winter. It’s the High Noon Saloon on a Monday. It’s a $5 cover. The soundcheck is so long it’s a


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Safety Last at The Brink Lounge 09/28/2012

Last Friday was my first official “dad’s night out” since having our son in July, and it was spent hanging out downtown at The Brink Lounge for an evening with Safety Last. If you haven’t heard


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Upstaged

I will begin by introducing exactly what “Upstaged” is. I’m sure you’ve gone to a show and been more impressed by an opening act than the headliner; well that’s exactly what Upstaged is all about. Having


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Bandallamas @ The Barrymore November 11, 2011

Bandallamas @ The Barrymore  November 11, 2011 Bandallamas played a benefit for Veterans for Peace on this Friday night. A large crowd assembled early to catch this supergroup comprised of Chris Aaron and Bobby Bryan on


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“Wait Till Next Year…” Bach Dancing and Dynamite Closes 20th Season

“Wait Till Next Year…” Bach Dancing and Dynamite Closes 20th Season By Greg Hettmansberger Any of the regulars, and certainly the co-founders, Stephanie Jutt and Jeffrey Sykes, must count the days each year as June approaches.


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Clear “Visions” from Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society By Greg Hettmansberger There may have been some in the Overture Center Playhouse Saturday night who came to the fourth program of the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society


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Friday night at the Overture Center, Madison Opera reaffirmed that, as it closes it’s first half-century, it can mount an operatic staple and deliver the goods from top to bottom. The “top” came in the person


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Nixon in China: Mao Meets the Met What a difference a generation makes: when John Adams’ Nixon in China premiered in 1987 at Houston Grand Opera, former President Nixon was still alive, director Peter Sellars was


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