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My good friends and colleagues: I am extremely saddened by the passing of Chris Aaron. My thoughts are with his wife Lisa and all of his family and friends. It seems we go through the grind


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Wurst Times Promoters Present Harvest Time Festival

Wurst Times Promoters Present Harvest Time Festival   Rodney Knocke is a really good person as all his friends will tell you. So is Jodi Kitts as all who know her would say. But while there


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The Mascot Theory Kickstarter Campaign is Winding Down

The Mascot Theory Kickstarter Campaign is Winding Down   The Mascot Theory went to Nashville to record their second studio album titled Hand Me Down Miracles. The album is currently in post-production and the band has


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King Street Live Kicks Off This Week

King Street Live Kicks Off This Week   What started out as a funky experiment has turned into one of the most popular music series in the city. King Street Live, which is presented by the


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Winners Announced for Madison BandSwap 2014

Winners Announced for Madison BandSwap 2014   Since the announcement that Madison would participate in the 2014 BandSwap program sponsored by SpokesBuzz in Ft. Collins, some thirty-plus bands and performers submitted for consideration. Seven cities were


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Complete List of 2014 MAMA Winners

Category Winner Title Legacy Awards: Artist Of The Year The Jimmys Songwriter Award Jim Schwall Michael St. John Lifetime Achievement   Award Leotha Stanley Genre Awards Alternative Album of the Year Sexy Ester Monomania Alternative Performer


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2014 MAMAs Red Carpet Experience to be Live Streamed

Once again, Local Sounds is excited to present the annual Red Carpet Experience at the Madison Area Music Awards (MAMA’s) on Sunday, June 22 starting at 5:00pm.  Local arts collective Project Famous will host this year’s


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                        Madison Will Participate in BandSwap 2014; Event Becomes a Day-Long Celebration   Last year Madison participated in BandSwap for the first time. BandSwap is


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Yahara Music Library Goes Online The Madison Public Library’s newest innovation, Yahara Music Library, went live online on May 28, 2014. The initiative is a joint project between the library and Murfie, a local company that


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Wurst Times IV is This Saturday, May 24: Five Stages, Forty + Bands, Brats, Soda & Beer

Wurst Times IV is This Saturday, May 24: Five Stages, Forty + Bands, Brats, Soda & Beer   Though it sprang up in the heat of the Scott Walker recall, Wurst Times Festival (or WTF) has


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