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Glory be to the ACID BABY JESUS



It's true, we never pass on a good psych-rock band. From a secluded Greek island infused with the spirit of Roky Erickson, Sky Saxon and Mediterranean folk leanings comes ACID BABY JESUS. A Greek psychedelic rock hybrid band that incorporates Greece's rebetiko music into their infinite distorted fuzz.

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Hot UK band Royal Blood to play Madison

Royal Blood

Like your music loud and powerful? Have we got a group for you. Catch an emerging band on the cusp in America. Brighton, UK duo Royal Blood just released their much-anticipated self-titled debut album and it has debuted at Number 1 on the UK Album Chart. Royal Blood is 23 year-old vocalist/bassist Mike Kerr and 25 year-old drummer Ben Thatcher.

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Watch Sylvan Esso's homecoming live in Madison

Sylvan Esso

Sylvan Esso was coming home. Nick Sanborn and his partner in crime Amelia Meath stopped by the Majestic Theatre for a sold-out show. Nick is a Wisconsin native and spent a long stint in the Milwaukee band Decibully. Sylvan Esso's debut self-titled album has become an underground hit and the buzz has reached a boiling point, spurring a stoked crowd in eager anticipation.

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The Dig come out for a cold afternoon

The Dig

The Dig are escaping from their home base of New York City for a fall tour that has them playing Madison at the Memorial Union Terrace on Saturday, Sept. 6th. The richly textured atmospheric rock band has released two albums and a pair of EPs. The most recent EP, You and I, has garnered them some heavy exposure including the Showtime series Shameless for the track Cold Afternoon.

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Club Crawl

Dolores
w/ Daniel &
The Lion,
Michaela Thomas
High Noon Saloon
Mon, July 6

Ceremony
w/ Pity Sex, Tenement,
Tony Molina
The Frequency
Thu, July 9

Melvins
w/ Le Butcherettes
High Noon Saloon
Thu, July 9

Invisible Mansion
w/ Trophy Dad,
Hello Dmitri
Mickey's Tavern
Sat, July 11 (Free!)

Matthew Sweet
w/ The Orange Peels
High Noon Saloon
Sun, July 12

Jamaican Queens
w/ Made Violent,
Cold Fronts
The Frequency
Mon, July 13

Melt-Banana & Torche
w/ Hot Nerds, Zebras
High Noon Saloon
Wed, July 15

The Hussy
w/ Tree Blood
Shitty Barn (Spring Green)
Wed, July 15

Jessica Pratt
w/ Ryley Walker
The Frequency
Wed, July 15

Moon King
w/ Mr. Twin Sister
Memorial Union Terrace
Thu, July 16 (Free!)

Live on King Street
feat. The New Pornographers
w/ Thao & The Get Down Stay down and Bully
Martin Luther King Blvd (outside)
Fri, July 17 (Free!)

Faun Fables
Mother Fool's 
Coffee House
Fri, July 17

Eaux Claires
Music & Arts Festival
feat. Bon Iver,
The National, Spoon, Sufjan Stevens
+ more
Foster Farms - Eau Claire
July 17 & 18

Natalie Prass
w/ In Tall Buildings,
Hannah Luree
The Frequency
Sat, July 18

Indigo Girls
w/ Michelle Malone
Capitol Theater
Sun, July 19

Ex Hex w/ Tweens
& Uzi Ferrari
High Noon Saloon
Tue, July 21

Elvis Costello
& the Attractions
Overture Hall
Thu, July 23

Clap Your
Hands Say Yeah
w/ Teen Men
Majestic Theatre
Fri, July 24

Heaters w/ TBA
Memorial Union Terrace
Thu, July 23 (Free!)

Open Mike Eagle
w/ Milo
The Frequency
Fri, July 24

Yoni Wolf (of WHY?)
w/ Serengeti
Memorial Union Terrace
Fri, July 24 (Free!)

A.A. Bondy
w/ Wood Chickens
The Frequency
Sat, July 25

Lady Lamb
The Beekeeper
w/ TBA
Memorial Union Terrace
Sat, July 25 (Free!)

alt-J
w/ San Fermin
Riverside Theater (Milw)
Wed, July 29

Live on King Street
feat. Cloud Cult
w/ San Fermin, Zella Day
Majestic Theatre (outside)
Fri, July 31 (Free!)

Screaming Females
w/ Vacation, Dusk
The Frequency
Fri, July 31

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