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Friday, July 18, 2008

Tonight @ the Point East Pub - 10 p.m.

A distinctly Madison band, alt-country rockers Blueheels have won accolades from that city’s weekly paper, Isthmus, as well as its mayor, Dave Cieslewicz. Lead singer Robby Schiller’s vocals even bear the stamp of his Wisconsin upbringing. Nagging and snide, they ring with the unmistakable stridency of upper . . .
Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Having built a reputation on their sweaty and raw live marathons, Scott and Seth Avett are known for lathering their adoring fan base into a manic frenzy. Saturday's raucous performance at Turner Hall Ballroom was no exception, a blowout that left attendees extremely satisfied.
Sunday, Feb. 24, 2008

Tonight @ Shank Hall - 8:00 PM

Griffin House, a Nashville singer-songwriter more interested in the pretty and polished pop-rock of artists like Pete Yorn and Ryan Adams than the boisterous country-rock his city is best known for, headlines an 8 p.m. concert at Shank Hall tonight.
02.19.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The web has taken a particular toll on two businesses: music and print publications. Unsurprisingly, print publications about music have become especially endangered. Small music magazines have been dying left and right, but today Idolator reported that the venerable No Depression will cease publishing after its next issue. As the voice of the stronger-than-ever alt-country movement, No Depression...