Join Isthmus in next Monday supporting thousands of local families at the culinary extravaganza, The Big Eat! Also, Wednesday, April 18 marks your last chance to win tickets to see Joey McIntyre, you know, that former New Kid on the Block. Don't worry if that's not your scene because we have other shows and events lined up including Jet and Duncan Sheik.
Check out this week's incredible picks:
- Come relive the late '80s and early '90s with former New Kid on the Block, Joey McIntyre on Sunday, April 22 at the Orpheum Stage Door. This music veteran is a modern throwback to the classic song-and-dance men of show business and has starred on Broadway and Dancing with the Stars. Win tickets here!
- The Australian hard rock quartet Jet will be taking the stage at the Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday, May 2. Win tickets here!
- A couple of days later, singer/songwriter Duncan Sheik will be playing at the Orpheum Stage Door on Friday, May 4. Win tickets here!
There is also one final show remaining in the Line Breaks series on spoken word and hip-hop at the Wisconsin Historical Society:
- Omar Sosa and his Afreecans Quartet will be kicking of the Isthmus Jazz Series with his show at the UW's Music Hall on Thursday, April 26. The charismatic artist draws on a wide range of world music to create a powerful sound that is sure to bring audiences to their feet.
What else is going on?
We are bringing you more bartenders through our "Bartender of the Week" contest. Get that Madison bartender the recognition they deserve, try their favorite drink, learn their best and worst pick up lines and enter to win free merchandise.
The Big Eat will be held at Monona Terrace on Monday, April 23. Not only is this an opportunity to enjoy a variety of foods in great company, but also all proceeds of the culinary extravaganza will benefit families at partnering Family Centers. Tickets to the event and raffle tickets for a beautiful diamond pendant, valued at $2,500 and donated by The Diamond Center, may be pur chased here.
The Madison Music Project Charter Club Tour will be presenting the Midwesterners at Harmony Bar on April 28. This is the premiere show of the tour that will be celebrating live local talent based on the online directory maintained by Isthmus.
This year's Isthmus Jazz Festival will be held June 7-10 on the Memorial Union Terrace. There's no better way to enjoy summer than with great music in great surroundings. The four-day celebration will be presenting several jazz musicians and a century's worth of sounds. New this year a special ticketed performance by Madeleine Peyroux and patron tickets -- the best way to enjoy the Isthmus Jazz Festival with reserved seating, free parking and much, much more!
Remember to visit Isthmus promotions for updates on local events and shows!