The Isthmus Guest List is back with another round of free tickets to amazing concerts, shows and more fun events around Madison. This week's contests include tickets to: Nick Nice at the Cardinal Bar; Kathy Mattea, The Steeles, and Arturo Mandoval at the Overture Center; The Love Monkeys at the Majestic; free tickets to sneak previews of Juno and Sweeney Todd, the Madison Magnet Eve of the Eve Party at the Edgewater; and, A Very Majestic New Year's to ring in 2008.
In this week's list:
- DJ Nick Nice heats up the Madison Music Project Charter Club Tour this winter! You don't want to miss out on your chance to dance the night away on Saturday, December 15 at the Cardinal Bar following the Isthmus holiday party. Win tickets here!
- The debut feature film written by Minneapolis stripper turned City Pages blogger turned Hollywood screenwriter Diablo Cody, Juno tells the tale of a sharp Minnesota teen faced with an unexpected pregnancy. Free tickets to a sneak preview at Sundance Cinemas on December 20 can be picked up at the north side Frugal Muse on Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16. More details are available here!
- Johnny Depp gets scary in Tim Burton's spooky holiday spectacular Sweeny Todd, which will be screened in a sneak preview on Tuesday, December 18 at the Orpheum Theatre. More details are Win the unrated DVD here!
- Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Kathy Mattea blends bluegrass, gospel, country, folk and Celtic influences into a sound that connects with audiences on a truly personal level. Take part in this experience on Wednesday, December 19 at Overture Hall. Win tickets here!
- The Steeles will be celebrating Christmas with their soulful harmonies on Friday, December 21 at the Overture Center's Overture Hall and we want to share a pair of tickets -- because it's better to give than receive, of course. Win tickets here!
- The Love Monkeys are bringing their barrell full of classic cover tunes, plus a few originals, from Milwaukee to the Majestic Theatre on Saturday, December 29. Win tickets here!
- Jazz trumpet king and Emmy award-winning musician Arturo Sandoval is brining his Mambo Mania Big band to celebrate his Latin side at the Overture Center on Saturday, December 29. Win tickets here!
- Madison Magnet is hosting the annual Eve of the Eve singles formal at the Edgewater Hotel on Sunday, December 30. The party was started as a fun way for individuals and couples to celebrate in New Year's Eve style, but without the cost, crowds, or commotion typically found on NYE. Win tickets here!
- Join Isthmus as it presents A Very Majestic New Year's party, starring local legends The Kissers, Mama Digdown's Brass Band and Marcus King & Thee Royalty. Partake in a magnificent New Orleans style Cajun feast and a champagne toast at the Majestic Theatre for the biggest party of both this year and next. Doors open at 8 p.m. on Monday, December 31. Win tickets here!
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