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: Lou Barlow at the Frequency; the Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest at Art in the Barn; Ozomatli at the Barrymore; Michael Feldman at Monona Terrace; the Chocolate Chase in Middleton; Wanda Jackson, Mark Olson, and Michelle Shocked at the High Noon; and more!
In this week's list:
- lou barlow + the missingmen are rolling their summer tour into town for a show at the Frequency on Tuesday, August 24. Win tickets here!
- Gonzalo Bergara Quartet, Caravan Gypsy Swing, and Harmonious Wail will jazz up the audience when they perform at the seventh annual Midwest Gypsy Swing Festival at Fitchburg's Art in the Barn on Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22. Win tickets here!
- Celebrated Los Angeles culture mashers Ozomatli will bring their musical vibe to Madison with a performance at the Barrymore Theatre on Friday, August 27. Win tickets here!
- Michael Feldman is once again hosts his Whad'Ya Know? radio program in the Lecture Hall at Monona Terrace on Saturday, August 28. Win tickets here!
- Wanda Jackson, hailed as the "Queen of Rockabilly," returns to town for a hard-charging rock 'n' roll performance at the High Noon Saloon on Sunday, August 29. Win tickets here!
- What could be sweeter than a bike ride benefiting cancer survivors through scenic Middleton? The fourth annual Chocolate Chase celebration, presented by Trek and Isthmus, starts at Pioneer Park in Middleton on Saturday, September 4. Win free registration here!
- Singer-songwriter Mark Olson will perform his absorbing and spare acoustic folk melodies at the High Noon Saloon on Wednesday, September 15. Win tickets here!
- Folk singer-songwriter Michelle Shocked will be joined by a full band to perform her iconic political, controversial, and always brimming with joy tunes at the High Noon Saloon on Thursday, September 16. Win tickets here!
- Menomena, the experimental rock trio from Portland, Oregon, will share fresh tunes with the people of Madison when they play the High Noon Saloon on Friday, September 24. Win tickets here!
Come celebrate the summer and join us for the final Isthmus Block Party of the season, the third in a series of free outdoor celebrations this summer, on Friday, August 20 on the100 block of East Main Street. Bring a chair, buy a beer, and enjoy the warm weather while rocking out to some of Madison's best music. The August party runs from 5-11 p.m., with Mighty Short Bus and DJ Nick Nice taking the stage to get the crowd dancing. Isthmus will announce and celebrate Madison's Favorites, and party with games, prizes, street eats from local restaurants, and great beer from our sponsor, Wisconsin Distributors, including Goose Island 312, Bud Light, Bud Light Lime and Stella Artois. .
Join Isthmus at the Dane County Farmers' Market from 7:30 a.m.-noon on Saturday August 28! We'll be serving free iced beverages courtesy of Ancora Coffee Roasters right outside our offices at 101 King Street, so start the day off right!
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