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: The Skintones and Whore du Jour at the High Noon; Building Better Bombs, Elden Calder, and the new Slap Happy Variety Hour with the Gomers at the Frequency; New Year's Eve parties; and more.
In this week's list:
- Equal parts tongue-in-cheek metal, tongue-in-cheek social commentary and hair-raising riffage, The Skintones are ready to rock out with garage-electronica group Whore du Jour at the High Noon Saloon on Friday, December 19. Win tickets here!
- Minneapolis hardcore group Building Better Bombs will be joined by Seawhores and Rust Belt for a show sure to amp up the Frequency on Sunday, December 21. Win tickets here!
- Anticipating a not-so-merry Christmas? Then let the Gomers ease your pain during their Slap Happy Variety Hour at the Frequency on Friday, December 26. Win tickets here!
- Elden Calder will mark the release of its new album of stripped-down indie tunes with a release party at the Frequency on Sunday, December 28. Win tickets here!
- The High Noon Saloon is going to rock hard for its New Year's party featuring a Crustacean Records-heavy lineup consisting of Zebras, Brainerd, The Von Ehrics, Ouija Radio, and Screaming Cyn Cyn & the Pons, along with WORT DJ Jake Shut, who will keep the crowd warm and spin hand-picked sets of 2008's best underground music. Win tickets here!
- The Frequency is likewise going to rock out with its New Year's party, the lineup of bands including Ladybeard, Treats, Descendaints, Cribshitter and Kill Junior. Win tickets here!
- The Majestic Theatre marks New Year's with a "Jammin Into 2009" party, featuring free champagne, finger food from El Pastor, and great music by Mama Digdown's Brass Band, Baghdad Scuba Review, Steez, DJ Swerve, and more. Win tickets here!
Looking to do some good this holiday season? Don't miss the "Jazz on a Winter Night" concert at the Brink Lounge on Thursday, December 18, presented by Gerri DiMaggio & Friends. Held in the main clubroom at the Brink Lounge, the show will feature Lynette Margulies, Paul Hastil, Dave Cooper, Jan Wheaton, Peter Lundberg,Ray Rideout John Mesoloras, John Becker, Michelle DuVall, Doug Brown, Michael Brennis, Sara Yervand, Dave Stoler, Nick Moran, and others, along with WORT DJ Gary Alderman. Attendees are asked to bring a $5 donation along with a food item for Second Harvest.
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