Happy Thanksgiving! It's a relatively quiet week for Madison nightlife, but the calendar does include a show by Youth Lagoon, as well as holiday-eve celebrations in the form of the seventh annual comedy show emceed by Kevin Bozeman and TownieFest 2011.
Monday 11.21 NOTEWORTHY: Mayflower Compact signed, 1620.
High Noon Saloon, 8 pm
Though he posted his first Youth Lagoon song to the Interwebs a mere seven months ago, Idahoan Trevor Powers has become one of the year's most buzzed-about indie-pop artists after nabbing a record deal with Fat Possum and releasing his debut LP, The Year of Hibernation, in September. With Young Magic and Houses.
NOTEWORTHY: President Kennedy assassinated, 1963.
NOTEWORTHY: Queen frontman Freddie Mercury dies of AIDS-related causes.
Comedy Club on State, 8:30 pm
For many years now the comic, a Madison native, has presented this Thanksgiving Eve night of yuks. The lineup includes national acts Hannibal Buress, Pete Lee, B.T. and Andy Woodhull.
High Noon Saloon, 8:30 pm
The homegrown rappers of the Crest and 21st Century Crew will join Nate Craig and gracious host Gary Knowledge to work up an appetite for Thanksgiving dinner.
NOTEWORTHY: D.B. Cooper parachutes out the tail exit of a Northwest 727 with $200,000 over southwest Washington's Cascade Mountains and disappears, 1971.