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Collecting MadVideos -- Two new shorts from the Public Drunkards

Madison's quintet of crunk comedians known as the Public Drunkards are back with two new videos this week, both entertainingly crass riffs on pop culture characters both classic and cockeyed. >More
 Collecting MadVideos -- A trailer for Urinetown

Friday, Apr. 20 marks the "regional premiere" in Madison of Urinetown, the Tony Award-winning anti-musical satirizing both corporate and government bureaucracy that's been hitting stages throughout the country over the last few years. >More
 Collecting MadVideos -- Butch Walker goes out to the Annex

"I'm in heaven," writes the Sunspot drummer in a caption to her photo of Butch Walker on stage at the Annex. The rock lifer -- who has been writing, producing, and playing songs for himself and others since the late '80s -- played to an enthusiastic crowd at the Annex on Saturday with his backing band, the Let's Go Out Tonites. >More
 Collecting MadVideos -- Locksley plugs in at the Annex

The in-store show at Strictly Discs by Locksley wasn't the only concert the group played in town last Saturday. This quartet of Madison expats brought their Merseybeat revival to the Annex later that night, drawing cheers from fans old and new excited to see the ascending band. >More
 Collecting MadVideos -- Blue Man Group rocks out at the Kohl Center

"The Blue Man Group was pretty amazing," writes Erik Weiss about the show staged in Madison on Tuesday night by a trio of PVC-pounding, cerulean-hued homologues. >More
 Collecting MadVideos -- Celebrating cinema at India Night

Every April, the UW-Madison's Indian Student Association presents one of the oldest and largest cultural shows on campus, a series of live dancing, music and skits known as "India Night." This year's event will be held at the Wisconsin Union Theater in the Memorial Union on Friday, April 13. >More
 Collecting MadVideos -- Locksley goes acoustic at Strictly Discs

The retro-rock quartet Locksley, which got its start in Madison less than four years ago, has been enjoying a rapid ascendance since the release of its debut album in early 2006. >More
 Collecting MadVideos -- Michael Alexander from SAND takes 'Another Drink'

Taking the talk show format to the next logical level, the Freefly features a guest musical performance this week. Michael Alexander, the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for SAND -- who describe themselves as "punk rock Lynyrd Skynyrd' -- stopped by Wando's to play a couple of the their songs solo on his acoustic guitar. >More
 Collecting MadVideos -- February Time Lapse

Time-lapse films are generally well-received online, their sense of compressed time well suited to the immediacy of the medium, particularly when they're set to an appropriately pensive soundtrack. This is the case with February Time Lapse, a short video created by Jon Worrell. >More
 Collecting MadVideos -- Daughtry delivers at the Annex

Neo-grunge rocker and American Idol overachiever Chris Daughtry played at the Annex last Wednesday, March 28, with fans of the fast-selling phenom crowding nearly every corner of the club on Regent Street. >More
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