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Madison guitarist Andrew Harrison makes good

Andrew Harrison, guitarist for Madison acts Whitney Mann and Brown Derby, has been snatched up by one of Chicago's fastest-rising stars, singer-songwriter Joe Pug, for a five-week tour that includes more than 20 gigs supporting Justin Townes Earle. >More
 Wild Hog in the Woods averts disaster

Wild Hog in the Woods recently survived a close call that threatened to shut down operations. >More
 Isthmus on the isthmus: Freedy Johnston on his part-time Madisonian status (video)

Ben Reiser catches up with Freedy Johnston at The Frequency where the singer-songwriter talks about the closing of Smart Studios, among other topics. >More
 Husband and wife soloists Pinchas Zukerman and Amanda Forsyth join MSO in a musn't-miss concert

On its opening night, Friday in Overture Hall, the Madison Symphony Orchestra's latest program yielded that rarity, the perfect concert, when everything comes together just right. >More
 Madison Songwriters Guild Song Showdown debuts the city's newest songs

It's not always easy for a young singer-songwriter who's new in town to find a way into the Madison music scene. Just ask Anna Vogelzang. >More
 Madison spring 2010 concert therapy

Throughout it all, music is there to comfort, inspire and rock you to the core. Check out these upcoming shows and you'll see what I mean. >More
 Madison Music Scene & Heard: Haiti benefits, live tunes on State Street and Up North

Like much of the rest of the world Madison is rallying to gather financial support for Haiti, as the country continues to try and recover from the Jan. 12 earthquake. Here's a roundup of upcoming music events working toward that goal that have been announced as of this morning. >More
 Aaron Williams' rock riffs power the bluesy Hoodoo

Since he formed the blues-rock outfit Aaron Williams & the Hoodoo in 2007, Aaron Williams has emerged as one of Madison's hardest-working musicians. He plays more than 180 shows a year. He describes himself as a self-employed traveling musician, not a recording artist. >More
 Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra returns in 2010 with 20th-century works

The Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra begins the new year with the perfect cold-weather concert, Friday in Overture Center's Capitol Theater. "Concerto for String Orchestra" by Grazyna Bacewicz jumpstarts 2010 with fiery energy. Then Joaquín Rodrigo's "Concierto Andaluz" transports us to sunny Spain, and "Variaciones Concertantes," Alberto Ginastera's masterpiece in 12 movements, explores Argentina from its great wide plains to the urban glitter of Buenos Aires. >More
 Madison Music Scene & Heard: Kids' Day at the High Noon, Jazz at Five applications

Children's entertainer and musician David Landau is presenting the annual "Kids Day at the High Noon" for a fifth year on Saturday, Jan. 23 >More
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