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Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

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Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby CommieWithAGun » Sun Jul 03, 2011 7:48 am

What local bands draw the largest crowds to their shows?
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby Marvell » Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:56 am

Unibummer.

Unfortunately, the crowds are usually carrying torches and rope.
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby CommieWithAGun » Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:16 pm

ok now that we got the Kindergarten humor out the way...seriously which local bands have the biggest draws in Madison?
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby Ducatista » Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:54 pm

What do you mean, got it out of the way? The kindergarten humor is the point.
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby Michael Patrick » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:07 pm

I'd like to know which band has the quickest draw, now that we have concealed carry and all...
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby Walter » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:22 pm

I've been carrying concealed to shows for years, which is why my favorite local bands don't dare to suck.
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby CommieWithAGun » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:01 pm

Does anyone have an opinion on my original question or is it just going to be lame jokes?
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby Henry Vilas » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:25 pm

You first. In your opinions which local bands have the biggest draw?

Does Garbage count? Or is that a lame joke?
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby HeyZeus » Sun Jul 03, 2011 4:24 pm

The downtown crowd will probably complain, but it's the cover bands that play the outlying areas.

Super Tuesday, Lube and Madison County are the Madison bands the pull the most people over an evening. I'm sure there are a few others.

Strange enough, Milwaukee bands find Madison to be a stronger market than their hometown. Love Monkeys and Cherry Pie play here often.

When it comes to bands that play originals AND pack the clubs, Phat Phunktion is the only one that comes to mind.
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby CommieWithAGun » Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:54 pm

HeyZeus wrote:The downtown crowd will probably complain, but it's the cover bands that play the outlying areas.

When it comes to bands that play originals AND pack the clubs, Phat Phunktion is the only one that comes to mind.


Thank you HeyZeus.

How often does Phat Phunktion play and what style of music do they do?

What are some other bands that have a large following that play original material?
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby meowzamusic » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:27 pm

The Hometown Sweethearts draw pretty well, though Nate doesn't actually live in Madison anymore. But CB and Scott are still residents, so does that count?
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby defactobrigade » Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:10 pm

Walter wrote:I've been carrying concealed to shows for years, which is why my favorite local bands don't dare to suck.

shit!
I'm watching out next time!
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby defactobrigade » Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:10 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:You first. In your opinions which local bands have the biggest draw?

Does Garbage count? Or is that a lame joke?

BEST!
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby Jou » Tue Jul 05, 2011 6:15 pm

Local Bands with the Biggest Draw


show you mine if you show me yours...
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Re: Local Bands with the Biggest Draw

Postby swoon_queen » Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:53 pm

no offense, CommieWithAGun, but with zero context this thread seems like a lazy way to put together a successful show. Most bands with a good following in Madison draw significantly better based on where they're playing- I don't think it's simple to pin down the ones with the "biggest draw" bar none. What's your angle here? Frame it up a bit and I'll bite.
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