Their aim was true

Drawing from a career that’s included everything from punk rock standards to eclectic collaboration, Elvis Costello & the Imposters delivered a spirited show that had the crowd seated in silent reverence as well as dancing in the aisles. more »

Jul 24, 2015 12:18 PM MUSIC

Bringing back the buzz

It’s tough being a “buzz band,” and few understand the experience better than Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. In 2005, their debut album garnered almost universal acclaim and won them fans as high up as David Bowie. Since then, a lot has changed. more »

Jul 22, 2015 5:20 PM MUSIC

Back on track

Eau Claire native Josh Scott has known Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon since sharing band members in the early 2000s. After years of illness, self-doubt and isolation, Scott has re-emerged with a new band, Aero Flynn, and new record, produced by Vernon. more »

Jul 17, 2015 11:44 AM MUSIC

World class

Years of writing, recording and touring have given singer/songwriter Natalie Prass some serious chops, and the time spent working to release her debut has instilled in her a resilience without seeming to affect her positive, enthusiastic personality. more »

Jul 16, 2015 3:01 PM MUSIC

Married...with music

Teresa Williams has a beautiful voice, and Larry Campbell has played guitar with Bob Dylan, Phil Lesh and Levon Helm. Twenty-seven years after their wedding, the couple have released their first album together and visit High Noon Saloon on July 17. more »

Jul 14, 2015 1:32 PM MUSIC

Dolores to amicably split

Psych-rock band Dolores is calling it quits as two members move away from Madison. Though they’d only been a band for a shade over a year, Dolores had built a solid reputation as an energetic live act. Their last Madison show is July 22 at High Noon. more »

Jul 13, 2015 6:00 PM MUSIC

A marvel at 13

Skylar Stecker is just 13, so it's a little scary to see her so polished, delighting about 700 fans at the Overture Center for the Arts Saturday night. But her voice is a marvel, and her audience of spellbound tweens and parents was spellbound. more »

Jul 12, 2015 12:00 PM MUSIC

Smoky standbys

Blitzen Trapper will undoubtedly showcase songs from their upcoming new album when they play High Noon Saloon on July 4, but the Portland, Ore.-based rock band has a solid slate of old favorites as well. more »

Jul 2, 2015 5:59 PM MUSIC


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