Tag Archives: punk

Manchester Orchestra/The Front Bottoms Review

Author: Owen Bacskai The main act portion of the Front Bottoms and Manchester Orchestra show at the Sylvee last Wednesday began somewhat unremarkably. After a fantastic, smoldering set from singer/songwriter Brother Bird and an intermission full of Clash and Pixies … Read More >

Masked Intruder Show Preview

Author: Joey Marz Wasting no time after their performance at The Fest in Gainesville, Florida this past weekend, Madison’s own Masked Intruder is taking the stage at High Noon Saloon this Wednesday, October 31st. The second-most famous punk band to … Read More >

Riot Fest 2018 Review

Author: Ben Farrell From the speaker-knocking performance from rap duo Run the Jewels, to the blood-soaked antics of veteran metal collective Gwar, Riotfest 2018 did anything but disappoint. Over three days, Chicago’s Douglas Park was filled with freaky festival goers. … Read More >

Riot Fest 2018 Preview

Author: Ben Farrell   This weekend, thousands of concert-goers will descend on Chicago summer’s last musical hurrah: Riot Fest. With acts ranging from the Front Bottoms to Blondie, this year’s riot fest lineup has something for just about any music … Read More >

Circus Fires Preview

  It’s not often that you feel like you’ve truly gotten in on the ground floor of a band’s fandom. To get a chance to see a band with great potential before they make it big (or at … Read More >

Vivian Girls Concert Rocks the Church on York

“Enter Into Dis Gates With Thanksgiving” is inscribed ornamentally onto a support beam above the stage at the Church on York. The crowd certainly adhered to those words when the Vivian Girls performed one of their final shows … Read More >

Meat Puppets Concert Review

Fall 2013 is shaping up to be one of the greatest seasons for the Madison music scene I’ve ever experienced. The Meat Puppets were show #2 in a long line of eclectic offerings I’ve got lined up this … Read More >