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Live on King Street Kicks Off This Week

07/16/14

Live on King Street Kicks Off This Week

Go see tUnE-yArDs for free this Friday!

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Madison Winners Announced for 2014 BandSwap

07/15/14

Madison Winners Announced for 2014 BandSwap

One local band will travel to Fort Collins in the fall and four bands will have a CD-release party here in Madison

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Make Music Madison: It’s About Community

06/18/14

Make Music Madison: It’s About Community

The second annual citywide, daylong festival is this Saturday

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Yahara Music Library Brings Local Music to the Digital Space

05/30/14

Yahara Music Library Brings Local Music to the Digital Space

The now-live Madison Public Library/Murfie initiative makes local music available digitally while still compensating the artists

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Teenage Band Modern Mod Releases Strong Debut Album 'Tunnels'

05/28/14

Teenage Band Modern Mod Releases Strong Debut Album 'Tunnels'

The ambitious quintet's hard work pays off

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New Strollin' Jazz Fest Coming to Schenk's Corners This Friday

05/21/14

New Strollin' Jazz Fest Coming to Schenk's Corners This Friday

Strollin' Schenk's Corners will bring ten jazz acts to the near-east side Friday night

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Local Music, and Now Comedy, at Wurst Times Festival This Saturday

05/21/14

Local Music, and Now Comedy, at Wurst Times Festival This Saturday

The Brat Fest alternative takes place at the High Noon, Brass Ring and Brink Lounge this Saturday

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And the Winner of Project M Is...

05/19/14

And the Winner of Project M Is...

Which local singer/songwriter won the competition this year?

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PHOX Takes Home Artist of the Year WAMI

04/30/14

PHOX Takes Home Artist of the Year WAMI

The Baraboo band will release its debut album in June

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MAMA Fundraisers Winding Down En Route to Annual Madison Area Music Awards

04/29/14

MAMA Fundraisers Winding Down En Route to Annual Madison Area Music Awards

Online voting for the awards goes until May 16

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About This Blog

Rick Tvedt has been a performing musician since the age of eight and had regional success with local band The And. He has also been a solo performer and was a member of the Sled Dogs. He launched the monthly local music newspaper Rick’s Café in January of 2003, which is now publishing online as Local Sounds Magazine. That same year he founded the Madison Area Music Association, a charitable organization that raises money to fund music programs for kids and provides musical instruments. The MAMAs also produce the annual Madison Area Music Awards.

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