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Madison Area’s Biggest Star Returns

10/21/13

Madison Area’s Biggest Star Returns

Skylar Grey to make Majestic Theatre appearance November 10

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Overture Center’s MadCity Sessions Kicks Off New Season

10/11/13

Overture Center’s MadCity Sessions Kicks Off New Season

The sessions run now through May and are free and open to the public

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Bubble Music Festival Set to Kick Off Thursday

10/02/13

Bubble Music Festival Set to Kick Off Thursday

The inaugural music fest celebrates local music at various downtown venues

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New Compilation CD Benefits Alzheimer’s Association

09/29/13

New Compilation CD Benefits Alzheimer’s Association

Eleven Local Artists Featured on Smilin’ On

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Common Anomaly Represents Fort Collins at First Annual BandSwap Event

09/24/13

Common Anomaly Represents Fort Collins at First Annual BandSwap Event

Sexy Ester and Sky Road Fly Lend Madison Support

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SUNSPOT’S 6-in-1 Tour Covers the Midwest in Just One Day

09/16/13

SUNSPOT’S 6-in-1 Tour Covers the Midwest in Just One Day

Six Stops in Six States in One Day on September 21

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Sun Prairie Blues Festival is This Saturday

09/12/13

Sun Prairie Blues Festival is This Saturday

All-Star Lineup Highlights Local Talent

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Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest Celebrates 11 Years

08/30/13

Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest Celebrates 11 Years

Festival Takes Place September 13-14

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Local Artists Teaming Up with Some Big Names

08/26/13

Local Artists Teaming Up with Some Big Names

Four acts rubbing shoulders this fall

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Greater Madison Jazz Consortium Receives $60,000 Grant

08/26/13

Greater Madison Jazz Consortium Receives $60,000 Grant

Money Will Fund Jazz Initiatives in the City

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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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