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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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Stoughton Opera House Announces 2013-2014 Calendar

08/22/13

Stoughton Opera House Announces 2013-2014 Calendar

Numerous Local Acts Featured

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Madison Will Participate in BandSwap

08/09/13

Madison Will Participate in BandSwap

Sexy Ester to Represent

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A Welcome Blast from the Past

07/19/13

A Welcome Blast from the Past

Spooner Releases Digital Download of 1991 Union Terrace Gig

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New Paradigm Fuels Local Releases

07/17/13

New Paradigm Fuels Local Releases

Crowdfunding Provides Stop-Gap for Recording Artists

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PHOX Will Play Europe This Summer

07/12/13

PHOX Will Play Europe This Summer

The band's next Madison gig is September 20

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Inspiring and Exciting 10th Annual Madison Area Music Awards

07/09/13

Inspiring and Exciting 10th Annual Madison Area Music Awards

The show included some unforgettable performances and awards and tributes to Paulie Heenan and Marques Bovre

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TANI DIAKITE AND THE AFROFUNKSTARS - Dalonkan

06/20/13

TANI DIAKITE AND THE AFROFUNKSTARS - Dalonkan

One of Madison's most unique artists

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Madison Area Music Awards Celebrate in Style This Sunday

06/18/13

Madison Area Music Awards Celebrate in Style This Sunday

10th Anniversary for Local Nonprofit

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GABE BURDULIS – The Land of Make Believe

06/14/13

GABE BURDULIS – The Land of Make Believe

17-year-old scores big on solo effort

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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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