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August 2013

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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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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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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