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[Shows this Week] July 12 - July 18

7/12 Mat Kearney w/ Jane Carrey Majestic Theatre, 8:30pm, more info
Folk Acoustic Pop
Singer-songwriter Mat Kearney will arrive in Madison to showcase his talent at this intimate acoustic show at the Majestic Theatre.  Kerney is originally from Eugene, Oregon but has based his music career out of Nashville, Tenneessee where his band lost much of their equipment due to the flooding in the Nashville area this spring.  Kearney is most well known for his work on his 2006 release Nothing Left to Lose as well as his more recent 2009 album City of Black and White.
7/12 Marques Bovre and SoDang Yang Crystal Corner Bar, 10pm, more info
Americana Folk Rock
Madison local Americana and folk rockers Marques Bovre and SoDang Yang will be playing the Crystal Corner Bar on Williamson Street.  Marques Bovre and SoDang Yang are a 5-piece band who have a catalog of original music as well as the ability to play covers all night long.
7/13 Tuesday Night Grill Out with Heather Maywood Whole Foods (Madison), 4pm, more info
Folk Pop Rock
Come check out Project M's own Heather Maywood as she plays Tuesday Night Grill Out at Whole Foods in Madison. Time to pull out the grill and celebrate warm weather, good friends and great food!  Join Whole Foods Market Madison each Tuesday night from 4:00-8:00 p.m. for a scrumptious menu from the grill (veggie alternatives too!). This month’s grilling activities include fun fundraisers, delicious local grub and outstanding live music. Pair that with friends, blue skies, and a few games…and we’ve got your Tuesday nights covered!
7/14 Liars w/ John Wiese High Noon Saloon, 9pm, 18+, more info
Indie Rock
Liars write music that is surprisingly formulated after the beats are laid down on the drum machine -- exhibiting fundamental elements of punk rock. Synthetic keypads, vocal modulation, and interspersed prearranged compositions, mixed with their guitar-bass-drums equation, create angular yet melodic songs. Liars are reminiscent of U.K. groups that embraced dance music during the late '70s/early '80s (A Certain Ratio, Gang of Four, the Slits) -- bands that are all known for insidiously adding danceable rhythms to punk.  For tickets, head over to True Endeavors!
7/14 Earl Foss and the Brown Derby Crystal Corner Bar, 10pm, more info
Country Rock
Earl Foss and the Brown Derby are a country band based out of Madison Wisconsin. The band is a traditional country band that play their own music as well as a cover here and there. The current members of the Brown Derby are: Earl Foss, Andrew Harrison, Nick Brown, and Kyle Motor.  Earl Foss and the Brown Derby stay true to their country roots and are sure to maintain their country style in all they do.
7/15 Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo Brink Lounge, 9pm, more info
Blues Rock
Don't miss your chance to see the 2010 winner of Madison Area Music Awards Artist of the Year!  Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo are back and performing at the Brink Lounge for the Madison faithful.  Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo bring a big beat and a smooth blues guitar when they rock local Madison clubs and bars.  Also, be sure to snag a copy of the bands new album "It Ain't Easy."
7/16 Todd Snider w/ Samantha Crain High Noon Saloon, 9:30pm, 21+, more info
Southern Acoustic Rock
Todd Snider's roots trace back to Portland, Ore., his music recalls headstrong Southern styles from Austin, Houston and Atlanta. With more than 10 albums under his belt, Snider continues to exude wit and optimism.  Don't miss this chance to see Todd Snider in Madison and pick up some tickets through True Edeavors!
7/16 Salt Creek Capital Brewery, 6pm, more info
Bluegrass/Rock
Local bluegrass rockers Salt Creek will bring their sound to the  Capital Brewery Garden for a special performance.  As some guy in Milwaukee said, "It's like all my favorite bands and music rolled inton one!"  Be sure to head to Middleton to check out Salt Creek jam as well as enjoy a refreshing brew from Capital Brewery.  Sounds like a beautiful Friday evening!
7/16 Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons w/ Daniel and the Lion Wisconsin Union Terrace, 9pm, more info
Indie Rock
Cory Chisel visits the Union to play a show with his band the Wandering Sons.  Cory Chisel is a singer and guitarist from Appleton, Wisconsin who recently won the 2010 Wisconsin Area Music Industry award for Artist of the Year. Daniel and the Lion is an indie rock band from Baraboo, WI.  leading the band is recent Project M champion Jimmie Linville.  Linville along with Daniel Pingrey on piano will arrive at the Union to open for Cory Chisel while showcasing great Wisconsin grown music.  This is a must not miss show at the beautifully scenic Union terrace.  Enjoy some Wisconsin beer, a Wisconsin lake sunset, and some wonderful Wisconsin music.
7/17 Southern Culture on the Skids High Noon Saloon, 10pm, 21+, more info
Alternative Rock
True to their name, North Carolina's Southern Culture on the Skids offers an affectionate parody of local white-trash trailer-park culture, matching their skewed outlook with a wild, careening brand of rock & roll. SCOTS' music is a quintessentially Southern-fried amalgam of rockabilly, boogie, country, blues, swamp pop, and chitlin circuit R&B, plus a liberal dose of California surf guitar, a hint of punk attitude, and the occasional mariachi horns. Following an early incarnation as a relatively straightforward roots rock outfit, they morphed into a raucous, sleazy, tongue-in-cheek party band obsessed with sex and food; in fact, fried chicken became a crucial part of their live performances, whether it was used in eating contests or tossed into the audience. Southern Culture may play chiefly to an underground rock audience, but their gonzo tributes to the South aren't as smug as some of their peers working similar territory, since the band has genuine roots in the area.  For tickets, head to True Endeavors!
7/17 John Hiatt & the Combo Barrymore Theatre, 8pm, more info
Americana Folk Rock
Americana  legend John Hiatt will be in Madison Saturday night to grace Wisconsin with his folky rock goodness.  John Hiatt will be joined by his supporting band the Combo for this highly anticipated show.  Hiatt released his album Same Old Man in 2008 and will be releasing an album, The Open Road, later in 2010.  Don't miss you chance to see  John Hiatt in Madison this Saturday!


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