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30 Years of Cheatin' and Drinkin'

When I moved to Madison in 1989, the Rousers were one of the first bands I saw, and I immediately fell in love with them!

This Saturday they are celebrating their 30th year as a band with what I'm sure will be a wild night at the Barrymore Theatre, my favorite Madison music venue.

I've never seen the Rousers at the Barrymore--so I'm really looking forward to it. I've seen them too many times to count--at the Crystal Corner Bar (where I saw them first), Luther's Blues, the Majestic Theatre, Witz End in Stevens Point, and at countless festivals. I remember one Willy Street Fair when they were doing their set and a train blew by on the tracks right behind them. They immediately broke into "Runaway Train."  Epic!

The musicians are all great---Frank is a crazy wild frontman, and the choice of songs (covers and originals) keeps your toes a tapping (hell, you might even get up and dance!) 

And for some reason, beer tastes better when you're watching the Rousers.

Hope to see you Saturday night at the Barrymore! (Ticket info here.)

 


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05/15/2014 10:04AM
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