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Atwood Summerfest: bigger & better

It's time once again for Atwood Summerfest, and this year it's bigger and better than ever!

It's now a two-day festival, with entertainment on Saturday and Sunday, July 28th and 29th.

The fest is a benefit for the Goodman Community Center (formerly known as the Atwood Community Center).

Most of the musical entertainment still happens on Saturday, with music on two stages. New this year: an Eclectic Stage with performances on Sunday.

The event happens on Atwood Avenue..from the Barrymore to Schenck's Corners, with icy cold beverages, ethnic food, cool stuff for sale, and more.

MUSIC LINEUP

Saturday, July 28
Harmony Bar & Capital Brewery Present

BLUES STAGE
2:00 pm Count this Penny (Appalachian Pop)
3:10 pm Josh Harty (Country Blues)
4:20 pm The Midwesterners (Roots Rock, Americana)
5:30 pm Cashbox Kings (Classic Chicago Blues)
6:40 pm The People Brothers Band (Dance-able Rhythm and Soul)
7:50 pm The Rousers (Americana, Roots Rock)
Saturday, July 28
Maximum Ink & Ale Asylum Present

ROCK STAGE
2:00 pm The Mighty Groove Masheen (Funky, Bluesy, Jazzy, Fun)
3:05 pm Phox (Like Adele meets the Beatles)
4:10 pm Altered Five (Classic songs put to funky jazz/blues)
5:30 pm Anna Wang and the Oh Boys (Fun, Sassy, Sexy, Rock N'Roll)
7:00 pm V05 (Classic 70's 9-piece disco band)
Sunday, July 29
Maximum Ink / Ale Asylum Present

ECLECTIC STAGE
2:00 pm Reptile Palace Orchestra (Balkan Lounge Music)
3:20 pm Mad Polecats (Alternative Bluegrass Rock)
4:40 pm God's Outlaw (Old-fashioned alt-country, Johnny Cash & more)
6:00 pm Hewn (Alternative Roots, Americana with a rock feel)



 

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Vive La Fete!
Another year..and another great lineup of entertainment at La Fete De Marquette!

The Wil-Mar Neighborhood Association is putting on a great party (and fundraiser) this weekend in Madison. The free entertainment is almost mind-boggling, with Sonny Landreth and Marcia Ball on Friday, eclectic French music and the Iguanas on Saturday, and more free music Sunday,  with Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk wrapping it all up on Sunday night.

Le Fete is truly a great neighborhood festival, with excellent craft beer and wine, delicious ethnic foods, and top notch live music. Here's a great insentive for you to get there early on Friday...it's happy hour with all beer, wine and soda just $2, plus free hors d’oeuvres, prepared by Fete de Marquette food vendors. Happy  Hour goes from 4:30 to 6:30, and it's hosted by Triple M's very own Jonathan & Kitty!

Click here to see the complete entertainment lineup. 

La Fete De Marquette
Where:
Corner of East Washington at Dickinson
When: Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
What: Music, food and fun with w French/Cajun Theme
What to bring: Some sunscreen and your dancing shoes; no food or beverage carry-ins


Pictured above: Sonny Landreth at La Fete De Marquette, 2010. Photo by Kitty Dunn.
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