Kitty Dunn Blogs

Worst Summer Songs

Summer's here and the time is right... for having a conversation about summer songs. There are several ways to approach this topic. I could list the BEST summer songs (in my opinion) but it would probably be the same songs everybody else mentions when they talk about summer songs. I could reflect... Read More

MAMAs: All The Winners

Congratulations to all the musicians who went home with awards from this year's MAMAs, held at Capitol Theater inside the Overture Center. We were excited to see the names of many Project M alums on the winners' list, including Eric Kjelland and his band The Mascot Theory, which was picked as... Read More

7 Things You Didn't Know About Paul McCartney

We still love him when he's 75! The name Paul McCartney has been pretty much a household word for five decades. We all know he's "the cute Beatle," and that he was in a band before Wings, and that one of his wives turned out to be a b^%*#. But I bet you didn't know all of these fun facts about Sir... Read More

Yoko Was a Dreamer Too

It's pretty cool when your late husband's song is named Song of the Century by the National Musical Publishers Association. But the day got even better for Yoko Ono, when the group announced that she will now get co-writer credit for the song "Imagine" along with John Lennon. Yoko's son, Sean... Read More

Batman Memories

When we learned this weekend that TV's original Batman, Adam West, had died, a little bit our childhoods died as well. When I was a kid in the 1960s, it almost seemed like Batman was a part of my family. That's because he was! My little brother was pretty sure he WAS Batman for the first couple... Read More

MAMA Awards This Sunday

The Madison Area Music Association will honor and showcase area musicians of all ages and genres in the 2017 MAMA Awards Show this Sunday, June 18th, in the Capitol Theater at the Overture Center. Madison's version of the Grammys will kick off at 5pm with a Red Carpet celebration where musicians... Read More

Chuck's Final Album

When Chuck Berry passed away earlier this year at the age of 90, a lot of folks were probably surprised to learn that he had a new album coming out in June. While he toured up until 2014, he hadn't released an album of new material since 1979. The record, called simply "Chuck," comes out June 9th... Read More

5 Things You Didn't Know About U2's Joshua Tree

U2 is on tour celebrating the 30th anniversary of their breakthrough album, the Joshua Tree. The tour includes a stop at Chicago's Soldier Field on Saturday, June 3rd and Sunday June 4th. Here are some facts about the 1987 album that you may not have known. 1. U2 wanted the album to symbolize the... Read More

The Old Blues Soul of Gregg Allman

Gregg Allman was not just an amazing singer and keyboard player, he could write blues songs that sounded like they were written by an old blues guy, like Elmore James, Muddy Waters or Robert Johnson. Was it early tragedy that gave Gregg a blues soul? His father was murdered by a hitchhiker when... Read More

8 Things You Didn't Know about Bob Dylan

The man who has been called the Spokesman for a generation turns 76 this week. For more than five decades Dylan has been entertaining us, making us think, and often making us raise our eyebrows and say "What the heck?" Here are a few things you may have not known about this rock star poet.,... Read More