Kitty Dunn Blogs

Childish Gambino: Singer, Rapper, Actor, Comedian

Childish Gambino is a well-rounded entertainer, who is now focussing on his music career, and will be headlining the Governors Ball Music Festival in New York City, along with other great acts including Lorde, Phoenix, Bleachers, Judah & The Lion, Cage the Elephant and more. Register to win a... Read More

MAMA Awards Final Round Voting Continues

There's still time to cast your ballot for the Madison Area Music Awards! Plus, don't forget to get tickets for the Wurst Times Fest May 27 and the awards ceremonies at the Overture Center June 18th. Proceeds help local music programs and help get instruments into kids' hands. More info here... Read More

Wisconsin ripped off on "Most Fun States" List

How fun is Wisconsin? Well if you believe a website called wallethub.com , we're the 21st Most Fun State in the country. The study does give us pretty high marks (#7) for "Nightlife," probably due to access to bars (we have a lot of them), and the price of beer and cocktails (you can almost always... Read More

Craft Beer Week: Kitty's Picks

It's the most beer-ti-ful time of the year! Craft Beer Week is upon us, with bars, liquor stores, restaurants and more celebrating the hoppy and not-so-hoppy stuff. Here's my list of Craft Beer Week picks. I'm getting thirsty already. Napalm Bunny Release , Friday April 28th from 5pm-8pm at... Read More

Kitty's Picks For Record Store Day

Record Store Day is this Saturday April 22nd. It's a celebration of local, independent record stores, with record companies big and small issuing special releases in honor of the occasion. Here are some of my picks. The Beatles Strawberry Fields Forever/Hello Goodbye This 45 is being re-released in... Read More

Summerfest Side Stages 2017

Summerfest has released a list of some of the ground stage performers we'll get to see this June and July, and it's got a little something for everybody. Here are some of my picks! (Performance times and specific stage assignments will be announced later.) WEDNESDAY JUNE 28 Moody Blues Spin Doctors... Read More

Kitty's Night With Chuck Berry

In the summer of 2005, my boyfriend Mike heard a snippet of a TV commercial--that the legendary Chuck Berry and Little Richard were going to be playing a show at Ho-Chunk Casino in Baraboo. He yelled from downstairs "Get tickets now!!" We had both seen Little Richard before, but thought if were... Read More

You Could Own a George Harrison Turntable! Fab!

George Harrison would have turned 74 this month, and in honor of that, his estate is re-releasing all George's solo albums on 180-gram vinyl. You can also buy a special limited edition George Harrison turntable. It will cost you, but superfans won't mind because sales are limited to just 2500... Read More

7 Things You Didn't Know About Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran, whose new album comes out in March, has certainly accomplished a lot for someone who's only 25 years old. But here are some things you may not know about the British singer-songwriter. 1. He's a multi-instrumentalist. Sheeran can play guitar, bass, drums, cello and piano. 2. He names... Read More