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  • Musikfest's Americplatz to move, but lineup still has many favorites

     
    The stage that has traditionally been Musikfest’s second-largest, Americaplatz, is moving this year, but many of its shows will be the same, according to a partial list of acts at its free stages that Musikfest has released. Americanplatz will move....
  • "Factual" email isn't

     
    Over the last couple of months, several people have forwarded me the following e-mail. It’s liberally dotted with terrible flood photos to illustrate the havoc, a few of which I’ll reproduce here. Two standards? After Katrina, the media blamed...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    1. U2 Philadelphia has been waiting to see U2 play its 360° Tour for more than a year and a half, since it first was announced in early 2010. Originally scheduled for last July, the show — as well as......
  • Musikfest Cafe finally has its first sellout

     
    Two and a half months after opening, Musikfest Café finally has its first sellout. moe. Jam band moe. had a crowd of 1,005 for its Sunday show, both ArtsQuest Vice President of Performing Arts Patrick Brogan and its Vice President......
  • Court Yard Hounds avert disaster at Canadian fest; will play at SteelStacks tonight

     
    Country duo Court Yard Hounds, who are scheduled to play Musikfest Café at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks tonight, averted disaster when they were the last band to complete a set before the main stage at Ottawa Bluesfest collapsed Sunday......
  • The Damnwells to replace injured Gavin DeGraw on Train show at Musikfest

     
    Indie rockers the Damnwells will replace injured Gavin DeGraw as the supporting act for Train’s headlining concert at Musikfest’s main Steel Stage on Sunday, Musikfest has announced. The Damnwells Piano rocker DeGraw, who has opened for Train'...
  • Hank Williams Jr. and the Dixie Chicks

     
    Hank Williams Jr. and the Dixie Chicks have more in common than country music. Both were exercising their right to say what they want, and both faced consequences of making off-the-cuff remarks about presidents. Native Texan Natalie Maines of the Dixie...
  • Book review: '33 Revolutions Per Minute' by Dorian Lynskey

    Book review: '33 Revolutions Per Minute' by Dorian Lynskey
    "You say you want a revolution," John Lennon sang in 1968. "Well, you know, we all want to change the world." If not all of us, at least plenty of pop stars have, as Dorian Lynskey illustrates in his mammoth "33 Revolutions Per Minute." Starting with...
  • Monday, January 24, 2011

    5 a.m. Hit The Road Jack by Ray Charles Where It's At by Beck Proud Mary by Creedence Clearwater Revival Use Somebody by Kings Of Leon Under Pressure by Queen Paranoid Android by Radiohead Roxanne by The Police Billie Jean by Michael Jackson  6 a....
  • Friday, February 18, 2011

    4:30 a.m. Fly Like An Eagle by Seal What's Up by 4 Non Blondes There Goes The Fear by Doves 5 a.m. My Time by Minus The Bear Soft Shock by Yeah Yeah Yeahs Don't Bring Me Down by Electric Light Orchestra Let It Whip by Dazz Band 6 a.m. Cheap...
  • 10 things you might not know about made-up words

    10 things you might not know about made-up words
    This month, the Oxford American Dictionary declared that the "word of the year" for 2010 was Sarah Palin's "refudiate," an apparent combination of refute and repudiate. Such made-up words, also known as neologisms, seem increasingly popular in the...
  • Madison native Nicole Frechette cuts a record in Music City

    Madison native Nicole Frechette cuts a record in Music City
    Nicole Frechette was sitting on her porch in Nashville fixing lunch when the Advocate called. It's a few days before the Madison native is heading into the studio to put the finishing touches on her album, Listen Here, due out on June 4, partially paid...