13 interesting events this week
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An Evening with Fran Lebowitz
Tuesday | Overture Center | 7:30 p.m. | $25+
Noted humorist and essayist Fran Lebowitz brings her uniquely interactive show to Madison. Read more in the Cap Times.
Wednesday | 7 p.m. | Shamrock Bar | $5
Five rounds of bingo hosted by the Cynthia Mooseknuckle.
Morning Train: A Tribute to John Prine
Wednesday | Show at 7 p.m. | The Bur Oak | $20
A night of music dedicated to folk legend John Prine (RIP).
Best of the Midwest Comedy Showcase
Thursday | 7:30 p.m. | Comedy on State | $5+
Selection of both established and promising up-and-coming local and regional comics.
Thursday | 9 p.m. | The Majestic | $17+
It's exactly what it sounds like.
Aaron Brenton’s Shutter Step, Yin Waster, Hannah Edlén 🟠
Friday | Show at 9 p.m. | Dark Horse ArtBar | $8
Combined, this is one of the more eclectic and varied three-band bills that will be on offer throughout the week, swinging an impressive gamut of styles. Read more from Tone Madison →
Bereft, Aseethe, Corridoré, The American Dead, PV, Whisky Pig 🟠
Saturday | Show at 5 p.m. | BarleyPop Live | $5-10
Bereft's final show honors the life of co-founder Alex Linden. Read more from Tone Madison →
Fall Gospel Fest
Saturday | 6:30 p.m. | Overture Center | $28+
This annual event brings award-winning artists to Madison to perform both traditional and contemporary gospel music.
Homie Fest II 🟠
Saturday | 1-11 p.m. | The Rigby | $20
Fourteen exciting emo or emo-adjacent bands in one day at $20 is a bargain that's reflective of the genre's storied DIY upbringing. Read more from Tone Madison →
Case Kämäräinen 🟠
Saturday | 7 p.m. | Café Coda | $20
Split between the U.S., Finland, and Poland, Case Kämäräinen‘s international dynamic pays off in the quartet’s versatility. Read more from Tone Madison →
Winter Art Fair Off the Square
Saturday and Sunday | Monona Terrace | $5 admission, kids under 12 free
135+ Wisconsin exhibitors with a selection of pottery, paintings, fiber, glass art, wood, photography, jewelry, graphics, sculpture and more.
Sunday | 7 a.m. | $75+
Races start and finish on Madison's Capitol Square and run through several iconic areas of the city.
The Fab Four Beatles Tribute
Sunday | 6 p.m. | The Barrymore | $32
Oooooh they even do a few costume changes.
📡 On our radar...
- Nonprofit Night Out & Volunteer Fair on Nov. 14
- Brigitte Fielder: I’ll Fly Away - Birds and the Enslaved in Flight in Audubon’s World on Nov. 15
- Madison Gem & Mineral Show on Nov. 19 and 20
- DJ Pauly D on Nov. 18
- Brew Lights on Dec. 1
🍂 Fall fun
- 10 Spots for Fall Colors in Madison (Destination Madison)
- 9 fall drink specials to warm you up in the Madison area (Madison Magazine)
- Fall Farms, Pumpkin Patches & Orchards (Madison Mom)
- Mr. Autumn Man Walking Down Street With Cup Of Coffee, Wearing Sweater Over Plaid Collared Shirt (The Onion)
- Madison-area farmers stands, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and more (Madison Magazine)
- Take a fall drive: 8 day trip adventures (Madison Magazine)