Erik Brandt and the Urban Hillbilly Quartet w/ BanJovi

October 14, 2017

“These concrete jungle hayseeds from the wind-whipped plains of St. Paul are fervent eclectics, liable to wander into funk, Arabic, or Irish music at the drop of a hi-hat.

The Madtown Poetry Open Mic w/ featured reader Susanna Lang

October 6, 2017

Susanna Lang’s most recent collection of poems, Travel Notes from the River Styx, was released in June 2017 by Terrapin Books.

Hawaiian Music of the Golden Age 78 RPM record presentation featuring Mal-O-Dua

May 20, 2017

Between 1915 and 1925 more Hawaiian records were sold than any other genre of music!

Grand Re-opening w/ Ladyscissors

May 6, 2017

This will be the grand re-opening party to celebrate Mother Fool's recovery from their car crash last fall.

Auralei w/ Paul Fonfara (Painted Saints)

February 18, 2017

With Stephanie Tschech providing a foundation of cello and voice, complemented by mulit-instrumentalist Nate Lehner, <b>Auralai</b> combines the best of classical beauty with pop-esque... [more]

Art Reception - Clairanne Godfrey

January 15, 2017

Come meet January's featured artist.

6 - 8 pm.

Free and open to the public.

Reecy Pontiff

December 3, 2016

Reecy Pontiff's southern-fried vaudeville sound began while performing smutty songs in New Orleans burlesque shows in 2009.

Madtown Poetry Open Mic w/ Featured Reader, Kevin Ducey

December 2, 2016

Kevin Ducey’s poems and translations have appeared or are forthcoming in Crazyhorse, Zoland, Circumference, Hotel Amerika, & etc.

Freedom Night [open mic] with host, Angelica Engel

November 26, 2016

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” - Audre Lorde

Art reception for Jesse Pfammatter

November 20, 2016

Come meet November's featured artist, Jesse Pfammatter.

7 - 9 pm

Free and open to the public.

Taylor Rushing

November 19, 2016

Taylor Rushing has been collecting and exploring the incredibly vast catalogue of American Vernacular Music since a young age.

Ken Lonnquist and Dave Adler

November 18, 2016

Ken Lonnquist began writing songs at seven, took up the guitar at twelve, and has performed professionally since his college days at UW-Madison.

Troy Petty w/ Dana Perry

November 12, 2016

"Through stories of survival, escape, redemption and regret, tunesmith Troy Petty pens lyrics that sting as well as soothe atop a flawless mix of Indie and polished alternative pop." - Fo

Dan Phelps

November 11, 2016

Illinois native Dan Phelps has been playing his unique style of blues and roots music for over 30 years. He has played all over the US as well as several tours to the UK, Ireland, and Europe.

James the Magician

November 5, 2016

James the Magician has been performing magic for 30 years (since the age of 5). He has performed his comedic style of magic for all sizes of audiences doing close-up, parlor and stage magic.