Live and Virtual Blues Alert

 

Live and Virtual Blues Alert 

While we do our best to provide accurate information, please check with the venue for the most up-to-date information. We recommend checking YouTube and Facebook for videos of any bands you’re unfamiliar with so that you can make informed choices. After all, music is a personal thing!

We invite you to share shows you learn about as well. That way we’ll have a one-stop shop for live blues music.  Bands ands venue operators:  Please Email calendarsubmit@madisonbluessociety.org to submit gigs. 

Please note: we only promote Blues Music on this site. 

NOTE: We are trying to update this as best we can.  PLEASE check with venues and bands for the the most updated info and use your best judgment. It’s hard to get confirmation from small business owners who are trying to  revive their businesses and musicians trying to book gigs. Thanks for your patience. 


SAVE THE DATE!

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
End of Summer Blues Party
Hosted by the Madison Blues Society
East Side Club, Madison
Music starts at noon and goes until 6:00 pm.

Too Sick Charlie,  The Blues Disciples, Howard Luedtke and Blue Max


THURSDAY,  MAY 12
Blues Jam – James Earl Tate and the 008 Band
Red Rooster, Madison
Musician  sign up at 7, Jam starts at 8

THURSDAY, MAY  19
Blues Jam – Andy Smith and Friends
Red Rooster, Madison
Musician  sign up at 7, Jam starts at 8

SATURDAY, MAY 21
The Incorruptibles & Mannish Boys
Red Rooster, Madison
6:00 PM

Wednesday, May 25      
Matt Andersen w/ Terra Lightfoot
Canadian Guitarist, Soul-Baring Songwriting Rooted In Blues   
Mineral Point Opera house, Mineral Point  
Doors open at 6:30 P.M. show at 7:00 P.M.

Lizzi Neal Band
Red Rooster, Madison
7:00 PM

THURSDAY, MAY 26
Blues Jam
Red Rooster, Madison
8 PM – 11:45 PM
(Musician Sign-ups start at 7 PM) 

FRIDAY, MAY 27

Big Wes Turner’s Trio
Tyranena Brewing Company, Lake Mills
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Tommy Bentz Band
Red Rooster, Madison
8:00 PM

SATURDAY, MAY 28
Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo
Fawn Creek Winery, Wisconsin Dells
3:30 PM

Birddog Blues Band
Toefflers Pub, New Glarus 
8:00PM to 11:00 PM

MONDAY, MAY 30
The Jimmys
East Side Club
1:00 PM

MONDAY, MAY 30
Paul Filipowicz with Dave Potter Jam
Grand Avenue Pub, Beloit 
6:00 PM 

THURSDAY, JUNE 2
Blues Jam
Red Rooster, Madison
8 PM – 11:45 PM
(Musician Sign-ups start at 7 PM) 

FRIDAY, JUNE 3
Reverend Raven & His Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys
Red Rooster, Madison
8:00PM

Johnny Chimes
Louisianne’s, Middleton
5:30PM to 7:30PM

SATURDAY, JUNE 4
Birddog Blues Band
Full Mile, Sun Prairie 
7:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8 
The Blues Party! 
Pape’s Fair Valley Inn, Sauk City
6:00 PM to 9: 00 PM 

Blythe Gamble
The Tasting Room, Monona


FRIDAY, JUNE 10
The Jimmys
Wisconsin Brewing Company, Verona
6-9pm

Johnny Chimes
Louisianne’s, Middleton
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Ryan McGrath Band 
Twisted Grounds, Madison
6:00 PM

SATURDAY, JUNE 11  
Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo
Tyranena Brewing Company, Lake Mills
6:00 PM

Jonny T-Bird & the MPs
Red Rooster, Madison
8:00 PM

SUNDAY, JUNE 12
Blues Jam hosted by the BA Blues Band 
Main Street Music, Brooklyn
2 to 5 PM

Al Dorn and Paul Filipowicz 
The Old Rock, Columbus
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Madtown Mannish Boys
The Lone Girl Brewing Company, Waunakee
7:00 PM

Kelsey Miles
East Side Club
5:30 PM

FRIDAY, JUNE 17

Stephen Hull
Red Rooster, Madison
8:00 PM

Northwoods Blues Festival
Chippewa Falls
 Harrison Street, Chris Beard, PM John Primer, The Bob’s of Blues (Bob Margolin, Bob Corritore and Bob Stroger, Side Stage: Jay Stulo Band

SATURDAY, JUNE 18
Ryan McGrath Band 
Tyranena Brewing Company, Lake Mills
6:00 PM

Northwoods Blues Festival
Chippewa Falls
Damon Fowler,  JP Soars and The Red Hots, Victor Wainwright and  the Train, Mike Zito
Side Stage: The Tommy Bentz Band

THURSDAY, JUNE 23
Ivy Ford
Tofflers Pub & Grill, New Glarus
8:00 PM

The Jimmys
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Fond du Lac
7 PM – 9 PM

FRIDAY, JUNE 24
The Blues Party! 
Chief’s Tavern, Madison 
7:00 PM 

SATURDAY, JUNE 25
New Glarus Blues, Brews and Food Truck Festival
Jay Stulo,  (more TBA)
Village Park, New Glarus
11 am to 8:00 PM

Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo
Fawn Creek Winery, Wisconsin Dells
3:30 PM

Full Mile, Sun Prairie
Ryan McGrath Band 
7:00 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 1
Birddog Blues Band
Wisconsin Brewing Company, Verona
6:00 PM

Johnny Chimes
Louisianne’s, Middleton
5:30PM to 7:30PM

SATURDAY, JULY 2
Rooster Fest 
Too Sick Charlie, Cathy Grier+ the Troublemakers,  Greg Koch,  Chris O’Leary, Mannish B0ys Pro Jam 
Red Rooster, Madison
11 am –  ?????

MONDAY, JULY 4
The Jimmys
Lake Leota Park, Evansville
1 PM – 4 PM

THURSDAY, JULY 7
Birddog Blues Band
The Lone Girl Brewing Company, Waunakee
7:00 PM

Alex Wilson
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Fond du Lac
7 PM – 9 PM

SATURDAY, JULY 9
Donna Herula Trio
North Street Cabaret
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

SUNDAY, JULY 10
Blues Jam hosted by the BA Blues Band 
Main Street Music, Brooklyn
1 to 6 PM

TUESDAY, JULY 12 
The Blues Party! 
Waunakee Village Park, Waunakee 
6:00 PM  – 8:00 PM

SATURDAY, JULY 23
Buddy Guy and  John  Hiatt featuring  the Goners with Sonny Landreth
Riverside Theater,  Milwaukee
8:00 PM

TUESDAY, JULY 26
Bonnie Raitt with special guest  Mavis Staples
Overture Center, Madison
7:30 PM

FRIDAY, JULY 29
Birddog Blues Band
Tyranena  Brewing Company, Lake Mills

Alpha Romeo
Wisconsin Brewing Company, Verona
6:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10
The Blues Party! 
Pape’s Fair Valley Inn, Sauk City
6:00 PM to 9: 00 PM 

AUGUST 12-13
Waukesha Rotary Blues Fest
Naga-Waukee Park
Delafield, Wisconsin

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14
Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo
Sunset Tavern, Fort Atkinson
1:00 PM

Blues Jam hosted by the BA Blues Band 
Main Street Music, Brooklyn
1 to 6 PM

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 19- 20
Mineral  Point Blues Fest
Mineral Point, WI
Jimmy Conway,  Birddog Blues Band,  The Jimmys, Saye Trio, John Primer & the Real Deal Blues Band (with Steve Bell) and more!
https://www.facebook.com/MineralPointBluesRootsFest/

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4
Cathy Grier + The Troublemakers
Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, Fond du Lac
7 PM – 9 PM

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27
Women of the Blues (Crossroads Blues Society)
Lyran Park, Rockford

THURSDAY,  SEPTEMBER 1
Madtown Mannish Boys
Eastside Club, Madison
5:30 PM

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
Birddog Blues Band
Wisconsin Brewing Company, Verona
6 PM – 9 PM

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10
Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo
Fawn Creek Winery, Wisconsin Dells, WI
3:30 PM

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Blues Jam hosted by the BA Blues Band 
Main Street Music, Brooklyn
1 to 6 PM

FRIDAY/SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16 and 17
Best Dam Blues Fest 
Theinsville,  WI 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 
Rascal Theory
Wisconsin Brewing Company, Verona
6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo
Tyranena Brewing Company, Lake Mills
6:00 PM

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18
End of Summer Blues Party hosted by Madison Blues Society 
East Side Club, Madison
Music starts at noon and goes until 6:00 pm.
Too Sick Charlie, The Blues Disciples, Howard Luedtke and Blue Max

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Brandon Santini
Lyran Park, Rockford
https://www.crossroadsbluessociety.com/

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 
Alpha Romeo
Wisconsin Brewing Company, Verona
6:00 PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22
Too Sick Charlie
Hop Garden,  Paoli

NOVEMBER  18  – 21 
Wisconsin Annual Blues Harmonica Festival 2022
Location TBA