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APRIL 12, 2015

MADISON MUSIC COLLECTIVE 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!!!

Madison Music Collective, Mad Toast Live and WORT 89.9FM Present:

"Jazz on a Sunday" featuring pianist and MMC Founder

JOAN WILDMAN 

with bassist, JOE FONDA

DOORS 2:30 / CONCERT 3:00-4:30pm

MMC Invitational Jam & Silent Auction Fundraiser 4:30-6:30 

Tickets at www.thebrinklounge.com 

 

 


Tuesday
May032011

Episode 191 - Honest Monday

HONEST MONDAY is a unique collaboration of singer-songwriters--loose with a sense of solidarity, a fresh sound with an old soul. With a diverse diverse range of influences, the band seamlessly blends together to create a musically classic, yet raw original sound. String band swampy folk grooves laced with fun hooks and vocal harmonies.

honestmondayband.com

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Tuesday
May032011

Episode 190 - Corey Hart

Recently voted of Madison’s Songwriter of the Year, Corey Hart plays the music you wish you'd grown up to - an eclectic blend of folk, rock, and a little bit of soul.  Corey is joined by Ida Jo on the fiddle.  We are happy to have them back on the show!

coreyhartmusic.com

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Tuesday
Apr192011

Episode 189 - The McDougals

(part 2)

Legendary Chicago/Madison folk duo, the McDougals, appear on the Mad Toast Live stage.

The McDougals

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Tuesday
Apr192011

Episode 188 - The McDougals

Legendary Chicago/Madison folk duo, the McDougals, appear on the Mad Toast Live stage.

The McDougals

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Tuesday
Apr052011

Episode 187 - Underground Day 1

Madison hard rock band Underground Day 1 joins the show.

undergroundday1.com

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Tuesday
Apr052011

Episode 186 - Early Thomas and The Tyranny Of Evil Men

Chicago group, Early Thomas and the Tyranny of Evil Men, brings their rowdy brand of rock and roll to the show in this entertaining set.

Early Thomas and The Tyranny Of Evil Men

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Tuesday
Mar292011

Episode 185 - Count This Penny

Count This Penny is an Appalachian pop trio based in Johnson City, Tennessee and Madison, Wisconsin.   Their songs are born of time spent walking old dogs and doggedly traveling to and from the hills of home.  Their warm harmonies, plaintive lyrics, and organic percussion create a front-porch sound that invites you to pull up a chair.
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Tuesday
Mar292011

Episode 184 - Musikanto

Born Mike Musikanto on Chicago's Northside in 1983 (but performing under only his last name), he grew up listening to his fathers obscure folk and roots rock records like Fraser and Debolt and Jerry Hahn.  Musikanto's songs have the bite of a Chicago winter. Celebrating elements of orchestral music, country and jazz, Musikanto's narratives rattle the core of the human spirit.

musikantomusic.com

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Tuesday
Mar152011

Episode 183 - Joe Jencks & Kim and Reggie Harris

Joe Jencks joins Kim and Reggie Harris on stage for powerful combined third set of the night.

joejencks.com

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Tuesday
Mar152011

Episode 182 - Kim and Reggie Harris

International touring folk artists, Kim and Reggie Harris combine a strong folk and gospel legacy with a solid background in classical, rock, jazz and pop music. Creative curiosity, years of road and stage experience and interactions with performers such as Pete Seeger, Ysaye Barnwell, Jay Leno, Tom Paxton, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Harry Belafonte and others, has led them to produce music that entertains and inspires. With numerous recordings on the Appleseed Recordings and the Folk Era labels they are also featured on a number of compilations, films and educational projects worldwide.
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Tuesday
Mar152011

Episode 181 - Joe Jencks

Seattle-based songwriter, Joe Jencks is also an international touring performer, songwriter, entertainer, and educator. From venues like Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York, to coffee houses, festivals, spiritual communities, and schools, Joe Jencks has spent the last nine years touring full time. He is noted for his unique merging of musical beauty, social consciousness, and spiritual exploration.

joejencks.com

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Sunday
Mar062011

Episode 180 - Mara Rosenbloom Quartet

(Part 2)

According to New York City’s Jazz Gazette, "All About Jazz", The Mara Rosenbloom Quartet “plays music that renders believable a future for jazz.”  A Madison native, Rosenbloom and her quartet will be performing hits from the group’s premier release "School of Fish", as well as showcasing new music for their upcoming album "Songs from the Ground".

www.mararosenbloom.com/live

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Sunday
Mar062011

Episode 179 - Mara Rosenbloom Quartet

According to New York City’s Jazz Gazette, "All About Jazz", The Mara Rosenbloom Quartet “plays music that renders believable a future for jazz.”  A Madison native, Rosenbloom and her quartet will be performing hits from the group’s premier release "School of Fish", as well as showcasing new music for their upcoming album "Songs from the Ground".

www.mararosenbloom.com/live

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Tuesday
Mar012011

Episode 178 - Tony Brown

Madison ex-patriate, Tony Brown's music affects the broad spectrum of diverse social and cultural influences, encompassing a wide range of styles from old-school Blues through R&B, Soul, Ska, Reggae, Jazz, Funk and Latin flavors.  A true Madison music icon!

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Tuesday
Mar012011

Episode 177 - Tony Brown

Madison ex-patriate, Tony Brown's music affects the broad spectrum of diverse social and cultural influences, encompassing a wide range of styles from old-school Blues through R&B, Soul, Ska, Reggae, Jazz, Funk and Latin flavors.  A true Madison music icon!
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Tuesday
Feb152011

Episode 176 - Shtetlblasters

Out of the dust of the Kosher Sound Deli comes dance-a-licious revolution spearheaded by The Shtetlblasters. Fusing klezmer, electro-funk, improv and all things epic(esque), The Shtetlblasters will...destroy...you!

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Tuesday
Feb152011

Episode 175 - Thistle & the Thorns

Thistle has been writing songs for years about her experiences organizing group bike rides, the destruction and the healing of the earth and her own struggles with meaning...she paints a picture of what our post-fossil- fuel-powered communities may look like.
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Sunday
Feb132011

Episode 173 - Christian Howes & Federico Lechner

World-class jazz violinist Christian Howes joins Madrid-based pianist Federico Lechner in a special Mad Toast Live Concert event.  In August, 2009, Christian was ranked (for the third time) as the #2 violinist in the Downbeat Critics Poll “Rising Stars”. Says All About Jazz ,”as a jazz violinist he has no peer”.  The Minneapolis Tribune called Christian ”arguably the most intriguing young violinist in jazz”.

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Tuesday
Jan182011

Episode 172 - Purgatory Hill (pat mAcdonald & melaniejane)

(part 2)
First reaching national recognition through his powerhouse duo, Timbuk 3 (remember "Future's So Bright I've Got To Wear Shades"?, Pat, along with his friend, Jackson Browne, has established The Steel Bridge Songfest--now one of the country's  hot-spots for the best up-and-coming songwriters to work alongside some of music industry's top pros to create visionary new music and raise money and awareness to help save a remarkable Wisconsin landmark.
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Mad Toast Live! Episode 172 - Purgatory Hill

Tuesday
Jan182011

Episode 171 - Purgatory Hill (pat mAcdonald & melaniejane)

"Since his 1987 Grammy nomination for Best New Artist (Timbuk3), pat mAcdonald has continued to write, perform and reinvent himself releasing 7 critically acclaimed albums--5 with worldwide distribution.  The evolution of his solo works has evolved into the raucous, low-down, dirty amped-out sound of his current project Purgatory Hill--with partner cellist/keyboardist/percussionist melaniejane-which features an amplified Lowebow cigar-box guitar and self-made stop rig.  Their self-titled album has been hailed as "...nothing less than a shocking reinvention of blues and rock music..."

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CHECK OUT THE VIDEO!

Mad Toast Live! Episode 171 - Purgatory Hill from Mad Toast Live on Vimeo.