It was a typical end-of-summer night at the Terrace, a slight chill in the air as stars rose above Lake Mendota, beer flowed from pitchers and a crowd of people bounced to the sounds of a groovy flute and song lyrics about amusement park rides. New Orleans-based band Tank and the Bangas poured their infectious energy over the crowd and kept them moving along with the rhythms of their jazz-gospel-funk-soul-infused jams.
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You can call love a kind of weather, taking and giving new seasons like a lifecycle with repetition.
With summer coming to an end, the days are getting shorter—as is the time spent mooching off your friend’s air conditioning.
The fall semester has officially begun, and with that marks the beginning of the fall movie season. The last few months of the year almost always bring forth a diverse mix of blockbusters and Oscar contenders, but there are a few other promising titles lined up in the coming weeks to make for a balanced movie-going experience. Here’s what you need to look out for this fall:
Madison has finally returned to its lively state as the 2017 fall semester begins for thousands of UW-Madison students. Along with the start of the semester comes the start of an even more exciting time: fall concerts. Pulling from upcoming events held across the city at classic Madison venues, here is a semi-comprehensive list of some of the must-see shows for the first half of the semester:
Since 2006, Freakfest has been a staple for Halloween celebrations in Madison. 2017 marks the 10-year anniversary of the festival’s musical showcase.
Folk artists Gregory Alan Isakov and Blind Pilot teamed up Tuesday to serenade a small but packed Capitol Theater.
Summer is arguably the best time of the year for the cinema because it gives audiences the chance to see a variety of films.
In nearly every moment of my free time, I find myself searching for the best new music. That task proves to get even more complicated when summer rolls around.
Summertime is often seen as an “off-season” for all good TV, but this summer a lot has been happening.
To open the show, Waxahatchee lead vocalist Katie Crutchfield belted “I was losing my mind, I was dancing with death” from the band’s tune “Recite Remorse.” Although the packed crowd wasn’t dancing with death, the jams caused everyone to let their minds run rampant and sway freely to the thick drum beats and impressive vocal harmonies from the five-piece band.The indie rock group visited High Noon Saloon on Thursday as part of their tour to promote their newest album, Out in the Storm, which was released just last week.
Five years ago, recent UW-Madison graduate Kristian Iliev was sitting in his high school English teacher’s homeroom. On the other side of the room rested an acoustic guitar that seemed to call out to him. On a whim, Iliev picked up the guitar and began working on a simple chord progression that would eventually become the foundation for his song, “Mrs. Supernova.”When it came time for lyrics, Iliev said the rugged progression needed something equally as raunchy. Inspired by the quirky lyrics of ZZ Top, the track was one of the first pieces put out by The Racing Pulses.
photography by Morgan Winston
Eaux Claires 2017: Danny Brown, Spank Rock, cup bring a downpour of eclectic sounds to festival-goers
In its third year, the Wisconsin-based music festival Eaux Claires continued its tradition of bringing together artists from across the world for a slew of astonishing live performances.
Eaux Claires 2017: Paul Simon, Chance the Rapper, Perfume Genius make the festival a dream come true
Following a red woodchip path into the Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, one becomes enveloped into an enchanting wonderland completely separate from that of the surrounding town.
Milwaukee-based band Field Report opened for the energetic and always-boisterous Sylvan Esso Wednesday night, part of a two-night event at the Majestic.
I found First Wave long before I saw my senior graduation. Halfway across the country, there was a piece of the world that seemed almost fitting.
Shows may vary by personal opinion, but here are the five types of TV shows you will encounter and should watch your freshman year.
Movie-going experiences are abundant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. For generations, students, staff and community members have had the opportunity to enjoy “Big Screen” entertainment.
The Daily Cardinal is heading to Eau Claire on June 16 and 17 to cover this year’s Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival.