Fresh off of what was probably the hottest year of his career, hip-hop artist Future will be kicking off his Purple Reign tour featuring R&B/hip-hop artist Ty Dolla $ign.
The seventh floor of Humanities is an unlikely place to be filled on a Friday night, but on Friday for the opening of the show Clothing the Gender Gap, the little gallery was full.
“The Sound of Music” is one of those things that you grow up with without being fully conscious of its presence, like the way your childhood house smelled; you never fully notice or remember it, unless the scent drifts to your attention through a lucky accident.
For many musicians, music enthusiasts and writers like myself, the labelling and categorization of music is often a necessary evil for navigating the massively diverse world of Earth’s sounds.
In many ways, going to a concert has a certain amount of predictability. The opener goes on at 8:00, headliner at 10:00.
This past month will perhaps be hailed as the month of many deaths. People lose their battle with life every day all over, many of them famous and beloved.
There’s nothing quite like the smeary ink stamps and thick Sharpie Xs haphazardly tattooed onto the hands of myself and fellow under-21 concertgoers.
When Seattle comes to mind, images of rainy days and fish markets may also come to mind. For the members of Hey Marseilles, their thoughts are of home.
I would like to address a serious peculiarity of mine that has entangled itself into my core for many years.
Atlas Improv Co. hosted an improvised comedy show last Saturday, featuring a guest act out of Eau Claire, Wisc., called Glassworks Improv.
It’s 6 a.m., and I find myself on the Purple Line out of Chicago among a nest of snoozing commuters. My eyes are wide, lips chapped, feet still tapping in beat with the thumping club tracks I had just listened to for seven hours straight. Following in the footsteps of David Byrne, I ask myself: How did I get here? And more importantly, when will I be back?
I’ll be honest, while I originally wanted to attend UW-Madison for its academics, throughout my last year and a half on campus I’ve become increasingly interested with the surrounding city, specifically the dozens of concert venues just down State Street. From the Orpheum to the Majestic, branching out to the Frequency and bars like High Noon Saloon, there’s live music nearly every night in Madison.