His & Her Vanities closing out our stage at the 2019 Willy Street Fair.

His & Her Vanities closing out our stage at the 2019 Willy Street Fair.

Tone Madison Presents: Performances, talks, and more

Tone Madison puts on events throughout the year, including concerts featuring adventurous music from touring and Madison-based artists. Our occasional GateSound series brings performers to the historic Gates of Heaven synagogue in James Madison Park. You can keep up with our events via our Facebook page and email newsletter.

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Upcoming Tone Madison events

Saturday, August 10: John Wiese, Erik Kramer, Jeremy Van Mill. Arts + Literature Laboratory, 7 p.m. Prolific experimental musician and sound artist Wiese plays an intimate live show with two adventurous local openers. (Tickets available online, no fee)

Wednesday, September 11: Avola, Elrond, Saint Saunter, Woodman/Earhart. Communication, 8 p.m. Two ferocious and immersive electronic acts from the West Coast, plus Madison DJ/producer Saint Saunter’s eclectic approach to dance music, and mesmerizing local drone duo Woodman/Earhart.

September 14 and 15: Half-Stack Sessions and Tone Madison Stage at the 2019 Willy Street Fair. Lineup coming soon!

September 20 through 22: Infamous Local Fest at The Winnebago and Communication. A festival and conference for community-minded musicians. Includes an opening night show headlined by Gender Confetti at The Winnebago, workshops on matters ranging from guitar maintenance to bystander intervention, and a hands-on opportunity for musicians to make some new merch!

December, date TBD: Tone Madison Best of 2019 Listening Party

Previous Tone Madison events (and some great poster art)