Cove Lounge -- The Edgewater HotelEdgewater Hotel. 666 Wisconsin Ave. 661-6584.

Ruth's Chris Steak House2137 Deming Way, Middleton. 828-7884.

Tex Tubb's Taco Palace 2009 Atwood Ave. 242-1800.

Memorial Union Rathskeller & Terrace 800 Langdon St. 262-2215 or 262-7593. All weekend music 9:30p-12a and free, unless noted. Open Mic Wednesdays, 8p--12a, sign up at 7:45.

UW-Madison Union South-Club 770227 N. Randall, 262-2215. The Sett at Union South

Weary Traveler1201 Williamson St. 442-6207. No covers.

Wilson's Bar2144 Atwood Ave. 241-2226.

Outdoor Concerts

Alpine Valley2699 Highway D, PO Box 921, East Troy, WI 53120, (262) 642-4400


Wisconsin Youth Symphony OrchestraMosse Hummanities Building, 455 N. Park St. 263-3320.

UW School of MusicAll events held in Mills Hall, Humanities Building, 455 N. Park St., and are free and unticketed unless otherwise noted.

Madison Bach Musicians238-6092.

The West Side Club3706 Junction Rd. 833-6355.

Other Venues


Music Made in Madison Tune into Internet radio to discover music made and played in Madison.

Madison Musicians A free, not-for-profit Web-based network designed to help area musicians find each other, find gear, and find out about local and national music opportunities.

All styles, ages and levels welcome.

The Celtic Music Association of Madison, WisconsinA Web site of information about the local Irish music scene and a list of upcoming events.

Madison Jazz Society The one-stop source for Jazz information in the Madison area. Log on to find out about concerts and the annual Capital City Jazz Festival.

Madison Folk Music Society Dedicated to fostering folk music, the Madison Folk Music Society hosts a series of concerts, a bi-annual festival, and runs education programs in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin. Check out their monthly newsletter for information about music and dance events.