Author: Kurt Stream

A short history of gig posters in Madison, decade by decade

In the not-so-distant past, the concert poster — or flyer, or handbill — was one of the only ways to find out what musical acts were coming to town.

In the not-so-distant past, the concert poster — or flyer, or handbill — was one of the only ways to find out what musical acts were coming to town.

When Nirvana came to Madison

Here’s the untold story of Nirvana’s time in Madison.

The band was virtually unknown when it first came to Madison as an opening act. The following year the musicians returned to record songs at Smart Studios with Butch Vig. Here’s the untold story of Nirvana’s time in Madison.