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Our 49th year will be filled with amazing performers for your entertainment


The Bands


Bongzilla

Bongzilla is a stoner metal band from Madison, Wisconsin. As of 2015 the band had reunited after a six-year hiatus and embarked upon a North American tour.

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Natty Nation

Natty Nation’s unique pedigree of a Midwest home base and artistic openness has helped the posse foster a signature sound. The group describes themselves as hard roots rock reggae because in addition to their honest and authentic roots reggae foundation, their embrace of soul, rock, and funk is undeniable. Natty Nation is also influenced by such diverse geniuses as Michael Jackson, Jimi Hendrix, Living Colour, Earth Wind and Fire, Fishbone, and Bad Brains.

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Soul Symmetry

In October of 2016, five local musicians came together to form Soul Symmetry. With a combined sound of Blues, Funk, Reggae, Jazz, and Psychadelic Rock, Soul Symmetry is sure to get you moving. Soul Symmetry focuses on the feeling. Focus on how the music brings out emotions. Bands that have had big influence are The Allman Brothers Band, Pink Floyd, Santana, Gov't Mule, Phish, Bob Marley, etc. In October of 2017 they put out their first EP self titled Soul Symmetry. With many shows and festivals around the midwest under their belt, they plan to start recording a full length album to release by fall of 2019. Thanks for the endless love and support. May we all grow together on this journey.

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Earth to Clark

Earth to Clark is a fresh, positive, uplifting band based out of Beloit, WI. Incorporating elements of Funkadelic, Rock, Reggae and Hippie Hip Hop, Earth to Clark celebrates a dynamic sound that draws a wide variety of audience members.

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Sista Sensi and The Buds

Sista Sensi began her singing career in Montego Bay, Jamaica where she lived for many years. She has entertained both internationally and across the U.S. touring or opening for various bands (King Yellowman and the Sagittarius Band,Yabba Griffiths and Traxx, Tallawah, Black Star Reggae etc.), finally forming her own band, Sista Sensi and The Buds.

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SNAFU

SNAFU features members of The People Brothers Band, The Grasshoppers, The Rotation and more... playing original music with notes of rock, jam, funk and face melting mind bending...

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The Bellybutton Club

The Bellybutton Club consists of Johnny © Wood on Guitar and Lead Vocals, Lucas Trilling on Keys and Vocals, Sean Lane on Bass, and Kyle O'Hara on Percussion. The Bellybutton Club is a fresh new sound on the Madison scene featuring mostly original music.

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Civil Engineers

The Civil Engineers are a rock and soul band based in Madison, WI. Drawing from a broad spectrum of influences ranging from Tower of Power to Vulfpeck, TCE delivers lively original dance music that attracts live music fans of all genres. Molly Fish’s soaring vocals are underscored by one of Madison’s funkiest rhythm sections and hard-hitting horns to produce their signature groove. Their second EP, ‘#’, won the Madison Area Music Award for Best Pop/R&B Album in 2018. They are currently performing throughout the midwest.

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Modern Joey

A 4-piece rock band from Milwaukee, WI, doing their best to bridge the musical gap between the 1970s and today.

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Spare Change Trio

Milwaukee’s own Spare Change Trio, known largely for their eclectic live performances that incorporate the Australian Yidaki (didgeridoo) into flowing soundscapes of reggae, funk, and jazz-fusion, consistently leave audiences wanting more. Deeply rooted in the positive message of reggae music, the band has grown to realize their calling: to spread peace, love, and harmony… while laying down an infectious groove.

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