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Renee’s Going Away Party 4:00 pm
Renee’s Going Away Party @ Main Lounge
Dec 1 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Grinnell College Alumni Pub Night 5:30 pm
Grinnell College Alumni Pub Night @ Main Lounge
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm
 
Theology on Tap Madison 7:00 pm
Theology on Tap Madison @ Banquet Room/Nightclub
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm
Theology on Tap Madison is a monthly event for young adults between the ages of 21 and 39, married or single.
Bill Roberts Blues Jam 8:00 pm
Bill Roberts Blues Jam @ Lounge
Dec 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Bill Roberts Combo sponsors this open blues jam. Performers sign up starting just prior to downbeat at the  Evening begins with Bill Roberts Combo performing first set with featured local artists. Open jam for the rest[...]
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AFE Holiday Party 5:00 pm
AFE Holiday Party @ James Madison Rooms
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Birthday Party for Jacob 5:30 pm
Birthday Party for Jacob @ Main Lounge
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Paul Stiegler – Solo Acoustic 8:00 pm
Paul Stiegler – Solo Acoustic @ Lounge
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Paul Stiegler - Solo Acoustic @ Lounge
“Over the years, influenced by my travels, loved ones, and the vast world around me, I have been drawn to use all kinds of music to express my feelings about my personal experiences. The music[...]
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Laborer’s Union Local 236 Holiday Party 6:00 pm
Clownboy’s Annual Birthday Bash w/Johnny Likes Noise 10:00 pm
Clownboy’s Annual Birthday Bash w/Johnny Likes Noise @ Nightclub
Dec 3 @ 10:00 pm
Clownboy's Annual Birthday Bash w/Johnny Likes Noise @ Nightclub
It’s Clownboy’s  annual birthday bash and it’s going to be a great party. The fun starts right after the Badger Football playoff game!! One cover of $5 gets you in for both Clownboy’s party and[...]
The Blues Party 10:00 pm
The Blues Party @ Main Lounge
Dec 3 @ 10:00 pm
The Blues Party @ Main Lounge
Right after the Badger Football playoffs. The Blues Party in the Main Lounge Clownboy’s Birthday Bash and Johnny Likes Noize in the Nightclub The Blues Party = Blues and Classic Rock Trio The Blues Party![...]
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Girls Night Out Dane County – Fundraiser for Luke House 5:00 pm
Girls Night Out Dane County – Fundraiser for Luke House @ Main Lounge
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm
Fundraiser for Luke House Will have silent auction
Gener8tor Live BETA 6:00 pm
Gener8tor Live BETA @ Banquet Room/Nightclub
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm
 
Good Trouble 6:30 pm
Good Trouble @ Lounge
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Good Trouble @ Lounge
Good Trouble is a six-piece band based out of the Midwest. Embracing diverse styles and far-reaching influences, the group showcases original songs from each of its members to create a genuine and genre-bending sound. From[...]
Tango/Salsa Dance 9:00 pm
Tango/Salsa Dance @ Lounge
Dec 6 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tango/Salsa Dance @ Lounge
Sponsored by Dance Wisconsin http://www.wisconsin-tango.com/events.html
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Forever Young Meet’n’Greet 5:00 pm
Forever Young Meet’n’Greet @ Main Lounge
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm
 
West Coast Swing Beginner Dance Lesson 6:00 pm
West Coast Swing Beginner Dance Lesson
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Meet new people! Learn a sophisticated, sultry dance! Next beginner series of lessons will start on October 12th and go through December 7th.  (No lessons on 10/26 and 11/23) No partner necessary. Instructor is Mickey[...]
LEFT OF LEFT CENTER – “Beta Blockers: Generations 7:00 pm
LEFT OF LEFT CENTER – “Beta Blockers: Generations @ Nightclub
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
LEFT OF CENTER  – Beta Blockers: Generations Left of Left Center is a Madison, Wisconsin Theatre Group originally created for participation in Chicago’s 26th Annual Rhinofest with the production Beta Blockers, although it will continue[...]
Madison West Coast Swing Club Annual Member Meeting 7:00 pm
Madison West Coast Swing Club Annual Member Meeting @ Main Lounge
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Madison West Coast Swing Club Dance 7:00 pm
Madison West Coast Swing Club Dance
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Madison West Coast Swing Club Dance Meet new people! Learn a sophisticated, sultry dance! Featuring hot swing, blues, jazz, pop and R&B music! 6:30 to 7:00 PM – Intermediate lesson (when space is available) 7:00[...]
Jumptown Swing Dance 9:00 pm
Jumptown Swing Dance @ Lounge
Dec 7 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Jumptown Swing Dance @ Lounge
Lindy Swing and more!  http://jumptownswing.com
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Assoc. Dentists Holiday Party 5:00 pm
Assoc. Dentists Holiday Party @ Banquet Room/Nightclub
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
 
East Towne Clinic Moving Party 5:30 pm
East Towne Clinic Moving Party @ Main Lounge
Dec 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Retirement Party for Dixie 6:30 pm
Retirement Party for Dixie @ Main Lounge
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Best Practice Band 9:00 pm
Best Practice Band @ Lounge
Dec 9 @ 9:00 pm
Best Practice Band @ Lounge
Best Practice is a five-piece, Madison-based variety cover band whose eclectic mix of rock, country, and just-plain-singable songs is invading the local scene now! Armed with a heapin’ helpin’ of crowd favorites, Best Practice looks[...]
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KGH Family Holiday Party 6:00 pm
KGH Family Holiday Party @ Main Lounge
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Widen Holiday Party 6:00 pm
Widen Holiday Party @ Banquet Room/Nightclub
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm
 
The Soap Opera Staff Holiday Party 7:00 pm
The Soap Opera Staff Holiday Party @ Main Lounge
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm
 
The Trailer Kings 9:00 pm
The Trailer Kings @ Lounge
Dec 10 @ 9:00 pm
The Trailer Kings @ Lounge
Trailer Kings are the best in American Garage Rock. Playing covers from AC/DC to Warren Zevon, with originals like “Another Day”. Trailer Kings play a lot of great songs, but have always relied on the[...]
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The Special Consensus Bluegrass Band / Krause Family Band Opens 7:00 pm
The Special Consensus Bluegrass Band / Krause Family Band Opens @ Nightclub
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Special Consensus Bluegrass Band / Krause Family Band Opens @ Nightclub
SWBMAI is thrilled to welcome Grammy-nominated, IBMA winners Special Consensus on Sunday 12/11 at the Brink Lounge. Advance tickets here:  [wp_cart:Special Consensus Bluegrass Band December 11:price:20.00:end] NOTE: You will receive an email confirmation within 48[...]
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Retirement Party – Fran Genter 4:30 pm
Retirement Party – Fran Genter @ Nightclub/Banquet Room
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm
 
Wis Community Action Programs Fundraiser 4:30 pm
Wis Community Action Programs Fundraiser @ Main Lounge
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Wis Community Actions Programs Fundraiser 4:30 pm
Wis Community Actions Programs Fundraiser @ Main Lounge
Dec 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Event 5:00 pm
Event @ Main Lounge
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm
 
Tango/Salsa Dance 9:00 pm
Tango/Salsa Dance @ Lounge
Dec 13 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tango/Salsa Dance @ Lounge
Sponsored by Dance Wisconsin http://www.wisconsin-tango.com/events.html
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Kate and Michelle’s “POWER HAPPY HOUR” 5:30 pm
Kate and Michelle’s “POWER HAPPY HOUR” @ Main Lounge
Dec 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Stop in for the happy hour featuring Kate and Michelle’s “Bravatini” cocktail. Stay for the Chick Singer Night @ 7:30 Hosted by Madison’s own Beth Kille. Featuring 5 phenomenal female singers, one Are-You-Man-Enough male singer[...]
MadCity Blues Social Dance 7:00 pm
MadCity Blues Social Dance @ Lounge
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
Chick Singer Night Holiday Songs Edition 8:00 pm
Chick Singer Night Holiday Songs Edition @ Nightclub
Dec 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Chick Singer Night Holiday Songs Edition @ Nightclub
Chick Singer Night Madison HOLIDAY SONG Edition 8 pm  Doors to the Nightclub open at 7:45 Hosted by Madison’s own, Beth Kille   http://www.bethkille.com – 19 times Madison Area Music Association (MAMA) award winning artist –  AND[...]
Jumptown Swing Dance 9:00 pm
Jumptown Swing Dance @ Lounge
Dec 14 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Jumptown Swing Dance @ Lounge
Lindy Swing and more!  http://jumptownswing.com
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Holiday Party 4:00 pm
Holiday Party @ James Madison Rooms
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Allied Tech Staff Social 5:00 pm
Allied Tech Staff Social @ Lounge
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
Beers with Badgers hosted by Emelar 5:00 pm
Beers with Badgers hosted by Emelar @ Main Lounge
Dec 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
Aaron Williams and The Hoodoo 8:00 pm
Aaron Williams and The Hoodoo @ Lounge
Dec 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aaron Williams and The Hoodoo @ Lounge
This multi award-winning blues group from Madison, WI, is a sure hit performing their brand of blues. ABOUT the band: “Formed as a trio in May of 2008, Aaron Williams (Vocals, Guitar), Eric Shackelford (Drums,[...]
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Graduation Party for Madison College Therapeutic Massage Program 6:00 pm
Wis Hospital Assoc Holiday Party 6:00 pm
Wis Hospital Assoc Holiday Party @ Banquet Room/Nightclub
Dec 16 @ 6:00 pm
 
Jazz Ahead – Big Band Music 7:30 pm
Jazz Ahead – Big Band Music @ Main Lounge
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Jazz Ahead - Big Band Music @ Main Lounge
Playing Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, 3 original compositions, and more. Dance the night away or sit back and enjoy this wonderful music of the big band era.
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Speakeasy and Swing – Interactive Theater Experience 6:00 pm
Speakeasy and Swing – Interactive Theater Experience
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm
Speakeasy And Swing – Interactive Theater Experience Come join AL Capone and the gang as they dance the night away. Take a step into the past during the prohibition era, and become part of the action![...]
University of Wis Internal Medicine Residency 7:00 pm
Cliff Frederiksen Trio 9:00 pm
Cliff Frederiksen Trio @ Lounge
Dec 17 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Cliff Frederiksen Trio @ Lounge
Amazing musician!! Entertaining guitar and vocalist.  Cliff is one of those long-standing pros in the music business.  He plays it all, from jazz to blues, to rock to contemporary. His career spans from local gigs[...]
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Salsa & Bachata Dance Lessons 7:30 pm
Salsa & Bachata Dance Lessons
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 – 8:15 PM – Salsa Lesson taught by Elisa Bonny and Melissa Ganshert 8:15 – 9:00 PM – Bachata Lesson taught by Liz Schoenfeld and Melissa Ganshert No partner needed $10 for one class,[...]
Tango/Salsa Dance 9:00 pm
Tango/Salsa Dance @ Lounge
Dec 20 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Tango/Salsa Dance @ Lounge
Sponsored by Dance Wisconsin http://www.wisconsin-tango.com/events.html
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Madison West Coast Swing Club Dance 7:00 pm
Madison West Coast Swing Club Dance
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Madison West Coast Swing Club Dance Meet new people! Learn a sophisticated, sultry dance! Featuring hot swing, blues, jazz, pop and R&B music! 6:30 to 7:00 PM – Intermediate lesson (when space is available) 7:00[...]
Tim Whalen Quintet 7:00 pm
Tim Whalen Quintet @ Nightclub
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tim Whalen is an in-demand jazz pianist / composer / arranger living in Washington, DC. His passion and dedication to his art come through in everything he touches, and he has been blessed with opportunities[...]
Jumptown Swing Dance 9:00 pm
Jumptown Swing Dance @ Lounge
Dec 21 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Jumptown Swing Dance @ Lounge
Lindy Swing and more!  http://jumptownswing.com
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Madison Metro School District Monthly Social 5:00 pm
Urban League of Greater Madison Event 6:00 pm
Urban League of Greater Madison Event @ Meeting Rooms
Dec 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
 
Madison Jazz Orchestra 7:30 pm
Madison Jazz Orchestra @ Lounge
Dec 22 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Madison Jazz Orchestra @ Lounge
Madison’s finest perform the fourth Thursday of every month at The Brink Lounge  www.madisonjazzorchestra.com
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Nate Craig & Friends Comedy Show – Christmas Eve (Eve) on the Brink 8:30 pm
Nate Craig & Friends Comedy Show – Christmas Eve (Eve) on the Brink @ Nightclub
Dec 23 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Nate Craig & Friends Comedy Show - Christmas Eve (Eve) on the Brink @ Nightclub
Nate Craig and Friends perform stand-up in Christmas sweaters. National Headliner and Madison native returns to the Brink for one night only with some of his favorite comics. $10 Advance tickets Here: [wp_cart:Nate Craig and Friends[...]
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Madison West Coast Swing Club Dance 7:00 pm
Madison West Coast Swing Club Dance
Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Madison West Coast Swing Club Dance Meet new people! Learn a sophisticated, sultry dance! Featuring hot swing, blues, jazz, pop and R&B music! 6:30 to 7:00 PM – Intermediate lesson (when space is available) 7:00[...]
Jumptown Swing Dance 9:00 pm
Jumptown Swing Dance @ Lounge
Dec 28 @ 9:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Jumptown Swing Dance @ Lounge
Lindy Swing and more!  http://jumptownswing.com
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Bachelorette Party 7:00 pm
Bachelorette Party @ Main Lounge
Dec 29 @ 7:00 pm
 
MTMadison Presents Strike 12 7:30 pm
MTMadison Presents Strike 12 @ Nightclub
Dec 29 @ 7:30 pm
MTMadison Presents Strike 12 @ Nightclub
On New Year’s Eve, an over-worked and under-inspired single guy who’s had enough of holiday cheer makes a resolution: to stay home and go to bed early. On another New Year’s Eve, a continent away—and[...]
Mackenzie O’Brien 8:00 pm
Mackenzie O’Brien @ Lounge
Dec 29 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mackenzie O'Brien @ Lounge
Mackenzie O’Brien is a quickly emerging solo artist from the northern Illinois / southern Wisconsin area.  In less than 8 months Mackenzie went from playing open mics to performing at over 30 venues including venues[...]
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MTMadison Presents Strike 12 7:30 pm
MTMadison Presents Strike 12 @ Nightclub
Dec 30 @ 7:30 pm
MTMadison Presents Strike 12 @ Nightclub
On New Year’s Eve, an over-worked and under-inspired single guy who’s had enough of holiday cheer makes a resolution: to stay home and go to bed early. On another New Year’s Eve, a continent away—and[...]
Erin Krebs Quartet 8:00 pm
Erin Krebs Quartet @ Lounge
Dec 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Erin Krebs Quartet @ Lounge
Jazz vocalist, Erin Krebs performs original Jazz, Blues, and R&B tunes featuring an all-star line up of musicians! http://www.erinkrebs.com/      
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Wedding Reception 4:00 pm
Wedding Reception @ Banquet Room/Nightclub
Dec 31 @ 4:00 pm
 
Misbehavin’ Band 9:00 pm
Misbehavin’ Band @ Main Lounge
Dec 31 @ 9:00 pm
Misbehavin' Band @ Main Lounge
Missbehavin Touring throughout the mid-west, this band delivers your favorite party songs with explosive energy and musical expertise.  Enjoy New Years Eve with music from your favorite artists; 50’s through today, classic rock to country,[...]