It's weekend in the six oh eight and here with a look at what's going on in the area is wisc contributor emmy fink.
Mark or susan: holiday weekend in store..an extra day to have some fun emmy: here's an idea for a night out this weekend..the concert ensemble group, graminy plays a lively hybrid of classical and bluegrass music the band calls "class-grass."
The toe-tapping result from this five-piece, all- strings band -- can be heard live friday at the brink lounge, for their release party for their new cd also titled "live at the brink."
The band features chris waggoner on fiddle and mary gaines on cello.
7:30 on friday.
Mark or susan: competing for your attention friday night is another band.
Emmy: snarky puppy... a brooklyn based fusion influenced jam band.
They are a three-time grammy-winning group... 25 musicians make up the band and about 12 of them will perform at a time.
The band released its latest studio album, "immigrance," in march.
See the at the orpheum friday night.
Mark or susan: in case you feel like being active ..
Emmy: ssm health brings us run madtown..
A 2 day event.
Saturday is a twilight 5 and 10 k and a kids race..cool family option here, for kids 3- 12 and the kids get a tshirt, medal and a chocolate milk..
For the more serious runners ..
Sunday is the half marathon.
I doubt that one finishes with choc milk but oh well.
This starts and finishes at the capitol square.
Mark or susan: the grand daddy of them all... emmy:the big outdoor madison emmy:the big outdoor madison music event taking place this and every memorial day weekend is, of course, the world's largest brat fest.
Lots of sports options if that's your thing.
5k, 10k and 1-mile runs on saturday morning to disc golf and tournaments for bratteyball, vball w a new name.
Human foosball to an huge kids zone and carnival rides.
But it's the music - a mix of nearly 100 local and touring acts - that draws the crowds to four stages for rock and metal, country, latin and christian acts.
The headline acts include smash mouth, randy houser and steve adler of guns 'n roses.
Local groups set to play include wheelhouse, katie scullin, mars hall, last crack and madison county.
Friday through sunday.
Remember that this is a fundraiser..bad ger honor flight, music groups, church groups and state wide 4-h groups will all benefit from your sausage eating.
Mark or susan: music but without the crowds..we have that too emmy: the wurst times festival, emmy: the wurst times festival, the annual alternative to the big brother brat fest, puts 35 madison bands on five stages of its own at the high noon saloon/brink lounge/brass ring complex all day sunday.
The lineup includes the north code, joe price and the cost, the civil engineers just to name a few.
All proceeds benefit the madison area music association.
11am-midnight on sunday.
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