Listen up, Madison, it's another busy week for live music around town this fall. The calendar includes shows by Whitey Morgan & the 78s, Birdland Big Band, Eric Hutchinson, Ryam Bingham, Hey Rosetta!, Jamie-Rose Guarrine, J Boog, Here Come the Mummies, and Dirty Talk.
NOTEWORTHY: Jean-Paul Sartre receives Nobel Prize for Literature, then turns it down, 1964.
Whitey Morgan & the 78s
Frequency, 8:30 pm
Though they're also classified as a country act, this rough and tough honky-tonk band from Flint, Mich., would make Taylor Swift's hair stand on end. Explore the genre's bad-ass side at this show. With Rodeo Bums.
Birdland Big Band
Overture Center's Capitol Theater, 7:30 pm
Nowadays the jazz big band tradition is best exemplified by ensembles in residence at New York City clubs. The Birdland Big Band plays weekly at Birdland, boasting a potent combo of intricate arrangements and exciting solos.
Barrymore Theatre, 8 pm
The singer-songwriter is known for his smart, witty jazz- and folk-pop-inflected music and his engaging stage presence. See how his new album Moving Up Living Down compares to his chart-busting Sounds Like This. With Jessie Payo.
Majestic Theatre, 8:30 pm
Bingham's brand of Americana is shaped by the places he calls home: ranches, rodeos, roadhouses and mariachi clubs. Check him out on Tuesday to one-up friends attending his sold-out Wednesday-night show. With the White Buffalo.
NOTEWORTHY: Magician Harry Houdini gives final performance in Detroit, 1926.
Frequency, 9 pm
This sextet of Newfoundlanders fuse Arcade Fire-style chamber pop with old-school garage rock and meandering Britpop reminiscent of Hope of the States. Get a taste of their new EP, Sing Sing Sessions, at this show.
UW Guest Artist Series
Morphy Hall, UW Humanities Building, 7:30 pm
UW alum Jamie-Rose Guarrine, who played Galileo's daughter in Madison Opera's recent Galileo Galilei, returns to town with her gorgeous soprano voice.
High Noon Saloon, 8:30 pm
Though he was born and raised in the same two cities as J Boog, the star of the much-parodied street-dancing movie You Got Served, J Boog favors reggae and vocals over popping and locking.
Here Come the Mummies
Majestic Theatre, 9 pm
This bandaged band will kick off Halloween weekend early with a goosebump-summoning set of funk and R&B.
Segredo, 9 pm
DJs Monica Farr and Lucy Luxe will hit the decks as a duo to spin dubstep, drumstep and fantastically grimy electro. With Von and World Class Art Thieves.