2020 Concert Series
February 25 at 1 pm
“While Cajun music may be hit or miss outside of Louisiana, it’s quite safe in Madison, Wisconsin.” – Offbeat Magazine, New Orleans
The Cajun Strangers are one of the Midwest’s premier Cajun music dance bands. Born out of their love for Louisiana porch music, the band performs Cajun and Zydeco dance music with “unbridled energy and contagious enthusiasm that’s more than enough to entice the most sedentary patron to rise up and shake what their mama gave’em.” (Dirty Linen Magazine)
EZFM – THE MIDWEST’S PREMIER YACHT ROCK TRIBUTE
February 29 at 7 pm
Do you enjoy the contemporary “soft rock” hits from the 70’s and 80’s?
Coming to a stage near you, you will experience the nostalgia, and be transported back in time, where memories of your youth will begin to flow with the music that recalls a simpler place and time in your life. EZFM is a quintet of stellar musicians based out of the Chicago area, although, two of the members now live in Wisconsin. EZFM is THE premier yacht rock tribute band of the Midwest. Accept no substitutes, we are the first, and the finest…just listen for yourself!
ROGER KABLER: THE ULTIMATE ROBIN WILLIAMS TRIBUTE EXPERIENCE
March 27 at 1 pm
Celebrate the comedic genius of the late, great Robin Williams with a show that goes to great lengths to respect Robin’s memory and celebrate his legacy; hilarious and emotionally powerful at the same time. For everyone around the globe confused about his unexpected departure, this tribute offers a form of closure and a chance to laugh with Robin one more time.
THE LINDA RONSTADT EXPERIENCE – FEATURING TRISTAN MCINTOSH
April 3 at 1 & 7 pm
The Linda Ronstadt Experience is “The Premier Touring Tribute” showcasing the songs that Linda Ronstadt made famous. The show takes you on a musical journey of smash hits “You’re No Good’, “When will I Be Loved”, “That’ll Be The Day”, “Blue Bayou” and many more.
SEMI-TONED with Under A-Rest from UW Madison
April 14 at 7 pm
Semi-Toned is the University of Exeter’s all-male a cappella sensation, having won national and international awards for their stunning performances and music videos, as well as appearances on national television, are returning to the USA for their biggest and best tour yet. Under A-Rest is a coed a cappella group comprised of students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. They will be the opening act for Semi-Toned
EAGLEMANIA – THE WORLD’S GREATEST EAGLES TRIBUTE BAND!
April 17 at 7 pm
Back by Popular Demand! That isn’t their slogan by mistake! EagleMania has dedicated themselves to faithfully reproducing the music of The Eagles. Since their inception, EagleMania has been thrilling audiences all over the country with their stunning five-part harmony and their uncanny ability to emulate the unmistakable sound of The Eagles.
A Rock ‘n Roll Tribute…From Elvis to The Beatles! featuring The Neverly Brothers
April 21 at 1 pm
THE NEVERLY BROTHERS: “A Rock ‘n’ Roll Tribute – From Elvis to the Beatles!” The Neverly Brothers concerts are a tribute to one of the most exciting chapters in music history: the birth, near-death and resurrection of rock n’ roll. Their one-of-a-kind high energy stage performances take you on a musical guided tour of rock history – from 1955 to 1965.
HEART TO HEARTBREAKER – THE HEART / PAT BENATAR EXPERIENCE
April 24 at 7 pm
Primarily featuring the music of Heart & Pat Benatar, Heart to HeartBreaker captures the sights and sounds of women that changed the Rock & Roll status quo!
No tribute would be complete without characters that embrace the legends they emulate:
BEGINNINGS – THE PREMIER TRIBUTE TO CHICAGO
April 29 at 7 pm
Beginnings is a celebration of the music of Chicago, performed by world-class musicians and vocalists who recreate the sound, excitement and emotion of three decades of hits from Chicago’s hey-day. Member Credits include performances with platinum recording & Hall-of-Fame Rock & Soul artists including: Peter Frampton, Don Henley, Billy Joel, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Warren Haynes, Blood Sweat & Tears, Spyro Gyra, KC & the Sunshine Band, Will Lee (The Tonight Show Band) and the Broadway hit musical Rock of Ages!
April 30 – May 2 at 1 & 7 pm
Back by Popular Demand! The Greatest supergroup in country music history, the original Highwaymen, formed in 1985, consisted of Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Johnny Cash. This recreation (with Willie, Waylon, and Johnny) of that amazing, never to be seen again band continues the legacy.
May 29 at 7 pm
FOUR ROCK LEGENDS… ONE ROCKIN’ SHOW! – A tribute to AC/DC, AEROSMITH, LED ZEPPELIN & VAN HALEN
Imagine four legendary rock bands playing your local venue on the same night! Rockstar Roadshow is a multi-tribute concert experience that recreates the excitement of the live performances of the four greatest hard rock legends of all time: AC/DC, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin & Van Halen- the monsters of classic rock! Relive the glory days with an unforgettable show. Rockstar Roadshow!
FREE FALLIN – A TRIBUTE TO TOM PETTY
June 11 at 7 pm
Free Fallin is the Nation’s Favorite Travelin’ Tribute to Tom Petty! Free Fallin presents it’s show with the power and passion that went into all of Tom Petty’s best selling songs – from “Damn the Torpedoes” through the latest (including hits from the Traveling Wilburys!).
KINGS OF THE NIGHTTIME WORLD – A TRIBUTE TO KISS
June 12 at 7 pm
The Midwest’s Hottest KISS Tribute, Kings of the Nighttime World – The Kings perform over 120 minutes of classic KISS rock ‘n roll from the classic era of Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss. In full makeup, in full costume, and with exciting, professional effects! They’ll also be available for photo ops after the show. Get your KISS fix, here at the Palace!
June 19 at 7 pm
RECAPTURED features Bob Biagi, and features all of the lights, sounds, and Jouney-esque atmosphere, with what you would expect from a show called RECAPTURED This is not a cover band, but a group of talented musicians and vocalists who have perfected every nuance of what made Journey the Super Group they are. RECAPTURED performs all the hits that made Journey famous one fabulous hit after another.
THUNDERSTRUCK: AMERICA’S AC/DC
July 10 at 7 pm
Thunderstruck is AC/DC the way you remember it. Recreating the “Thunder From Down Under” throughout the Southwest, Midwest, Southern and Northeastern United States …Thunderstruck is constantly adding new cities and aims to please every crowd, playing the songs you know and love from all eras of AC/DC.
STING RAYS JUKEBOX ROCK – CELEBRATION OF THE 50’S & 60’S
September 22 at 1 pm
Sting Ray Anthony with his unparalleled Tribute to the Rock n Rollers of the 50’s & 60’s creates a high energy show taking the music to another level. Having worked along side Bobby Vee,Fabian,Danny & The Juniors,Chubby Checker and many other Original artist of the 50’s & 60’s Sting Ray has delighted audiences up on their feet dancing and singing to the greatest Oldies ever written as he “rocks the house” wherever he performs –
STAYIN’ ALIVE – A BEE GEES TRIBUTE
September 25 at 7 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! STAYIN’ ALIVE offers to their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list, singing blockbusters such as “Night Fever”, “Jive Talkin’”, “How Deep Is Your Love”, “You Should Be Dancing”, “Nights on Broadway”, and “Stayin’ Alive”.
TUSK – THE ULTIMATE FLEETWOOD MAC TRIBUTE
October 7 at 7 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Tusk is the number one Tribute to Fleetwood Mac in the world, bar none. No wigs, no backing tracks, no gimmicks, just five musicians recreating the music of Fleetwood Mac to perfection with the note for note renditions that no other Fleetwood Mac tribute on the touring scene today can come close to duplicating.
The Four C Notes – Seasons Greetings: The Hits of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
December 4 at 1 pm
Pioneered by John Michael Coppola, best known for his appearance in Chicago’s long running production of the Broadway smash hit Jersey Boys,
THE FOUR C NOTES are the Midwest’s only tribute dedicated to recreating the music of The tribute features all of your favorite hits, including:
“Sherry”, “Big Girls Don’t Cry”, “Walk Like A Man”“Workin’ My Way Back To You, (Babe)”, “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You”, “Let’s Hang On”
and many, many, more…
THE MAGIC OF A GOSPEL CHRISTMAS FEATURING THE BLACKWOOD QUARTET
December 7 & 8 at 1 pm
The Palace Theater is proud to present the beautiful harmonies of the Blackwood Quartet and the amazing talent of Doug Church as Elvis, in an original Christmas Gospel Extravaganza!
The Magic of Christmas is captured in this remarkable gift of sight and sound from the 9-time Grammy Award winning Blackwood Quartet, with their esteemed guest Doug Church– “The True Voice of Elvis”.