Arts Extract Podcast Episode 1: “The Garth Brooks of what I do”

Some idiot hoots in the background.

In our first episode, we speak with Madison musician Biff Blumfumgagnge about his upcoming performance with silent film The Golem (Friday, Aug. 17, 10:30 p.m. at Mickey’s Tavern) and discuss yo-yo prankster Kenny Strasser, AKA K-Strass.

This week’s event highlights: 

8/17 The Garza, Things Falling Apart, Tyranny Is Tyrrany. Project Lodge, 7 p.m. Biff’s Movie Night: The Golem. Mickey’s Tavern, 10:30 p.m.

A promotional graphic for the Mad Lit events series shows the series' logo and text stating (8 p.m. until 11 p.m., Every other Friday, 100 block of state St. July 1st-October 7th. A collage of performers and audience members is visible to the right, and the logos of event sponsors are visible along the bottom.

8/19 The Low Czars, Dick the Bruiser, Bes Monde. High Noon Saloon, 7 p.m.

8/20 Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples. Overture Hall, 7:30 p.m.

8/22 The Pines. Shitty Barn (Spring Green), 7 p.m. Dawes with Caroline Smith And The Good Night Sleeps. High Noon Saloon, 8 p.m.

8/23 Yeasayer. Majestic Theatre, 9 p.m. F. Stokes, Man Mantis, Baristacide. The Frequency, 8 p.m. 47th Orton Park Festival. Orton Park. Continues through Aug. 26 with artists including Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars and The Sadies.

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