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May 2017

Silent Obliteration-Sioux Falls, SD -with Ego Def

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Hip Hop Hooray. @silentobliteration http://silentobliteration.bandcamp.com/releases Genre Underground Hip Hop Members Hazmat, Wantedallah, Stanley Milgram, Moe Bitches, Dr. Alien Hometown Sioux Falls, S.D. About Underground hip-hop from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Biography From the undergrounds of the Mid ----- Opening the evening will be 'Ego Def,' an eclectic new wave hip hop/trap infused hardcore tastes from a new & small group of Driftless native youth composed…

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Kari Arnett and Canner Price

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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KARI ARNETT Growing up in rural south central Wisconsin, Kari Arnett was experimenting with writing, playing, and singing music from a young age, including teaching herself to play piano. It wasn't until her early 20s that Arnett taught herself guitar and began performing as a traveling musician. Soon her inspirations led her to draw rich sounds from older country/folk styles of music and brought her…

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June 2017

Bill Camplin and Randy Sabien

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Bill Camplin - BIO in his own words Born after doctor recommends that Clara have another baby to give her something to do... This after already having given birth to 5 children... Feels so good she has another. (#6)Hears Ave Maria in the cradle...produces predilection for weepy ballads. Lives normal childhood on a dead end street...on lake...next to railroad tracks. Stays outdoors nearly all day…

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Resonant Rogues Asheville, NC w/ Kady Fox

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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The Resonant Rogues are the songwriting soul child of partners Sparrow and Keith Smith. With influences ranging from gypsy swing to early New Orleans jazz, and from Appalachian old-time to eastern European folk music, they take their favorite flavors and blend them into a delicious, danceable dish. The Resonant Rogues have toured relentlessly during their first 4 years of existence, covering the United States, Canada,…

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The Slow Poisoner-with special guest TBA

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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THE SLOW POISONER STORY The Slow Poisoner (alias Andrew Goldfarb) is a one man surrealistic rock and roll band who hails from San Francisco and has been playing to audiences across America since 1995. With an electric guitar and bass drum he plays catchy, offbeat songs whose lyrical subjects include swamp witches, sinister flowers, strange hungers and giant worms that drive hot rods. Like a…

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The Quintesential Octopus (New Orleans) with Ask Your Folks -CHX

June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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The Quintessential Octopus began as a songwriting partnership between David Sigler and Joe Ceponis in 2004 under the direction of Douglas Back, fretted instruments instructor at Baldwin Arts & Academics Magnet School in Montgomery, AL. Throughout their education in tenor banjo and classical guitar, they began performing as the Rubber Band with fellow Montgomery natives Harrison Wallace on bass and Alan Cheng on keyboard. After…

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Front Porch Pickin & Potluck

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Bring an instrument and a dish to pass. All ages open jam session. Sponsored by WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour. http://www.woodsongs.com

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Pat Keen with special guests Addison Israelson

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Recorded throughout 2016, Albatross is performed almost entirely by Keen himself. The record began to take shape during the tail end of a 4-month long retreat in New Hampshire, during which time Keen studied guitar and music theory in Brattleboro, VT with Chris Weisman. Featuring guest vocals from the likes of Adelyn Rose's Addie Strei, and other American midwest-based songwriters, Pat Keen's music hints at…

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The Way Down Wanderers with Driftwood Bones

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Equal parts fast-paced and soulful, 5-piece modern-folk Americana act, The Way Down Wanderers, draw listeners in with energy, originality and soulful generosity. Playing, performing and writing together for just 3 short years, the Wanderers have built an enthusiastic and fast-growing following. Youthful and professionally trained, these young men captivate audiences with soaring instrumentals, foot stomping sing-alongs and a lively stage show and have created a…

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The Stapletons with YIHS superstar retrospective (YIHS Benefit)

June 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Join us for a night of amazing music and community to benefit Youth Initiative High School! Headliners The Stapletons are a harp and guitar, husband and wife duo featuring Casey and YIHS alumni Kate (Slattery) Stapleton. With gritty, blues driven harp riffs reminiscent of Led Zeppelin, tightly interwoven vocals, and ethereal harmonies evoking Enya, their music has been described as "wondrous". On tour this summer…

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Moonrise Nation with Elk Walking

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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At turns ethereal and powerful, Moonrise Nation—releasing their debut album, Glamour Child, on July 28—create aural experiences that pulse from ear to heart. The trio of keyboardist-Arden Baldinger, cellist Eva Baldinger, and guitarist Emma McCall (all share songwriting and vocal duties) hails from Oak Park, Illinois, also home to Ernest Hemingway and Frank Lloyd Wright. Like those kindred spirits, their storytelling begins in a very…

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Clara Baker with special guest Auralai

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Clara Baker, originally from Portland, OR, grew up around music. She sang harmonies with her mom in church, learned fiddle from her dad, and spent summers jamming at bluegrass festivals and fiddle contests. It wasn’t until she turned 18 though, that Clara really found her own voice and passion for music. Listening to her parents' old Emmylou Harris, Joni Mitchell and Dixie Chicks albums inspired…

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Faun Fables with Paul Fonfara

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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FAUN FABLES front woman DAWN McCARTHY is a rennaisance lady who enjoys singing, theater, folklore, dancing, traveling, nature and studies of the hearth & food history. Her performing background was forged in oral tradition amidst a large musical family in Spokane, Washington and continued with studies in music theater, rock bands, Action Theater, Polish theater and ethnomusicology. At home, her parents played romantic, impressionistic melodies…

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Sarah Beatty -Canada with Woven -Viroqua

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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With a voice that skips and soars, Hamilton, ON based Sarah Beatty is one hard artist to pin down. Writing and singing about life along white pine northern shorelines and post-industrial gentrifying geographies, this is no flash in the pan, pomp-and-circumstance-snake-oil-side-show experience. Consumable by firelight, hers is a show and tell for the perpetually curious and equally incredulous. Calling up confrontational connections, a spoonful of…

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Andy Hughes CD Release with Gregg “Cheech” Hall and more TBA!

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Andy Hughes has been writing, recording, and performing his own original music for the last 18 years. For most of that time he has been a songwriter and the front man for the Alternative Reggae/Ska band TUGG. Music has taken Andy to venues and radio stations all around the United States. With his latest "Country-Folk" project, he looks forward to releasing a new record, "Heartland…

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Dig Deep (Stevens Point) with special guest Lou Shields

June 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Dig Deep is a four-piece string band based out of Wisconsin that has in one short year become a truly unique voice and a cornerstone of the thriving Midwest roots community. Through tireless full-time touring throughout the upper Midwest and across the country, the release of an acclaimed debut album, numerous high-profile festival and theater appearances, as well as the organizing of Indianhead Mountain's annual…

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July 2017

Bernie King and the Guilty Pleasures with guests The May North

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Bernie King and the Guilty Pleasures came into being in early 2010 when they put together a group for a local jug band contest. The synergy between original members Bernie King, Julie King, Matt Smith, and John Kurtis Dehn was so natural and right that they decided to keep on making great music as a band. And that's exactly what they did as witnessed by…

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Kyle Ollah & Mumblin Drew

July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Mumblin’ Drew grabs you by the ear and pulls you down a rabbit hole of traditional music. He treks across America’s musical landscape from country-blues guitar or harmonica-driven old-time, to an eerie banjo number or a tin pan alley oddity. Countless hours of playing on street corners around the country has instilled a genuine approach into his live performance. But no matter where he takes…

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An Evening with Ray Bonneville

July 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Every now and then, you run across someone with a library’s worth of stories to tell. But unlike the raconteurs who regale friends with well-embellished versions of their exploits, these storytellers have lived so much, they reveal chapters of their hard-won wisdom slowly, carefully, like layers peeled from an onion. Ray Bonneville didn’t even open his storybook until his early 40s, some 20 years after…

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DJ Boyfriend – LGBT Comunity Celebration and Fundraiser

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Gaelynn Lea with special guest Shawn Neary

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Gaelynn Lea All the Roads that Lead Us Home & The Songs We Sing Along the Way Gaelynn Lea is a musician from Duluth, MN. She has been playing violin for over twenty years. First classically trained, she began learning traditional Celtic and American fiddle tunes at the age of 18. During her college years Gaelynn started sitting in with various folk/rock musicians and developed…

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Keith Lesmeister with Jake Manders Book Reading with Music

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Keith Lesmeister is the author of We Could’ve Been Happy Here, a collection of stories forthcoming spring 2017 (MG Press). His fiction has appeared in American Short Fiction, Gettysburg Review, Harpur Palate, Meridian, Redivider, Slice Magazine, and many others. His nonfiction has appeared in River Teeth, The Good Men Project, Tin House Open Bar, Water~Stone Review, and elsewhere. He received his M.F.A. from the Bennington…

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Joseph Huber with special guests TBA

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Singer/Songwriter/Multi-Instrumentalist Joseph Huber was a founding member of the .357 String Band--a group that, despite its abrupt break-up, still continues to gain popularity and is known as one of the most influential groups in the recent insurgent underground country and bluegrass movement. Having moved from .357, Huber has honed his songwriting abilities immensely and now continues moving onward and upward captivating folks with his sincere…

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2017 Lorem Ipsum Vintage Motorcycle Rally

July 15 @ 11:00 am - July 16 @ 2:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Umpeenth Annual Viintage Motorcycle Rally.

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WoodSongs – Michael Johnathon

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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http://www.woodsongs.com

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Nickolas Butler – Hearts of Men – With Muscial Guests LASKA

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Nickolas Butler was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, raised in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and educated at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop. He is the author of the internationally-best selling novel Shotgun Lovesongs, a collection of short stories entitled, Beneath the Bonfire, and The Hearts of Men which has already been longlisted for two of France's top literary awards. He is…

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Rough and Tumble With Special Guests Olive Sings.

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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...used to say they were from Nashville, TN. That was before April 2015 when 5 year members Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler quit their day jobs, sold everything they owned, and gave their thirty day notice on their rental house to trade in for a life permanently on the road. With their sixteen foot camper and their 97 pound dog, Butter, they have been touring…

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Charlie Painter Trio with special guest Barefoot Antennae

July 23 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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We are proud to welcome back the Charlie Painter Trio for a fine evening of Jazz. ------ Formed in Viroqua. We write our music as a community. All of us are responsible for our contribution to the music, and for leaving an opportunity for everybody's expression. Our process is our spirit, our consensus and respect for each other. The fun we have making the music…

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John Statz with Derek Ramnarace

July 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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John Statz has been writing love songs lately, specifically about the kinds of romantic love that burn. Namely, all of them. When we first enter a new relationship we are filled with burning desire. Sometimes we later take those same relationships for granted and seemingly burn right through them. At the end we might find ourselves literally burning old love notes, or bridges, which turns…

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The Newlands Co-op -(Skrede/Pajunen) with Marques Morel

July 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Using violin, harding fiddle, guitar and voice, the Newlands Co-op (Vidar Skrede and Sara Pajunen) plays acoustic music from Norway and Finland brought to these new lands by one immigrant or another. VIDAR AND SARA perform traditional and contemporary Nordic folk tunes with unique sensibilities and improvisatory elements. They are also available for workshops in Norwegian and Finnish fiddle tunes, new Nordic folk comping, and…

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Wisconsin Roots Music Co-op Bookstore Sessions#3

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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August 2017

Confirmed : Nathan Kalish and the Lastcallers with special guest

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Nathan Kalish is a Multi Instrumentalist, Songwriter and Touring Musician. He keeps a busy schedule on the road all year long that takes him to Europe and around the entire US. He performs with his roots rock band Nathan Kalish and the Wildfire, his country band Nathan Kalish and the Lastcallers, and also as a solo singer songwriter. His music draws comparisons to John Prine,…

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Feeding Leroy (Duluth) with Special Guests Barbaro Quartet

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Feeding Leroy is a four piece acoustic band from Duluth, MN. With the collaboration of songwriters Lee Martin and Sonja Bjordal, Feeding Leroy has layered its sound and message and delivers honest songs that feed the truth.

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New Mexico Contemporary Ensemble with Nathan Russell

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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The New Mexico Contemporary Ensemble aims to bring the music of the past century’s most prolific and creative composers to the audiences of New Mexico. By commissioning and programming modern classical music of the Americas, we present an assortment of artistic landscapes that will continue to resonate within the diverse culture of the southwest. Through a concert series in the summer months and collaborations with…

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Freddie Slack 117th Birthday Party With Chris Nord and more.

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Come celebrate Viroqua's Boogie Woogie king with an evening of Freddie Slack covers performed by a variety of local artists... Featuring Mpls Boogie Woogie Piano legend Chris Nord....

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Lonesome Dan Kase with Special Guest Boo Bradley

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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As a teenager growing up in rural southern Michigan, Lonesome Dan Kase happened upon a radio show called the “Blues Cruise,” broadcast out on Ann Arbor. Although he had picked up the guitar a year or so before, when he began hearing artists like Reverend Gary Davis and Robert Johnson, he quickly became hooked on the country blues. Like many of the blues musicians from…

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Dead Soldiers with special guest Kendra Swanson

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Dead Soldiers is an American Roots Rock Band from Memphis, Tennessee. Much like The Band and Tom Waits, they draw deeply from influences ranging from Rock, Soul, Outlaw Country, and Bluegrass to Blues to carve out their own dark perspective on what it means to live and die in the American South. Songs about anxiety, poverty, politics, history and death, are lifted by three and…

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Chastity Brown with special guests TBA

August 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Based in Minnesota, but with roots in Tennessee, Chastity grew up surrounded by country and soul music. In the full gospel church of her childhood, she played saxophone and drums and found her singing voice and a passion for music. Her first show was in Knoxville, TN, and then it was on to Minneapolis. Since then, she’s been featured on NPR’s “Favorite Sessions,” CMT, American…

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NN Unplug recording hold

August 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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The Harmaleighs with special guest Lena Maude

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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THE HARMALEIGHS is Haley Grant (guitar/vocals) and Kaylee Jasperson (bass/vocals). Since the duo came together in early 2013, their sound has transformed from an Americana cadence into a unique indie pop/folk fusion. Their anecdotal lyrics are sung through intimately blended harmonies on top of dynamic melodies and bluesy guitar riffs. THE HARMALEIGHS are currently featured on the Spotify playlists Happy Folk, Folk Pop and Barista…

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Lowland Hum (Charlottesville VA) with special guest TBA

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Lowland Hum is an art-folk band based in Charlottesville, VA made up of Daniel and Lauren Goans. The duo has toured extensively since the band's inception in 2013 to support their two full length albums and one EP. Lowland Hum's songs have been described as poetic and evocative, and their arrangements minimal, hushed and dynamic. Their third full length album was released in February of…

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September 2017

Eric Lugosch with Ted and Catherine Parrish

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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"Lugosch places his tunes within pleasant, folkish guitar settings....he masterfully exploits his prodigious fingerpicking skills, embellishing his simple, flowing songs with appealing baroque flourishes that sound homey rather than flashy. " Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader

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The Matchsellers with special guest TBA

September 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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The Matchsellers are Warsaw, Indiana native Andrew Morris and Julie Bates of Kansas City, Missouri. Their exciting, gritty, and often hilarious stage show has been developed over four years of relentless touring across the US and Europe. Though deeply rooted in bluegrass and old time tradition, the pair’s respective backgrounds in electric blues guitar and classical violin– as well as a penchant for the absurd–…

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Bad Axe Barter Faire

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Buy, Sell, TRADE Handmade & Homegrown Goods & Services. Trading Passes $10 Vending Spaces $20 e-mail: BadAxeBarter@gmail.com for more info and to sign up.

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Dartboard Records Showcase with Gin Mill Hollow and Sunspot

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Soda Gardocki w/ Lou Shields

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Tom “Soda” Gardocki spent years playing guitar in SoCal rockers Wax (go rewatch the credits of Mallrats; the band plays right after its pals Weezer) but more recently he’s devoted himself to more rustic purposes. Either performing with his Large Band, his “Million Piece Band,” or solo with his 12-string banjo (like on the The South Congress Session bootleg, recently released by Hillgrass Bluebilly Records),…

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Peter Mulvey’s 10th Anniversary Bicycle Tour WithTBA.

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Peter Mulvey is an American folk singer-songwriter based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Since the early 1990s, he has developed a strong national following in the indie folk/rock scene through his relentless touring and critically acclaimed albums. Starting his musical career in Milwaukee while at Marquette University, he honed his performing skills while traveling in Dublin, Ireland. He later spent several years in Boston, where he frequently…

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Lyndale and 24th with special guests TBA

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Annie Enneking and her acoustic outfit. All the way from Minneapolis. "Lyndale & 24th"--an unflinchingly vivid song cycle of regret, nuance, depth, and shot through with a celebratory dark ache, may be Annie Enneking's most daring work yet.

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October 2017

Stanton West and Billy Bronsted

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Upstate hold

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Doug Collins (Mpls) with Special Guest TBA

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Called "one of the most brilliant songwriters to emerge from the Twin Cities in nearly two decades" by southernminn.com, Doug Collins's hooky mix of Beatle-esque pop and classic country are highlighted in his energetic shows (both solo and with his crack band, the Receptionists), soulful singing, and honest, emotional songs. His last EP, Davenport Iowa, includes the title track, which was voted finalist for “Best…

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C/p

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Hold on to your hats.

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The Brothers Burn Mountain with special guest TBA

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Based out of Duluth, MN, The Brothers Burn Mountain are a soulful, energetic, eclectic duo of real-life brothers, Ryan and Jesse Dermody. They've been playing music together everyday as a duo for more than 16 years. They've released 8 full-length albums of original music, and have toured across the country over the years, though especially in the Midwest, having played more than 1,400 live shows.…

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Shenandoah Davis Hold

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Private event – Price

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Private Event.

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Eddie Allen with special guest TBA

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Eddie Allen is an American folk musician. To date, he has produced two albums, The Trempealeau Hotel (1985) and Faith in Gravity (1990), both released by Weary Wolf Records, a division of Folked Up Musics (BMI). His musical style is firmly rooted in the folk tradition of the midwestern United States, and many of his songs describe the trials and tribulations of the lives of…

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November 2017

Thomas and the Shakes with special guest TBA

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Originating in 2013 out of Rochester, MN, Thomas Wescott and Garrett Kolb cultivated their own unique, dynamic sound. Featuring strong, warm vocals, acoustic guitar, and a one-of-a-kind percussion kit, their authentic stomp-and-clap ROOTS/FOLK/REGGAE rock sound grew in 2014 with the addition of Mark Walsh and his grab bag of wind instruments. Now in 2017 with Mike Nesbit on the bass, the 4 piece continues to…

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The Lords of Liechtenstein (NYC) with special guests Yellow-Bellied Saps

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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The Lords of Liechtenstein is a quirky folk music duo composed of two brothers. Based in New York City, Noah (ukulele/guitar/vocals) and Dan (guitar/banjo/mandola/vocals) have brought their unique blend of folk music to clubs and coffeehouses all over the East Coast of the United States. The Lords have performed on NPR's acclaimed Mountain Stage radio show, were awarded honorable mention in the 2014 Falcon Ridge…

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Society of Broken Souls with special guest TBA

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Society of Broken Souls is the Folk Noir songwriting duo of multi-instrumentalists Dennis James and Lauryn Shapter. Performing their own brand of American Roots Music, they write unflinching songs for fearless hearts — songs that confront our shared, raw humanity while celebrating the beautiful mosaic of the human experience. Fiddle, drums, keyboard, and acoustic and electric guitars, in intricately woven and varied arrangements, provide an…

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October 2018

Claude Bourbon-Medieval & Spanish blues with special guest TBA

October 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Driftless Books And Music, 518 Walnut St
Viroqua, WI 54665 United States
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Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian stylings into uncharted territories. Each year Bourbon plays more than 100 shows around the world. Claude has played countless venues, including Glastonbury Festival, Isle of Wight Festival, Colne Great British &…

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