Wisconsin Fest

Starting in 2013, Wisconsin Fest has allowed us to showcase the state’s diverse musical artistry that makes us prouder than any beer or cheese ever could. Now in its 10th year, the Fests have expanded to four nights and nine unique genres across three Madison, WI venues – The Sylvee, Majestic Theatre and High Noon Saloon. 

Friday, January 6 – Metal Fest at High Noon Saloon
Featuring Lords of the Trident, Casket Robbery, and Droids Attack

Friday, January 6 – Folk Fest at Majestic Theatre
Featuring Dead Horses, Good Morning Bedlam, Gin Mill Hollow, and The Spine Stealers

Saturday, January 7 – Electronic Fest at High Noon Saloon
Featuring Birthdayy Partyy, Creating.A.Movement, Wolfbiter, Tron3x b2b Highdruh, Plaid Hawaii, and Megatronix b2b Otto

Saturday, January 7 – Blues Fest at Majestic Theatre
Featuring The Jimmys, Craig Baumann and The Story, and Madtown Mannish Boys

Friday, January 13 – Punk Fest at High Noon Saloon
Featuring Direct Hit, Dogsblood, We Should Have Been DJs, The Brash Menagerie, and The Takeaways

Friday, January 13 – Funk Fest at Majestic Theatre
Featuring Mama Digdown’s Brass Band, Wurk, and Rare Element

Saturday, January 14 – Hip Hop Fest at High Noon Saloon
Featuring Kidd Kali, Nur-D, Flame TheRuler, Tas Raww, Marucs Porter, DJ Scrump Boogz, and DJ Spade (Hosted by Gary Knowledge)

Saturday, January 14 – Jazz Fest at Majestic Theatre
Featuring The Michelle DuVall and Doug Brown Quartet, Ben Ferris Octet, Nuggernaut, and Gate Check

Saturday, January 14 – Bluegrass Fest at The Sylvee
Featuring Armchair Boogie, Pert Near Sandstone, Them Coulee Boys, and Dig Deep

Plan Ahead:


Based on the latest local guidelines, attendees are no longer required to provide proof of negative COVID-19 test AND/OR vaccination for entry into this event. Other shows on our calendar may still have specific health and safety requirements based on artist request. Be sure to check our venue website for the latest updates and guidelines as entry requirements are subject to change.


Small personal purses / clutches / fanny packs (max size 6.5″ x 4.5″ x 1″) or clear plastic bags (max size 12″ x 12″ x 6″) are the only carry-in bags that are allowed. We encourage you to pack light with only the necessities to make the entry process as smooth as possible. Exceptions will be made for necessary medical equipment and bags for nursing mothers.


We are a cashless facility meaning that we are unable to accept cash as a form of payment.
• Our Box Office, Coat Check, and Venue Merch will only accept credit and debit.
• Our Bars will only accept credit, debit, Apple Pay, and Google Pay.

Please note that artist merchandise sales are separate and may still accept cash.

More details available on our venue FAQ pages.