Isthmus Presents: Wisconsin Fest 2024

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 11th year, the Fests have expanded to five nights and eight unique genres across three Madison, WI venues – The Sylvee, Majestic Theatre and High Noon Saloon. 

Friday, January 5 – Punk Fest at High Noon Saloon
Featuring Wristwatch, We Should Have Been DJ’s, Gridlock, Sex Scenes, and Lunar Moth

Friday, January 5 – Blues Fest at Majestic Theatre
Featuring Koch Marshall Trio, Ivy Ford, and Dan Walkner Band

Saturday, January 6 – Metal Fest at High Noon Saloon
Featuring Driods Attack, The Faith Hill Have Eyes, Conniption, and SoulKiller

Saturday, January 6 – Funk Fest at Majestic Theatre
Featuring Rare Element, Better Yeti, and Heatbox

Friday, January 12 – Jazz Fest at Majestic Theatre
Featuring Ben Ferris Octet, Rick Flowers Amalgam X, Jon Hoel Trio, and Feestet

Saturday, January 13 – Pop Fest at Majestic Theatre
Featuring The Astronomers, Tae & The Neighborly, and Kat & The Hurricane

Saturday, January 13 – Bluegrass Fest with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades at The Sylvee
Featuring The Last Revel and Them Coulee Boys

Saturday, January 27 – Hip Hop Fest at High Noon Saloon
Featuring DJ Fusion (of 93.1 Jamz), DJ Iron Mike, L.U.V., Blazo, Rob Dz, Juciee Monroe, Tha Catalyst, & Flame The Ruler and hosted by Gary Knowledge

Plan Ahead:


Bags (max size 12″ x 6″ x 12″) are allowed and will be searched upon entry. Exceptions will be made for necessary medical equipment and bags for nursing mothers. We encourage you to pack light with only the necessities to make the entry process as smooth as possible.


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.