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Trapper Schoepp on stage at the Barrymore Theatre December 2018 - photo by Kyle Hilker
Maximum Ink music magazine has been published in print and online since March 7, 1996. Based in Madison, Wisconsin Max Ink is distributed throughout Madison and Surrounding Areas.

Maximum Ink print magazine focuses on live music in Madison and serves as a guide to help Madisonians surf through the hundreds of shows and events taking place throughout the city and surrounding areas each month. Featuring a monthly live music calendar listing venues and events, Max Ink interviews the artists and previews the shows.

Maximum Ink's online presence includes all of the articles, interviews, and monthly columns from the print magazine plus other content not appearing in print like show reviews, cd reviews, and other timely interviews. Max Ink's famous live music calendar is also online and always available on your mobile device, bookmark us now!

LATEST INTERVIEWS & ARTICLES:


John Primer  - photo by Eric Kriesant
Madcity Nights - January 2019
Show previews around the Madison Area
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 12:19 PM
By Max Ink
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everybody's favorite Bartender: MShell's Dirty Thirty party
January Live Music Calendar
January's Print Version in PDF Form
Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019 at 3:34 PM
By Rökker
(171) Page Views

Sweet Home Wisconsin is just off the corner of Regent St. and Park St.
Sweet Home Wisconsin
Nostalgic Wisconsin Comfort Food with a Chicago Twist
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 5:40 PM
By Robin Gray
(256) Page Views

The Magic Konch - photo by Kyle Hilker
The Magic Conch
An interview with singer Andy Gray
Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019 at 4:09 PM
By Mike Huberty
(274) Page Views

WURK - photo by Kyle Hilker
WURK
An interview with Guitarist/Vocalist Frank Laufenberg
Posted: Friday, January 4, 2019 at 2:19 PM
By Michelle Harper
(163) Page Views

Goran Kralj of The Gufs - photo by Tricia Starr--Tstarr Photography
The Gufs
Reunion 2019
Posted: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 5:10 PM
By Al Brzostowski
(301) Page Views

Trapper Schoepp on stage at the Barrymore Theatre December 2018 - photo by Kyle Hilker
Trapper Schoepp
“You can dress up a song in an infinite amount of ways but at the core of my music is our voices and our words.” -Trapper Schoep
Posted: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 12:36 AM
By Teri Barr
(307) Page Views

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MONTHLY COLUMNS


Letter To The People
Commentary by the Publisher
Posted: Monday, January 7, 2019 at 4:10 PM
By Rökker
Read This Month's Column

Rock Star Death Notices
Posted: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 12:10 PM
Find out who kicked the bucket this month!
Read This Month's Column

Slipped Discs
Discs you may have missed by John Noyd
Posted: Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 11:02 PM
Read This Month's Column

Eclectic Vibes
By Andrew Frey
Show Previews and Reviews plus Micro-Reviews
Posted: Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 4:27 PM
Read This Month's Column


BOOK REVIEWS


Neal Preston: Exhilarated and Exhausted
Author: Neal Preston
Book Review by Michael Sherer
Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:21 PM

KISS - 1977-1980, Photography by Lynn Goldsmith
Author: Lynn Goldsmith
Book Review by Michael Sherer
Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM

[Full List Click Here]


CD/DVD REVIEWS:


Cold Black River
Tales Of Death And The Devil
CD Review by Sal Serio
Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2:20 PM

Rocket Paloma
Mother Mountain
CD Review by John Noyd
Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Pink Fairies
Resident Reptiles
CD Review by Sal Serio
Posted: Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10:45 AM

Stimuli
They Are We
CD Review by Sal Serio
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018 at 6:40 PM

Brittany Shane
Brittany Shane
CD Review by John Noyd
Posted: Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 12:44 PM

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SHOW REVIEWS:


Steel Panther
JJO Yellow Snowball 2018
Review by Al Brzostowski
Posted: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 11:27 AM

Manchester Orchestra
Manchester Orchestra and The Front Bottoms with Brother Bird
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Monday, December 10, 2018 at 7:07 PM

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