The Edgewater is abuzz with activity all year long – whether it is a live music concert series in the summer months, or open ice skating on The Edgewater Ice Rink in the winter months. View our in-house events below and click through to learn more about each one. We are excited to be Madison’s place for entertainment, for community events, for live music, for Badger fun and so much more. We hope you join us, every time, and experience The Edgewater for yourself!
Due to wind and threat of inclement weather, we are moving tonight’s Blues Traveler Concert indoors to The Grand Ballroom, located on the 5th floor of The Wisconsin Building. Concert entrance and check in will be located on the 5th Floor of the Wisconsin Building.
Questions? Please call or visit Will Call (608.535.8257), open Saturday, July 21 from noon – 8pm, located on the 7th floor in the Wisconsin Building, right outside Augie’s Tavern.
The Edgewater is celebrating 70 years of live music on the lake with a special addition to our Summer of Music: Grammy® award winning band, Blues Traveler.
Join us on The Grand Plaza at The Edgewater for THE party of the summer on Saturday, July 21, for Blues Traveler, a band best known for their improvisational live shows and the breakthrough, multi-platinum selling album four, which earned them a Grammy® for Best Rock Performance and hit singles “Run-Around” and “Hook.” Madison favorite, The Jimmys, will open the show at 6pm.
Blues Traveler — John Popper (lead vocals, harmonica), Chan Kinchla (guitar), Tad Kinchla (bass), Brendan Hill(drums), and Ben Wilson (keyboard) — have a proven reputation with a total of twelve studio albums — four gold, three platinum and one six-times platinum — they have sold more than 10 million combined units worldwide, and played over 2,000 live shows in front of more than 30 million people. Their hit “Run-Around” is the longest-charting radio single in Billboard history.
July 21, 2018
5pm – Doors open
6pm – The Jimmys
Headliner: Blues Traveler
SOLD OUT General Admission ⎮ $60, Grand Plaza
SOLD OUT VIP ⎮ $110, premium concert viewing from The Statehouse Terrace, access to private bar, 1 complimentary drink ticket (must be 21 years old to receive drink ticket).
Tickets will be mailed to the address provided and must be presented at concert for entry. No refunds. Concert will be moved indoors for inclement weather.