Announcing the Lost City Winter Series 2012-2013

Mine All Mine & the Lost City crew are proud to announce the Lost City Winter Series 2012-2013. A “spiritual successor” to last year’s Mine All Mine Winter Series, shows will be held at the Dragonfly Lounge every other week all winter long. The series features many local and regional artists seen at the Lost City Music Festival 2012, plus newcomers to the scene.

Highlights include the Winter Series Kick-Off Party on December 21st (the first day of winter), and the Winter Series Finale on March 19th (the last day of winter).  The Winter Series Finale will feature Madison-favorites Man Mantis and Double Ewes, with a headlining set from Ever Ending Kicks (featuring Paul from Mt. Eerie, Motorbikes, LAKE, etc).

Each show will include special, hand-crafted merchandise (limited edition posters, screen printed shirts, etc.), and 25% of ticket sales will go toward the Lost City Music Festival 2013.  Oh yes, we will be doing it all again next summer, and we need your help to make it even better than ever.  Hit up one or more of our shows this winter, snag some merch, and support doing big things in local music!

Below, you will find the complete series schedule and lineup. Show times and participants are subject to change. Tickets available soon.

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Schedule, Lineup, Charities & More!

Hello everybody!

If you’ve only been checking the website, you might wonder what’s going on over here at Lost City HQ.  For more frequent updates, visit our Facebook page, and if you are interested in updates on start times the day of the festival, follow us on twitter.

Schedule & Lineup
Barring any minor tweaks or chances, you can now find the entire written schedule here.  It includes links to Facebook events for all of the shows (including our master event), plus links to pages for all of the artists.  You can also find a list of all 70+ performers on our lineup page.  There, you’ll find performance times and venues, as well as streaming links for (almost) every performer.  So much music for only $10!  (Hint, buy your very own all-access wristband!)

As many of you know, this entire festival is a not-for-profit endeavor.  My planning team and I have spent hundreds of hours organizing the festival, all the bands are performing for free, and all the shows are being run by 30+ wonderful volunteers.  All of this free time is because we care about young people having access to music education.  All proceeds from the festival will benefit Madison Music Makers, the Madison Area Music Association and Girls Rock Camp Madison.  That means your paid admission will make a direct impact on the youth of Madison, continuing the tradition of local music giving back to the community.  Proceeds given to Madison Music Makers and the Madison Area Music Association will help provide music equipment and supplies, and proceeds given to Girls Rock Camp Madison will help provide scholarships to kids who can not afford to attend otherwise.

Over at Mine All Mine Records, we’ve been interviewing bands playing the festival to get a sense of what they’re all about.  Check the sidebar for links to each interview, or head over to  Expect more daily as we get closer to the festival.

John Praw & the Lost City Planning Crew