Introducing Cafe Coda's Premium Membership

Cafe Coda is proud to announce our new premium streaming membership. Covid 19 brought many new challenges and our amazing fans have Kept Coda Alive!

Since the pandemic began, Cafe Coda has been bringing you our wonderful concerts right at home. To continue and expand these capabilities, Cafe Coda is now launching our premium membership.

With this option our fans can watch all our HD live streams and gain access to our entire gallery of past performances!

Join Cafe Coda's Premium Membership

UPCOMING SHOWS

Natty Nation - Happy 420!

Natty Nation - Happy 420!

Apr 20, 7:00pm - Apr 20, 10:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Natty Nation is back for their monthly presence at Cafe CODA and this time, for a very special day - 4/20. Nothing better than celebrating this day with the best Reggae band in the region! https://www.nattynation.com/ Tickets will be $25 for this special event. Only 25 tickets available so get your tickets now! COVID-19 precaution policies in place. Masks are required at all times except when consuming drinks and food. Sanitizing procedure will be applied between sets. We will also live-stream this event for free so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your home. We would appreciate your kind donations via www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive Photo by Shattered Imagery... See MoreSee Less

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The NIU JAZZ ENSEMBLE, Directed by Rodrigo Villanueva

The NIU JAZZ ENSEMBLE, Directed by Rodrigo Villanueva

Apr 22, 7:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

The NIU Jazz Ensemble is the Laboratory Jazz Big Band at NIU. This group performs advanced and intermediate material covering a wide variety of jazz styles, including new works composed and/or arranged by NIU faculty and students. The group has performed with several international artists, including Allen Vizzutti, Fareed Haque, Kelly Sill, Stefan Karlsson, Liam Teague, Art Davis, Tom Garling, Gary Smulyan, Mark Colby and Wayne Bergeron. The Jazz Ensemble regularly participates in jazz festivals and competitions, and performs at least six concerts per academic year. In 2010 and 2014 the ensemble was featured at the Illinois Music Education Conference. The group won first place in the College Jazz Big Band division at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire Jazz Festival in 2010 and 2008. It has received outstanding recognition at the Elmhurst College Jazz Festival many times. The band was honored with Outstanding Performance recognition at the 35th DOWNBEAT Annual Student Music Awards (June 2012). https://m.facebook.com/NIUJazzLABband/ The NIU JAZZ ENSEMBLE, Rodrigo Villanueva, director Megan Rault: Alto Saxophone Morgan Turner: Tenor Saxophone Michael Opitz: Tenor Saxophone Charlie Watson: Trumpet Zephan Drew: Trombone Christian Yi: Piano Ben Kwak: Bass Jackson Frosch: Guitar Noah Brooks: Drums Thank you for our sponsors, Northern Illinois University School of Music, BlueStem, and WORT! Tickets are $20/general and $10/students with ID. Tickets on sale now on Brown Paper! https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5110876 This event will be in-person (25 people) and live-streamed as usual. Donations to our Gofundme is always appreciated to keep live music going at Cafe CODA. www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive Sounds: Papa Scott Production: www.mmx608.com... See MoreSee Less

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Bright Moments: Jon Wade Trio, Free Event!

Bright Moments: Jon Wade Trio, Free Event!

Apr 23, 5:00pm - Apr 23, 8:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Jon Wade will be returning to Cafe Coda with Olen Franklin (kit) and Alan Harris (bass) to play in front of (some) real people! Mr. Harris and Mr. Franklin are two of the best, and hardest working, musicians in the Milwaukee area. This trio will be playing grooves that are truly enjoyable with a sound that is tasteful and dynamic. The event is free and only 25 people can get in at a time. You can also enjoy live-stream from your home. To support the musicians, crew, and venue, please consider donations to www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive Sounds: Papa Scott Production: www.mmx608.com Photos: Jon Wade, by Howard Greenblatt Olen Franklin: R & R Photo #saveourstages #livemusicmadisonwi #cafecodalivestream #livemusicvenues #cafecodamadison #livejazzmusic #jazzpiano #jonwadepiano #olenfranklin #alanharrisbass... See MoreSee Less

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Cool School - Improvising Jazz Workshop (In-Person and Live-Stream)

Cool School - Improvising Jazz Workshop (In-Person and Live-Stream)

Apr 24, 10:00am - Apr 24, 12:00pm+34May 1, 10:00am - May 1, 12:00pmMay 8, 10:00am - May 8, 12:00pmMay 15, 10:00am - May 15, 12:00pmMay 22, 10:00am - May 22, 12:00pmMay 29, 10:00am - May 29, 12:00pmJun 5, 10:00am - Jun 5, 12:00pmJun 12, 10:00am - Jun 12, 12:00pmJun 19, 10:00am - Jun 19, 12:00pmJun 26, 10:00am - Jun 26, 12:00pmJul 3, 10:00am - Jul 3, 12:00pmJul 10, 10:00am - Jul 10, 12:00pmJul 17, 10:00am - Jul 17, 12:00pmJul 24, 10:00am - Jul 24, 12:00pmJul 31, 10:00am - Jul 31, 12:00pmAug 7, 10:00am - Aug 7, 12:00pmAug 14, 10:00am - Aug 14, 12:00pmAug 21, 10:00am - Aug 21, 12:00pmAug 28, 10:00am - Aug 28, 12:00pmSep 4, 10:00am - Sep 4, 12:00pmSep 11, 10:00am - Sep 11, 12:00pmSep 18, 10:00am - Sep 18, 12:00pmSep 25, 10:00am - Sep 25, 12:00pmOct 2, 10:00am - Oct 2, 12:00pmOct 9, 10:00am - Oct 9, 12:00pmOct 16, 10:00am - Oct 16, 12:00pmOct 23, 10:00am - Oct 23, 12:00pmOct 30, 10:00am - Oct 30, 12:00pmNov 6, 10:00am - Nov 6, 12:00pmNov 13, 10:00am - Nov 13, 12:00pmNov 20, 10:00am - Nov 20, 12:00pmNov 27, 10:00am - Nov 27, 12:00pmDec 4, 10:00am - Dec 4, 12:00pmDec 11, 10:00am - Dec 11, 12:00pmDec 18, 10:00am - Dec 18, 12:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

'Cool School' is finally back to in-person at CODA (up to 12 students) and also live-streaming via Zoom. We're back to two sessions: 10 AM is aimed at younger musicians (grade schoolers) and 11 AM is aimed at young musicians (middle schoolers and up). However, you're welcome to either session. COVID-19 Precaution policies are in place. We will take your temperature at the doors. Masks are required. The sanitizing procedure will be applied between sets. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89734483817 Meeting ID: 897 3448 3817 Cool School is primarily directed towards the youth, however, all are welcome to learn with us. Hanah Jon Taylor provides a uniquely refined perspective in the art of improvisation. Topics covered include scales, motifs, interactive listening, and creative playing. If you have an interest in playing no matter your skill level we encourage you to exercise your skill level, challenge your playing mindset, and expand upon your versatility. Not ready to join the class? No worries! You can view the class in live-action right here on Facebook! Free Workshop! Donations for this concert will be graciously accepted through GoFundMe "Keep Coda Alive" www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive Production: Madison Music Experience http://mmx608.com... See MoreSee Less

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Don Linke Trialogue (Two Shows)

Don Linke Trialogue (Two Shows)

Apr 24, 7:00pm - Apr 24, 10:30pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

With original compositions and adventurous treatment of standards, Don Linke Trialogue is a dynamic trio consist of Todd Richards on bass, Victor Campbell on drums, and Don Linke on Guitar. http://donlinke.org/ Jazz at Noon: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNMZLtvpv9Eno-Heg7fitTg Two shows, 7 & 9 PM, $20/show. 25 people capacity. Ticket link will be available soon! We will also live-stream this event for free so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your home. We would appreciate your kind donations via www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive Production by: MMX608 http://mmx608.com/ Sound By: Papa Scott... See MoreSee Less

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Night of the Improvisor featuring Luke Leavitt piano

Night of the Improvisor featuring Luke Leavitt piano

Apr 25, 7:00pm - Apr 25, 9:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

A monthly event, the Night of the Improvisor, hosted by Hanah Jon Taylor, brings you jazz pianist Luke Leavitt. COVID-19 Precauious policies in place. Masks are required at all times except when consuming drinks and food. Sanitizing procedure will be applied between sets. Production by: MMX608 http://mmx608.com/ Sound By: Papa Scott We will live stream the event as usual so you can enjoy it from the comfort of your home. Please support live music, donations are graciously accepted via www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive... See MoreSee Less

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Classical Guitar Night - Timothy Steis / Leonardo Quintero

Classical Guitar Night - Timothy Steis / Leonardo Quintero

Apr 29, 7:00pm - Apr 29, 9:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Thank you, Madison Classical Guitar Society, for the generous sponsorship for the series of concerts on 3/25, 4/29, and 5/27. Here's the second event of this series, featuring Timothy Steis and Leonardo Quintero. https://www.madisoncgs.org/ These are in-person and live-streaming events. Seating limited. COVID-19 precautions policies are in place. These free events are in collaboration with MCGS and supported by Dane County Arts with additional funds from the Endres Mfg. Company Foundation, The Evjue Foundation, Inc., charitable arm of The Capital Times, the W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation, and the Pleasant T. Rowland Foundation. This project is also funded in part by a grant from the Madison Arts Commission, with additional funds from the Wisconsin Arts Board." All donations will go to the venue and technians via www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive Thank you so much for your support!... See MoreSee Less

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THE PAUL SILBERGLEIT TRIO - Two Shows

THE PAUL SILBERGLEIT TRIO - Two Shows

May 22, 7:00pm - May 22, 11:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

THE PAUL SILBERGLEIT TRIO On May 22, veteran Milwaukee jazz guitarist Paul Silbergleit returns to Café Coda for a special live-plus-Livestream event, bringing his trio featuring the awesome Clay Schaub on bass and Devin Drobka on drums. It will be a night of original music as well as fresh arrangements of standard repertoire (including some off-the-beaten-path gems), all delivered in this trio’s bold but tasty manner, at once creative, swingin’, and subtle! PAUL SILBERGLEIT Guitarist Paul Silbergleit is a longtime mainstay of the area jazz scene, as a leader of his own bands as well as a member of the revered supergroup We Six, among other stellar lineups. He has appeared with such notables as Benny Golson, Jack McDuff, Phil Woods, Richie Cole, Tierney Sutton, Melvin Rhyne, Brian Lynch, David Hazeltine, and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. His albums Silberglicity, My New Attitude, and January all feature his own highly regarded compositions and have been heard on the airwaves nationwide, while his brand new release The Hidden Standard shows off his arranging skills with a remarkable array of material reimagined for jazz sextet. A graduate of Oberlin College, he is currently on the faculty of the Milwaukee Jazz Institute. He has also authored numerous instructional books for Hal Leonard, including the monumental 25 Great Jazz Guitar Solos and the newly released Play Like Joe Pass. The event has two shows, 7 & 9 PM, $20/show. Only 25 people can get in at a time. The ticket link will be available soon! You can also enjoy live-stream from your home. To support the musicians, crew, and venue, please consider donations to www.gofundme.com/f/keep-coda-alive Sounds: Papa Scott Production: www.mmx608.com #saveourstages #livemusicmadisonwi #cafecodalivestream #livemusicvenues #cafecodamadison #livejazzmusic #jazzpiano #jonwadepiano #olenfranklin #alanharrisbass See Less... See MoreSee Less

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Brandy Station, Bitter Truth Old Time & Orange Bitters, Sugar, Seltzer.$9

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ABOUT US

Café CODA is Madison’s premier new jazz space dedicated to the presentation of traditional, contemporary and creative music. Café CODA facilitates the long-desired manifestation of a space with suitable staging, a tuned concert piano, and state of the art drum kit, to inspire great music to be played by great artists. Café CODA maintains an arts-centric program of musical performances, workshops and master classes available to residents and patrons of the Madison Arts and Culture District. Located at 1224 Williamson St. Café CODA is in the heart of the Willy St. corridor; the creative and cultural hub of Madison. Café CODA presents the musical works of local, regional and world-class musicians as it offers a sizable contribution to the Midwest American music scene.

Booking Info

CONTACT

Mondays to Fridays 5 pm to midnightSaturdays 9 am to midnightSundays 5 pm to 11 pm1224 Williamson St. Madison, Wisconsin 53703(608) 298-7831Cafecodabooking@gmail.com