UPCOMING SHOWS

Night Of The Improviser Feat. Hanah Jon Taylor

Night Of The Improviser Feat. Hanah Jon Taylor

Jan 24, 8:00pm - Jan 24, 11:00pm+9Jan 31, 8:00pm - Jan 31, 11:00pmFeb 7, 8:00pm - Feb 7, 11:00pmFeb 14, 8:00pm - Feb 14, 11:00pmFeb 21, 8:00pm - Feb 21, 11:00pmFeb 28, 8:00pm - Feb 28, 11:00pmMar 7, 8:00pm - Mar 7, 11:00pmMar 14, 8:00pm - Mar 14, 11:00pmMar 21, 8:00pm - Mar 21, 11:00pmMar 28, 8:00pm - Mar 28, 11:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Saxophone/Flutist Hanah Jon Taylor, bassist John Christensen and drummer Matt Endres host this evening of spontaneous compositions. Musicians will be invited to ‘session’ with iconic featured guests. No Fake Books please. 8pm to 11pm Doors open at 5pm Cover 8pm $10... See MoreSee Less

9 interested
Bright Moments: Live Music with Lively Spirits

Bright Moments: Live Music with Lively Spirits

Jan 25, 5:00pm - Jan 25, 7:00pm+6Feb 1, 5:00pm - Feb 1, 7:00pmFeb 8, 5:00pm - Feb 8, 7:00pmFeb 15, 5:00pm - Feb 15, 7:00pmFeb 22, 5:00pm - Feb 22, 7:00pmMar 22, 5:00pm - Mar 22, 7:00pmMar 29, 5:00pm - Mar 29, 7:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Join us for live music and drink specials every Wednesday through Friday, 5 to 7 pm for the happiest hours of your day. Bright Moments Live Music Schedule is as follows:* 1.11.19 Rubin Marquez 1.18.19 Bill Roberts Quartet 1.25.19 Rubin Marquez and the Bad Hombres 2.1.19 John Mesoloras 2.8.19 Executive Tea Set 2.15.19 Blue Cheese 2.22.19 Gerri DiMaggio 3.22.19 Bad Philosopher 3.29.19 Bill Roberts Combo No Cover. Family Friendly. We are a live music venue, and as such do not offer food. We welcome you to order from one of our fabulous neighbors here on Willy Street, or bring your own! For Bright Moments Book inquiries please send social media links, current sound or video links, and bio to booking@cafecoda.club... See MoreSee Less

16 interested
Mambo Blue at Cafe Coda

Mambo Blue at Cafe Coda

Jan 25, 8:00pm - Jan 25, 11:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Live Latin rhythms sure to shake up your winter blues! $10 at the door. Family Friendly. Seating is limited. We are glad to provide you with plating and utensils for your carry in.... See MoreSee Less

23 interested  ·  1 going
Youth Jazz Expo

Youth Jazz Expo

Jan 26, 9:00am - Jan 26, 12:00pm+10Feb 2, 9:00am - Feb 2, 12:00pmFeb 9, 9:00am - Feb 9, 12:00pmFeb 16, 9:00am - Feb 16, 12:00pmFeb 23, 9:00am - Feb 23, 12:00pmMar 2, 9:00am - Mar 2, 12:00pmMar 9, 9:00am - Mar 9, 12:00pmMar 16, 9:00am - Mar 16, 12:00pmMar 23, 9:00am - Mar 23, 12:00pmMar 30, 9:00am - Mar 30, 12:00pmApr 6, 9:00am - Apr 6, 12:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Every Saturday morning Madison area youth are invited to join together, with Hanah Jon Taylor, to practice, improv, and receive jazz instruction. There is no charge. No alcohol is served at this time. 9 am to 10 am RAISINS (8 year to 12 year olds) 10 am to 12 am Young Players (ages 13+)... See MoreSee Less

5 interested
Ladies Must Swing at Cafe Coda

Ladies Must Swing at Cafe Coda

Jan 26, 8:00pm - Jan 26, 11:00pm

Cafe Coda
1224 Williamson Street
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Enjoy a variety of dancing tunes by Ladies Must Swing! They are a group of 19 energetic dames who aim to please by playing big-band tunes in a variety of styles including east coast and west coast swing, tango, fox trot, waltz, and of course at least one polka!


Cafe Coda is proud to be Madison, Wisconsin's premiere place for world class jazz listening.
Pre-sale tickets are available on Eventbrite.com for $15 until January 25th. Seating is limited, not reserved. Remaining tickets will be available at the door for $20. Doors open at 6pm. Tickets are subject to be released 30 minutes after listed start time of show (8:30pm.)


We are a family friendly establishment and highly encourage imprompt family dance parties to this great music. However, we do not serve food or snacks. Instead, we encourage (and have menus and plates for) you to carry-in your favourite local restaurant, or your homemade casserole.
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74 interested  ·  11 going
John Mesoloras Trio at Cafe Coda

John Mesoloras Trio at Cafe Coda

Feb 1, 5:00pm - Feb 1, 7:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Join us for our Friday Night Bright Moments. This week features John Mesoloras! No Cover. Family friendly. We do not serve food or snacks, but you are welcome to bring your own!... See MoreSee Less

44 interested  ·  7 going
Orquesta SalSoul at Cafe Coda

Orquesta SalSoul at Cafe Coda

Feb 1, 8:00pm - Feb 1, 11:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Orchestra SalSoul Del Mad combimes the best of two cultural worlds; salsa and soul. Bringing together the fire of latin rhythms, english lyrics and the groove of soul. They will have young and old dancing in the aisle and on the ceiling. Made up of some of the best local musicians representing the international diversity of Madison, Wisconsin- they have performed at the 2015 Latino Musical Festival, and have been playing at venues throughout since. $15 at the door. Doors open at 7:00pm Family friendly. Seating is limited.... See MoreSee Less

46 interested  ·  2 going
Isaiah Collier & the Chosen Few at Cafe Coda

Isaiah Collier & the Chosen Few at Cafe Coda

Feb 2, 8:00pm - Feb 2, 11:00pm

Cafe Coda
1224 Williamson Street
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Isaiah Collier and The Chosen Few is a group founded by saxophonist Isaiah Collier. Collier who’s an alumi of the Jazz Institute of Chicago and ChiArts has been playing around the Chicagoland area for the past 4 years. Isaiah has played with a plethora of artist such as: Stefon Harris, Roy McCurty, Carmen Bradford, Ernest Dawkins, Bennie Maupin, Ari Brown, Robert Irving III and many more. Playing at festivals such The Hyde Park Jazz festival, International Jazz Day fest, Englewood Jazz Festival, and Monterey Jazz Festival. Now Isaiah has decided to gather a group of musicians “ The Chosen Few”.... See MoreSee Less

27 interested  ·  1 going
Fat Tuesday Bacchanal feat. Panchromatic Steel

Fat Tuesday Bacchanal feat. Panchromatic Steel

Mar 5, 5:30pm - Mar 5, 9:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

Café CODA is pleased to host Panchromatic Steel and the inaugural Fat Tuesday Bacchanal! Established in 2016, Panchromatic Steel is Madison’s homegrown steel drum band. Caribbean calypso, reggae, jazz and pop/rock hits by the likes of Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder and Prince are a part of Panchromatic’s repertoire, played on steel drums and accompanied by a smokin' rhythm section. The Fat Tuesday Bacchanal will feature two rousing, carnival-inspired sets of music by this accomplished Madison band. Joining Panchromatic on the bandstand will be opener The Madison Choro Ensemble, performing a modern interpretation of an antiquated and lovely style of Brazilian instrumental music: Choro, "The father of samba, grandfather of bossa nova." The event begins at Happy Hour on Fat Tuesday, 5:30pm, with drinks by Café CODA’s talented bartenders, and scrumptious food options for purchase by our beloved Willy St. next-door neighbor Jamerica! The music begins at 6pm. Celebrate carnival the right way, with Café CODA, Panchromatic Steel, Madison Choro Ensemble, and Jamerica! Only $10 at the door.... See MoreSee Less

73 interested  ·  12 going
Janet Evra Quartet at Cafe Coda!

Janet Evra Quartet at Cafe Coda!

Mar 30, 8:00pm - Mar 30, 11:00pm

Cafe CODA
1224 Williamson st.
Madison, WI  53703 Map

The Janet Evra Trio will perform at Café Coda, blending bossa nova and samba standards with original music in the style. www.janetevra.com... See MoreSee Less

49 interested  ·  5 going

FEATURED COCKTAILS

Coda Margarita


Agavales Reposado Tequilla, Goodland Orange Liqueur, Fresh Lime Juice$10

Coda Sour


Cooper & Kings Brandy or Medley Bro. Bourbon, Fresh Lemon Juice, Egg Whites, Simple Syrup$11

Coda Old Fashioned


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

Wed-Friday 5-12, Saturday All ages community events 9am-2pm.Bar opens at 2pm-midnight1224 Williamson St. Madison, Wisconsin 53703(608) 630-9089booking@cafecoda.club