Live for live music? Crave concerts?
You have to see The Sylvee.
Opened in 2018, Madison’s premier live music venue is bringing a variety of America’s biggest and newest artists like to one of the nation’s best cities.
Kacey Musgraves, Nathaniel Rateliff, Mitski, and the Smashing Pumpkins are just some of the awe-inspiring acts to descend on this capital city.
Join scintillating talent in an intimate, industrial-chic environment. This vibrant venue gives you a front row seat to unforgettable performances.
Named after the "Matriarch of the Madison music family," The Sylvee is an exclusively local experience.
Exceptional experience isn’t confined to the concert. Madison is a walkable wonderland that makes extraordinary times easy to find.
Remarkable memories await.
This is your complete guide to a night at The Sylvee.
WHERE TO TASTE
Unearth excellent eats
Avenue Club and Bubble Up Bar
Open the doors to a traditional supper club with a modern twist. An oversized bar serves up classic cocktails, and the Friday night fish fry is one of Madison’s best. Add an old fashioned for one of Wisconsin’s classic combos.
Pig in a Fur Coat
The Mediterranean meets Madison at this playfully-named Willy Street favorite. Cuisine from Spain, France, and Italy converge for extraordinary pre-concert fare. Small plates like ravioli with egg yolk and duck fat fries are local favorites.
Craft comes to life within the historic, brick walls of Brass Rings. Craft cocktails and beer mix with upscale pub food for delicious dining. Get your game on with bar favorites like billiards – nine tables worth – and shuffleboard.
WHERE TO SIP
Fuel the fun with local libations
I/O Arcade Bar
Gulp and game with an array of arcade classics and board games. Custom cocktails, dozens of craft beers and a full wall of pinball? Game on!
State Line Distillery
Grain-to-glass Wisconsin spirits serve up sensational times. Enjoy custom cocktails featuring State Line’s small-batch gin and vodka, in their beautiful cocktail lounge fashioned from reclaimed barn boards.
Mead – the drink of kings, warriors and legends, and the world’s oldest fermented beverage – finds new life in Madison. Enjoy the honeyed nectar, and find a sense of community, at the Bos Meadery taproom. Bos products are locally-sourced and locally made, and the taproom hosts live local music, artists and more.
WHERE TO STAY
Recover in distinct digs
Refreshing and invigorating, Indigo Hotel is a perfect place to stay. This revitalized industrial building opened in 2019, and once served as the Mautz Paint Factory. Today it caters to creatives with a unique, authentic ambiance. The historic Mautz sign sits in the lobby, and colorful elements are woven throughout the hotel.
Hotel Ruby Marie
Step into a piece of history at Madison’s oldest operating hotel – a vintage Victorian with a touch of luxury. Part classic, part modern, and entirely extraordinary.
Modern design melds European style with Midwest charm for a spirit-soothing stay. Optimal location leaves you just steps away from the capital square – an area bursting with fabulous food, shopping, and nightlife. The rooftop restaurant, Eno Vino, offers captivating views of the city with a made-from-scratch, sharable dining experience.
Check out upcoming shows at The Sylvee and then plan your trip.