Overture Rising Stars

Part of the free summer event series, “Summer in YOUR City,” Madison’s Central BID in partnership with the Overture Center for the Arts presents as showcase concert of Overture’s Rising Stars, a local talent search aimed at highlighting and celebrating amazing members...

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Make Music Madison – Downtown Venues

As part of Make Music Madison (MMM), a citywide, free, outdoor day of music in Madison; Madison’s Central BID will host two music venues within the district at Lisa Link Peace Park and The Forum at the top of State Street. Event Date: Wednesday, All Day, June 21...

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LIVE & Local

Enjoy a free summer music series in the heart of downtown Madison at Lisa Link Peace Park located on State Street. Every Thursday evening, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm, the concerts will feature a variety of local musicians, of all genres, and will fill the park with music in...

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Kids Create at the Top of State

Madison’s Central BID presents a children’s art and activity series to take place on Fridays from 10am-1pm in The Grove. The BID will partner with various local organizations to provide an afternoon of themed art and learning projects for children. This event will...

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InstaQuest 2

InstaQuest (IQ) celebrates the end of the summer, grows business and creates a fun and interactive way to explore the BID using one of the fastest growing social media tools - Instagram by engaging both the business of the BID District as well the public that comes to...

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History of Hip Hop

Make the most out your Friday lunch hour and explore three decades of Hip Hop while ShaH Evans, music manager, Founder/V.P. of UCAN and Social Media Entrepreneur, describes the musical elements of Hip-Hop while platinum selling producer , DJ PAIN 1, spins all the hits...

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Artists in YOUR City

In partnership with MMoCA, Wheelhouse Studios, and the Chazen Museum of Art; Madison’s Central BID presents an all abilities art demonstration and project series to take place on the third Thursday of June, July and August from 11a.m - 2p.m. in The Grove. Featuring...

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YOUR Ian’s Open Mic Night

Part of the free summer event series, “Summer in YOUR City,” Madison’s Central BID presents a free outdoor Open Mic Night in partnership with Ian’s Pizza located on State Street. Every Tuesday from 6:30pm -8:30pm, the event will feature a variety of professional and...

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