Genre: Holiday

Durango’s Old Timey Rascals<br>Holiday Peace Concert

Durango’s Old Timey Rascals
Holiday Peace Concert

 

BAG POLICY

Bags (max size 12″ x 6″ x 12″) are allowed and will be searched upon entry. Exceptions will be made for necessary medical equipment and bags for nursing mothers. We encourage you to pack light with only the necessities to make the entry process as smooth as possible.

PAYMENT POLICY

We are a cashless facility meaning that we are unable to accept cash as a form of payment. Our Box Office and Coat Check will only accept credit and debit. Our Bars will only accept credit, debit, Apple Pay, and Google Pay. Please note that artist merchandise sales are separate and may still accept cash.

 

100% of ticket sales will be donated to The American Red Cross to help victims of the humanitarian crisis in the Middle East

Waylan St Palan & The Magic Elves (Late Show)

Waylan St Palan & The Magic Elves (Late Show)

 

BAG POLICY

Bags (max size 12″ x 6″ x 12″) are allowed and will be searched upon entry. Exceptions will be made for necessary medical equipment and bags for nursing mothers. We encourage you to pack light with only the necessities to make the entry process as smooth as possible.

PAYMENT POLICY

We are a cashless facility meaning that we are unable to accept cash as a form of payment. Our Box Office and Coat Check will only accept credit and debit. Our Bars will only accept credit, debit, Apple Pay, and Google Pay. Please note that artist merchandise sales are separate and may still accept cash.

 

Waylan St Palan & The Magic Elves have been bringing lovers and haters of Christmas music together since 2001 to create a tradition unto itself. Their yearly live shows around southern Wisconsin live in infamy for lovers of campy Christmas sweaters and alcohol-fused holiday parties as the official start of the yuletide season. The band is excited to announce the upcoming vinyl release of their 2020 recording, Old Fashioned Christmas. The band will be commemorating the event by performing two shows at the High Noon Saloon on Saturday, December 16th. The first show will be an all-ages family show, from 4pm to 6pm, and a 21+ show at 8:00pm.

Back in 2020, the question that The Magic Elves had to answer was, “What do we do if we can’t do our yearly show?” Waylan himself, (otherwise known as Nate Palan,) was stuck in Italy. The rest of the members were stuck at home just like everyone else. The answer was for the group to write and record a new album of Christmas songs. With some talented songwriters in the group, including Ken Fitzsimmons of The Kissers, Nathan Tredinnick of Something To Do, as well as Palan himself of Hometown Sweethearts. The three of them crafted 7 songs, added in a few timeless classics, and somehow made a record without ever being in the same room with each other. The end result was astonishing. The fresh takes on holiday staples Jolly Old Saint Nicholas and Away In a Manger pump them full of new life.

The original songs stand alongside the traditional numbers like antique stockings on a brick fireplace. Although the tracks touch on what everyone was going through during the pandemic, (like “Quarantine Christmas”), the bulk of the material explores untapped Christmas experiences. In the title track, Waylan sheds a tear missing being home for the holidays. In You’re off The List, we discover a young person who has done everything they can to be excluded from Santa’s bounty. In Christmas at the Bar, Waylan tires of battling politically charged family members and retreats to find solace at the local tavern. The band also tackles an epic mound of dishes, (Doin’ The Dishes for Christmas), untimely breakups, (My Last Christmas with You), and not getting what you want, (Christmas Disaster).

One standout track, “Bells of St. Ignatius,” may become the “Fairytale of New York” for the next generation. Originally written and recorded by NYC indie rock band Wormburner, The Elves transform this touching waltz into a cinematic masterpiece. Another exceptional number is the Elves’ take on the recently rediscovered gem “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.” Sung by longtime guest singer, Karolyn Bethke, the Elves rendition makes the classic recording updated for a new audience.

Waylan St Palan & The Magic Elves (Early Show)

Waylan St Palan & The Magic Elves (Early Show)

 

BAG POLICY

Bags (max size 12″ x 6″ x 12″) are allowed and will be searched upon entry. Exceptions will be made for necessary medical equipment and bags for nursing mothers. We encourage you to pack light with only the necessities to make the entry process as smooth as possible.

PAYMENT POLICY

We are a cashless facility meaning that we are unable to accept cash as a form of payment. Our Box Office and Coat Check will only accept credit and debit. Our Bars will only accept credit, debit, Apple Pay, and Google Pay. Please note that artist merchandise sales are separate and may still accept cash.

 

Waylan St Palan & The Magic Elves have been bringing lovers and haters of Christmas music together since 2001 to create a tradition unto itself. Their yearly live shows around southern Wisconsin live in infamy for lovers of campy Christmas sweaters and alcohol-fused holiday parties as the official start of the yuletide season. The band is excited to announce the upcoming vinyl release of their 2020 recording, Old Fashioned Christmas. The band will be commemorating the event by performing two shows at the High Noon Saloon on Saturday, December 16th. The first show will be an all-ages family show, from 4pm to 6pm, and a 21+ show at 8:00pm.

Back in 2020, the question that The Magic Elves had to answer was, “What do we do if we can’t do our yearly show?” Waylan himself, (otherwise known as Nate Palan,) was stuck in Italy. The rest of the members were stuck at home just like everyone else. The answer was for the group to write and record a new album of Christmas songs. With some talented songwriters in the group, including Ken Fitzsimmons of The Kissers, Nathan Tredinnick of Something To Do, as well as Palan himself of Hometown Sweethearts. The three of them crafted 7 songs, added in a few timeless classics, and somehow made a record without ever being in the same room with each other. The end result was astonishing. The fresh takes on holiday staples Jolly Old Saint Nicholas and Away In a Manger pump them full of new life.

The original songs stand alongside the traditional numbers like antique stockings on a brick fireplace. Although the tracks touch on what everyone was going through during the pandemic, (like “Quarantine Christmas”), the bulk of the material explores untapped Christmas experiences. In the title track, Waylan sheds a tear missing being home for the holidays. In You’re off The List, we discover a young person who has done everything they can to be excluded from Santa’s bounty. In Christmas at the Bar, Waylan tires of battling politically charged family members and retreats to find solace at the local tavern. The band also tackles an epic mound of dishes, (Doin’ The Dishes for Christmas), untimely breakups, (My Last Christmas with You), and not getting what you want, (Christmas Disaster).

One standout track, “Bells of St. Ignatius,” may become the “Fairytale of New York” for the next generation. Originally written and recorded by NYC indie rock band Wormburner, The Elves transform this touching waltz into a cinematic masterpiece. Another exceptional number is the Elves’ take on the recently rediscovered gem “I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas.” Sung by longtime guest singer, Karolyn Bethke, the Elves rendition makes the classic recording updated for a new audience.

The Kissers<br>Irish New Year’s Eve

The Kissers
Irish New Year’s Eve

 

BAG POLICY

Bags (max size 12″ x 6″ x 12″) are allowed and will be searched upon entry. Exceptions will be made for necessary medical equipment and bags for nursing mothers. We encourage you to pack light with only the necessities to make the entry process as smooth as possible.

PAYMENT POLICY

We are a cashless facility meaning that we are unable to accept cash as a form of payment. Our Box Office and Coat Check will only accept credit and debit. Our Bars will only accept credit, debit, Apple Pay, and Google Pay. Please note that artist merchandise sales are separate and may still accept cash.

 

The Kissers bring a fresh, original kick to Celtic music. Forged during legendary Monday nights at Madison’s O’Cayz Corral, and honed through 1000 nights on the road, their sound blends sharp musicianship, black humor and the lilt and lyricism of the ancient melodies. Rock musicians who learned Irish music, The Kissers explore the roots of that tradition while retaining their own unique essence.

21st Birthday of Waylan St. Palan & The Magic Elves

21st Birthday of Waylan St. Palan & The Magic Elves

Waylan St. Palan & The Magic Elves – “Madison’s most notorious holiday drunkards,” return for a night of debauchery, holiday songs, and maybe a few (too many) drinks!

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Please note that High Noon Saloon, Majestic Theatre, Orpheum Theater, and The Sylvee are requiring all fans to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours OR full vaccination for entry to all events at the venue moving forward. In accordance with current Dane County Public Health guidelines, this performance will also require masks regardless of vaccination status. Additional policies may apply on a show-by-show basis. More details available here.

Doors at 7:00 pm | Show at 8:00 pm

Any bags larger than a small personal clutch must be clear. Exceptions will be made for necessary medical equipment and bags for nursing mothers.

Ages 18+

All tickets are standing General Admission and are available on a first come first serve basis. Advance tickets can be purchased online or at The Sylvee box office. Once the doors have opened, if tickets are still available, they can be purchased at the High Noon Saloon.