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Join us for a transcendent Cheese Church service with author and cheese preacher Erika Kubick at Madison’s Crucible. She’ll start off the class with a sermon on the basics of cheese worship before joining forces with a Fromagination cheesemonger to...

Conquer The Stage

a variety / benefit show
Doors: 8:00 PM
$5 suggested
21+

Calling all performers of various talents!

Feat Treat Entertainment is setting up another variety show and is looking for performers. Dancers, comedians, circus acts, freak show type things, and more.

If you are interested in being a part of our...

COMEDY PLUS: A Night of Stand-Up Comedy, Music, & Burlesque

Doors: 6:30 PM
$10 in advance, $15 at the door
21+

Madison's sauciest variety show returns to Crucible Nightclub on August 12, 2022. Join us for a night of stand-up comedy, music, burlesque, and more with headlining comedian Mo Good!

Performances by:
Mo Good
Honey Buns
Cameron Logsdon
David Louis

Hosted...

80's Rewind Video Dance Party

$5
21+

Crucible proudly presents another installment of our monthly 80s video dance party, with the incomparable DJ Nick Nice at the helm! Dance to old favorites and some forgotten deep cuts.

Full Moon Burlesque

Doors: 6:00 PM
$12
21+

Ruby Devour and Stellya Heart present Full Moon Burlesque, a 90 min BURLESQUE show featuring experienced local and regional performers. A burlesque spectacular with performances ranging from classic to comedic, and perhaps all the way to kinky. Sure to bring...

Grave 'til Dawn!

$5
21+

Get your old school rave on! DJs KOOB and MATTFANALE are dropping sets of old school rave, electronica, and dark dance beats all night!

Lucid Tuesday

$5
21+

Every Tuesday, 8Hertz, Bvdvpple, & Crucible Madison present a rotating selection of local electronic talent.

The Soap Girls

$10
21+

THE SOAPGIRLS w/ KMRC + BURLESQUE PERFORMERS

The SoapGirls, French born sisters from Cape Town, are the world's hardest working band during lock-down performing over 400 live streams with extremely crazy rock 'n' roll shows, varied theme nights and dark...

Words with Nerds

Doors: 6:30 PM
$10 in advance, $15 at the door
21+

A great show for information sponges who love to laugh!

Come out to Crucible Madison on Thursday, August 18 for funny (and often R-rated) educational lectures mixed with stand-up comedy for the brainy at heart.

Topics this month will include...

Bottoms Up Aerial Burlesque - Beach Party

Doors: 8:00 PM
$10
21+

Crucible is delighted to present an evening of thrilling and tantalizing aerial performance, courtesy of Bottoms Up Aerial Burlesque! This month has a beach party theme!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

featuring Madison's Velvet Darkness
Doors: 11:00 PM
$8
18+

Friday, August 19th - Join us for our monthly screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, featuring the talented cast of Madison's Velvet Darkness!

On Saturday, August 20th, 2022 we present the world famous WRECKING BALL : a wasteland-themed Madness, Mayhem and Masquerade dance party at Crucible Madison! Hosted by -Apollo-, with salvaged beats by DJ Psychotron and DJ Senseless, wrecked stage performances, toxic...

Shutter Step, Deryk G, and Silk Stranger

Doors: 7:00 PM
$10
21+

Shutter Step is joined by Deryk G and Silk Stranger for their final concert of the summer season! Come on out for a fabulous night of music from some of Madison's brightest new acts.

The Takeaways, The Cancellations & Beka KillJoe

Doors: 7:00 PM
$10
21+

The Takeaways: All-star Madison punk outfit
The Cancellations: Depression you can dance to
Beka KillJoy: Badass solo rock

It's a Monday. It's an early show. Come out.
"Doors at 7, in bed by 11" - old people still trying to...

Lucid Tuesday

$5
21+

Every Tuesday, 8Hertz, Bvdvpple, & Crucible Madison present a rotating selection of local electronic talent.

She Past Away

with I:Scintilla and Sensuous Enemy
Doors: 7:00 PM
$25 in advance, $30 at the door
21+

Crucible is thrilled to welcome the rising darkwave legends, She Past Away. I:Scintilla and Sensuous Enemy open the show. Doors at 7, music at 8. $25 in advance, $30 day of show. 21+

She Past Away is dark-wave with a...

Amateur Burlesque

Furrlesque edition
Doors: 6:30 PM
$10
21+

This event was created to open up the opportunity for everyone to explore the art of burlesque. All are welcome to give it a try. Whether you come to watch or you come to grace the stage, this event is...

Deviance

a bdsm play party
$10 in gear, $20 in street clothes
21+

Proof of full COVID vaccination status is REQUIRED for entry. Masks are recommended.

This is a NO PICTURES ALLOWED event, that includes selfies, pictures in the taproom, and pictures in the bathrooms.

Deviance is a 21+ monthly fetish/BDSM event hosted...

Lunar Flow Eclipse

$30-40
21+

Lunar Flow Eclipse is a celebration of diversity, equality and inclusion through music and the creative arts, flow arts, and circus performing arts. We strive to bring people together to build stronger connections and provide a way to express their...

OVRFWRD w/ John Aulabaugh

Doors: 6:00 PM
$10
21+

OVRFWRD is a 4 piece Minneapolis, MN all instrumental progressive rock band, formed in late 2012.

We recently released a 4th studio album- StarStuff on October 2nd 2020. Recorded at The Hideaway Studio July 15-19, 2020, in their hometown of...

Solar Fake w/ Whorticulture and Absynthe of Faith

Doors: 7:00 PM
$15 in advance, $18 at the door
21+

Crucible is thrilled to be a stop on synthpop / industrial legend Solar Fake's US tour. Support provided by Whorticulture and Absynthe of Faith.

Lucid Tuesday

$5
21+

Every Tuesday, 8Hertz, Bvdvpple, & Crucible Madison present a rotating selection of local electronic talent.

Crucible Karaoke

Doors: 6:00 PM
None
21+

The doors open at 6 and we start singing at 6:30.

Proof of Vaccination is required

Brain Monkeys Media's karaoke is proudly powered by Songbooks Online. Download the Songbooks Online app here: http://songbooksonline.com
Brain Monkeys Media uses the Show ID...

The Bellwether Syndicate w/ Then Somes Silence and Bellhead

Doors: 7:00 PM
$17 in advance, $22 day of show
21+

Crucible is thrilled to welcome the legendary Bellwether Syndicate with special guests Then Comes Silence and Bellhead. This will be a dark and magnificent show, not to be missed!

Formed in 2012, THE BELLWETHER SYNDICATE is fronted by veteran artist...

Lucid Tuesday

$5
21+

Every Tuesday, 8Hertz, Bvdvpple, & Crucible Madison present a rotating selection of local electronic talent.

Crucible Karaoke

Doors: 6:00 PM
None
21+

The doors open at 6 and we start singing at 6:30.

Proof of Vaccination is required

Brain Monkeys Media's karaoke is proudly powered by Songbooks Online. Download the Songbooks Online app here: http://songbooksonline.com
Brain Monkeys Media uses the Show ID...

Stromkern w/ Klack

Doors: 7:00 PM
$12 in advance, $15 day of show
21+

ANTI/SOCIAL & COLD WAVES presents
STROMKERN with KLACK (21+)

Doors @ 8PM/Show @ 9PM
$12 advance/$15 day of show

STROMKERN's is coming home to Madison for a special pre-Cold Waves warm up show, their first in well over a DECADE...

Actors w/ Leathers and Carellee

Doors: 8:00 PM
$15 in advance, $18 at the door
21+

Crucible is thrilled to welcome the Actors, as they tour in support of their new album "Acts of Worship". Their crisp and powerful post-punk sound will overwhelm. Support provided by Leathers and Carellee.

Kælen Mikla with Kanga and Null Device

Doors: 7:00 PM
$18 in advance, $22 at the door
21+

Crucible is thrilled to welcome Kælen Mikla with support from Kanga and I Ya Toyah!

Kælan Mikla was founded in 2013 as an entry in a poetry competition. In the following years they continued to emerge and establish themselves as...