The Getaway Drivers have been recording and performing their special brand of original material for 12 years in the Madison, WI area. Each band member brings a broad array of musical influences into the mix, and the result is a sound uniquely their own.
TGD News at a Glance
Happy winter, and joyful holidays to all!
The band has been writing new songs for the upcoming album, and are starting to record! We will announce the album title along with a crowdfunding campaign sometime in the next few months.
This album will be special, as all money received for it beyond our cost will be donated to charities to help support veteran's mental health. Stay tuned for more information!
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Small Group Show
The Getaway Drivers will be having a rare, pared down show on Saturday evening at Fisher King Winery in Verona.
Come see us change roles and switch things up!
No cover, just drink some lovely wine!
Once again, the Drivers are visiting their favorite Mead hall to make music, enjoy amazing mead, and bask in the glow of wonderful friends.
Original Music in Waunakee
We're getting away to Waunakee to have a fun evening of original music!
Come out, enjoy a beer, and join us for the magic!
Mead & Music
Join us at our favorite Mead Hall for music, libations, and fun!
Kites & Boomerangs
We're excited to be participating in an evening of music with a great lineup, opening for Kites and Boomerangs!
Kites and Boomerangs is an uplifting, eclectic-Indie Rock rock band whose musical concoction mixes a little bit of everything, but mainly stays true to the Indie Rock style with occasional funk additives.
With Special Guests WURK - https://www.facebook.com/Wurktheband/ Tacoma Washington Weekday Club - https://www.facebook.com/tacomawashingtonweekdayclub/
Warrior Songs Benefit
A fundraiser to fund the release of "Women at War: Warrior Songs Vol. 2" Jason Moon will open. Remaining acts will be Madison area women who have contributed to the CD. With Jason Moon, Lisa Johnson, Beth Kille, Shawndell Marks, and The Getaway Drivers!
Basket & 50/50 raffle.
Warrior Songs is a non-profit organization which seeks to help bring hope and healing to veterans through music. Through a variety of programs Warrior Songs uses music to assist veterans and civilians to more fully understand and integrate all aspects of the war experience. Our mission is to transform trauma and struggle associated with war into music which educates, inspires, motivates and entertains.
$5 suggested donation
Make Music Balcony Show
Once again, we'll be singing from the rooftops for Make Music Madison!
Come on out and enjoy the show.
Fisher King Winery
The Getaway Drivers will be enjoying the lovely weather and wine at Fisher King! Come listen to music and join us!
Wurst Times Fest
33 band and performers on FOUR stages of music as the Wurst Times expands into the evening thanks to the Brinks Lounge! ALL FOR $10!!!!!!!! All proceeds benefit the Madison Area Music Association, Guitars for Vets (Madison Chapter), and the Wil- Mar Neighbor Hood Center. MUSIC STARTS at 11 am and goes until at least midnight!!! Each $10 donation to Wurst Times received between NOW and May25 at the MAMA’s WEBSITE will include ONE admission to the festival and two food and beverage tickets!! A savings of approximately $5.00 . (*YOU MUST INDICATE WURST TIMES DONATION under “Special instructions for MAMAs)
The Getaway Drivers at Bos
The Getaway Drivers will be performing at their favorite local Mead Hall!
Come see us and enjoy the libations.
$5 suggested donation.
Wild Hog in the Woods
Founded in 1978, these weekly folk music concerts are a Madison tradition for 39 years. They are held in the idyllic setting of an old church (now the Wil-Mar Community Center) on Madison's near east side, just one block off of Willy Street.
Admission is typically $2 for members and $3 for non-members, higher for special events.
More information can be found here: http://www.wildhoginthewoods.org/
Fiona Grey featuring The Getaway Drivers
This show will feature Acoustic Labyrinth, a duo consisting of our very own Greg Thornburg and Beau Christian, followed by a set by yours truly, leading up to Fiona! Come out and enjoy!
Doors open at 8pm, and music starts at 8:30.
Puerto Rico Benefit Show
Starting at 6:30pm, Greg Thornburg will be playing his guitar stylings, which you don't want to miss! Afterward, our 7 piece band will rock you! Pay attention for a tribute to the amazing influence of Tom Petty on our music. The suggested donation for this show is $5, but all proceeds are going to be going to GlobalGiving to aid Puerto Rico's disaster recovery, so more is welcomed.
The Getaway Drivers Barn Party
We'll be rocking the barn at a private party!
If you're interested in booking us for a private party, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
The Getaway Drivers @ Bos Meadery
The Getaway Drivers will be enjoying the mead and making music at a favorite local spot, Bos Meadery. Come join us for libations and fun!
No cover - $5 suggested donation
Backyard Barbeque - Private
We're jamming out at an annual backyard barbeque! If you're interested in booking us for a private event, email us at email@example.com!
Make Music Madison
Make Music Madison is a day of free outdoor music on the summer solstice. We'll be closing out this amazing musical day at the Elvehjem Park Shelter!
Make Music Madison
Make Music Madison is a day of free outdoor music on the summer solstice. We're excited to be joining the lineup on Bob Queen's Balcony!
The Getaway Drivers @ Between the Waves
The Getaway Drivers will be performing at the conference for musicians, Between the Waves!
The Getaway Drivers at Wurst Times Fest
We'll be enjoying the outdoor stage at Wurst Times Fest! Come on down and get a brat!