Madison County | Brat Fest
Memorial Day Weekend: Madison WI

Madison County

Friday, May 24 | Country | Baker Tilly Main Stage | 7:00pm–8:00pm

Website: Madison County

Madison County is a 7-piece Country show band, based out of Madison, WI, that has evolved its high-energy engaging show, over the years, to stay fresh and distinctive. They have been voted Local Group of the Year 9 years in a row at the Q106 MCMA (Madison Country Music Awards), Favorite Local Group at the 96.3 Star Country AwardsCountry Artist of the Year at the MAMA Awards (Madison Area Music Association), People’s Choice Award Winner for 6 years at the WAMI Awards (Wisconsin Area Music Industry), Isthmus Readers Favorite Local Country Band, People’s Choice Local Band/Musician three years runningand Madison Magazine’s Best of Madison Local Band and Country Band, 7 years running.  Madison County has also been acknowledged with a Meritorious Achievement Award at the MAMA Awards, for raising their incredible fan base to such astronomical numbers.

Mike Zibell, 4-time Q106 MCMA Male Vocalist of the Year, 2-time Madison Magazine Best of Madison Singer/Songwriter Winner, and 96.3 Star Country Male Vocalist of the Year, along with his son Keagen Zibell, newest member of Madison County, give the band those tight blood-rich harmonies.   With those harmonies, is a very talented and versatile group of instrumentalists, which includes, Kevin Hendrickson on drums, Scotty ‘Mustang’ Mitchell on bass, Dan Mahieu on keyboards, Angel Salinas on lead guitar, and Kayla Potter on fiddle & mandolin.

Over the years, Madison County has released 3 full CDs (“Diamond In the Rough”, “Make My Way Back Home” and “Enjoy the Ride”), as well as a 6-song EP with an Indie Label, out of Nashville, entitled “Perspective”.  This self-titled single was voted “Best Country Song” at the MAMA Awards.  Their most recent recording project was a series of ‘Single of the Month’ releases for eight consecutive months, where each month they released a new single across all music platforms, as well as a music video for each single on Youtube.

Madison County has been privileged to share the stage with many national artists over the years, including, but not limited to: Little Big Town, Lee Brice, Montgomery-Gentry, Blake Shelton, Brantley Gilbert, Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett, Toby Keith, Travis Tritt, Rascal Flatts, Justin Moore, Phil Vassar, Bellamy Brothers, Joe Diffie, Dwight Yoakum, David Allan Coe, Alan Jackson, and several more.

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