Kyle's studio diary pt. 1

Hi there,

Kyle here. The Big Payback enters Blast House Studios today to begin work on our second album! I'm trying to keep something like a studio diary as we go, so keep checking this blog.

I started today feeling…


The time has come!

We are entering Blast House Studios on Monday to begin recording our second album. Once again, we're working with the great Landon Arkens as our engineer. Most of the rhythm tracks as well as Leah's vocals…


AtwoodFest is this weekend! We play on Sunday, July 26 from 1:45 to 3:00. We are super pleased to be a part of this awesome Madison east side tradition, and the weather is shaping up to be very nice.


Hey all,

We had a hectic (but fun) weekend up north at the Red Crown Lodge. We were able to get in two sets before the rain came. And wow, did it come! The mad scramble to save our gear…


We're happy to be playing at the High Noon with the wonderful Raquel Rodriguez! 

Raquel Rodriguez w/ The Big Payback
Sunday, June 14th 8:00 pm
High Noon Saloon
701 E Washington Ave
Madison, WI
$5 cover


Upcoming show alert!

The Big Payback w/ Mad City Funk
Saturday, April 25, 9:30pm
Crystal Corner Bar
1302 Williamson st, Madison
$7 cover, ages 21+

Our friends in Mad City Funk are opening the show, and we expect to hit…


Tomorrow, we begin our 3-night run of performances at the Mt Horeb High School Viking Band Show. We will be playing a few songs by ourselves, as well as two of our originals with the Mt Horeb High School combined…


Madison's FIRST Annual Long John Party
w/ The Big Payback
Saturday, February 28
Harmony Bar (2201 Atwood Ave)

9:30pm- 1:30am

Celebrate the nearing end of winter by partying with The Big Payback in your long johns! Union suites, butt…


Hey all,

We hope your 2015 is shaping up to be a great year! 2014 went out with a bang for us at the New Year's Eve party at the Edgewater. If you were there, you know what kind of…


We've got a New Year's Eve show to announce!

We will be playing at the legendary Edgewater Hotel of Madison. This is a black-tie event that goes from 7 pm until 2 am. You'll enjoy a gourmet dinner, champagne, and…

The Big Payback Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary!

The Big Payback will be celebrating their 5-year anniversary with a star-studded reunion show at The Frequency, where they played their very first gig.

Yes, it all started in the summer of 2009. In a basement, just like every good…


THE BIG PAYBACK 5 YEAR PARTY w/ Level Five + Jazz Jam
October 30, 7:30 PM
Ages: 18+

The Big Payback Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary

The Big Payback will be celebrating their 5-year anniversary with a star-studded reunion show at…