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Happy New Year! 

Happy New Year from everyone in The Big Payback! We wish you a happy and prosperous 2018 full of music and love.

We're looking forward to kicking our year off with a performance at MadCity Sessions in the Overture Center's Capitol Theater.

MadCity Sessions
feat. Kinfolk and The Big Payback
Thursday, January 18 @ 7:30 p.m.
Free show
Capitol Theater at the Overture Center


It's a whole new year with a whole new set of possibilities. We're itching to get our Payback on in 2018, and we hope you can join us!

Peace and music,


Respect: A Celebration of Women in Music 

We're less than two weeks away from a very special show! We are pleased to be the house backing band for...

Respect: A Celebration of Women in Music

Saturday, July 29

Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm

Majestic Theatre

Tickets available here

RSVP on Facebook


This is the most diverse range of music we've ever covered in one show. We're pulling out all the stops to bring you the music of these legendary women. The singers we get to work with are super talented, and we can't wait to put on this unique show!

Rockin’ for a Cure 

Join us this Saturday at the Radisson Hotel in Madison for a very important cause!
Rockin’ for a Cure: A Live Music Event Supporting ALS Patients in Wisconsin
Saturday, April 22
Doors 6 p.m.
The Big Payback plays 7:30 p.m.
Radisson Hotel Madison
517 Grand Canyon Dr, Madison, WI

Features a broad variety of more than 100 Silent Auction items - Cash Bar, and Appetizers. All proceeds benefit the ALS Association Wisconsin Chapter. For tickets, click $20 in advance, $30 at the door. Founded by Madison Scouts Alum, Steve Weekes, who lost his battle with ALS in 2005. Brought to you by Alumni and friends of the Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps. RSVP on Facebook here.