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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.

Funk Fest 


Majestic Live Presents 
The Big Payback 
Mama Digdown's Brass Band 
& DJ Phil Money 

Saturday, January 7th 
Doors at 7:00pm // Show at 8:00pm 
at Majestic Theatre 

Tickets $10 ADV // DOS


Animal Brain 

The Big Payback will release its second full length album, Animal Brain, on November 18! A CD release party will be held at the Knuckle Down Saloon in Madison.

Animal Brain CD release
Knuckle Down Saloon
Friday, November 18


Track listing:

Running with the Fire 
I Want to Give (My Love to You) 
Crosstown Traffic 
Romeo Knows 
Power to Let Go 
Animal Brain I 
Mauna Ulu 
Above the Rain 
 Animal Brain II 
 Friday Night Phase 
 Animal Brain III


We are so very proud of everything about this album, from the performance of each musician to the sound design to the artwork. We can't wait for you to hear it!



Today is the day! We will be making our Summerfest debut at 6:00 this evening at the Briggs and Stratton Stage. If you don't believe us, check out this picture:


See? Pictures don't lie! 

So if you're going to Summerfest tonight (and why wouldn't you?), come and say hi. We'll be keeping people dancing from 6:00 to 7:30. A full 90 minutes of Payback!

Have a wonderful 4th of July weekend! 



Hello everyone,

Our next gig is in beautiful Waunakee for the Live from the Park series! 

Tuesday, June 28
The Village Park Gazebo
301 S. Division St, Waunakee, WI

Live music 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
Food carts starting at 5:30 p.m. 

Bring blankets, chairs, a bottle of wine...anything you desire to set up your evening picnic. Concerts are free and all are welcome!