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“Wonderful Madison Event!”

Concerts on the Square
Ranked #2 of 14 Concerts & Shows in Madison
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Madison, Wisconsin
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107 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Wonderful Madison Event!”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

I now live right downtown, so these days I am thankfully spared the traffic and parking headaches that come with attending COS. However, I braved the crowds for many years before being walking distance away and it is always, always, worth it to attend. Great atmosphere for couples, friends, families, etc. Very laid back, just bring your blanket and chair, a bottle of wine or your beverage of choice, a good group of people, and relax to some fabulous music. Theres nothing else like it.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Madison, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
85 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Wednesday nights in summer = Concerts on the Square”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Well organized, bring your picnic include some wine, Get there early for best seating. Can purchase food there, and be sure to get a program, and donate to keep this wonderful venue going.

Visited July 2013
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Madison, Wisconsin
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104 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Nice tradition”
Reviewed April 22, 2014

The concerts on the square are a great Madison tradition, just gets too crowded for my taste. Very difficult to get close to the orchestra to hear it without the loudspeakers.

Visited August 2013
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Madison, Wisconsin
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60 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Talking on the Square”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

The orchestra is wonderful as is the beautiful capital square but it is difficult to hear the music as it seems that most people are there to socialize, not listen to music. What a shame.

Visited June 2013
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Madison, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“A Madison institution”
Reviewed February 12, 2014

Music, beer, picnic and friends all in the center of town. All this coupled with a wisconsin summers evening and the sight of the capitol building's reflection on neighboring office building.

Visited July 2013
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