Here's your next chance to get down with the Payback! We're happy to have our good friends Immigré on the bill as well. This is shaping up to be a very fun night!
The Big Payback with Immigré​
Friday, April 1 8:00 p.m.
Knuckle Down Saloon
$8 cover

These two bands put together are going to be a serious dance party! Don't miss it!



A couple trailers to whet your appetite for Mardi Gras. See you on February 6!

The Big Payback | Mardi Gras 2016

We're bringing Bourbon Street to Bellevue! Join us for a Mardi Gras Party with The Big Payback of Madison, WI on Saturday February 6 at 8 P.M. **SHARE THIS POST and be entered into a drawing to WIN A FREE APPETIZER OR DESSERT on February 6.

Posted by Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ at Potter's Mill on Tuesday, January 19, 2016


What's Your Power Anthem | The Big Payback

Our Mardi Gras headliner, The Big Payback, shared with us their power anthems. What music get you pumped up? Hopefully an evening of funk on Saturday February 6 at 8 PM with The Big Payback. **SHARE THIS POST by Thursday Jan. 28 and be entered into a drawing to WIN A FREE APPETIZER OR DESSERT on February 6.

Posted by Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ at Potter's Mill on Monday, January 25, 2016



The Big Payback will be playing a Mardi Gras celebration at the Flatted Fifth Blues and BBQ in Bellevue, Iowa!

Mardi Gras Party w/ The Big Payback
Saturday, February 6
8:00 pm
Flatted Fifth Blues & BBQ at Potter's Mill
300 Potter Drive, Bellevue, IA

It will be our first time playing at this place. We've heard great things about it!


Happy first snowfall of the year, fellow Midwesterners! We can't complain, it's been a wonderful autumn.

Here in Wisconsin, the festivals keep going all year round. They just move inside during the winter. We're pleased to announce our first gig of 2016:

Isthmus Wicsonsin Funk Fest
w/ Steez, The Big Payback, Megan Bobo & the Lux, and DJ Phil Money
Saturday, January 9
Majestic Theatre
Doors open at 8 pm

Tickets available at maesticmadison.com


Hey all,

Here's a quick update for ya. It's been over a week, and we're just now coming down from our buzz from the amazing Clyde Stubblefield gig at the Overture Center. It was truly an honor to share the stage with such legends. We want to thank everyone who came out to celebrate Clyde and his music.

Our next gig is coming up soon! Here's a sneak peek:

The Big Payback @ Wisconsin Sate Music Conference
Wednesday, October 28 7:00 pm
Monona Terrace Convention Center
1 John Nolen Drive, Madison, WI

The 2015 Wisconsin State Music Conference will kick off with a special performance by The Big Payback. This FREE concert features a dance floor and cash bar. Open to the public - so bring your friends!


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Upcoming Gigs


A Night Out for Goodman

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Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa St, Madison, WI

Beer and Chocolate Tasting Benefit

Our third annual beer and chocolate tasting benefit will feature a funky live band, more than 12 breweries and 10 chocolatiers in addition to a photo booth, games, and door prizes. Money raised from this event helped strengthen the programs and services at the Goodman Community Center. Eating good chocolate, drinking good beer and listening to good music never did so much good!

This event features 3 oz. pours, a commemorative pint glass and brochure and many bites of delicious chocolate.

Buy your tickets online before they sell out!

EARLY BIRD TICKETS (now through April 1): $40

REGULAR ADMISSION (any time after): $50