Madison County is a 7-piece Country Showband, based out of Madison, Wisconsin, that has been been voted as Local Group of the Year 9 years running at the Q106 MCMA (Madison Country Music) Awards Shows, Favorite Local Group at the 96.3 Star Country Awards, Country MAMA (Madison Area Music Association) Artist of the Year, 6-year WAMI (Wisconsin Area Music Industry) People’s Choice Award Winner, Isthmus Readers Favorite Local Country Band for 2013 and MADISON'S BEST Local Band winner of 2014.
Mike Zibell, 4-year Q106 MCMA Male Vocalist of the Year, and 96.3 Star Country Male Vocalist of the Year, along with his uncle Augie Zibell, also a winner of the Q106 MCMA Male Vocalist of the Year, give the band very rich harmonies that go with this very talented and versatile group of instrumentalists which includes Ron Granberg on drums, Scott Mitchell on bass, Dan Mahieu on keyboards, Angel Salinas on lead guitar, and Jess Lex on fiddle.
Over the years, Madison County has released three full CDs ("Diamond In the Rough", "Make My Way Back Home", and "Enjoy the Ride"), as well as recent 6-song EP with an Indie label, out of Nashville, entitled "Perspective", which included the self titled single that was voted "Best Country Song" at the MAMA Awards. The group has sold over 10,000 CDs and have had five local radio releases.
Madison County has shared the stage with many National artists over the years including, Little Big Town, Sugarland, Montgomery-Gentry, Blake Shelton, Brantley Gilbert, Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Jake Owen, Thomas Rhett, Toby Keith, Travis Tritt, Gary Alan, Andy Griggs, Love and Theft, Neal McCoy, Rascal Flatts, Justin Moore, Chris Cagle, Phil Vassar, Bellamy Brothers, Joe Diffie, Dwight Yoakum, David Allan Coe, and Alan Jackson.
One of their highest profile shows would have to be when Madison County performed at Chicagoland Speedway for the Nextel Cup Nascar Pre-Race Ceremonies.
There is no doubt that you will enjoy this action-packed group as their incredible fan base will testify to that.
"You don't have to like Country music to enjoy this group. It's just an added bonus.”
VOTE HERE Go here to VOTE for MADISON COUNTY and MC FANS!!!!!!!!!!!! It only costs $5 to login and vote. The funds go to Area Schools and their music programs. Once you are a voting member, you can vote more than once. This first round of voting is to see WHO is on the Ballot! This 1st round of voting ends March 17th. April 1st the finalists will be announced, then you can Vote again (since you've already paid) in the FINAL ROUND. The MAMAs Award Ceremony will be held on June 22nd at the Overture Center. We'll keep you posted. Not only is MC entered in several categories: Artist of the Year,Country Performer, but "Perspective" is listed for Country Song, Mike & Augie Zibell are listed for Ensemble Vocals, Mike for Male Vocalist, Dan for Keyboards and Jess for Fiddle. BUT THAT's NOT ALL! Local Music FAN list, consists of KURT and PATTY ELEY (who haven't missed a show in a year) along with Shalicia! So LOGIN, and VOTE,VOTE,VOTE. Let's see how many MC entrys we can get!!!!!!!!!!! THANKS FANS!
Android AND iOS App is Available !!!
Search for Madison County artistecard. There should be our logo that you can click on and load the free app! There's a surprise that we just found out...you can move the bottom menu bar to the left and it'll give you more icons to view. Who would of thought???? Enjoy!!
THANKS FANS for this award! It means the world to us!!!
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WELCOME! So glad you made it to our new website. Here is some more information we hope you can use.
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Please read the other NEWS that was added as the site was being created. Like the new phone apps and where to find Past Pictures from previous shows.
THANKS Fans! We Hope you ENJOY the new site!
We'll keep this link on the NEWS section for now. If you are interested in viewing photos from 2010 thru 2013, you can click on this link to view them. We're going to get them all on here.....it might take a bit......so hang tight and come back to view!