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Under construction, permanently // created and still maintained with MS FrontPage 1978, now with Telnet support // we present the official page of V05, the funk/disco/dance band // VO5 just released the hot new album of originals titled "Dance Originality" // And we play hundreds of covers from the 70's // Our only aim is to make you dance // Sure, we'll play music at your party or wedding...if you've got some moolah for us! // You may also become our best friend on Facebook or help us figure out Twitter
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PRESS KIT ... Tons of
Originality album reviews
PRESS ELECTRONIC PRESS KIT ... The State Times album review ... Wisconsin State Journal article ... Rolling Disco Balls album review ... Maximum Ink interview ... Isthmus article
MP3's>> new album Dance Originality at Amazon
... Spotify ... Google
Play ... Bandcamp
MUSIC VIDEOS: We're Getting Older ... The Disco Haiku ... I Can Feel It ... Dance Originality ... Dance Originality Dance Lesson ... FAN VIDEOS
2008 recordings: You Should Be Dancing ... Wonder Woman ... Wisconsin Rap ... I Want to Be a Woman
<<Upcoming Shows Open to the Public...ask us about weddings and private party music>>
Stay tuned for more gig announcements...we have tons of private parties to play at and will be booking more public shows soon.
Sat, Dec 31, Concourse Hotel 2016 New Year's Eve. Room package ticket info.
Sat, Jan 15, High Noon Saloon fundraiser 4pm
Sat, Jan 28, Elk's Disco Prom (Get your tickets early, it always sells out)
Sat, Mar 18, Boul-A-Vard Lephrechaun Disco
Sat, April 1, St. James School fundraiser, Maple Bluff Country Club
Sat, June 17, Jazz in the Park
Fri, June 23, St. Louis, MO TBA
Sat, July 15, Edgewater Hotel terrace
Sat, July 29, Atwood Summer Fest
Fri, Aug 4, Cedarburg Summer Sounds
Fri, Aug 25, Dane Dances, Monona Terrace rooftop
Sat, Oct 14, Peoria Civic Center
VO5 wins MTV's "The Freshmen" competition
"The Disco Haiku" on Milk Crater "We're Getting Older" on VideoStatic.com "Aurora on Obscure Sound"
"A History of Disco" - story of disco from the Greeks to the 80s
2017 private gigs booking fast!
<<Past Shows, not including private parties>>
Sat, Jan 30, Elk's Disco Prom (Get your tickets early, it always sells out)
Sat, Feb 20, Keva Sports Center benefit for Middleton High School
Fri, Mar 3, Funky Dane Dances, Monona Terrace benefit for Dane Dances
Sat, Mar 19, Badger Bowl St. Patrick's Leprechaun Disco Bowling
Fri, Apr 1,
Center benefit for Purgolders
Sat, Apr 9, East Side Club benefit for Camp Hero
Thur, Apr 14, Wisconsin Film Festival opening night party, Harmony Bar 9pm
Thur, Apr 21, The Brink benefit for Community Living Alliance
Fri, May 7, Crystal Corner, Madison (60's girl-group cover band Girls Are Go open at 9pm)
Fri, June 3, Festa Italia, Fitchburg (7:30-10:30)
Sat, June 4, Fruit Fest, Plan B (opening for Belinda Carlisle)
Fri June 17, Energy Fair, Custer
Sat, June 18, Jazz on the Park, Wingra Park
Sat, July 30, Atwood Summer Fest
Fri, Aug 19, Dane Dances, Monona Terrace
Fri, Aug 28, Navy Pier, Chicago 9pm - 11:30pm (opening bands starting at 5pm)
Sat, Sept 3,
Wisconsin Union Terrace 8pm - midnight
Sat, Sept 10, Rib Fest, East Side Club
Fri, Oct 7, Susan G. Komen fundraiser at Smart Motors
Fri, Oct 29, Crystal Corner 9pm - 1am
Fri, Nov 25, Cardinal Bar 9pm - 1am
Sat, Dec 31, Concourse Hotel New Year's Eve. Room package ticket info.
Fri, Jan 16, Dane Dances fundraiser at the Monona Terrae
Sat Jan 31, Elks Prom, Madison Elks Club SOLD OUT
Fri, Feb 13, Get Lucky Valentine's Eve, Crystal Corner
Fri, April 10, Festive Friday, Kohler Performing Arts Center in Sheboygan., 6:30pm-9:30pm
Sat, April 11, Camp Hero, East Side Club 7pm.
Sat, April 17, East High Purgolder fundraiser
Sat, April 18, Badger Bowl
Sat, May 2, Girls Rock Camp benefit, Red Zone 9:15pm (other bands start at 7pm)
Sat, May 16, Memorial Union Terrace
Fri, May 22, New Glarus Music fest
Sat, July 4, 7th Annual Reilly’s Pub Independence disco party in Green Lake
Sat, July 25, Atwood Summerfest
Sun, Aug 2, AIDS Ride
Fri, Aug 21, Dane Dances, Monona Terrace
Mon, Sept 7, Laborfest, 1602 S. Park St., Madison
Sat, Sept 19, Rib Fest, East Side Club
Fri, Oct 2, Festive Friday, Kohler Performing Arts Center in Sheboygan., 6:30pm-9:30pm
Sat, Oct 24, CD Release Party/10th Anniversary Gala 70's Prom Extravaganza. High Noon Saloon. 9pm #danceoriginality
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Sat, Oct 24, CD & Vinyl Release Party/10th Anniversary Gala. Wear costumes or go 70's prom style. High Noon Saloon. 9pm.
Watch Dr. Disco Tyska's Telethon to save the disco creatures
Fri, Nov 27 Black Friday, Cardinal Bar 8pm. Opening act: Compact Deluxe WORT Beneft and VO5 CD/Vinyl Sale.
Fri, Jan 24, Elks Club Prom Night SOLD OUT
Sat, Feb 15, Barrymore Theater Equality LoveFest
Sat, Mar 15, Badger Bowl St. Patrick's themed disco-bowling
Sat, Mar 22, High Noon Saloon. Red Caboose fundraiser.
Fri, Apr 4, Kohler Performing Arts Center in Sheboygan
Sat, Apr 5, Madison East Side Club fundraiser for CampHero
Sat, May 10, Crystal Corner 9pm - 1am
Sat, May 17, UW Memorial Union Terrace graduation dance party, 8:15pm - midnight
Sun, May 25, New Glarus Music Fest 9pm to midnight
Thur, May 29, Goodman Center Beer and Chocolate Tasting Fundraiser 7pm - 10pm
Sat, June 21, Make Music Madison, undisclosed location
Fri, July 4, 6th Annual Reilly’s Pub Independence disco party in Green Lake
Sat, July 27, Atwoodfest
Fri, Aug 15, Cedarburg Summer Sounds 7pm - 10pm
Fri, Aug 22, Dane Dances, Monona Terrace 8pm (opening band Altered 5 at 6:00pm).
Mon, Sept 1, Laborfest
Sat, Sept 6, Edgertown, Anchor Inn (VO5 barge on a river!)
Sat, Sept 13, Ribfest, East Side Club
Fri, Oct 10, Time Bank fundraiser , East Side Club
Wed, Nov 5, Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Library Association Fundraiser 8pm - 11pm. Open to the Public
Fri, Nov 28, Cardinal Bar, 9pm - 1am
Thurs, Dec 4, High Noon Saloon, Tropical Funk-raiser
Wed, Dec 31, Grand New Year's Eve party at the Councourse Hotel SOLD OUT HOTEL STAY + DISCO Packages
Sat, Mar 16, Crystal Corner St. Patrick's Day green disco. 9:30pm til 1:30am
Sat, Apr 6, East Side Club Camp Hero Benefit. 6pm to 11pm.
Fri, Apr 12, Badger Bowl 9pm til 1am
Fri, Apr 26, Madison Children's Museum Benefit
Fri, May 17, UW Memorial Union Terrace
Fri, June 21, Make Music Madison 7pm - 9pm at Bear Mound Park
Tue, July 16, Wisco (Willy Street Bar & Grill) Jimmy K show acoustic set and interview 6pm to 9pm.
Thu, July 4,5th Annual Reilly’s Pub Independence disco party in Green Lake
Sat, July 27, Atwood Summer Fest
Fri, Aug 23, Dane Dances, Monona Terrace 8pm
Sat, Aug 24, Children's Museum's Wonderball "Connect the Dots" gala (on facebook) $20.
Sat, Sept 7, Madison Public Library Grand Reopening Gala. $175. SOLD OUT. Waiting List.
Sat, Sept 14, Ribfest, East Side Club
Sat, Oct 26, Halloween party at the Crystal Corner
Fri, Nov 29, Cardinal Bar
Fri, Dec 27, Frequency 9 - 10:30pm. Followed by F. Stokes 8th Annual After-Christmas Show
Fri, Feb 3, Memorial Union Rathskeller with Sunshine for the Blind, VO5@10:30pm (9:00 opener).
Sat, Feb 18, Mardi Gras Disco, Janesville St. John Vianney school. 7:30 to 10:30pm
Sat, Mar 17, Crystal Corner St. Patrick's Day green disco. 9:30pm til 1:30am
Thu, Apr 26, Majestic Theater. Solidarity Sing-a-long CD Release Party 7 to 11:30pm
Sat, Apr 28, Madison East Side Club 9:00pm
Sun, May 6, High Noon Saloon, WORT Cheddar Revolution CD release 5 - 9pm
Sat, May 19, Memorial Union Terrace. Beat Chef's 90's music at 9pm.
Sun, May 20, High Noon Saloon AIDS Ride Benefit 1:30pm
Mon, May 28, Madison East Side Club 1pm after Memorial Day parade
Thu, June 7, Camp Hero fundraiser, Marison Curling Club, McFarland 7 - 10pm.
Fri, July 4, 4th Annual Reilly’s Pub Independence disco party in Green Lake.
Fri, July 6, Summer Sounds @ Cedar Creek Park in Cedarburg, 7:00 - 10pm
Sat, July 28, Atwood Summer Fest
Thu, Aug 2, Kenosha Peanut Butter & Jams 11:30am and 6pm
Fri, Aug 3, Dane Dances at the Monona Terrace 6:00pm
Fri, Aug 24, Concerts on the Park at Village Park in Gilman 7:00pm
Thu, Sep 6, DAIS 35th Birthday Party at Plan B 6pm to 10pm. Costume party fundraiser for Domestic Abuse Intervention Services
Sat, Oct 27, Crystal Corner Halloween Party
Fri, Nov 2, Kohler Performing Arts Center in Sheboygan
Fri, Dec 21, 2012, huge Party for the End of the World at the Barrymore Theater with Freddy Mercury & the SEX Circus. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!
Saturday, March 26th: Brink Lounge MAMA fundraiser
Friday, April 1: Viroqua
Friday, April 15: Retirement party at Capital Brewery
Saturday, April 16: The Grand theater, Wausau “Cruising on the Love Boat”
Saturday, April 30: Crystal Corner
Friday, May 28: Awesome Teacher retirement party at
Saturday, June 18th: Midwest Renewable Energy Fair. Custer, WI
Friday, June 24: Adult Swim at the Children's Museum adults-only night of play. 7:30 to 930.
Sunday, July 3: Reilly’s Pub on Green Lake 4pm - 9pm
Monday, July 4: Westmoreland Park. noon
Saturday, July 16: Sprecher’s Pub, Madison
Saturday, July 30: Atwood Summer Fest
Thursday, August 25th: Kenosha Peanut Butter & Jams
Saturday, Aug 27th: UW-Memorial Union Terrace, 9:30 pm
Friday, September 30th: MMOCA Benefit for Wingra schools 6:30-9:30
Friday, October 7th: Kohler Performing Arts Center in Sheboygan
Satuday, October 22: Club 5 10pm
Sunday, October 23rd: High Noon Saloon benefit for the Canopy Center 3:30-6:30
Tuesday, November 15th: High Noon Saloon Walker Recall kickoff, benefit for the Wisconsin Uprising Archives
Saturday, December 11: CD Release Party for Little Red Wolf. LRW @ 8:30pm, VO5 @ 10:30 The Project Lodge
Friday, December 10: Scatz in Middleton Fundraiser for Joel Winnig running for Supereme Court. 6pm Jazz. 8 - 10pm Disco.
Friday, December 3: Segredo Nightclub 10pm - 1am 624 University Ave (the old Headliner's) $5 cover. Great drinks.
Friday, November 5: Festive Fridays, John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, 6:30-9:30
Saturday, October 30: Cocktails for a Cause Halloween Party. Sprechers. 9pm-midnight. Proceeds go to the "Keep Wisconsin Warm" Fund
Saturday, October 16: WDRT 91.9 Kickapalooza 2010, Viroqua 9-11
Friday, October 22: Club 5 8pm - 1am with DJ JP
Sunday, September 12: Vintage Madison for Wanderlost Vintage Clothing at the East Side Club on Lake Monona
Thursday, September 16: opening for the funky LA band Orgone at the Dry Bean @ 8:30pm
Saturday, September 4: Middleton's Largest Tailgate Party at the Capital Brewery beer garden 4pm - 8pm. A benefit for Cardinal Youth Football.
Sunday August 22: Wisconsin Capitol Pride, Library Mall, 2pm-5pm (parade from Capitol at 1pm)
Thursday August 26: Peanut Butter & Jam, Kenosha Veteran's Memorial Park 11:30am & 6pm
Friday August 27: Dane Dances, Monona Terrace. 6pm-7:30pm
Sunday July 4: Reilly’s Pub in Green Lake. Fireworks at dusk.
Monday July 5: High Noon Saloon Celebrate Smoke-Free Wisconsin 6:00pm, with Freedy Johnson. Free & Free Appetizers.
Saturday July 31: Atwood Summerfest 4pm - 5:30pm (followed by Beatallica)
Wednesday June 16: Dodgeville Summer Concerts, sponsored by Land's End. Harris Park. 4:30-5:15pm and 7-8:30pm
Saturday. June 5: Jovian Taphause all day music festival
Saturday May 8: Madison Area Music Awards ceremony (MAMA), Capitol Theater. Overture Center.
Friday May 14: Memorial Union Terrace (or Rathskeller if it rains) 9:30pm - midnight.
Friday May 21: Children's Theater of Madison fundraiser, Promenade Hall, Overture Center. 7pm - 10pm. Disco kareoke with VO5
Saturday May 1: Mifflin Street Block party Maximum Ink Rock Stage (Mifflin & Bedford), 12:30pm (noon, not midnight!)
April 24: Cocktails for a Cause, Casa del Sol in Fitchburg.
April 7: VO5 celebrates 5 years of live performances
Saturday, February 13th, Scatz Club Valentine's Eve Ball with Maximum Ink, WYOU, and free Yahara Bay vodka sampling starting at 9pm.
Saturday, Februaty 6: Studio Z company party
2009 WINNER, 2009 MADISON AREA MUSIC AWARDS: "BEST COVER BAND"
Friday, December 4th, Disco Party Benefit for the Pleasant Ridge Waldorff School at the Greenman Music Hall - Viroqua
Friday, October 30th, High Noon Saloon's Freaking Halloweekend. midnight headliner.
Wednesday, October 28th, Overture Center for the Arts, Opening for Abbamania 5 - 7pm.
Wednesday, September 9th, Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Realtors Association "Staying Alive" convention (registration required)
Saturday, August 29th, Madison's Favorite Block Party , sponsored by The Isthmus. 10pm on King Street.
Saturday, July 25th, Atwood Summerfest 4pm
Saturday, July 4th, Westmoreland Park, Madison 11:30 - 1:30pm
Saturday, July 4th, Reilly’s Pub on Green Lake. Markesan, Wisconsin 5 - 9pm...followed by fireworks.
Thursday, June 25th, Oregon Summer Fest 6:30pm - 10pm Main Stage...kicking off a 4-day festival.
Wednesday, June 17, opening for San Francisco's #1 party band Sex Without Hands at the The Frequency . 8:30pm.
Friday, May 1, End of School May Day Celebration at The Ram Head Rathskeller (303 N. Henry St, formerly Bullfeathers) 10pm.
Saturday, March 21th -- Maximum Ink's 13th b-day party, "Bomblastica," at The Annex
Saturday April 4th Wisconsin Film Fest party at Cafe Montmatre.9pm til 2am. $10
Saturday, February 14th -- V05 Valentine's Day Disco Fever The Ram Head Rathskeller (303 N. Henry St, formerly Bullfeathers) 10pm.
Friday, February 10th -- WSUM 7th Anniversary party. 9pm. Steez plays after V05. Memorial Union Rathskeller.
Saturday, January, 24th -- VO5 Back to School Disco Party ($2 Cover) at The Ram Head Rathskeller (303 N. Henry St, formerly Bullfeathers) 10pm.
New Years Eve, December 31st -- Cafe Montmartre's glorious end of the year party. Don't miss it.
Friday, December 5th -- Disco Party Benefit for the Pleasant Ridge Waldorff School at the Greenman Music Hall - Viroqua
Saturday, Novermber 15th -- WORT Benefit at The Frequency. Opening band: The Low Czars (9pm til close)
Friday, Oct 31th -- HALLOWEEN! at The Frequency 9:30pm til 2am. Costume contest at midnight.
Saturday, Oct 4th -- Memorial Union Rathskeller (or Terrace if nice!) World Rabies Day Awareness Party! FREE!
Prize for most rabid 70's outfit. Free t-shirts to first 25 people.
Wednesday, September 17 -- High Noon Saloon $7 Willy Street Fair Pre-Party, a disco & samba fundraiser for the organizers of Madison's best street fair. All proceeds go to the Marquette Neighborhood Association. Pagee GoGo starts at 8:30pm, VO5 at 9:30pm.
Friday, September 19 -- Forward Music Festival Wisco Disco Party, Orpheum Theater Stage Door after Neko Case (around 10pm)...Steez plays after VO5.
Saturday, September 6 -- The Frequency $7 The Gomers will rock you at 9pm then VO5 will discofunkefy you at 11pm at Madison's newest cool-spot-to-be-seen-at.
Friday, July 25 -- Cafe
Montmartre $8 Midsummer's Night Disco Party!
Friday, June 27 -- Majestic Theatre Brew & View featuring the classic disco movie Car Wash (watch trailer) (Chicago Tribune Review) (NYT Review), the movie that will empty your ashtray, fill your tank, and hot wax you from butt bumper to rear end. Movie starts at 8pm...VO5 dance party follows, including a dance/outfit competition for prizes and a grand trophy (around 11:30pm). $7 admission (plus $3 no-costume-or-wig service charge if you don't even try).
05/31/08 -- TerraceFest! ... Memorial Union lakefront
05/10/08 -- Crave Restaurant & Lounge
04/11/08 -- Cafe Montmartre
02/11/08 -- Boogie for Obama!, Majestic Theater Article
01/26/08 -- Saturday Night Fever, Majestic Theater.
12/07/07 -- Festivus Celebration, Weary Traveler
11/31/07 -- Hoofers Buccaneer's Ball, Memorial Union
11/27/07 -- Wonder's Pub w/Motor Primitives and Sigourney Weavers
12/31/06 -- Cafe Montmartre w/ Big Mouth Cooperative Band
12/16/06 -- King Club with the Vilas Park Sniper
11/17/06 -- Weary Traveler
10/31/06 -- Wonders Pub w/Getaway Drivers & Motor Primitives
10/31/06 -- Jim & Tom's Big Halloween Bash
09/04/06 -- Mazomanie, Wisconsin River Cycropia party
07/19/06 -- Union Terrace, Hoofers
06/17/06 -- Corral Room, private wedding
04/08/06 -- EVP Coffee moving party
04/01/06 -- Slipper Club, UTA, Big Brother/Big Sister fundraiser
03/31/06 -- Orpheum Lobby, Wisconsin Film Festival
01/26/06 -- Slipper Club w/ Swim Team, Sunshine for the Blind
01/25/06 -- High Noon w/ The Entertainment
07/27/05 -- Rathskeller w/8889 & Bipolar Orange
06/29/05 -- Portal, w/ The Entertainment
06/26/05 -- Private birthday party w/ firetruck
04/07/05 -- Slipper Club, w/ Mad Cabaret
Live at the Monona Terrace full concert video
VO5 performs Dance Originality album live on Wisconsin Public Television
See Wonder Woman & VO5 dancing with U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Cheddar Revolution protests
<<Bootleg recording from the Wisconsin Film Fest Party at the Orpheum (April 2006)>>
VO5 Live at the Orpheum.mp3
(this MP3 has about 20 short song clips recorded by an audience member....tons of reverberation and best listened to with headphones)
<<demo versions of original songs + rough drafts...for historical entertainment>>
Live MP3's (recorded by Bear Sound at the Forward Music Fest 2008): Fire ... Baku ... Getaway ... Love Hangover ... It's Your Thing ... Shining Star
Long concert recording: 5-hour show July 4, 2011
VO5 @ the Overture Center ... WONDER WOMAN article ... VIDEO CLIPS from the Majestic Theatre 2008 ... I'm Coming Out ... We Are Family ... 20 SONG MEDLEY from Cafe Montmartre ... ME & MY MONKEY video from the Weary Traveler 2006 ... LOVE MACHINE Fan Video ... WISCONSIN RAP video for x-mas ...WISCONSIN FILM FEST party at the Orpheum 2006 ... DISCO INFERNO Festivus Video 2007 ... WANNA TAKE U HIGHER AND THEN I SHOT THE SHERIFF at the King Club 2006
I Can Feel It.mp3
Wisconsin Rap.mp3 ... (VIDEO)
Do Me Like That.mp3
I Want to be a Woman.mp3
I Love the Sun.mp3
Snipe Hunt.mp3 ... (SNIPE VIDEO)
Bailout Boogie.mp3 ... (VIDEO)
In Your VO5 Dreams.mp3
One More Day.mp3
Disco Wasn't Made in Heaven.mp3
<< For more info, adoring fan mail and bookings contact: firstname.lastname@example.org >>
We will do weddings and private parties but just don't make us play YMCA-- or you will have to pay dearly. We are from Wisconsin and the Midwest, but willing to fly to Vegas, baby, and guarantee a good dance party.
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