PAST SHOWS​​

Saturday October 28, 2017
I'll be singing backup in a Tom Petty Tribute as part of Boo Grass for books, a benefit for Literacy Network. Come on out for lots of fun with the Oak Street Ramblers and Shotgun Mary at High Noon Saloon! 3 to 5:30pm. 


​Saturday October 14, 2017
The German Art Students open for the third night of Turkey Fest​. Supporting Fox Face, Blaha, and Fire Heads! This one is free at the incomparable Mickey's Tavern.  10pm. 


September 28-30, October 5-7, 2017
Tragedy meets Travolta in Are We Delicious? Bacchae! the Dionysus Disco Musical. An all-star cast of Madison musicians, writers, and performers join to create a full-length comic musical based on the ancient Greek tragedy of the god Dionysus and the Bacchae, a bunch of nasty women who reach ecstasy through wine, dancing and tearing apart animals with their bare hands. Set to an original disco and 70’s music score, Are We Delicious? explores the conflict between conformity and freedom, structure and chaos. TICKETS.

Writer/Actors: Cat Capellaro, Elayne Juten, Brad Knight, Kelly Maxwell, and Karen Saari

Composer/Musicians: H.R. Britton, Annelies Howell, Brandon Jensen, Alivia Kleinfeldt, and Andrew Rohn



FRIDAY September 8, 2017
The German Art Students will celebrate our 20 year anniversary with a party at High Noon Saloon. We've invited The Coolhand Band (reunion!), Proud Parents, and The Pamphleteers (Chicago) to celebrate with us. 8pm.  $10.


FRIDAY August 25, 2017
I'll be playing bass with Gold Dust Women, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band featuring Ellie Erickson (Imaginary Watermelon),  Ginny Kincaid (Nester), Shawndell Marks, Kelly Maxwell (Little Red Wolf, Monkey Business Improv) and Meghan Rose (The Loud Soft Loud). We'll play a special extended set for the Orton Park Festival. 6:30pm.


SUNDAY August 13, 2017
The German Art Students open for The Quickies for a once-in-a-blue-moon reunion show at High Noon Saloon. 6pm. $6 (an entertainment bargain at twice the price!)​


TUESDAY August 8, 2017
The German Art Students rock the Girls Rock Camp stage.


FRIDAY July 21, 2017
The German Art Students play Kiki's House of Righteous Music! We'll be re-releasing our debut album "What Did You Expect, Heartland Rock?" with two new tracks! 8pm. $10.


THURSDAY July 20, 2017

Kelly Maxwell and I play the Girls Rock Camp Stage.


SATURDAY July 8, 2017
Danny Hicks and I play the Fort Atkinson Farmers Market, featuring delicious local produce, honey, baked goods and more! 


SATURDAY July 1, 2017
The German Art Students and Chrash open for the legendary Minneapolis band, The Suburbs at High Noon Saloon. 9pm. $20 adv/$25 dos.


SATURDAY June 17, 2017
The Fauxtons support Milwaukee's funniest comedy quiz show, I Should Know This. Get your tickets in advance for this one! 7:30pm. $10.​


WEDNESDAY June 14, 2017
I'll be playing bass in Mystery Achievers (Pretenders Tribute. We'll rock a High Noon Happy Hour with BingBong.  5:30pm.  $5.


SATURDAY  June 3, 2017
The Fauxtons open for Imaginary Watermelon for their Album Release! Bos Meadery.  6:30pm. 


SATURDAY May 13, 2017
The German Art Students plays Mile of Music with Imaginary Watermelon and Punk Ass Unicorns  Free. 8:00 am.

SATURDAY May 13, 2017
The German Art Students plays MAMA Cares, a fundraiser for with Primitive Culture, Paul Filipowicz, The Moon Gypsies and more! At the Brink Lounge.


WEDNESDAY April 12, 2017
The German Art Students play a High Noon Saloon Happy Hour with Glassmen!  $5. 5:30 pm.​

SATURDAY April 1, 2017
The German Art Students rock Gabe's Oasis in Iowa City, Iowa! With The Chair Men, Blackbird Bridge, and Pets with Human Names.


FRIDAY March 31, 2017
The German Art Students invade Lefty's in Des Moines, Iowa!  With Longbottom Leaf and The Lesserhasbeens.


THURSDAY March 30, 2017
The German Art Students hit Eighth Street Tap Room in Lawrence Kansas! With Jon Harrison and the Harrisonics.


SATURDAY March 25, 2017
I'll be playing bass with the Jagged Little Pills (Alanis Morissette Tribute featuring Ginny Kincaid) and The Heroines (Hole Tribute featuring Meghan Rose.  The night kicks off with Seasaw as the White Stripes. Crystal Corner Bar. $10. 9:30pm. 


SATURDAY March 18, 2017
The German Art Students  are ​at The Frequency with Imaginary Watermelon and Treemo! $7. 9pm. 


WEDNESDAY February 22, 2017
The Fauxtons join BingBong for a High Noon Saloon Happy Hour. 5:30pm.  $5.


TUESDAY February 14, 2017
The German Art Students  support Vanessa Silberman with We Should Have Been DJ's. At The Frequency.


SATURDAY  January 21, 2017
​The Fauxtons plus special guests pay tribute to the Beach Boys as part of the Exile on Willy Street production of Pet Sounds and Endless Summer. It's at High Noon Saloon. 9pm. $10.


FRIDAY  January 20, 2017
The Fauxtons play Night of Hope at Grey's Tied House in Verona.  Join us for fun and fundraising for cancer research. 4:30pm to 8:30pm.


FRIDAY January 6, 2017

It's Friday night!  Come down to Funk's Pub (Fitchburg) to check out some Joan Jett and Pretenders tunes.  Stick around to rock with BingBong.  8pm.  FREE. 


TUESDAY December 13, 2016

I get to play bass in The Jett Set (a Joan Jett Tribute) and Mystery Achievers (a Pretenders Tribute)...AND it's for a great cause - Guitars for Vets. 5pm at High Noon Saloon. $15 suggested donation. 


SATURDAY December 10, 2016
Surprise cameo at Wintersong, a benefit for Second Harvest Food bank. $20.


SATURDAY November 26, 2016
The German Art Students invade the Fox River Valley to play Lyric Room in Green Bay with Holly and the Nice Lions and Band of Seahorses. 


WEDNESDAY November 23, 2016
Madison's newest supergroup, Max Capacity and the Sellouts, host a Thanksgiving Eve party at the Harmony Bar.  8pm. 

SATURDAY October 29, 2016

I'm playing bass in The Jagged Little Pills, an Alanis Morissette tribute band at High Noon Saloon for Freakin' Halloweekend. 12:30 am. $10.


SATURDAY September 3, 2016

Gold Dust Women reunite (and it feels so good!) for a party in Reedsburg. 7pm.


THURSDAY August 11, 2016

The German Art Students rock out at Girls Rock Camp Madison.

THURSDAY August 4, 2016

The Fauxtons play the High Noon Saloon Patio.  EP Release party!  We'll play the EP in it's entirety and a bunch of fun new covers.  6pm.  Free!


SATURDAY July 30, 2016
The Fauxtons play the Fort Atkinson Farmers' Market.  PIck up some great local produce and a muffin. 


FRIDAY July 29, 2016
The Fauxtons play a Purple House Party. ROCK.


SATURDAY July 16, 2016
The Fauxtons play Be the Cure in Mount Horeb, a fundraiser for the Carbone Cancer Center. 5pm. 


WEDNESDAY July 13, 2016
The German Art Students reunite with Damsel Trash at the Frequency for midsummer ROCK.  Prepare yourselves. 8pm. 


TUESDAY June 21, 2016
Playing Make Music Madison on the Solstice! At Rutabega Paddlesports.  5pm.  Free!


THURSDAY June 16, 2016

Danny Hicks and I join Evan Murdock and the Imperfect Strangers for Sing Me Back Home, a tribute to Merle Haggard. High Noon Saloon at 8 pm. 


WEDNESDAY June 15, 2016
At High Noon Saloon with SheShe and Oh My Love.  ROCK. More details coming soon...7 pm.


FRIDAY May 20, 2016
At Mickey's Tavern with Treemo and The Deeps.  Free!


SATURDAY May 14, 2016
The Fauxtons play the Maker Faire at Monona Terrace. We'll be people powered!  1:15 pm.  $5 youth/$10 adults.


​SATURDAY May 7, 2016

The Shirley Manson Family and Venus In Furs help celebrate the Mad Rollin' Dolls Championship.  At High Noon Saloon.  $5/free with ticket stub.


THURSDAY April 21, 2016

Doubleheader!  Coco's Birthday Party at High Noon Saloon. German Art Students supporting the Gold Dust Women.  7pm.


TUESDAY April 5, 2016

German Art Students play the Jimmy K show at the Frequency.  


SATURDAY March 19, 2016

Ye Olde Bucket of Blood celebrates St. Patrick's Day!


SATURDAY March 12, 2016
The German Art Students open for Dressy Bessy at Kiki's House of Righteous Music. We're over the moon about this one!  8pm. 


THURSDAY January 28, 2016
The German Art Students play a Union Cab Community Showcase at The Frequency, between Cowboy Winter and Devil to Drag.  This one will rock your socks off.  7pm. $10.


SATURDAY January 23, 2016
The Exile Project takes on The White Album.  At High Noon Saloon. 9pm.  $10


FRIDAY January 22, 2016
The Fauxtons play Night of Hope at Gray's Tied House in Verona. Join us for a great cause - all proceeds to the Carbone Cancer Center. With Mud Music.  5:30pm.


SATURDAY January 16, 2016
Gold Dust Women, a Fleetwood Mac Tribute, rocks the  Crystal Corner Bar.  We'll be joined by Tributes to Billy Joel and The Rolling Stones. 10 pm. $8.


​FRIDAY January 8, 2016
The German Art Students rock out with The Imperial Them,  BingBong and Damsel Trash. This is gonna be fun. At the Frequency at 10 pm. $5.

SATURDAY December 12, 2015
Surprise cameo at Wintersong, a benefit for Second Harvest Food bank. $20.


SATURDAY December 5, 2015
Singing the National Anthem with Kelly Maxwell and Meghan Rose at the Mad Rollin' Dolls season opener at Alliant Energy Center. 6pm. $10. 

SUNDAY November 29, 2015
The Fauxtons play a benefit for Las Diosas, a women's farmer cooperative in Nicaragua.  At High Noon Saloon with El Valiente and Honor Monsters.  6pm.  $7.


​SATURDAY November 14, 2015
The German Art Students open for The Drain (Album Release!) at Mickey's Tavern.  With The Moguls.  10 pm.  Free!


SATURDAY October 31, 2015
I'll be joining Meghan Rose, Kelly Maxwell, Shawni Marks, and Ginny Kincaid as Gold Dust Women, a Fleetwood Mac tribute band for High Noon Saloon's Freakin' Halloweekend. 8 pm.  $10.


THURSDAY October 1, 2015
The Shirley Manson Family and The Heroins rise from the ashes for 
"Cover Me," a benefit for the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault at High Noon Saloon.  8pm.  $10 suggested donation.


WEDNESDAY September 30, 2015
The German Art Students play The Frequency.  Supporting Jennifer Hall with Evan Murdock.  9 pm.  $7


THURSDAY September 17, 2015

The Fauxtons got rained out on the High Noon Saloon Patio but it was still fun to hang out with our friends. 


FRIDAY September 4, 2015
The German Art Students join The Fauxtons and BingBong to celebrate Danny Hicks' big birthday at Funk's Pub.  9 pm.  Free!

THURSDAY September 3, 2015
The German Art Students join We are the Wild Things in supporting The Complication at The Frequency. 7pm.  $5 cheap! ($8 under 21).


SATURDAY August 8, 2015
The German Art Students will play a rare semi-acoustic set at The Great Taste of the Midwest.  1:00 pm.


TUESDAY August 4, 2015
The German Art Students will play a happy hour set at High Noon Saloon!  6:00 pm.


SATURDAY July 18, 2015
The Fauxtons play "Be the Cure," a fundraiser in Mourt Horeb  for the Carbone Cancer Center.  6:00 pm


FRIDAY July 3, 2015
I'll be joining The Shirley Manson Family (Garbage Tribute) and The Heroins (Hole Tribute) at High Noon Saloon. We'll be playing with an Alice in Chains Tribute.  Come on down and get back into the 90's!


SUNDAY June 28, 2015

Girls Rock Camp Showcase at The Loft (Goodman Community Center).  4:00 pm.  $5.


SATURDAY June 27, 2015
Come on out to the Fort Atkinson Farmers' Market for fabulous fresh produce, baked goods, honey and more! The Fauxtons will play from 9 am to 11 am.


THURSDAY June 25, 2015
The German Art Students play a Girls Rock Camp lunch set. 


SATURDAY May 9, 2015
Busking for Books for the Literacy Network.  We'll be outside at the corner of State and Johnson, outside Tutto Pasta.  1:00 to 3:00 pm. Free!  (But we gladly take donations for the Literacy Network).


​SATURDAY May 2, 2015
Providing pre-show music for  "The Point of It All" at Broom Street Theater. 10:00 pm.  $9


TUESDAY April 4, 2015
I'm joining the The Heroins on bass guitar.  That's Meghan Rose's awesome Hole Tribute band.  We play a The Crystal Corner Bar with Top Jimmy (Van Halen tribute) and The Creeps (The Cramps tribute).  10 pm.


FRIDAY March 27, 2015
The Fauxtons open for The Sigourney Weavers at Mickey's Tavern. 10 pm.  Free!


SATURDAY March 14, 2015
Ye Olde Bucket of Blood


FRIDAY February 13, 2015
The German Art Students open for Meghan Rose's Album Release Party at the Inferno!  With Modern Mod, Les Cougars, and DJ Wyatt Agard. 8 pm.


SATURDAY January 24, 2015
"Exile on Willy Street" pays tribute to the iconic Rolling Stones album.  I'll be joining local musicians at High Noon Saloon at 9 pm. Low Czars opens.


FRIDAY January 23, 2015
The Fauxtons play at Gray's Tied House for a benefit for the Carbone Cancer Center.  With MUD Music.  


FRIDAY December 19, 2014

Get ready for the holidays at The Frequency!  Damsel TrashThe German Art StudentsBingBong and  MeJane at 8:30 pm.  $7.


SATURDAY November 29, 2014

I'm joining The Shabelles  and Meghan Rose in a New Pornographers Tribute band. Supporting the Vipers with No Future at The Crystal Corner Bar at 9:30 pm. 


THURSDAY November 13, 2014

Danny Hicks and I are opening for   Jeffrey Foucault at The Frequency8:30 pm.  $10.


SATURDAY November 1, 2014

I'm joining The Shabelles  and Meghan Rose in a New Pornographers Tribute band. It's part of High-Noon Saloon's Freakin' Halloweekend. 11:30 pm. $8.


FRIDAY October 31, 2014

Members of The German Art Students and BingBong team up for a Garbage tribute called The Shirley Manson Family. It's part of High-Noon Saloon's Freakin' Halloweekend. 8pm. $8.


THURSDAY October 2, 2014

The German Art Students play Chooseapalooza 3: Pledge to Vote Edition in the lobby of the Barrymore Theater. 7pm. Free!


SUNDAY September 14, 2014

The German Art Students play Willy Street Fair on the WORT Underground Music Stage at 3:30 pm.  Free!


SATURDAY September 6, 2014

The German Art Students play  at The Crystal Corner Bar, supporting Red Tape Diaries and Damsel Trash! 9:30 pm.


SUNDAY August 17, 2014

I'm coaching a band in the Madison Girls' Rock Camp Showcase. 1:00 pm at The Red Zone on Regent Street - $5


TUESDAY August 12, 2014

Madison Girls' Rock Camp!  I'll be playing a lunch set.


SATURDAY August 9, 2014

The Fauxtons  at  The Great Taste of the Midwest beer festival.  


SATURDAY August 2, 2014

The German Art Students play Reverend Norb's birthday party at Phat Headz in Green Bay.


SATURDAY July 26, 2014

Danny Hicks and I play with others at Be the Cure - a fundraiser for the Carbone Cancer Center - Mount Horeb 


THURSDAY July 24, 2014

The Fauxtons on the patio at High Noon Saloon.  6pm.  Free!


SUNDAY July 20, 2014

I'm coaching a band for the Madison Girls' Rock Camp Showcase at the Goodman Community Center.  4:00 pm.


TUESDAY July 8, 2014

The German Art Students plays a happy hour show with Sons of Atom at High Noon Saloon. 5:30 pm. 


SATURDAY May 31, 2014

The Fauxtons open for BingBong at The Harmony. 9:30 pm. 


FRIDAY April 4, 2014

My new band The Fauxtons play with Jill and the Jax at Cafe Carpe. 8pm.  $5.


TUESDAY March 25, 2014

German Art Students and The Arkoffs at  High Noon Saloon!  Film fundraiser for "the New World Horror". 5:30 pm.  $5.


SATURDAY March 15, 2014

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Bucket O'Blood at the Golden Throne Lounge


FRIDAY March 14, 2014

German Art Students CD release Party at High Noon Saloon!  Help us celebrate the release of Time Machine. 5:00 pm.  $5.


SATURDAY February 1, 2014

Playing in the German Art Students at Washington Hall in Oshkosh. Fundraiser for  Jamie Shelton Binder.


SATURDAY January 25, 2014

Playing in the German Art Students at Mickey's, supporting Crackity Jones. 


FRIDAY January 17, 2014

Playing in an unnamed project (later to become The Fauxtons) At Grey's Tied House for the Night of Hope (Carbone Center Fundraiser). Supporting MUD Music.  5:00 pm


SATURDAY December 7, 2013

Playing in the German Art Students at the Crystal Corner Bar with BingBong and The August Teens. Celebrating over 15 years of GAS!


FRIDAY November 15, 2013

At Kiki's House of Righteous Music, Playing with Danny Hicks and opening for Jann Klose.  8 pm. 


TUESDAY November 5, 2013

At High Noon Saloon in The German Art Students with the Apologists.  5:30 pm.


SATURDAY October 26, 2013

At Phatheadz in Green Bay,  playing in The German Art Students. Supporting Gary White and the Rockets and Christopher Gold. 


THURSDAY October 24, 2013

At The Crystal Corner Bar, playing solo acoustic to support the Solidarity Singers Defense fund.


WEDNESDAY October 23, 2013

At Mickey's, playing in The German Art Students. With Oedipus Tex and Paleface.


SATURDAY July 27, 2013

​Playing in Centime at Be the Cure cancer benefit in Mount Horeb.


TUESDAY June 25, 2013

Playing bass in SMD band at the Frequency. Opening for Context Clues. 


THURSDAY June 20, 2013

Playing bass in Sean Michael Dargan band at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan WI.


SATURDAY May 4, 2013

Playing a late St. Patrick's Day show in the world-famous Bucket O'Blood in Middleton WI.


FRIDAY May 3, 2013

Playing in The German Art Students at Mickey's.


TUESDAY April 23, 2013

Playing in Centime at High Noon Saloon, supporting New People.


SATURDAY April 20, 2013

Playing in The German Art Students at the International Pop Overthrow Festival at the Red Line Tap in Chicago IL.


FRIDAY April 19, 2013

Playing in The German Art Students at Colleen's Birthday Bash at High Noon Saloon.


SATURDAY April 6, 2013

Playing in Centime at Mother Fool's Coffee House. With the Jokes.


FRIDAY March 8, 2013

Playing in Centime at High Noon Saloon.


THURSDAY February 14, 2013

Playing in ChronicTown (REM tribute) at High Noon Saloon.  Supporting the Roman Dicks (Romantics Tribute)


FRIDAY January 18, 2013

Playing in Centime at the Night of Hope Benefit at Gray's Tied House.  With MUD Music.


MONDAY December 31, 2012

Playing in ChronicTown (REM tribute at High Noon Saloon.


SATURDAY November 24, 2012

Playing in Centime at Crystal Corner Bar with Venus in Furs and Shooter Jane.


SATURDAY October 27, 2012

Playing in Mauston (Boston Tribute) at Freakin Halloweekend at High Noon Saloon.


SATURDAY October 20, 2012

Playing in Mauston and Centime at Purple House Party at the Purple House .


Sunday September 9, 2012

Playing in Centime and The German Art Students at High Noon Saloon. 


SATURDAY September 8, 2012

Playing in The German Art Students at the Majestic.  Opening for The Suburbs!


FRIDAY August 24, 2012

Playing in The German Art Students at High Noon Saloon.


FRIDAY June 1, 2012

Playing in Centime at Labor Rally.  Opening for Tom Morello and Jackson Browne!


FRIDAY May 18, 2012

Playing in The German Art Students at Mickey's


FRIDAY May 11, 2012

Playing in Centime at Mickey's


SATURDAY April 21, 2012

Playing in the German Art Students for Record Store Day


WEDNESDAY April 11, 2012

Playing in Centime at High Noon Saloon.  EP release party!


WEDNESDAY March 25, 2012

Playing in Centime at High Noon Saloon.  


SATURDAY March 3, 2012

Playing in The German Art Students at High Noon Saloon.  Isaac B's birthday bash!


SUNDAY February 13, 2012

Playing in The German Art Students at Lowelapalooza - a benefit for Lowell School.  Harmony Bar.


FRIDAY January 27, 2012

Playing at Night of Hope - a benefit for the Carbone Cancer Center. at Gray's Tied House.


FRIDAY December 23, 2011

Centime plays a double set at Talula.


FRIDAY December 16, 2011

The German Art Students plays at The Frequency for Dane 101's anniversary party.


THURSDAY December 8, 2011

Centime plays The Frequency!


SUNDAY November 11, 2011

The German Art Students play the Frequency.


​SATURDAY September 10, 2011
Centime plays the Crystal Corner Bar with Josh Harty.


SATURDAY September 17, 2011

The German Art Students rock The Frequency, opening for Keef Klug and the Surgical Precision. 


TUESDAY September 20, 2011

Centime splits the bill with Croaker for a High Noon Saloon Happy Hour. 


FRIDAY August 19, 2011

Centime rocks Pooley's!


SATURDAY August 13, 2011

Annelies Howell and Danny Hicks at the Fort Atkinson Farmers Market. 


THURSDAY August 11, 2011

The German Art Students play Mickey's Tavern with Sparklef*ck and Dirty Dancing.


TUESDAY August 2, 2011

Centime rocks the High Noon Saloon Happy Hour. With Croaker!


SATURDAY June 11, 2011

Centime rocks Pooley's for the very first time!


TUESDAY May 10, 2011

The German Art Students and Centime share the bill for a High Noon Saloon Happy Hour. 


FRIDAY January 21, 2011

Centime debuts at Night of Hope at Grey's Tied House.  Supporing MUD Music


THURSDAY January 6, 2011

The Love Cats (Cure Tribute) and The German Art Students at Mickey's


SATURDAY September 4, 2011

The German Art Students rock the near west side at a block party.


SATURDAY April 3, 2010
The German Art Students rock the Frequency.

SATURDAY March 13, 2010
Ye Olde Bucket of Blood brings classic Irish music to Genna's. 

 



BIOGRAPHY

Annelies began performing at Open Mic nights at the Memorial Union and local coffee houses in the early 90's. She's been a member of The German Art Students, Madison's (Wisconsin) new wave weirdos, since 1997. She's also been a member of a variety of tribute bands honoring Boston, REM, Garbage, Hole, and Fleetwood Mac (Gold Dust Women won a Madison Area Music Association Award for Cover Band Performer in 2016) .  She currently plays alt-folk-rock in The Fauxtons.


Rolling Stone called The German Art Students "New Wave Weirdos." They won two Madison Area Music Association Awards for 2015: Rock Performer and Rock Album (Time Machine). ​They took home Alternative Performer in 2016 and Rock Performer in 2017.

Annelies Howell