MDC, The Elected Officials, Court Caust
121 W. Main Street
Madison, WI, 53703
Doors 8:30 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 18 and over
MDC (Millions of Dead Cops) is an American punk rock band formed in Austin, Texas in 1981. The band was subsequently based in San Francisco, California, and are currently based in Portland, Oregon. Originally formed as The Stains before changing their name, the band also changed their name to a different initialism of MDC with every new record released. They play fast hardcore punk music espousing far-left sociopolitical ideals, with singer Dave Dictor expressing his animal rights, gay rights, transgender rights, pro-racial equality and anti-capitalist convictions.
MDC eventually released material through ex-Dead Kennedys singer Jello Biafra's independent Alternative Tentacles label. In the 1990s, Dictor published editorials for the internationally distributed fanzine Maximumrocknroll. MDC's initial run ended in 1995, and the band spent five years on hiatus before Dictor returned in 2000 with new band members.
The Elected Officials
The Elected Officials is an anarcho-hardcore punk band from Austin, TX and Santa Fe New Mexico. Former members of at least 15 other bands, EO delivers ripping hardcore punk rock. With lyrics about corporate politics, big box stores, religious pundits and oppression, we hope to inspire punks to get involved with social issues and participate in the glolbal DIY community. Fighting for Social Justice is a way of life and talking about it is just the beginning….
$3 under 21 surcharge collected at the door.