Madison County is a 7-piece country show band, based out of Madison, WI, that has evolved its high-energy engaging show, over the years, to stay fresh and unique. This group has earned the respect of some of the most talented musicians in the area, along with radio stations and fans alike. They have also shared the stage with many national acts through the years!
Mike Zibell, along with his uncle Augie Zibell, give the band blood-rich harmonies. With those harmonies, is a very talented and versatile group of instrumentalists, which includes, Kevin Hendrickson on drums, Scott Mitchell on bass, Dan Mahieu on keyboards, Angel Salinas on lead guitar, Mike Zibell on guitar & banjo, and Jess Lex on fiddle & mandolin.
They have been voted Local Group of the Year 9 years in a row at the Q106 MCMA (Madison Country Music Awards), Favorite Local Group at the 96.3 Star Country Awards, Country Artist of the Year at the MAMA Awards (Madison Area Music Association), People's Choice Award Winner for 6 years at the WAMI Awards (Wisconsin Area Music Industry), Isthmus Readers Favorite Local Country Band, and Madison Magazine's Madison BEST Local Band and Country Band, 5 years running. Madison Coutny has also been acknowledged with a Meritorious Achievement Award at the MAMA Awards, for raising their incredible fan base to such astronomical numbers.
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