The Getaway Drivers have been recording and performing their special brand of original material for 12 years in the Madison, WI area. Each band member brings a broad array of musical influences into the mix, and the result is a sound uniquely their own.

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    Michelle Sun Prairie

    Hey there Sheila and Bobby and the whole gang, what a great show tonight! Please send me that MP3 of the song Undone and any others that you feel like sending. I'm looking forward to seeing you all again on Thursday! -Michelle

    Hey there Sheila and Bobby and the whole gang, what a great show tonight!
    Please send me that MP3 of the song Undone and any others that you feel like sending.
    I'm looking forward to seeing you all again on Thursday!

  • Richard

    Richard Madison

    Awesome tunes - can't get them out of my head!

    Awesome tunes - can't get them out of my head!

TGD News at a Glance

Happy winter, and joyful holidays to all! 

The band has been writing new songs for the upcoming album, and are starting to record! We will announce the album title along with a crowdfunding campaign sometime in the next few months.  

This album will be special, as all money received for it beyond our cost will be donated to charities to help support veteran's mental health.  Stay tuned for more information!


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Kites & Boomerangs

Art In, 1444 East Washington, Madison, WI

We're excited to be participating in an evening of music with a great lineup, opening for Kites and Boomerangs!

Kites and Boomerangs is an uplifting, eclectic-Indie Rock rock band whose musical concoction mixes a little bit of everything, but mainly stays true to the Indie Rock style with occasional funk additives.

With Special Guests WURK - https://www.facebook.com/Wurktheband/ Tacoma Washington Weekday Club - https://www.facebook.com/tacomawashingtonweekdayclub/


Warrior Songs Benefit

Bos Meadery, 849 E. Washington, Madison, WI

A fundraiser to fund the release of "Women at War: Warrior Songs Vol. 2" Jason Moon will open. Remaining acts will be Madison area women who have contributed to the CD. With Jason Moon, Lisa Johnson, Beth Kille, Shawndell Marks, and The Getaway Drivers!

Basket & 50/50 raffle.

Warrior Songs is a non-profit organization which seeks to help bring hope and healing to veterans through music. Through a variety of programs Warrior Songs uses music to assist veterans and civilians to more fully understand and integrate all aspects of the war experience. Our mission is to transform trauma and struggle associated with war into music which educates, inspires, motivates and entertains.

$5 suggested donation



Wurst Times Fest

The Brink Lounge, 701 E. Washington, Madison, WI

33 band and performers on FOUR stages of music as the Wurst Times expands into the evening thanks to the Brinks Lounge! ALL FOR $10!!!!!!!! All proceeds benefit the Madison Area Music Association, Guitars for Vets (Madison Chapter), and the Wil- Mar Neighbor Hood Center. MUSIC STARTS at 11 am and goes until at least midnight!!! Each $10 donation to Wurst Times received between NOW and May25 at the MAMA’s WEBSITE will include ONE admission to the festival and two food and beverage tickets!! A savings of approximately $5.00 . (*YOU MUST INDICATE WURST TIMES DONATION under “Special instructions for MAMAs)


Wild Hog in the Woods

Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, 953 Jenifer Street, Madison, WI

Founded in 1978, these weekly folk music concerts are a Madison tradition for 39 years. They are held in the idyllic setting of an old church (now the Wil-Mar Community Center) on Madison's near east side, just one block off of Willy Street.

Admission is typically $2 for members and $3 for non-members, higher for special events.

More information can be found here: http://www.wildhoginthewoods.org/

Fiona Grey featuring The Getaway Drivers

The Frequency, 121 W. Main Street, Madison, WI

This show will feature Acoustic Labyrinth, a duo consisting of our very own Greg Thornburg and Beau Christian, followed by a set by yours truly, leading up to Fiona! Come out and enjoy!

Doors open at 8pm, and music starts at 8:30.

$5 cover

Puerto Rico Benefit Show

Bos Meadery, 849 E. Washington, Madison, WI

Starting at 6:30pm, Greg Thornburg will be playing his guitar stylings, which you don't want to miss! Afterward, our 7 piece band will rock you! Pay attention for a tribute to the amazing influence of Tom Petty on our music. The suggested donation for this show is $5, but all proceeds are going to be going to GlobalGiving to aid Puerto Rico's disaster recovery, so more is welcomed.


The Getaway Drivers Barn Party

We'll be rocking the barn at a private party!

If you're interested in booking us for a private party, please contact us at getawaydrivers@gmail.com!


The Getaway Drivers @ Bos Meadery

Bos Meadery, 849 E. Washington, Madison, WI

The Getaway Drivers will be enjoying the mead and making music at a favorite local spot, Bos Meadery. Come join us for libations and fun!

No cover - $5 suggested donation