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What: Swing the Monkey Featuring Ladies Must Swing

When: January 28th, 2018, 1p-4p (doors open at 12:30p)

Where: High Noon Saloon 701A East Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53703

Cost: $6 at the door, 18+ show

Dance to a variety of music genres performed by the energetic big-band jazz group, Ladies Must Swing! There will also be a silent auction of donated artwork, jewelry, and gift certificates to raise funds for Primates Incorporated – the nonprofit organization constructing an enriching monkey sanctuary that will provide permanent and spacious homes to monkeys retiring from research facilities, the pet trade, and the entertainment industry ( We hope you can join us!

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Ladies Must Swing Big Band

Ladies Must Swing Big Band

Calling all Artists!

We host benefits throughout the year and display primate-related artwork at various coffee shops and galleries as part of our fundraising efforts. If you are from the Madison area and would like to donate artwork, please contact Your donation is tax deductible. Thank you!

Calling all Businesses!

We also host silent auctions at least 1-2 times annually and so we would greatly appreciate donations of gift certificates or gift baskets! Please contact Your donation is tax deductible. Thank you!

Calling all Volunteers!

We rely heavily on dedicated volunteers to increase awareness about the need to help monkeys retire from laboratories into sanctuaries. Please let us know if you would be willing to donate a couple hours of your time at our merchandise table at upcoming festivals and farmers’ markets.




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