Calling all acoustic guitar fans
Acoustic guitar royalty will be in town next week. California-based Alex de Grassi will be in residence at the UWM Peck School of the Arts, which has one of the top finger-style guitar programs in the country.
August brings Bonnie Raitt; Crosby, Stills & Nash to Milwaukee
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Bonnie Raitt and Crosby, Stills & Nash will each bring their new tours to Milwaukee this August.
Hudson makes Estate debut
It seems kinda hard to believe, but when Hudson plays at The Estate Friday night at 9:30, it will be the first time any of the band's long-standing members - Matt Liban, Bryan Mir, Paul Jonas and Matt Meixner - have played the East Side club.
The WAMIs announce 2012 nominees
The Wisconsin Area Music Industry announced the nominees for their 32nd Annual Award Show today.
1913 brought magic to benefit concert
For me, though, the star of the Concert for Eileen was a band called 1913. It's a band that is almost impossible to describe.
Juniper Tar takes up residency at The Hotel Foster
In anticipation of their April 27 album release concert at Turner Hall, Juniper Tar and friends are moving into The Hotel Foster for a special residency gig series.
Video: Alabama Shakes The Pabst
If you weren't among the lucky folks who had a ticket to this weekend's sold-out Alabama Shakes gig at The Pabst, here's a little peek.
Milwaukee UP: Yearly 88Nine awards a success, as per usual
This last Tuesday 88NINE Radio Milwaukee held their annual award ceremony to celebrate some of the best that the Milwaukee music sphere has to offer.
Colin Hay brings songs and stories to Turner Hall
Over the course of his career as a recording artist, Colin Hay has managed to rack up quite a few stories. His two-hour solo show Thursday night at the Turner Hall Ballroom was split evenly between songs and anecdotes relating to his career and his life in general.
Milwaukee UP: Monster House needs love
Everybody wants to be loved and everybody unfortunately has to deal with the issue of heartbreak. This is the concept that Milwaukee's Monster House has brought forth on their new song "Love Me."
Help send Take The Day to the Billboard Music Awards
Milwaukee pop band Take The Day has been selected as one of three Midwest finalists to compete in the 2012 Billboard Music Awards Battle of the Bands, and they need your help to win.
Milwaukee UP: Gerald Walker and Cardo of Taylor Gang get their Sade on
Gerald Walker is back with a brand new cut from his upcoming release, a project called "Believers Never Die."
Milwaukee UP: Madden Miles and TMB drop new beat tape
Several days ago I told you about a new beat tape that Madden Miles was working on in conjunction with East Coast-based hip-hop site TheMadBloggers.com, and today I'm able to give you the entire project.
It's time to Break into the Big Gig
It's that time of year again. Time for local bands to prepare to duke it out for a Summerfest gig. Break Into the Big Gig is actually four battles of the bands that take place at The Up and Under Pub, 1216 E. Brady St.
Milwaukee UP: Haz Solo teams up with Prof.Logik for new track, EP
That busy beaver who goes by the name of Haz Solo is working on building another lodge, this time with producer Prof.Logik.
The WAMIs announce awards show music, Hall of Fame inductees
The Gufs, I'm Not A Pilot, Prophetic, Shaker and the Egg and Project Pink will perform at the 32nd annual Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards Show Sunday, April 15 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts center in Appleton.
4 year-old reviews Fresh Beat Band
Nickelodeon's Fresh Beat Band came to town Friday night for a 5 p.m show at the Pabst Theater. 4 year-old Jake T. Sherman was there to check it out. His brief review follows.
Milwaukee UP: DJ Bizzon extends The Takeover with new mixtape
Last night the very tall DJ Bizzon took his "Takeover" one step further by releasing a mixtape that put some of his favorite industry joints right next to some of his favorite local cuts - oh, which he took the time to remix.
Milwaukee UP: Streetz-N-Young Deuces get High Off Life on Next Day Air single
Streetz-N-Young Deuces have been talking about their upcoming project "Next Day Air" for several months now, and today they launched the first single from the album/mixtape: a song called "High Off Life."
Shank Hall postpones the Harmonica Blowout
Shank Hall has postponed tonight's Harmonica Blowout, featuring the Jim Liban Blues Combo, Steve Cohen with Leroy Airmaster, Matthew Skoller and Benny Rickun, due to the impending snowstorm.
Milwaukee UP: Madden Miles wants you to know that Large Marge sent him
Producer Madden Miles (formerly Mark V.) really likes to keep himself busy with the beats. Toward the end of last year he started collaborating heavily with East Coast-based music blog TheMadBloggers.com, and their partnership isn't slowing down.
Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks play the Bradley Center this summer
Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks launch the Bradley Center's 25th programming season with a concert Monday, July 30.
Lest We Forget, there's a 13-band extravaganza to remind us
If you thought the Lest We Forget Deceased Milwaukee Scene Facebook page was a passing fad, the fact that page creator Mike L. Podolak (yes, he of Sacred Order fame) has parlayed the uber-active group into a live musical extravaganza suggests that it's still going strong.
Milwaukee UP: SPEAK Easy claims to be a Game Changer on new track
Yesterday I wrote about the new group called Monster House that was formed by Panic, Audiopilot and SPEAK Easy, and today I have for you a new solo song by SPEAK Easy.
The Hyatt picks up Yellow Phone 2012
The Yellow Phone Music Conference, a four-day gathering of artists and music professionals, returns to Milwaukee Thursday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept. 9 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.