In the latest episode of "Open Mic," Allen Cote and Joe Crockett of Milwaukee's The Championship play a couple of tunes and talk about their musical relationship.
Going back more than 17 years, the two went to school together for just one year in Door County before Allen moved to Austin, Texas. While Joe honed his rhythm guitar and songwriting skills, Allen was learning a different style.
It wasn't until later in life that Joe's band, The Championship, crossed paths with Allen and decided to make him the fifth member. His sounds blended with the rest of the group, and the result is the rootsy, alt-rock sound of The Championship that Midwesterners have grown to love.
"Open Mic" was filmed at 3rd Ward Records in Milwaukee, with the interview taking place at Blackbird in Bay View. "Open Mic" is produced by Mindpool Live.
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