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rock the green
On Music
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Milwaukee's troubled Rock the Green festival has been canceled again, organizers announced yesterday. The environmentally conscious music festival had promised to return on Sept. 13, 2014 after canceling last year when it lost its primary sponsor, Veolia Environmental Systems, but just weeks away from that date it still had not announced a lineup. In
midwives mike rasmussen for bombs away photography
On Music
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Music writers come with a lot of biases, some of them obvious and others less so, but here's one of the most fundamental ones: We're more likely to cover bands with built-in angles. Artists that have singular sounds or unusual back stories tend to get the most coverage from blogs, newspapers and magazines in part because they're simply easier to write about. As biases go, this isn't the worst one ...
Local Music
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
There’s a degree of audacity inherent in fronting a band. To write songs, present them to the world and perform them in front of crowds requires real confidence. The Midwestern Charm’s Connor La Mue doesn’t have that. By his own account, he’s insecure and self-effacing, the last person
bay view bash hamburger marys
On Music
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
Milwaukee’s largest all-volunteer street party, the Bay View Bash will return for another day of fun, shopping and gorging on South Kinnickinnick Avenue on Saturday, Sept. 13. This weekend the festival released its music and entertainment lineup for the event, and as usual it’s charmingly quirky, featuring some very loud music very early in the day at the Rush-Mor Records stage, a strong-man c...