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motley crue
On Music
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
Hair metal may not die, but it does consider retiring. After more than 30 tumultuous, off-and-on years together, Mötley Crüe are calling it quits following a final just-announced tour, which includes a performance at Summerfest’s Marcus Amphitheater on Friday, July 4 with opener Alice Cooper.

And how do fans know this is really a final tour, and not one of those fake farewell tours? Acc...
brady street
On Music
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
Last year NEWaukee recruited a wide range of Brady Street bars, clubs and restaurants for its inaugural Eastside Music Tour. This year the event will be even bigger, with dozens of Milwaukee's most prominent bands playing more than 30 Brady Street venues (including a big tent). Juiceboxxx, Paper Holland, Soul Low, The Delphines, Old EarthTwin Brother, Sat. Nite Duets, Ugly Brother, Altos, Maritime...
miller fortune
Around Milwaukee
Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
The last couple quarters haven't been generous to MillerCoors, which has seen U.S. sales slip for its staple light beers Miller Lite and Coors Light. The company's solution to that business problem seems logical enough, then: Make darker beer.

In February Miller will launch its latest beer, a 6.9% ABV golden lager positioned to compete with Bud's popular high-alcohol beer Bud Light Platinu...
aj bombers miller park
Around Milwaukee
Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
Hungry Brewers fans can find a whole lot of sausages in Miller Park—bratwurst, Italians, Polish, chorizo—as well as a variety of nachos, sandwiches and other snacks, but one thing that's been harder to find there is a good burger. That will change this spring when the local hamburger chain AJ Bombers opens a location in Miller Park.

Positioned near the right-field gate, the Miller Park ...
yo dot a winter ration
On Music
Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
For a rapper who introduced himself as an easy-to-pigeonhole hard-head with a clear reverence for tough, '90s, New York-style rap, Milwaukee's Yo-Dot has spent the last few years doling out surprises. His last couple of albums, 2012's Red Mist and last year's Sherman Park Memoirs, were
herman astro
On Music
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014

There will also be a really big King Cake

Milwaukee doesn't have a particularly rich Mardi Gras tradition, but for the last several years the city has come out for at least one reoccurring Fat Tuesday celebration: Radio Milwaukee's annual Mardi Gras party at Turner Hall Ballroom with Maxie's Southern Comfort, which provides a generous spread of soul food.

This year's lineup features two brassy party bands: the Milwaukee soul-rock ...
the disclaimer
On Music
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with stations promotions director Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we examine Silk Exotic's latest effort to bring another strip club Downtown. Are the strip club and its supporters exploiting the unpopularity of the rap club 618 Live—and exaggerating the venue's problems with the law—as part of their pitch to potentially take over the loca...

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