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Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009

Tonight @ Twisted Fork, 10 p.m.

Richard Cheese, meet your match. Milwaukee’s 5 Card Studs supersize the kitschy, faux-lounge act that Cheese popularized with their own punny, Las Vegas-styled revue, performing over-the-top, swinging covers of pop and rock songs...
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008

Tonight @ Shank Hall - 8 p.m.

Though they play their Neil Diamond- and Tom Jones-styled lounge songs all year long, the 5 Card Studs have a particular affinity for Christmas. In fact, there only two recordings are Christmas albums. The Christmas Wishes album features the Studs covering classics like "Blue Christmas" and "Merry Christmas, Baby." North Side of the Pole, a CD EP, includes a Christmas-themed parody of Pink Floyd's "Brain Damage" and "A Few of My Favorite Drinks," a song Julie Andrews might sing if she went on a bender. With many, many...
Monday, Dec. 15, 2008
For the 5 Card Studs, every show is a festival, but the holiday season is a favorite time for the band and their fans. "We have our act, our shtick," lead singer Cesar Palace says. "For some reason with Christmas you can just go that much more over the top with it." The Studs' only two recordings, in fact, are Christmas albums. The Christmas Wishes album features the Studs covering classics like "Blue Christmas" and "Merry Christmas, Baby." North Side of the Pole, a CD EP...

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