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Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008

Sept. 18, 2008

From their inception, the Detroit Cobras were better than the average soul and R&B cover band. In addition to playing other artists' music, they've performed a public service by digging deep into the back catalogs of '60s soul labels like Minit and Stax to unearth and revisit forgotten classics, introducing them to newer generations of audiences. During the past decade, the Cobras have weathered a revolving door of personnel changes in the rhythm section, with lead singer Rachel Nagy and guitarist Maribel Restrepo remaining at the core of the lineup...
Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008

Tonight @ Mad Planet - 9 p.m.

One of the few cover bands to earn national respect, The Detroit Cobras set themselves apart from the pack through their choice songbook. Cherry-picking rarities and deep cuts from the early days of rock 'n' roll and Motown (they are, after all, a Detroit band), then letting firecracker singer Rachel Nagy have her way...
07.26.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Full disclosure: I�m one of those guys, one of those obnoxiously proud Bay View residents. I support the neighborhood�s businesses, eat at its restaurants, spend many weekends in a continuous loop from the Palomino, Cactus Club and Burnhearts, and have frequent conversations with friends about why they should move here. I�m never so delusional as to argue that Bay View is Milwaukee�s next East Side

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Saturday, July 26, 2008

Today @ Potter Ave in Bay View - Noon to 8 p.m.

In a brilliant marketing move, Pabst Blue Ribbon opted against advertising directly to its growing consumer base of young, bohemian types who view drinking unpretentious, bargain beer as a badge of honor. Instead, it courted them in more clever ways, sponsoring events like this one, a low-key gathering featuring . . .

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