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Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010

Tonight @ House of Guinness, 9 p.m.

Though his confessional songwriting recalls Townes Van Zandt and his sparse, beguiling guitar work suggests Jeff Buckley and Chris Isaak, it’s Hayward Williams’ big, husky voice that makes the first impression. With its gritty...
Friday, Feb. 26, 2010

Tonight @ The Skylight Opera Theatre, 8:30 p.m.

Milwaukee singer-songwriter Hayward Williams selected an unlikely venue for the release show behind his latest album, Cotton Bell: the gilded Skylight Opera Theatre. The show’s $15 cover charge includes a copy of the CD...
Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009

Tonight @ County Clare Irish Inn, 10 p.m.

Though his confessional songwriting recalls Townes Van Zandt and his sparse, beguiling guitar work suggests Jeff Buckley and Chris Isaak, it’s Hayward Williams’ big, husky voice that makes the first impression. With its gritty tones, it screams Bruce Springsteen, so it’s not surprising that Williams does a mean version of “Thunder Road.” In 2007 the Milwaukee troubadour...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, July 23, GZA/Genius @ Apartment 720, 9 p.m. Debates over the best solo Wu-Tang Clan albums inevitably boil down to two 1995 releases, Raekwon’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx… and GZA’s Liquid Swords. The latter is the more cinematic and foreboding of the two, a fitting showcase...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, May 28, Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers @ Vnuk’s Lounge, 8:30 p.m. While the resilient “King of the Hill” probably keeps royalties flowing to Roger Clyne, who penned the show’s theme song with his ’90s country-rock band, The Refreshments, Clyne has spent the...

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