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09.24.2014 | 26 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
It was only earlier this month that the '70s-devoted Milwaukee rock band Herman Astro played a release show for its latest album, Mean Gene. It turns out that show will be one of their last: This morning the group announced that it will break up following one final "grand finale, variety show" scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 11 at the Miramar Theatre. You can read the band's touching farewell Faceboo...
01.21.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM

There will also be a really big King Cake

By Evan Rytlewski
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 band Her...
Monday, June 25, 2012

June 23, 2012

While they're certainly not the biggest of the bunch, street festivals go a long way toward rounding out Milwaukee's prized image as the “City of Festivals.” But they're not all created equal. There are certainly reliable, ever-present common...
Monday, March 12, 2012

March 10, 2012

<span>It's often said that everyone loves a good underdog story. Alabama Shakes appear to be living out one of them. Thanks to a heavy dose of word of mouth, the band have been on a fast rise, even though they haven't even released an...

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