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01.21.2014 | 93 days ago | 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...
11.27.2013 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Earlier this month, Radio Milwaukee revealed the nominees for its annual Radio Milwaukee Music Awards, a sprawling, impressively comprehensive list including just about every local musician who garnered some real attention or interest this year. Now those nominees have been whittled down to a tighter, much more competitive list of finalists. The winners will be revealed Thursday, Dec. 5 at the sta...
11.25.2013 | | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Radio Milwaukee's program manager Mark Keefe has parted ways with the station after three and a half years there, the station announced last week. The Louisville, Ky., native brought big changes to the station, fine-tuning its programming and drastically trimming its once-sprawling playlist. Before his arrival, the station had something like 40 Rolling Stones songs in its playlist, he noted in a...
11.19.2013 | | Posted at 08:30 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Voting is live for 88Nine's Radio Milwaukee Music Awards. Through Friday, Nov. 22, listeners can vote on a whole slew of local albums, songs, videos and album covers at radiomilwaukee.org. The winners will be announced Thursday, Dec. 5 at an awards party at the station's new studio, which will feature live performances from Fever Marlene, the Greg Koch Band, Kane Place Record Club, Dana Coppa and ...
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Muy Caliente: Salsa night at Alterra on the Lake was musically hot, hot, hot. Music fans packed the coffeehouse's concert patio to groove with Caché & the Pueblo Latino Orchestra with bandleader Cecil Negrón. Guest artists included singer...
07.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Radio Milwaukee 88.9 will temporarily say goodbye to one of its most familiar voices this month. As those who have regularly listen to the station know, DJ Tarik "The Architect" Moody is being deployed to Baghdad for 10 months in October, where he will serve as a public affairs officer. It will be Moody's first deployment since he joined the army reserves. "I was commissioned as a 2nd lieutenan...

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