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Saturday, July 5, 2008

Tonight @ the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage

As vicious as it may seem to throw a baby-faced band to the tar pits, The Redwalls have likely missed their shot at stardom. Snatched up by Capitol Records early in their career, in 2005 the Illinois group released De Nova, a banal tribute to the ’60s British Invasion that was heavily promoted but indifferently...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

March 7, 2008

When multiple bands have little more in common than the same bill, the temptation to compare shiny apples to citrus is difficult to resist. At Turner Hall on Friday night, The Redwalls’ encyclopedic pastiche of ‘60s British rock felt anachronistically juxtaposed with Milwaukee’s own self-conscious duo, Fever Marlene. Though the two bands are separated geographically by fewer than 70 miles, outside the studio their respective sounds span an appreciable distance of nearly four decades. Local openers The Saltshakers ended their raucous set with a cover of “Jumpin’ Jack Flash,” providing an apropos segue for The Redwalls,
Friday, March 7, 2008

Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom - 7:00 PM

Milwaukee’s hard-working (and fast working) alt-rock duo Fever Marlene have followed up their debut album with a New York-recorded follow-up, White China. Tonight at 7 p.m. the pair will return the Turner Hall Ballroom for another CD release party and they’ve brought along a high-profile opening band. The . . .
01.08.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This is always promising to see: Fever Marlene, a slick Milwaukee alternative-rock duo with a flair for networking that suggests they have a shot at bigger things, has been booked to headline a concert at the Turner Hall Ballroom, while The Redwalls, a mediocre and perpetually over-hyped Illinois band with a major-label CD under the belt, have been booked as their openers. Needless to sa...

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