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Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012

Feb. 14, 2012

<p><span style="line-height: 115%;">It was Valentine's Day, so Southern soul man Willie Clayton played to the ladies at his latest Milwaukee date, of course. But the effervescent crooner played the entire room with equal ap...
Friday, March 13, 2009

Tonight @ The Milwaukee Theatre, 8 p.m.

For better or worse, in part because of Milwaukee’s proximity to Chicago, the city’s blues festivals are dominated by shredding, electric-blues guitarists, but the lineup at this gem of a festival prioritizes soul over volume. At 79, headliner Bobby “Blue” Bland still sends chills down audience’s spines with his soulful gospel tunes. Bland grew up just outside of Memphis, a hotbed for blues artists like W.C. Handy and Furry Lewis, and his music draws from...

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