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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Blues great shares tales from a singular life

Buddy Guy and co-author David Ritz have come up with a dazzling book, rife with details about people, guitars and historically significant musical events. When I Left Home: My Story (Da Capo) will enthrall Guy's fans as well...
Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Jack and Jill Jazz (Frozen Sky)

Guitarist Jack Grassel has long been one of Milwaukee's most proficient (and prolific) jazz musicians, and singer Jill Jensen has been his partner in marriage and music since before the present century began. On Jack and Jill Jazz, Grassel's 18th album...
Friday, Sept. 26, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 8 p.m.

One of the oddest entities to make a name in the expansive jam scene, Buckethead is a masked performer with a bucket on his head who claims to have been raised by chickens. He plays difficult and dense progressive metal riffs that have earned him profile-raising collaborations with Les Claypool, Guns N’ Roses, Mike...
Saturday, July 5, 2008

Cracker, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Steel Pulse

With its crunchy alt-rock guitars and its “leave me alone and let me get stoned” mentality, Cracker’s best-known hit, “Low,” is pure ’90s, but the rest of the band’s catalogue doesn’t date so easily. Like frontman David Lowery’s other band, Camper Van Beethoven, Cracker continues to record spry rock albums spiked...
Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Keller Williams, Yonder Mountain String Band, O.A.R.

A singer-songwriter turned one-man band/human jukebox to appease for the jam scene, Keller Williams headlines the Miller Lite oasis at 10 p.m. Expect lots of funky guitar riffs and maybe even a cover of a Pink Floyd song or two...
Friday, June 20, 2008
Aside from his appearance last May at the Downer Theatre for the opening of Chasing Sound, a documentary on his life and music, Les Paul has seldom visited Wisconsin in recent years. In fact, his trips home have been few since he hit the road with jazz bands in the 1930s.

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