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Wednesday, June 18, 2008

The Wizard of Waukesha Returns

In 1954 at a meeting of the Audio Engineering Society in New York, Les Paul proposed the ideal device for music listeners. He recalls his words as if the meeting had been held last week: “Ideally, it would be something you could carry in your pocket that had no moving parts and held every song you ever wanted to hear.”
Sunday, June 8, 2008

Today @ the Waukesha Expo

Waukesha’s large Taste of Summer music festival concludes its five-day run today at the Waukesha Expo with a four stages of music and some popular local cover bands, like The Boogiemen. Headlining at 8 p.m. is Roger Hodgson, the one-time Supertramp rocker.
05.30.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Waukesha won�t soon pose a challenge to Milwaukee�s �city of festivals� crown, but I�ve got to admit, I�m legitimately impressed by the music lineup at the city�s A Taste of Summer festival, which out-state-fairs most state fairs. David Cassidy, Davy Jones, Bret Michaels, Tommy James and the Shondells and Roger Hodgson will all perform during the festival�s five-day run next week. There�s ...
Monday, March 31, 2008

Still (He & He/Oarfin)

It could be argued that the BoDeans have reached their greatest recording potential on the albums produced by T-Bone Burnett. That greatness continues with Burnett's third time in the studio deck with the nearly 25-year-old band from Waukesha.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Mexican Express

A former train station is an unusual location for a restaurant, but La Estacion (319 Williams St.) makes it work. The Mexican restaurant is located just south of Waukesha’s city center in the old Chicago and North Western depot, built in the days when Waukesha was a major resort renowned for its mineral springs.
02.13.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I ducked out of the office for a couple of hours today to catch Barack Obama�s afternoon town hall appearance in Waukesha. The candidate was running a bit late�apparently an auto factory tour in Janesville went long�so I had plenty of time to take in the music his campaign broadcast before his rally. Anybody who�s ever seen a presidential candidate knows the type of music I�m talking ...

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