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.357 String Band

.357 String Band has been called a “speedgrass” group, which is as good a term as any to describe their high-octane take on bluegrass, rockabilly and rowdy outlaw country. The group, which...

Walker’s Point Center for the Arts

In addition to playing host to many wonderful multicultural exhibits throughout the year, the folks at the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts (WPCA) also pride themselves on their active role in...

Greg Koch

Few Milwaukee acts better conjure the sound of gritty, electric Chicago blues than Greg Koch, a guitar virtuoso. Koch is one of Milwaukee’s most prolific players, performing guitar clinics and t...

UW-Milwaukee Fine Arts Quartet

It’s a surprising choice, given the local competition, but not undeserved. The Fine Arts Quartet, working from UW-Milwaukee since 1963, has earned a worldwide reputation as a distinguished chamb...

Kid Cut Up

In a city that can sometimes be close-minded about such things, Kid Cut Up and his fellow No Request Sound DJs broke invisible barriers by spinning both underground hip-hop as well as more broadly com...

Eddie Butts Band

Name an Earth, Wind & Fire song and there’s a pretty good chance that singer/drummer Eddie Butts and his band cover it. The same goes with Marvin Gaye and Luther Vandross hits, too. The Eddi...

Danceworks

Danceworks is a company of dancers and choreographers who give concerts of original contemporary dance featuring multidisciplinary collaborations with guest artists. They also offer more than 70 class...

Jack Grassel

The prodigiously talented instrumentalist “plays the whole guitar,” he explained in a recent interview, “with bass and chords at the same time. This means we can play jazz without a...

Firestarter Films

You need more than just creative, ambitious filmmakers in order to have a thriving film scene; you also need outlets for their work to be screened in order to connect with people in the community. Fir...