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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Youth Lagoon, Opening Day and Lucero

It's funny how a little bit of talent is all it takes to make even some of the most exhausted sounds feel new again. Released last year through Fat Possum Records, songwriter Trevor Powers' debut album as Youth Lagoon, The Year of Hibernation...
Friday, Jan. 23, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Jan. 22, Trampled by Turtles @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m. Bluegrass thrives on dynamism—part of its thrill is seeing musicians gleefully blitz through complex chord changes and solos with whirlwind speed. Trampled By Turtles, despite what their animal namesake suggests, play as fast as any other bluegrass outfit...
10.21.2007 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Wisconsin Hockey Night October 21, 2007 | 01:38 PM A couple of weekends ago we traveled to Madison for Hockey Night at the Kohl Center. I heard from one of the players that this event had happened last year, though it was a much smaller scale. Essentially, it was an open invitation for fans to come catch an inside glimpse at the men's hockey team and be able to take in a women's game. For $15, y...
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, May 30, 2008

Tonight @ the Social - 8 p.m.

There’s a temptation for young bluegrass bands, especially those rooted in the jam-rock scene, to exaggerate the genre’s rural qualities, playing up the twang and speeding up the tempos until they’re left with an unflattering sendup of the music they purport to pay homage to. Taking a more natural approach to . . .
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007

Fri. Dec. 14

The Miramar Theatre, 8 p.m. The Chicago ensemble Cornmeal labels itself “progressive bluegrass,” but that tag may give the wrong impression.

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