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DRIVEWAY THRIFTDWELLERS RECORD RELEASE SHOW WITH COYOTE BROTHER (HAYWARD WILLIAMS AND J. HARDIN)- FRIDAY, JANUARY 18TH 8PM
DRIVEWAY THRIFTDWELLERS RECORD RELEASE SHOW WITH COYOTE BROTHER (HAYWARD WILLIAMS AND J. HARDIN)- FRIDAY, JANUARY 18TH 8PM More Info $10 advance tickets available by clicking HERE // $12 door Join Driveway Thriftdwellers as they celebrate the release of their self-titled, sophomore album on vinyl! They recorded this album at Wire & Vice studios in Milwaukee. It was recorded and produced by Ian Olvera, and mixed by Daniel Holter. Starting out as a few guys who just wanted to play some Flying Burrito Brothers tunes, the Driveway Thriftdwellers have emerged as a top original act in Wisconsin’s Country and Americana music scenes. The Thriftdwellers self- titled somphore album, released in November 2018 mixes "more urgent percussion and driving guitars" (Capital Times) with the groups Americana sound. Named 2017 WAMI Country Artist of the Year, the Thriftdwellers have played throughtout the midwest with their critically acclaimed debut album “Cutover Country,” named a top 10 Milwaukee area album of 2016 by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel declared the Thriftdwellers' 2017 Summerfest performance a “Best Of” performance for the festival, and called the band a must see live act for Summer 2017. “Emotionally ripe, old school country.” – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Like a vintage yard sale that Merle Haggard might have thrown.” Isthmus. “Rugged, straightforward country songwriting.” Tone Madison. J. Hardin and Hayward Williams have been crossing paths for a decade on their separate songwriting journeys. After collaborating on their recent solo releases though, the two troubadours decided to come together as COYOTE BROTHER. The duo has been compared to Gillian Welch, Milk Carton Kids and Townes Van Zandt with such close harmonies and intimate atmosphere. Coyote Brother’s songs are steeped in the spirit of traditional country music with rich imagery and poignant melodies that carry the listener through the drama of the modern world.
JAY MATTHES WITH SPECIAL GUEST THRIFTONES- SATURDAY, JANUARY 26TH 8PM
JAY MATTHES WITH SPECIAL GUEST THRIFTONES- SATURDAY, JANUARY 26TH 8PM More Info $8 advance tickets click HERE or $12 at the door "Top-tier local talent." - Tyler Mass, Milwaukee Record "He gets by on raw talent alone. A breath of fresh air for listeners of any type of music." - Allen Halas, Breaking & Entering "Go ahead and add this to music you should've heard yesterday. There is no doubt that Milwaukee crowds have had a talent on their hands on the verge of something great." - Midwestern Gentleman "Well-crafted, heartfelt tunes that truly connect with the listener." - The Daily Country "You'll be surprised by Matthes' songwriting skills, evident by the assured originals off this spring's "Dancing After Dark" album." - Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "This dude might be one of the elite songwriters in the Midwest." - Pat Watters Band "If he's not in your playlist, he definitely should be." - Lora Kaelber, OnMilwaukee.com Jay Matthes is an award-winning singer/songwriter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His original music has been featured on local, regional and national radio and television, most notably The Country Network where the music video for his song "The Light" is currently in rotation. Jay plays over 100 shows a year, and has shared the stage with national acts Old Dominion, Judah & the Lion, Ike Reilly Assassination, Jana Kramer, Charlie Worsham, and many more. "I've played all over the Midwest, from Milwaukee on down to Nashville, but Milwaukee is home. I love the city, the venues, the musicians, the people. I'm forever grateful for the support and love this city has shown me." Jay was nominated for Singer/Songwriter of the Year by Wisconsin Area Music Industry in 2015, 2016 and 2017, and recently won Best Male Vocalist in Shepherd Express' Best of Milwaukee. His single "Good Lookin' Woman" is currently in rotation on 88.9 FM and his new album 'Dancing After Dark' was a finalist for 'Independent Release of the Year' at the 2017 88Nine Radio Milwaukee Music Awards.
LIL REV W/SPECIAL GUESTS: JIM LIBAN AND JAMES EANNELLI- FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST 8PM
LIL REV W/SPECIAL GUESTS: JIM LIBAN AND JAMES EANNELLI- FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST 8PM More Info $10 tickets click HERE or at the door. An evening of songs and stories with Lil Rev plus special guests: James Eannelli on guitar, vocals, percussion and Blues Harp Legend Jim Liban! Join Lil Rev for a real night of Wisconsin mojo, as he spins yarns, sings from the heart and weaves a tapestry of sounds on guitar, mandolin, harmonica, ukulele, mountain dulcimer and banjo. Come forth to sing, clap, dance, laugh, cry and let your worries go! Joining Lil Rev is special guests, Blues Harp Legend Jim Liban and Milwaukee guitar maven James Eannelli (of Shivers, Colour Radio, Salt Creek and Sugar-foot fame).
TEAM BRYCE FOUNDATION PRESENTS: “MUSIC RAISING HOPE”- SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND 5PM– 11:30PM
TEAM BRYCE FOUNDATION PRESENTS: “MUSIC RAISING HOPE”- SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND 5PM– 11:30PM More Info “Music Raising Hope” a benefit for children with special needs. The 4th annual all ages fundraiser show featuring The Quilz, Road Crew, and Without U2, a national U2 Tribute Band from Chicago, to help raise funds and awareness for Children with Special Needs. Team Bryce Foundation Inc., a registered 501(c)(3) devoted to giving children with disabilities a reason to smile, presents this event to help provide children with special needs the opportunity to participate in wheelchair basketball, wheelchair baseball, horseback riding, special needs snow skiing & soccer just to name a few activities. Event Donation: $15 for Adults, $10 for Children, (Early Bird Special $10 for adults by December 31) All advanced tickets through www.teambryce.foundation Simply Donate and you will be added to our pre-paid guest list at the door.
ALBERT LEE BAND PRESENTED BY DAVE'S GUITAR SHOP AND 91.7 WMSE- WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH 8PM
ALBERT LEE BAND PRESENTED BY DAVE'S GUITAR SHOP AND 91.7 WMSE- WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH 8PM More Info Derek Pritzl & The Gamble open the show at 8pm sharp! $24.95 tickets available by clicking HERE or $35 at the door if any tickets left. Presented by Dave's Guitar Shop and 91.7 WMSE-- Guitar legend, Albert Lee is one of the most respected and renowned guitarists in music history, having worked with The Everly Brothers, Eric Clapton, Emmylou Harris and The Cricketts over his long and illustrious career. The British-born country-rock artist started his career during the emerging rock 'n' roll scene of sixties London, when he swapped bands with the likes of Jimmy Page and Chris Farlowe. After moving to the U.S. and assimilating himself into the country music scene, Albert quickly garnered a reputation as one of the fastest guitar players in the business. He recorded a number of solo albums, and won a Grammy in 2002 for his contribution on 'Foggy Mountain Breakdown'. He continues to tour today, and plays his signature Ernie Ball Music Man Guitar. “The ultimate virtuoso. His skill is extraordinary, his ear is extraordinary and he’s gifted on just about every level.”- Eric Clapton “A brilliant guitar player. His sound is unmistakable - often emulated, never equalled.”- Emmylou Harris Derek Pritzl is a Wisconsin singer/songwriter born and raised in the fertile farm land of Valders, Wisconsin. He brings a style and narrative that is reminiscent of some of the great songwriters of yesterday and today, continuing a tradition of songwriting developed by artists such as John Prine, Guy Clark, John Fogerty and Bill Walkner. https://davesguitar.com/tag/milwaukee/ https://www.wmse.org/
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