Local artists will perform live atop a custom mobile stage designed by Milwaukee Artist Brandon Minga ï¿½" a la the FunkClub Wagon ï¿½" to perform for Washington Heights residents. The "Washington Park Wheels" performances will be taped and shared on digital formats in August and September.
The FunkClub Wagon has been bringing live music to the streets (and waterways) of the Milwaukee area during the pandemic by performing on a trailer pulled by a van. They'll be in Enderis Park this week.
PNC presents Tunes@Noon, which takes place in the 411 E. Wisconsin Ave. courtyard on Thursdays is back for 2020, but, of course, it's gone virtual, with a series of concerts from July 2 through Sept. 10 that can be enjoyed online.
Singer/songwriter John Sieger - long a member of both Semi-Twang and The R&B Cadets - is putting the shutdown time to good use in his home studio and brushing up on a new instrument. He is also releasing a new CD on June 10 with a Facebook Live performance.
Check out this new Edgar the Producer video for Seize the Emcee's first track, called "MPS (J Dilla Tribute)," which starts with a nod to the rapper's public schooling in Milwaukee.
Today Bandcamp is waiving their fee and giving all money from albums purchased from their site directly to the musicians. Here are 12 Milwaukee artists you should consider supporting.
If there ever was a time for a power-rocking concept album about a mysterious ship helmed by a frightening being ... Milwaukee's CHIEF, a trio led by Chris Tishler, thinks that time is now. And on Friday, the band drops the first single from the 15-song album, "The Galleon." "For Those Who Live A Light" will be released on Bandcamp, with the full-length double album coming June 20.
More than a dozen local bands and musicians will perform at three area venues this weekend as part of the Forward Music Festival, from 5 until 8 p.m. daily, to benefit each night's venue.
The Velvet Whip's Dan Ball, with fellow band member Henry Steinfort, has created "The Legendary Velvet Whip," a self-published book tracing the revolutionary counterculture Milwaukee band's short but important trajectory.
This coming Monday, March 16, is the one-year anniversary of "Misirlou" icon Dick Dale's death, so Sean Williamson and his project Velocihamster will honor the musician by releasing his version of the hit song this Friday, March 13.
As The Esquires prepare to be inducted into the (WAMI) Hall of Fame in April, Justin Brown looks at the band's breakthrough hit, "Get On Up." See the current lineup of the group next week at Linnemann's Riverwest Inn.
Jimmy Flemion of Milwaukee band The Frogs - which he formed with his late brother Dennis in the 1980s - has announced that the band's long-unreleased debut LP is now coming out on April 3.
SistaStrings, Klassik and Milwaukee music's growing avant-garde, genre-bending sound were the big winners of the 2019 Radio Milwaukee Music Awards.
Mary Davis, who sang R&B, jazz, blues and soul and was a keyboard legend, lit up the stage for more than 50 years. She died on Black Friday at age 73, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
The Haskels' self-titled album, committed to tape in 1979 but never released, is released on Black Friday on vinyl and CD, finally cemented this pioneering band's place in recorded history.