Milwaukee musician John Calarco - also known as Johnny Cee - has won 11 WAMIs and played with local and national acts including The Willy Porter Band and The Blue Man Group. After years of being in bands and working as a studio musician, Calarco will release his first solo effort, "Shine," on June 15.
Big bang theory
As we count our blessings over the carcass of a dead turkey today, I'm thankful for a couple TV shows that began this fall.
Is there an audience out there for a 21st century version of "Hawaii Five-0"? CBS sure hopes so.
If you don't like the formats available on regular Milwaukee radio, you don't have to listen to them ... And an interesting look at a TV pilot of a now-successful sitcom.
Let's hope Milwaukee Public TV can schedule another airing of "Fish Fry Night Milwaukee" ... You may see Danny Gokey around town this week ... Jack Bauer never expected to move to NBC.
Every few years, the sitcom is declared dead. This year is proof that half-hour comedies are thriving, despite the competition from cheaper "reality" programs.
John Calarco -- also known as John Cee or Johnny C -- started drumming at age 10 when his uncle introduced him to jazz. It didn't take long for Calarco to move on to rock `n' roll, a genre that has served him well for two decades. Calarco's drummed with the Blue Man Group, Willy Porter, Greg Koch, Daryl Stuermer and more.
Liam Ford fronts "The 20 Greatest Hits of Johnny Cash," a tribute show slated for Friday night at Shank Hall, 1434 N. Farwell Ave. Ford will receive help from Mark Shurilla and the Greatest Hits, Jayne "The Firecracker" Taylor and country fiddle standout Tommy Greywolf.