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Roller digs into the spirit of "Milwaukee Garage Bands"

Published Feb. 18, 2013

Milwaukee has always had a good rock and roll scene. Sure, there have been ups and downs, but the three-chords-and-the-truth spirit has been fueling Brew City garage bands from the days of The Bonnevilles and The Nomads in the 1950s through today. If you don't believe me, check out local musician Peter Roller's new book, "Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock."


A weekend of Milwaukee rock and roll history

Published June 14, 2011

Get ready for a reunion of veteran Milwaukee rock and rollers during the first weekend of July. A host of familiar names will perform in settings that you might never have expected to hear again.