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WKLH's Palec values classic motorcycle music in Milwaukee

Published Feb. 18, 2016

To the get low down on classic Milwaukee motorcycle music, we ride with local music expert Steve Palec, the host of the weekly Sunday morning "Rock and Roll Roots" radio show on WKLH 96.5 FM for nearly 30 years.


Canadian rockers Metric make their way to Milwaukee

Published Nov. 18, 2013

OnMilwaukee caught up with Jimmy Shaw, Metric's lead guitarist and co-founder, to talk about the band's collaboration with the late Lou Reed, their hometown's now controversial mayor and what's next for Metric and the music industry in general.


New York rock 'n' street poet Jeffreys lands at Shank

Published Jan. 18, 2012

Garland Jeffreys has long been a fixture on the New York rock and roll scene, where he emerged in the 1970s, and began a long career collaborating with the likes of Stan Getz, Dr. John, Sonny Rollins, James Taylor, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Phoebe Snow, and Sly and Robbie. Jeffreys plays at Shank Hall on Thursday.