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Paul Cebar: A Milwaukee treasure at Summerfest

Published July 6, 2019

Milwaukee treasure Paul Cebar and his skillful outfit - distilled down to the elemental core of drummer Reggie Bordeaux, multi-instrumentalist Bob Jennings and bassist Mike Fredrickson - performed under the big top on the Johnson Controls World Stage.

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New WAMI Hall of Famers include Cebar, Realm & The Chordettes

Published Dec. 11, 2018

The winners of the 39th annual Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards will be announced at the awards show, to be held Sunday, April 14 at Turner Hall. At the same time, WAMI will induct three artists into the WAMI Hall of Fame: Paul Cebar, The Chordettes and Realm.

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Milwaukee Soundbites: Local musician Paul Cebar

Published April 14, 2016

The latest episode of Milwaukee Soundbites takes us to a Milwaukee music icon in his own right, Paul Cebar, who reminisces about his first record, his first concert and more.

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6 cocktails inspired by 6 Milwaukee artists and bands

Published Sept. 22, 2015

To celebrate this Milwaukee renaissance of creative concoctions, one week out of year has been dedicated to all things cocktail: Milwaukee Cocktail Week, happening Sept. 16 to Sept. 22. In honor of Milwaukee Cocktail Week, 88Nine asked John Revord to create six cocktails inspired by six Milwaukee artists and bands.

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Glancing back at 2014 and looking forward with Paul Cebar

Published Dec. 31, 2014

A little less than 365 days ago, Milwaukee music mainstay Paul Cebar and his band, Tomorrow Sound, rang in the new year with a bang, playing a Turner Hall on Jan. 10 in support of the band's newly released album, "Fine Rude Thing." After a productive 2014 promoting the new record around the country, Cebar and company are now coming back to town to crack open 2015 in a similar fashion, playing a set at Shank Hall Friday night.

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Chasing down Peter Mulvey

Published May 5, 2014

On a break from one of his many bike tours of the country, I spoke (get it?) with Milwaukee singer and songwriter Peter Mulvey about touring on, quite literally, the open road, about his new record, which features a guest appearance by our own Paul Cebar and about coming home to play at Turner Hall on Thursday, May 8 with Vic & Gab.

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The music that rocked Milwaukee musicians in 2013

Published Jan. 6, 2014

Last year, we asked a group of Milwaukee music scene movers and shakers what moved and shook them in 2012. We enjoyed the answers so much we decided to pitch the same softball to another group of local talent. Here's the music that rocked the musicians who rocked Milwaukee in 2013...

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It was 15 years ago today... Milwaukee in 1998

Published Sept. 11, 2013

Though 1998 was only 15 years ago, it feels like a lifetime. Milwaukee has changed dramatically in some ways since then. Here is a look back at Brew City and beyond in 1998.

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Help Cebar kickstart his next record

Published July 3, 2013

Paul Cebar has recorded a new full-length disc and the Milwaukee musician has turned to fans, via a Kickstarter campaign, to help "Fine Rude Thing" see the light of day.

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Luckily, Fredrickson just can't seem to "Make It Stop"

Published March 17, 2013

Veteran Milwaukee musician Mike Fredrickson has just issued his 13th CD - the 13-song "Make It Stop" - but because Fredrickson's songwriting well is so deep that number 14 is already being manufactured and he's got enough songs to crack open a 15th.

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Social Circle: Favorite Milwaukee musician?

Published Jan. 20, 2013

Milwaukee is and has been home to a plethora of amazing musicians so it isn't easy to identify the best of the best. However, when the Social Circle was posed with the question this week, they came up with a diverse array of past and present Brew City talent.

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Milwaukeeans who should be famous, Part 4

Published Dec. 6, 2012

This is the fourth installment of an occasional series about people in Milwaukee who should be much more famous than they are. Generally, they are people who haven't gotten the kind of recognition they deserve for the job they do. Onward!

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Milwaukee Talks: John Hauser of The LoveMonkeys

Published May 20, 2012

It has been 20 years since John Hauser and a few coworkers formed a band for what they thought would be a one-time-only performance at a company party. Two decades later, Hauser - along with a completely new lineup of musicians - plays more than 100 shows a year as The LoveMonkeys.