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Milwaukee's most influential punk bands, according to the experts

Published Feb. 9, 2017

Four folks with roots in the local music scene banded together to create "Brick Through The Window: An Oral History of Punk Rock, New Wave and Noise in Milwaukee, 1964-1984," an exhaustive tracing of the scene in Milwaukee from its earliest gasps for air.


Gig roundup: Polkafinger plays the apolkalypse

Published July 27, 2009

You don't have to remember Milwaukee's legendary punk band The Haskels to head over to Shank Hall to see Polkafinger and The Blackholes Power Polka Machine, at 9 p.m. Friday. Although Polkafinger's Richard LaValliere was the singer and bassist for The Haskells and later the equally fine Oil Tasters, you don't need any of that background to enjoy the Brooklyn trio's punk rock polka.


The Wigs reunite for a hair-raising reunion at Shank

Published Jan. 13, 2009

Local power-pop heroes The Wigs, who left Milwaukee for Los Angeles in the early 1980s, return to town for a combination reunion show and CD release party Saturday night at Shank Hall.

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