Whiskey of the damned

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Walker's Point Music Hall announces opening date

Published Nov. 8, 2018

"Point Hall" - formerly Gibraltar jazz club - offers an alternative space centered around live music for original artists that also focuses on arts, community and charity.

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First look: Finn McGoo's Public House and Eatery

Published Aug. 17, 2016

At 4 p.m. today, Finn McGoo's opened at 10365 N. Cedarburg Rd. in Mequon in the former Taylor & Dunn's space. It was a promise fulfilled for owner and musician Finbar McCarthy who promised his now-deceased friend "McGoo" two years ago that he would open a pub in his honor.

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Rebel Stage Spotlight: Eoin McCarthy

Published July 8, 2016

Eoin McCarthy is the founder and main organizer of the indie, volunteer-run Rebel Stage at Summerfest. He is also the lead singer and songwriter for Whiskey of the Damned, who will perform tonight at 7:30 at their new CD release party.

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Irish Christmas song made in Milwaukee

Published Dec. 24, 2015

Eoin McCarthy didn't set out to write a Christmas song, but he did, and it's a keeper - especially if you like sad stories about unrequited love or homeless drunks and already have a penchant for The Pogues.

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How one band changed Summerfest

Published Nov. 18, 2015

Anyone who's lived in Milwaukee has heard chatter about Summerfest caring more about beer sales than live music. However, local musician Eoin McCarthy has a story about how the Big Gig rallied around his music.

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Whiskey of the Damned fights monsters with musical ferocity, fun

Published March 16, 2014

Celtic punks Whiskey of the Damned celebrate the release of their full-length debut, "Monsters Are Real" - plus St. Patrick's Day - in their hometown of Milwaukee tomorrow night. Back when the album was first coming together, however, being in Milwaukee felt anything but celebratory.