Carrie Underwood wraps a resilient Country USA

Weeks of torrential rains in the Midwest have left ground conditions questionable, especially in Wisconsin’s Fox Valley. The annual Country USA music festival in Oshkosh, Wisconsin had questionable handling of the weather situation as the festival kicked off earlier this Tuesday (read here), but as the week progressed conditions of the festival grounds improved. Known […]

Brad Paisley launches country weekend at Summerfest

As the weekend rolled in, so did the fans. Attendance was up at Summerfest for the marginally warmer Friday night, kicking off a weekend of country music. While the fog was letting up The annual Big Bang fireworks show wasn’t going to take a chance, rescheduling for July 1 in an attempt to attract more […]

Summerfest continues full steam

Yet another foggy night forced the annual Summerfest Big Bang fireworks display to be postponed another night. Originally scheduled for opening day, the display was first cancelled and pushed to tonight, but continued poor conditions forced festival organizers to continue to wait in an effort to avoid issues experienced the year prior by US Bank’s fireworks […]

Childish Gambino lights up the Eagles Ballroom

By now, if you haven’t laid ears on Childish Gambino you should reevaluate your music finding abilities. Actually, not really. It even took me awhile to find out about this fast rising star, coming out of nowhere with slews of potential hit songs and a fan base that grows by the second – only accelerated […]

Tech N9ne fires up Fall with Milwaukee

Hot, and I mean really hot off of his last tour, Tech N9ne and a good size of the Strange Music family are back at it on tour hitting what seems like as many cities as possible. Loaded with new album Something Else, Tech has reenergized himself while keeping astonishingly busy at the same time.

Kid Rock & ZZ Top pull in Milwaukee, Harley-Davidson 110th

All eyes in the biking world lay on Milwaukee for the world’s largest motorcycle celebration. The Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company celebrated it’s 110th anniversary over the Labor Day weekend featuring events spanning the city of Milwaukee and surrounding areas, capped off by an influx of bikers to the Summerfest grounds for headlining performances from Kid Rock […]

All these years, Red Hot Chili Peppers still rockin’

Time really does fly when you spend the years rockin’ out and having fun with friends. It’s been awhile since 1983, the start of one of the increasingly iconic alternative-funk-rock bands of our time. Literally everyone knows of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and much of the pure joy and energy that has arisen from […]

Halloween with The Wallflowers

Just as quickly as their hiatus started, front man Jakob Dylan announced The Wallflowers would be returning for a new album and naturally another tour. But would this be the same band we had heard through the 90’s? Sure, some of the original members returned for another go round with Dylan, but taking a break has a […]

Mac Miller gets freaky at Freakfest, Madison

Ahh yes, another year of the famous Freakfest, the festival that turns the streets of Madison, Wisconsin into an unruly mess of drunks, traffic congestion and mediocre Halloween costumes. Landing on the same day as the Wisconsin Badgers homecoming football game, the city of Madison was in for a real treat as they tried to keep control […]

Steve Vai illuminates The Pabst

Instrumental guitar virtuoso Steve Vai stormed The Pabst Theater in Milwaukee late in the month for yet another fantastic performance dotting the fall season in the Midwest. Supported by singer/songwriter Beverly McClellan and here eye-popping blues rooted vocals, the Milwaukee crowd was witness to two great musicians in one historic venue.

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