Backline's 12-week accelerator program provides coaching, mentoring, industry networking, and grants to cohorts of three musicians and/or bands. Read more

Local Music

Musicians Kaylee Crossfire, Klassik and REYNA have been chosen to receive grants and guidance to develop their careers. Read more


The Milwaukee rapper looks to the future and flaunts her range on her exhilarating new project. Read more

Music Feature

Three Milwaukee artists will be accepted for the program's second round of music mentorship and $20,000 grants. Read more

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The enigmatic Milwaukee rapper emerges from the Backline program with her proper debut. Read more

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Four Milwaukee artists were selected this fall for $20,000 grants and music-industry boot camp. Here’s how it played out. Read more

Music Feature

An overview of this year's Holiday Arts Guide, the opening of the Hop, Backline Milwaukee and more. Read more

Radio Shepherd Express

Backline is backing deserving artists, but what sort of returns can the Milwaukee music scene expect from the program? Read more

On Music

More than 340 musical acts applied for the program's grant and mentorship program. These four made the cut. Read more

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Milwaukee-area bands and musicians have until June 25 to apply for the intensive 12-week program Read more

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You read that right: Four Milwaukee-area bands will receive grants of $20,000 "for financial support and initiatives." Here's how to apply. Read more

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