Backyard Bbq

Ahead of his headlining gig at WMSE’s Backyard BBQ, Alejandro Escovedo chats about his guest-laden new album. Read more

Music Feature

How many outdoor festivals can one city cram into a Labor Day weekend? Answer: A lot! Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Milwaukee goes all in this Labor Day weekend, celebrating with motorcycles, BBQ, art, music and dogs. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee


WMSE's annual Backyard BBQ will return to Cathedral Square Park for another year of rootsy music and smokey food on Saturday, Sept. 5. Today the station announced the lineup for the sixth installment of the event, which will feature the New Orlean.. Read more

On Music

Though it’s only been part of WMSE’s busy calendar for four years, the WMSE Backyard BBQ has quickly... Read more

Concert Reviews

Perhaps because it bears no relation to the court dances of any aristocracy, tap dancing has never been considered a high art form. It’s said that when percussion instruments were forbidden to African slaves in America, they remembered the ... Read more

Classical Music