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Lil’ Rev’s latest album, Claw and Hammer, focuses on ukulele and includes a mixture of vocal and instrumental numbers. Rev sings the material with more authority than ever, and is joined by a cohort of local friends including John and Mike ... more

Sep 13, 2016 2:40 PM Album Reviews

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Two of the great banjo players of their time happen to be married to each other, and their domesticity was on full display Wednesday night. more

Sep 10, 2015 10:00 AM Concert Reviews

 Anthony Mann was admitted to the Hollywoodpantheon for directing such acclaimed Jimmy Stewart westerns as Winchester 73 (1950) and The Man from Laramie ( 1955). Duly notedif underappreciated in accounts of his career are the films noir and grit.. more

Jan 31, 2014 6:15 PM I Hate Hollywood

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The question wasn’t whether Steve Martin was going to be funny during his bluegrass and Americana concert Wednesday at The Riverside Theater. It was by how much, and in what context.The answer i,Concert Reviews more

Jul 25, 2013 1:39 PM Concert Reviews

There’s nothing like a crowd to drive ambitious souls in new directions. So while the Brooklyn quintet Punch Brothers is a string band with a long collective pedigree in roots music, they’re also notable for their skill more

Jan 21, 2013 2:43 PM Music Feature

Who would have thought that the ukulele playing funny guy from The Jerk, would turn up mor The Jerk ,Sponsored Events more

Apr 20, 2010 12:00 AM Around MKE

A singer-songwriter turned one-man band/human jukebox to appease for the jam scene, Keller Williams headlines the Miller Lite oasis at 10 p.m. Expect lots of funky guitar riffs and maybe even a cover of a Pink Floyd song or two. Bluegrass tradit... more

Jul 1, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Colin O’Brien’s songs are timeless. Many of the numbers on his new CD, Dancing you ,Local Music more

Feb 13, 2008 12:00 AM Local Music 1 Comments

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