Barbara Stephan


Photo provided courtesy of Jamie Breiwick

Charlamagne tha God comes to Turner Hall to talk about mental health while Black Arts MKE present Hip-Hop DNA and Pieta Brown, Jamie Breiwick and Barbara Stephan play Milwaukee. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

On The River, the versatile veteran vocalist Barbara Stephan utterly sells the EP’s half-dozen songs, imbuing them with conviction commensurate to Dusty Springfield or Sharon Jones. Read more

Album Reviews

Singer Barbara Stephan was recently drawn into a mystical new endeavor. “I've always dabbled in visual arts,” the Beloit native says. “But nothing came of it until I started seeing bizarre faces in the trees.” The faces became photos,... Read more

Off the Cuff

I try to resist describing bands too much based on their influences, but for the rural New York duo Phantogram, it’s hard not to, since they draw from so many and find such striking ways to incorporate them all into something new. Their debut full.. Read more

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