Cascio Groove Garage

In 2007, a small stage quietly debuted at Summerfest in the shadow of the Marcus Amphitheater. That modest stage, originally called the Cascio Groove Garage, more

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Jul 1, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE 4 Comments has posted the line-up for the Summerfest stage we're most excited about, the Cascio Groove Garage, the all-local stage that the Shepherd Express is sponsoring wtih WMSE. The stage grew considerably last year, attracting a wid.. more

May 14, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

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Feb 17, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

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Sep 15, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 1 Comments

In last week’s news poll, the Shepherd asked whether readers would like to see more local music, the same amount of local music or less local music at Summerfest. Yeah, it was a feel-good question, and it doesn’t take a psychic to predict the resu.. more

Jul 9, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

Heavy rockers who lighten their hard-rock with washes of Americana and Black Crowes-styled boogie, The Cocksmiths headline the Cascio Groove Garage, Summerfest’s only all-local music stage, tonight at 9 p.m. more

Jul 5, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Atlatl, a young Milwaukee group that teeters back and forth between harmonic jam-rock and ramshackle indie-rock, does a 6:15 p.m. show at the Summerfest’s only all-local stage, the Cascio Groove Garage, sponsored by the Shepherd Express. The grou... more

Jul 4, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

It’ll be a busy day for head-banging as staples of the Milwaukee hardcore scene, the Get Rad, offer not one, but two shows. After Get Rad’s 8:15 p.m. set at Cascio’s Groove Garage and the following fireworks display at the lakefront, the band wil... more

Jul 3, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The Cascio Groove Garage, Summerfest’s all-local stage sponsored by the Shepherd Express and WMSE, gets loud for the day with sets from many of the city’s finest punk and hardcore bands, including Novel (3:45 p.m.), Father Phoenix (4:30 p.m.), Re... more

Jul 3, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The all-local Cascio Interstate Music Groove Garage stage goes hard-rock for the day, with a headlining 8 p.m. set from Milwaukee glam-metal rockers Spiral Trance.   more

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Milwaukee’s own Year of the Gun, which headlines the all-local Cascio Groove Garage stage tonight at 9 p.m., embraces all that is rock. With a penchant for songs glamorizing booze, sex and other good old, all-American pastimes, the band is driven... more

Jun 29, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee