For much of Summerfest's history, local bands were an afterthought. With so many touring acts dominating the schedule, local bands were left to compete for unglamorous day slots, with preference often given to reliable draws like cover band... more

Jun 29, 2011 12:00 AM Music Feature

There are still a whole lot of unknowns right now as Gov. Jim Doyle attempts to craft a state budget that will correct a $5.4 billion deficit and take advantage of some amount of federal stimulus funds. Doyle is slated to give his budget addr.. more

Feb 11, 2009 5:00 AM Daily Dose

Summerfest haslong prided itself on being the world’s largest music festival, pullingin hundreds of performers from around the globe. But while localmusicians have always had a place on the festival’s crowded lineup, itwas only last year that the... more

Jun 25, 2008 12:00 AM Around MKE 2 Comments