Chester French

In a piece for MilwaukeeMagazine in early 2011, Christina Daglas laid out an interesting contradiction:The jokey alternative-pop duo Chester French at the time were one of the mostprominent, successful bands with proud Milwaukee ties (singer .. more

Oct 19, 2015 4:00 PM On Music


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It’s not often one gets the opportunity to see a live theater show written and directed by the same person. Late this month, Milwaukee Entertainment Group offers local audiences have a chance to see just that on intimate stage of the Brumd.. more

Sep 1, 2015 11:00 AM Theater

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record editor Matt Wild and I, we juggle a bunch of little topics around. Matt gives us an update on the additions to the Milwaukee Public Museum's Streets of Old Mil.. more

Aug 28, 2015 2:00 PM On Music

On this week's especially chatty episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we take issue with the latest slab of trolling from the Milwaukee-.. more

Nov 14, 2012 7:30 PM On Music

Like many cities insecure about its size and cultural standing, Milwaukee is quick to trumpet even the smallest achievements of its native sons. So why, then, does the city seem to have distanced itself from Chester French, the Interscope-signed a.. more

Jan 28, 2011 5:08 PM On Music

Makes perfect sense, right? Predicting what will happen over five months in a sport with an oddly shaped ball that takes crazy bounces and thousands of collisions that can wreck a team's season.Sports Illustrated's NFL preview contains this... more

Sep 9, 2010 12:00 AM More Sports

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin celebrates 75 years of educating the state about responsible birth control and family planning this afternoon with a free concert in Washington Park. At the top of the bill is Chester French, a Massachusetts more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

There’s an interesting dichotomy playing out in radio pop right now. On one end of the spectrum, there’s Lady Gaga, a theatrically minded provocateur who makes each song a statement on art, fashion and politics. On the other there’s Ke$h more

Aug 26, 2010 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

It's been a big week for guy-guy goofball pop duos with varying ties to Milwaukee: Chester French swept through town again with the Blink-182 tour on Tuesday, and I just got word that the other Milwaukee-ish, France-christened, MGMT-coattailing du.. more

Aug 6, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Good news for those who missed Fall Out Boy at their sold-out show at the Rave this month, not to mention those who missed Blink-182 period during the pop-punk band's long hiatus: Blink-182's summer reunion tour will take the band through Milwauke.. more

May 20, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Keyshia Cole w/ The-Dream, Keri Hilson and Bobby Valentino @ The Milwaukee Theatre, 8 p.m. Just Like You ,This Week in Milwaukee more

May 13, 2009 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

SolarandMultimedia is an organization committed to creating and promotingculture and arts in Wisconsin and the Midwest Great Lakes region.Ron Schaefer, anindependent filmmaker with a ,Off the Cuff more

Apr 29, 2009 12:00 AM Off the Cuff 1 Comments

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Oct 14, 2008 12:00 AM A&E Feature

Milwaukee’s DIY emo/punk record label Snapdragon Records struck gold when they signed rising stars A Farewell Rescue, a Pennsylvania band beginning to make a national name for themselves thanks to the,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 20, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee