Club Garibaldi


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Corner taverns are cultural icons of Milwaukee, reflecting our brewing heritage and a time when the city was an industrial powerhouse, and several of these homey places are still around. Read more



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Zao, Hollow Earth and Wolf King energized a head-banging crowd. Read more

Concert Reviews

An encounter with Revel in Dimes at Cactus Club on August 8. Read more

Down by Music

Milwaukee will be on the front lines of the War on Christmas, and a benefit will be held for families separated by deportation. Read more

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Jake “The Snake” Roberts performed a hilarious show based on his wrestling career at Club Garibaldi. Read more


Trolley will be joined by fellow Milwaukee ’90s rock veterans Heathrow and Solomon Grundy’s for a bill at Club Garibaldi on Friday. Read more

Local Music

The festival features some of the best professional comedy acts from across the country—including stand-up, sketch and improvisational comedy routines—in incredible Milwaukee venues. Read more

A&E Feature

Ruthie advises a reader looking for a new job on LGBTQ networking events. Read more

Dear Ruthie


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Returning to the drawing board after disbanding the group, Twin Brother’s Sean Raasch sings of betrayal and recalibrated dreams on his potent new album. Read more

Music Feature

It’s rare to see a festival as dedicated to a specific sound and specific approach as this weekend’s Triple Eye Industries Fest. Read more

Concert Reviews 4 Comments

This fall Milwaukee singer B~Free dropped one of the best Milwaukee R&B albums in recent memory, Ode 2 A Luv Affair , a highly personable set of neo-soul pitched somewhere between Jill Scott and J Dilla. For those who missed her release show at Co.. Read more

On Music

Milwaukee Comedy presents a sort of a kind of a semi-fusion between stand-up and improv comedy this Friday night as it presents Voyager: A Comedy Show. The idea is this: comics arrive prior to 10:00 p.m. for a later-in-the-evening comedy sho.. Read more



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Assault & Battery’s members hail from different corners of Milwaukee’s punk scene. Read more

Local Music

Midwest Death Rattle’s vow not to succumb to compromise pays off on their expansive sophomore album, Post-Apocalypso. Read more

Music Feature

Though it’s never been known for the genre,Milwaukee has always hosted bluegrass in all of its many forms, from purist,string-band bluegrass, to rowdy, punked-out bluegrass and jammy,Deadhead-minded bluegrass. It shows how versatile the genre.. Read more

On Music

Elm Grove’s Sunset Playhouse has been around for over 60 years. That’s like...8 million years in local theater time. This company has been through a few major local theatre epochs and mass extinctions and things. The company continues its sa.. Read more


Latest Flame Records co-founder Dan Hanke reflects on the label ahead of its weekend farewell shows. Read more

Local Music

Animals take over the Summerfest grounds, while Sprecher Brewery and Dusty Medical Records celebrate big anniversaries. Read more

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