The Coffee House

Over the last half century, the Milwaukee music venue, The Coffee House, has hosted acoustic musicians from all over the country. more

May 16, 2017 3:37 PM Music Feature 2 Comments

An eclectic trio of Milwaukee folk acts paid tribute to Tom Waits at a spirited fundraiser at The Coffee House. more

May 9, 2016 10:00 AM Concert Reviews

Off the Cuff with Brett Kemnitz of The Coffee House, an organization that, since 1967, has been a nucleus of social activism and a performance space for acoustic musicians and poets. more

Apr 26, 2016 3:45 PM Off the Cuff



Now in its 48th season, The Coffee House remains an unusual haven for Milwaukee’s folk scene. more

Feb 10, 2015 9:50 PM Music Feature

If The Plainsmen have the kind of name you'd expect to hear announced on “Simply Folk,” it's not the only place the Milwaukee septet ought to have a presence. Theirs is the kind of acoustic/electric Americana rock amalgam that more

Jan 18, 2013 3:10 PM Album Reviews

On this week's episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk between station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we're joined by Milwaukee Magazine editor Cristina Daglas to discuss her magazine'.. more

Sep 13, 2012 8:45 PM On Music

We are all paying a price as Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele attempts to learn to be both an elected official in a democracy and an executive capable of making measured... more

Aug 30, 2012 12:00 AM Issue of the Week 5 Comments

Good for the UWM Education Rights Campaign. Tonight, because of their sustained protest, UWM Chancellor Carlos Santiago will participate in a forum to answer questions about the March 4 protest and arrests, the Master Plan and other hot t.. more

Apr 29, 2010 7:04 PM Daily Dose

The sketch comedy group behind the cult films Super Troopers, Club Dread and Beerfest (as well as, strangely, The Dukes of Hazzard big-screen adaptation), Broken Lizard has been writing and performing together for over 13 years. Compr,Today... more

Nov 6, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Milwaukee-areanative Joe Holland is one busy in,Off the Cuff more

Jan 21, 2009 12:00 AM Off the Cuff