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The foremother of Americana dug deep for an often-emotional concert at the Pabst Theater. more

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Ryan Necci credits Field Report’s Chris Porterfield for giving him the nudge he needed to write Buffalo Gospel’s moving sophomore record. more

Music Feature

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Ahead of his Pabst Theater show, Steve Earle talks about the album that reshaped his career. more

Music Feature

The sorrow most associated with country and bluegrass is more often derived from romantic heartbreak and sentimentality than the sadness Joseph Huber proffers on The Suffering Stage. more

Album Reviews

Justin Townes Earle demonstrated more than a few similarities with his father during his feisty set. more

Concert Reviews

If you can get past the cheesy cover and lead-off title track, you’ll discover that Life’s A Party—the new album from Milwaukee singer-songwriter/guitarist Jackie Brown and her band—is a smooth and sophisticated blend of catchy pop, rock an... more

Album Reviews

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Country journeyman Kinky Friedman delivered a night of bawdy laughs and pervasive sadness at his return to Shank Hall. more

Concert Reviews

Milwaukee’s Alyssia Dominguez incorporates her Hispanic roots into the pop end of country for a sound that seems poised for popularity. Given the mariachi brass in Johnny Cash’s �,Album Reviews more

Album Reviews

Summerfest has announced the closing night concert at its American Family Insurance Amphitheater, and it's one of those "if you've never seen them before, now's your chance" kind of bills. Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and their respective bands will l.. more

On Music

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Country veteran Marty Stuart proved to be a generous bandleader at his honky-tonk-heavy show at The Rave’s bar venue. more

Concert Reviews

On display through April 29, “Melodies and Memories: 200 Years of Milwaukee Music” tells the story of Milwaukee music. more

Music Feature

Milwaukee’s Max Devereaux is determined to keep releasing decadent, oddball pop albums, even if hardly anybody is listening more

Music Feature

Tyne Darling’s Tommy Vollman gives his published short stories a second life on his hopeful, if lonesome, latest album. more

Local Music

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Summerfest's U.S. Cellular Connection Stage is getting a makeover. Actually it's a little bit more than a makeover: The stage will be completely torn down and replaced with what the festival announced today as "a new, larger stage with an enhanced.. more

On Music

Several Christmas tours swing through the city, while the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra pays tribute to David Bowie and joins forces with the Celtic Woman vocal quartet. more

This Week in Milwaukee

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James indulges his psychedelic side, while a bunch of local blues players get the old gang back together. more

This Week in Milwaukee

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Despite his age, wizened country-rock hero Commander Cody kept the energy up during his rowdy show Friday night. more

Concert Reviews

Nora Collins’ ascent in the ranks of country music with commercial radio in mind continues apace with the release of the five-song EP, Nora Collins. Upping the ante from her previous recordings of her own compositions and those crafted with... more

Album Reviews

Lydia Loveless would like to dispel the notion that she’s a badass. more

Music Feature

The sibling country duo The Cactus Blossoms looked to the past, while the The Whiskeybelles brought joy to some unlikely covers. more

Concert Reviews

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