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The alt-rock station's annual holiday concerts are coming a little earlier than usual this year. more

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Although their latest album has underperformed on the pop charts, Paramore’s Big Snow Show concert revealed that they’ll always have a loyal following among rock fans. more

Concert Reviews

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Ahead of their Big Snow Show performance at the Rave, Cold War Kids frontman Nathan Willett discusses balancing the band’s distinctive sound with their growing pop ambitions. more

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Concert scheduled for Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 @ The Rave more

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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

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The Head and The Heart

FM 102.1’s annual Big Snow Shows are usually some of the year’s most memorable alternative rock concerts. Yesterday the station announced this year’s lineup from the rooftop of the Rave at a concert that featured Catfish and the Bottlemen, and as .. more

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Alt-rock staples Weezer touched on most of their releases while headlining the first night of FM 102.1’s Big Snow Shows. more

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Weezer

Milwaukee’s concert calendar typically slows down a bit during December, buteach year the local alternative station FM 102.1 uses the holiday season as an excuse to celebrate with two big concerts at the Rave. This year the station is going eve.. more

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Taking musical chances may have backfired on 2009’s Folie à Deux, but it paid off on Fall Out Boy’s reunion effort. more

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Cage the Elephant’s third album, Melophobia, may prove to be the alt-rock band’s definitive release. more

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Fall Out Boy are coming back to Milwaukee. They've been regulars here since reuniting last year, playing the Eagles Ballroom twice as well as the Marcus Amphitheater during Summerfest. And now they're back for a third show at the Eagles Ballroom: .. more

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Milwaukee's alternative station FM 102.1 has announced the headliners for the first night of its ninth annual Big Snow Show Holiday concert: Cage the Elephant, Alt-J, Fitz and the Tantrums, Vance Joy and Meg Myers. Some of these acts are no strang.. more

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FM 102.1's annual Big Snow Show at the Rave will become a two-night event this year, with an internationally minded lineup featuring headliners from France, England and Sweden. France bliss-pop stars Phoenix, fresh from headline billing at the Coa.. more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly roundtable between the station's Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I, we're joined by guest Brian Kramp, who updates us on his new podcasting gig at OnMilwaukee and everything else h.. more

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FM 102.1's Brian Kramp, who has co-anchored the station's flagship morning show "Kramp and Adler" for seven years, has been let go from the station, he announced today in a Facebook post. "I want to thank all of you that have listened to the Kramp.. more

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Paying homage to the greatest Wisconsin soundbite of the year—a snarled, out-of-context snippet of casual profanity from Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin that played on constant loop during the election—FM 102.1 morning dudes Brian Kramp and Jon Adler .. more

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<p> The local alternative station FM 102.1 is revamping its local-music show. The one-hour show, formerly called &quot;The Scene,&quot; will air on Sunday nights at 10 p.m. with the new name &quot;Neighborhood Watch,&quot; with host Suzanne Sando... more

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Cage the Elephant, the Kentucky-based alt-radio mainstays who with their plucky 2011 album Thank You, Happy Birthday revealed themselves to be a much more talented and audacious band than their 2008 debut hinted, will headline FM 102.1\'s sixth a.. more

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"The Last Airbender," a film based on Nickelodeon's popular animated series, is influenced by Asian philosophy. Their fantasy world is divided into four nations, one dedicated to water, one to earth, another to fire and another to air. Each... more

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For its fifth year, FM 102.1's annual holiday Big Snow Show concert has expanded to two nights, the station announced this morning. Headlining the first night, on Monday, Dec. 13, is the trumpet-sounding Sacramento alternative band Cake. Also on t.. more

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