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George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic put on a psychedelic and groovy show at the Miller High Life Theatre during their One Nation Under a Groove Tour. Read more

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The iconic Milwaukee soul and funk spin celebrates its anniversary with four days of events this weekend. Read more

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The ridiculous funk duo Chromeo brought the party to what they called one of "America’s most haunted cities" on a quieter than usual night at Summerfest. Read more

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In the midst of a stage crowded with as many as 16 performers, George Clinton sang, directed traffic, clowned and took it all in like the Orson Welles of funk. Read more

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Sameer Gupta’s new album features the New York-based drummer-tabla player’s own compositions creating a global sound. Read more

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Bruno Mars has proven that funk still sells in the 2010s. Now Milwaukee keyboard-bandleader Charles Walker wants to reach those same commercial heights. Read more

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While there’s nothing as outwardly commercial as “Blew Up (The House)" from 2013’s Fight for My Soul on Signs, the singer and guitar slinger Jonny Lang proves that he can still make the blues accessible for newbies. Read more

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On Blind World, the second album by Danish metal band Ghost Iris, songs such as “Save Yourself” and “Pinnacle” mix clean and extreme vocals with catchy arrangements, tricky riffs and elements of funk and tech metal to create an invigo... Read more

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Aditya and Mythili Prakash are a sibling duo who, through the influence of South Indian classical music and dance, explore the mind and metaphysical struggles of humanity. The music of MARA is seductive, compelling and an overall experience... Read more

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On Live with a Boom, Mn’JAM experiment mixes original music with songs by Radiohead (“Optimistic”) and George Gershwin (“It Ain’t Necessarily So”). Fusion crisscrosses with funk, hip-hop with scat singing, squealing turntables with wa... Read more

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“Regardless of whether you like to dance or not, you’re going to end up dancing,” Bo Triplex says of his funk band. Read more

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Earlier this spring, Milwaukee producer/one-man band Matt Nastreleased Post Modern AltruisticSelf-Conscious Robots, his debut LP as 89 Godzilla. That was just a littleover two months ago, and he’s already dropped a follow-up: Afro Metal , a sim.. Read more

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The New Orleans ensemble Galactic looks to the future on their latest record, Into The Deep. Read more

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Milwaukee producer 89Godzilla’s latest album is called Post Modern Altruistic Self-Conscious Robots ,and if the title sounds like something The Beastie Boys might have named acollection of instrumental demos, that’s oddly appropriate. The 26-ye.. Read more

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For more than a decade rapper Kid Millions has served as Milwaukee’s one-man answer to the Beastie Boys, filtering the spirit of classic hip-hop through the personalized lens of his own eclectic record collection and turning out some serio... Read more

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Milwaukee doesn't let go of its New Year's Eve traditions easily—just ask the Harlem Globetrotters or Jim Gaffigan—so this news shouldn't surprise anybody: The Get Down will return for another Dec. 31 at the Turner Hall Ballroom. The NYE installme.. Read more

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Touring can be full of adventure, but for some bands after long stints on the road, touring can begin to feel more like a business obligation. It certainly began to seem that way for Milwaukee’s Herman Astro after several years of touring ... Read more

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The Quasiomndo Physical Theatre continues to do some of the more progressive work in town. Its upcoming Love & Cthulhu this month draws on early 20th century horror/sci-fi from H.P. Lovecraft. The weekend that show opens, they will be hosting audi.. Read more

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The McCrary Sisters come to gospel music through heredity as well as conviction. As daughters of a founding member of the seminal Fairfield Four, the quartet were reared in the ecstatic singing of the African-American church Read more

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