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Lil Rev

Lil Rev’s latest release is backed with a full complement of musicians, all of them Milwaukee notables. more

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Lil’ Rev’s latest album, Claw and Hammer, focuses on ukulele and includes a mixture of vocal and instrumental numbers. Rev sings the material with more authority than ever, and is joined by a cohort of local friends including John and Mike ... more

Album Reviews

Multi-instrumentalist and Milwaukee native Lil’ Rev (Marc Revenson) is best known for his work with the ukulele. He will promote his latest book on the instrument, Essential Strums & Strokes for Ukulele: A Treasury of Strum-Hand Techniques,... more

Books

Bucky Halker, Anywhere but Utah: The Songs of Joe Hill, Joe Hill, Lil’ Rev, Bay View Historical Society, Beulah Brinton House, David Cochran more

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Milwaukee old-time music advocate Lil’ Rev leads a tribute to a legendary labor activist. more

Local Music

Recent years have found folksinger Lil’ Rev as the principal torchbearer for Milwaukee’s ukulele revival. more

Local Music

Milwaukee’s folk scene lost one of its fixtures thisweek. A staple of local stages and union rallies for decades, singer-songwriterLarry Penn passed away on Wednesday after a long illness. “He was loved in many different communities,” said .. more

On Music

Since the 1990s Lil’ Rev has been a mainstay of Milwaukee’s folkie Americana scene and in the ’00s, he became a leading figure in the nationwide ukulele subculture. 10th Anniversary collects tracks from a pair of old albums, Uke Town and Th... more

Album Reviews

Lil’ Rev has built an under-the-radar national musical career. Touring the U.S. by car, he plays a circuit of folk clubs and festivals and a string of house parties, elder homes and Jewish community centers; he’s released a dozen CDs and ei... more

Off the Cuff

On his 13th album, Milwaukee's beloved proponent of old-time Americana, Lil' Rev, places himself on new ground. It's his first collection of all-original songs and the first time he has recorded with a drummer. “I've usually been more

Album Reviews

As a prolific, nationally touring performer and recording artist for the past 15 years, Lil’ Rev has been among the busiest of Milwaukee musicians. Later this year Rev will release a CD with one of his local heroes, folk singer Larry Penn, ... more

Off the Cuff

A few days ago the Milwaukee Bucks, playing without center Andrew Bogut, were on the brink of knocking the No. 3 team in the Eastern Conference out of the NBA playoffs. But the Bucks' shooting went cold, the Atlanta Hawks' competitive fire ... more

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In an era when most singer-songwriters rarely travel farther then the distance between the War Stories ,CD Reviews more

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