Melissa Etheridge

State Fair talent bookers saved one of the best for the last night at the Fair—Melissa Etheridge. A breast cancer survivor, her fierce, indomitable spirit has kept her and her music going—and growing—since she picked up her first guitar at age 8. Read more

, Music

Variety is the theme for this year’s lineup of bands and singers. Read more

Music Feature

The Wisconsin State Fair's Main Stage headliner calendar is filling in. Read more

On Music

A popular podcast, a comically bloody metal band, a crew of rising comedians and some rock-star magicians swing through Milwaukee this week. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee


Eric Engelbart

The Milwaukee Bucks are like the NBA version of Friday Night Lights at the moment.  The team is just coming off of a playoff season with a new coach who was a Hall of Fame caliber NBA player, a season in which the team's much-lauded, great hope of.. Read more

Milwaukee Bucks

The daughter of a psychology teacher and a computer consultant, rock singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge attended Boston’s Berklee College of Music before heading to Los Angeles to pursue a music career. Signed by Island Records...The daugh... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Melissa Etheridge’s heart beats with a courage and conviction unmatched by most performers. But the musician’s greatest strength may be her ability to look within and embrace herself as she is, something that has given her a unique niche in... Read more

Music Feature