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Milwaukee Irish Fest

Milwaukee Irish Fest, the world’s largest celebration of Irish and Celtic music and culture, is coming back to Henry Maier Festival Park Aug. 17-20 with a talent-packed lineup. Read more

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Milwaukee’s Ed Ward had a great influence in preserving and promoting Irish music. Read more

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Illustration by: Ann Ward

The world’s largest Irish music and cultural festival returns to the Summerfest grounds this month. Read more

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Irish super group BackWest performs at Milwaukee Irish Fest for the first time, Aug. 15-18. Read more

Music Feature

Milwaukee Irish Fest is bringing back some big names this summer. Read more

On Music

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Photo credit: Davie Norton

Regulars at the festival since 2012, Ireland’s We Banjo 3 have planned three distinct sets for each day of their return to Milwaukee Irish Fest. Read more

Music Feature

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Milwaukee’s festival season continues with several big outdoor events as Hip-Hop Week MKE kicks off. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Irish Fest, Punk Fest, Guitar Fest and Breadfest highlight a week with even more festivals than usual. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Irish Fest, the world’s largest celebration of Irish and Celtic music and culture, is coming back to Henry Maier Festival Park Aug. 17-20 with a talent-packed lineup. Read more

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Dive-in through South Gate. Pas Milwaukee Pubs Gardan Stage and Paddy’s Cafe. Hang a right at High Cross and go on straight ahead. On your left is Literary Corner. On your right is a genealogy kiosk. Right there between the two of them is th.. Read more

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Irish Fest keeps the music flowing, while Kesha returns with a new look and Lil Uzi Vert makes his Milwaukee debut. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Sitcom humor is a tricky business. So often it’s difficult to manage the delicate balance between light comedy and something altogether deeper while simultaneously managing something that’s commercial enough to attract an audience. John Clee.. Read more

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At some point in the ’90s, there were artists aggressively trying to figure out what the final lessons of the ’80s might have been. Perhaps one of the most compelling looks at this was Bret Easton Ellis’ brilliant psychological horror novel Am.. Read more

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Irish Fest gets rolling, while Kenny Rogers and Salt-N-Pepa do the Wisconsin State Fair and the Goo Goo Dolls catch a Brewers game. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

The Charles Allis Art Museum isn’t really a boat. Everyone is to arrive in the dining room at 5:00 p.m., but the show actually starts at 3:00 p.m. So it’s a little confusing if you don’t know what’s going on. The Friends of Charles Allis host .. Read more

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DearEarthTalk: I’ve been seeing this ad on TV a lot by SeaWorld claiming theydon’t take orcas from the wild and that orcas live just as long in captivity asthey do in the wild. Are these claims true?                                             .. Read more

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This week Sufjan Stevens and Neutral Milk Hotel play highly anticipated shows at the Riverside Theater. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

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Since 1997, the duo John and Susan Nicholson known as Frogwater has been offering their hometown of Milwaukee a solid repertoire of Celtic music generously mixed with bluegrass, blues and country styles alongside unique original material. This WAM.. Read more

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Our city’s local establishments enjoy hosting great events everyholiday and Halloween is no exception. If you’re looking to spend some goodscares with the family or hit the town for drinks in costume, here are a fewworthwhile suggestions.  Marc.. Read more

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Masterful: The red carpet rolled out at the Broadway Theatre Center celebrating the opening of Master Class, followed by a VIP 40th anniversary celebration in the Read more

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Established in 1992 by Milwaukee Irish Fest founder Ed Ward, the Ward Irish Music Archives are home to 5,000 CDs, 6,000 LPs and 78s, numerous video recordings and 5,000 pieces of historic Irish and Irish American sheet music dating back to ... Read more

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