Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra

The Wisconsin/Vega Project is an outgrowth of America’s longest-running band of its kind, the Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra, and exudes the casual, Sunday afternoon-at-the-beer-garden elegance of a lost epoch. Read more

Album Reviews

Robin Pluer, Misha Litvin and Stas Venglevski will join the nearly 120-year-old Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra for a special performance. Read more

Local Music

The 20-some member Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra is one of the city’s overlooked cultural assets. Read more

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Photo by Ted Barron

This week Steve Martin and Martin Short join together, Steve Earle returns and Burnhearts embraces its inner punk venue. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

The Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra has been around longer than the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Florentine Opera and every other musical ensemble in the city. Read more

Local Music