Natty Nation

Madison reggae aggregation Natty Nation are refashioning their roots with a new recording on 7-inch vinyl of “Stand In Love” from their 1998 album, Earth Citizen. Read more

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The Live @ Peck Pavilion series will close with Taste ofIslands, a celebration of the food, culture and music of Jamaica, on Saturday,Aug. 27 from 2-10 p.m.The festival will include performances from local Reggaebands UNI.. Read more

Happening Now

Madison’s Natty Nation have been at it for 20 years, honing a sound that is rooted—but without being roots reggae. On their polished new album, Divine Spark, soul influences ride easily on island rhythms in a bright pop production. Read more

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The contentious campaign to elect new leadership of the Milwaukee branch of the NAACP ended on Saturday with a calm, orderly election at the Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church on the city’s North Side.More than 300 members voted, a hist... Read more

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For well over a decade, they’ve been one of Milwaukee’s most popular reggae bands, but one thing hasn’t changed since Natty Nation’s early days: At nearly every show, there’s a guy who shouts requests for Bob Marley songs. To Read more

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