Dear Ruthie celebrates National Coming Out Day and plugs exciting upcoming events, including: Gayme Night at UW-Milwaukee LGBT Resource Center, Oct. 5; BeOut Celebration and NOH8 Photo Shoot at South Second, Oct. 11; and Coming Out Monologu... more

Dear Ruthie

Stardom eluded multi-instrumentalist Rob McWilliam, although he played in bands including The Michael Brennan Band and Sometimes Y. Next week, he returns to his first love, performing a free recital on the towering pipe organ at Gesu Church... more

Classical Music


CJ Foeckler

Chan Marshall’s cough Monday night was a curious thing. It was persistent and discomforting, a constant distraction throughout the first half of her erratic performance, yet it seemed triggered not so much by... more

Concert Reviews

An endorsement from The Black Keys’ Patrick Carney helped the Cincinnati garage-rock band Heartless Bastards land a home on Fat Possum Records, and though some early praise hovered around the group’s first two records for the label, it more

Today in Milwaukee

The Violent Femmes may or may not be done for good, but singer Gordon Gano has continued making music. This September, he'll release his second solo album, Under the Sun, on Yep Roc records. The record pairs him with "The Ryans," a pair of New Yor.. more

On Music

Two of Milwaukee’s biggest active alternative-rock bands show their support for the social justice organization Community Shares of Greater Milwaukee (CSGM) tonight by playing a benefit event for the,Today in Milwaukee more

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Master American songwriter Tom Russell plays an 8 p.m. show at Shank Hall tonight. Over t Wounded Heart of America ,Today in Milwaukee more

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