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The Hawaiian roots of this populist instrument are honored in a day-long event. Read more

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Lil’ Rev’s latest album, Claw and Hammer, focuses on ukulele and includes a mixture of vocal and instrumental numbers. Rev sings the material with more authority than ever, and is joined by a cohort of local friends including John and Mike ... Read more

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There are any number of brief, one or two-word phrases that writers use to give you a quick idea of what someone does—“underground filmmaker,” “singer-songwriter” and the like—but for ce,Comedy Read more

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On his 13th album, Milwaukee's beloved proponent of old-time Americana, Lil' Rev, places himself on new ground. It's his first collection of all-original songs and the first time he has recorded with a drummer. “I've usually been Read more

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As a prolific, nationally touring performer and recording artist for the past 15 years, Lil’ Rev has been among the busiest of Milwaukee musicians. Later this year Rev will release a CD with one of his local heroes, folk singer Larry Penn, ... Read more

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