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Canadian pop-punks, self-effacing poets, a podcasting comedian and a folk band that never named their horse highlight an eventful week in Milwaukee. more

Mar 28, 2017 12:55 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Twin Cities producer Ryan Olson was one of the driving creative forces behind Gayngs, the sprawling 25-member soft-rock collective that included members of The Rosebuds, Megafaun and Bon Iver. His more

Oct 30, 2013 12:48 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Not that jam bands necessarily need a reason to break into a cover song, but Halloween holds special significance in jam circles, as many of the scene's biggest bands use the occasion to play dress up and play even more elaborate and high-concept .. more

Jul 8, 2013 6:00 PM On Music

Joining the elite company of Widespread Panic, one of the few other jam bands big enough to play multiple nights at the Riverside Theater, Umphrey\'s McGee will headline the Riverside on Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27, the venue announced t.. more

Jun 6, 2012 2:00 PM On Music

Among the heaviest and most prog-rock influenced of the major bands on the jam scene, Umphrey's McGee draws particularly from Pink Floyd, Genesis and Dream Theater, but they are of course as prone to the same genre-hopping that their Bonnar... more

Nov 5, 2011 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The 1993 death of Frank Zappa has done nothing to tame the iconoclast rocker’s fanatical following, and in the years since a cottage industry of Zappa tribute bands, concerts and albums has thrived. Some of the biggest players in the Zappa ... more

Jan 3, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Oct 14, 2009 12:00 AM News of the Weird