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Just like Willie Nelson, who keeps enjoying marijuana without smoking it, you can get high without harming your lungs with easy-to-cook, homemade edibles. Read more

Cannabis Connection

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The ever-changing weather could not dampen the spirits of approximately 36,000 music fans and supporters of family farms. Read more

Concert Reviews

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The Farm Aid fundraising concert comes to Alpine Valley Music Theatre with a star-studded lineup on Sept. 21. Read more

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Milwaukee’s Trapper Schoepp is part of the Willie Nelson-headed Outlaw Music Festival at the amphitheater, an all-day (and into the night) event. But there’s more than Americana on the Summerfest grounds. Here are our top picks. Read more

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Phil Lesh & Friends, The Avett Brothers, Counting Crows, Alison Krauss, Dawes and Trapper Schoepp will join the country legend. Read more

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On this easy-going second album of the Willie’s Stash archival recordings series, Willie and his sons Lukas and Micah favor songs associated with Hank Williams (Sr.). Read more

Album Reviews

As a writer and singer, Buzz Cason has a history that goes back to the early 1960s in sessions with Willie Nelson and Elvis and songs covered by everyone from Gloria Estefan to U2. Passion often suggests mature rockabilly, with the genre’s ... Read more

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Summerfest has announced the closing night concert at its American Family Insurance Amphitheater, and it's one of those "if you've never seen them before, now's your chance" kind of bills. Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and their respective bands will l.. Read more

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Amos Lee considers Spirit, his sixth studio album, a tribute to his late mentor. Read more

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These aging country outlaws may be past their prime, but the crowd couldn't have cared less. Read more

Concert Reviews

Conundrums of time travel and collisions of causality run through writer-director Jacob Gentry’s Synchronicity. Jim (Chad McKnight) is a frazzled, sleep-deprived physicist working to open a wormhole as a shortcut across time. Read more

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Milwaukee’s Ladders and Doghouse Flowers celebrate new albums, while Willie Nelson, Widespread Panic and Craig Finn swing through town. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

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The Milwaukee Theatre will play host to a pair of countrymusic legends on Saturday, October 24. Willie Nelson and hisfamily band will be joined by Merle Haggard. The iconic country singers collaborated on “Django andJimmie” a duet album th.. Read more

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Rock legend Neil Young will headline Summerfest's Marcus Amphitheater, the festival announced today. The grizzled songwriter will close out the Big Gig on Sunday, July 5, accompanied by the Los Angeles rock band Promise of the Real. Featuring Luka.. Read more

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This CD/DVD set and Blu-ray disc live concert is a moving testament to the great American life of Johnny Cash. Cash embodied integrity, suffering, perseverance, redemption, hard-won truth and generosity of spirit, especially for the downtro... Read more

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<p> He grew each time he changed his name. As Johnny Cougar turned into John Cougar Mellencamp before finally becoming John Mellencamp, the callowness of his early tunes dissipated. The singer gradually found his voice in American roots music an.. Read more

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Releasing a cover tunes album can be a way for a performer to tread water or an opportunity to reflect on the influences that shaped him. Willie Nelson's Remember Me is the later. A collection of familiar country songs from the 1940s throug... Read more

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Milwaukee expatriate Peter Mulvey, who busked in Boston as he established his career, continues to perform songs by other writers on his nationwide tours. Mulvey devotes his 15th CD to some of his favorites, lending a softly creased and fol... Read more

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