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WMSE’s 8th Annual Backyard BBQ


On Saturday, Sept. 2, WMSE will host its eighth annual Backyard BBQ, an incredible day of music and fun at the Humboldt Park Band Shell. It’s the station’s small thank-you to its listeners and members for their continued support. This year’s lineup is a showstopper! Opening the day is Milwaukee rocker Greg Koch with his… Read more »

Alejandro Escovedo Headlines WMSE 8th Annual Backyard BBQ


The legendary Alejandro Escovedo will headline WMSE’s Backyard BBQ on Saturday, Sept. 2. The renowned songwriter and singer primarily plays the guitar, and has played a variety of rock genres and alternative country. He was named “Artist of the Decade” by No Depression magazine in 1998, and has collaborated with Ryan Adams and Whiskeytown. “We… Read more »

WMSE Presents: Art & Music


WMSE Presents: Art & Music A live art, auction and music event at the Historic Pritzlaff on Friday, May 19. More than 200 artists will contribute their talents to an incredibly special fundraiser for WMSE on Friday, May 19 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. All are invited to walk through the doors of the… Read more »

Rock-N-Roll Bowl III Results!


We want to thank everyone for coming out to support WMSE’s Rock-N-Roll Bowl III! We could not do this without you and truly appreciate your support. A big shout out to our volunteers as well! And now the winners are – 11:30 AM Bowl – High Team Score – Bay View Bowl High Individual Score… Read more »

“Direct Hit! Live From WMSE”


“Direct Hit! Live From WMSE” WMSE releases Third Record Store Day 7” In honor of national Record Store Day on Saturday, April 22, Milwaukee music fans will flock to their local record store to pick up WMSE’s RSD 7” Direct Hit! Live From WMSE. Nick Woods, lead singer of the internationally renowned punk band Direct Hit!… Read more »

WMSE Job Opening – Underwriting Director


Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) is accepting applications for a Underwriting Director for its WMSE radio station. WMSE is MSOE’s award winning radio station. It is the premier source for diverse music programming in SE Wisconsin. WMSE Radio is seeking a highly organized, results-oriented, self-motivated, creative, and energetic professional to lead the station’s underwriting program…. Read more »

2016 Chicago Blues Festival – review by Sonia

Eddie Cotton at 2016 Chicago Blues Festsm

Since 1984, the world-famous Chicago Blues Festival has taken place every June in picturesque Grant Park beside Lake Michigan. It features well-known national and international artists, as well as talented newcomers and top acts from the country’s many regions. With five stages of performances during three full days, the free festival always offers delight and… Read more »