October 16, 2014 @ 3:43 pm – October 26, 2014 @ 3:58 pm
Milwaukee's 29th Annual LGBT Film Festival
The 29th Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival will stretch across two weekends this year, running October 16-26. More info: lgbtfilm@uwm.edu
October 17, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – October 31, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
The Harley-Davidson Museum® Gallery Night And Day / Live Broadcast WMSE @ Harley-Davidson Museum | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
The Harley-Davidson Museum® will feature a screen printed rock art show by Eric Von Munz and a live WMSE 91.7 broadcast with Von Munz in CAFE RACER on October 17. First 50 people will receive... Read more »
October 21, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
acoustic in-studio: Chris Porterfield (of Field Report)
“In the hands of Field Report’s Chris Porterfield, the word “home” starts shaping itself into something that signifies far more than just a dwelling or a town. Field Report’s second album, Marigolden, finds Porterfield writing... Read more »
October 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Ladders @ WMSE | Plymouth | Wisconsin | United States
“Ladders…Get sad.” is what their bio says. All will be revealed for the band’s Local/Live set, set for Tuesday, October 21st. Stream live or in the archives at WMSE.org or simply tune your radio to... Read more »
October 22, 2014 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
phone interview: Terry Adams (of NRBQ)
Tune into WMSE Wednesday morning on Paul Cebar’s program to listen to Paul chat with Terry Adams of NRBQ. NRBQ visits Milwaukee later that night for a show at Shank Hall.
Field Report @ The Pabst Theater - Lower Level
October 22, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Field Report @ The Pabst Theater - Lower Level | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
SPECIAL ALBUM RELEASE SHOW: Simultaneously personal and mysterious, specific and ambiguous, and an exemplary balance between the personal and the relatable and the general and the specific. Listen close, and a new world opens up. The new album, Marigolden... Read more »
October 22, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
WMSE Welcomes: NRBQ + Semi-Twang @ Shank Hall | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
The legendary NRBQ — founder & driving force Terry Adams on keyboards & vocals, Scott Ligon on guitar & vocals, Casey McDonough on bass & vocals, and Conrad Choucroun on drums — release their latest... Read more »
October 23, 2014 @ 9:30 pm – 10:00 pm
phone interview: Ted Sirota's Heavyweight Dub
Veteran Chicago drummer Ted Sirota founded his latest band, Ted Sirota’s Heavyweight Dub, in 2013. After releasing five critically acclaimed records with Rebel Souls on the Naim (UK) and Delmark labels, touring Europe and the... Read more »
Fantasticon – Milwaukee’s Comic Con @ Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel
October 24, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – October 26, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Fantasticon - Milwaukee's Comic Con @ Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
1st Annual Comic, Sci-Fi, Fantasy Convention lands at MKE this October! Milwaukee, WI. Thousands of fans are expected at the 1st annual FANTASTICON convention to be held at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport Hotel in... Read more »
October 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
interview: The Uptown Savages
“Sleazy, Greazy, Rock, Rhythm and Blues”. The Uptown Savages are a 7 piece band featuring piano and saxophone in addition to the traditional Upright Bass, Guitar, Drum and Vocals. The group’s music is largely influenced by... Read more »
October 24, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Rhye w/ Special Guest Rhye @ Pabst Theater  | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
    Rhye is the product of two synced paths crossing at the right time and place. The two artists who comprise Rhye had been fond of each other’s work for some time, and it... Read more »
Hallamor Concert: Tartan Terrors @ Irish Cultural and Heritage Center
October 25, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Hallamor Concert: Tartan Terrors @ Irish Cultural and Heritage Center | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Celebrate Oíche Shamhna, the Celtic ancestor of Halloween, with the ICHC return of the dynamic band Tartan Terrors. The six-member group from Canada mixes rock music’s energy with traditional folklore, dance and humor, all fueled by... Read more »
October 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Genau @ WMSE | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Genau are a three-piece rock band from Milwaukee. Guitar, bass, and drums. Together, they weave space-rock improvisations with pop hooks; sonic arrangements and words driven by mood and psychic frequencies. Tune into 91.7 FM WMSE at... Read more »
October 31, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz @ Pabst Theater | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Grammy-nominated folk artists The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz, with Samson Grisman, Alex Hargreaves, and Nathaniel Smith, offer a very special evening of collaborative performance in front of one microphone.
November 2, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
WMSE presents Big Band GRANDSTAND with Dewey Gill - Feat. The Cab Calloway Orchestra @ Turner Hall Ballroom  | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
WMSE will transport you back in time as Turner Hall will be returned to the big band era. The legendary Cab Calloway Orchestra is the main event of the evening. The 14-piece orchestra will transport... Read more »
November 6, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
WMSE Presents Chuck Prophet / Shank Hall's 25th Anniversary @ Shank Hall  | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Chuck Prophet shapes his restless career with inimitable subtle flair: a vivid parade of razor-edged one-liners camouflaged in a slack-jawed drawl, songs about heartbreak and everyman heroism, drenched intwisted lines of rude Telecaster. When the early... Read more »
MILTOWN BEAT DOWN FINALS @ Miramar Theater
November 8, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
MILTOWN BEAT DOWN FINALS @ Miramar Theater | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
  WMSE is a proud supporter of the Miltown Beat Down finals on November 8, at 9pm. Happening at the Marimar Theater, the top 8 producers will battle for the 2014 Crown. This year SALVA... Read more »
Local/Live: Extra Crispy Brass Band @ Todd Wehr Conference Center
November 11, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Extra Crispy Brass Band @ Todd Wehr Conference Center | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
The Extra Crispy Brass Band (or EC Brass Band or ECBB) plays New Orleans-style brass band music inspired by the great contemporary bands such as the Dirty Dozen, Hot Eight, Rebirth, and New Birth Brass... Read more »
November 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Hideous Replica @ WMSE | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Hideous Replica is Dan Hintz and Frank Rose, a Milwaukee noise duo. Hideous Replica heavily amplifies very quiet field recordings, in order to reveal the hidden structures found within near-silence. The result is typically a... Read more »
Hallamor Concert: Hanneke Cassel @ Irish Cultural and Heritage Center
November 22, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Hallamor Concert: Hanneke Cassel @ Irish Cultural and Heritage Center | Appleton | Wisconsin | United States
Hanneke Cassel’s Scottish/Cape Breton-style fiddle playing has been called, “Exuberant and rhythmic … both wild and innocent” by the Boston Globe.  She has toured with some of the biggest names in Celtic music and performed... Read more »
Present Music Thanksgiving @ Cathedral Of St John The Evangelist
November 23, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Present Music Thanksgiving @ Cathedral Of St John The Evangelist  | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
WMSE is proud to support Present Music’s Thanksgiving. Gather together as handbells, instruments, drums and voices start the holiday season. Present Music‘s vocal ensemble, Hearing Voices,will perform alongside over 90 instrumentalists and vocalists from the Milwaukee... Read more »
November 25, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Greetings From the Imposter
Biography: We are a DJ duo. We are a recording trio. We are a multi-person, multimedia live rock n’ roll experience. We are what we wanna be.”I knew I’d be entertained, but I didn’t know... Read more »
December 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Whips @ WMSE | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
“Stylistically, the early returns of the free-form band find Whips landing somewhere between Queens Of The Stone Age and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, with a nod to Hot Coffin’s angular guitar work and Red Knife Lottery’s... Read more »
December 5, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
WMSE & the Chicken Shack Welcome: Sturgill Simpson @ Turner Hall Ballroom | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
His snarl turns the seemingly insignificant into the drop of a sledgehammer. He’s a breath of fresh air, bringing not only a sense of sincerity and self-awareness to deeply- rooted honky tonk, but also a wry... Read more »
December 6, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Hallamor Concert: Nollaig Shona – A Celtic Christmas Show @ Irish Cultural and Heritage Center | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Three of the top names in traditional Celtic music return to the ICHC to share their Nova Scotian and Irish holiday traditions in a magical evening of music, song, dance and stories. Accompanied by a... Read more »
Local/Live: 5 Card Studs @ Todd Wehr Conference Center
December 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: 5 Card Studs @ Todd Wehr Conference Center | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
(3-word description): Vegas-styled Schmaltzy “Entertainmentsplosion”. Milwaukee’s Five Card Studs is the kitschy, Las Vegas-styled revue performing overthe-top versions of ’60’s/’70’s/’80’s hits from their ever-increasing playlist, putting emphasis on the A-sides (and B-sides) by the likes... Read more »
December 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Canopies @ WMSE | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
“The dreamy, insanely catchy synth-pop enthusiasts Canopies burst on the Milwaukee music scene a few years ago sounding like seasoned veterans on its eponymous five-song EP. Prepping for its full-length debut, the band shared the... Read more »
December 30, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Best Of 2014
Local/Live hosts, Erin and Cal, review the year in both Local/Live guests and local releases for a best-of program you won’t want to miss if you love Milwaukee music.