August 20, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
WMSE Welcomes: The Original Wailers @ Shank Hall | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Carrying the torch passed on by Bob Marley himself, original guitarist Al Anderson and original keyboardist and background singer Tyrone Downie have united along with a group of handpicked musicians to honor the history and... Read more »
Peck Flicks: The Goonies @ Marcus Center For the Performing Arts
August 22, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Peck Flicks: The Goonies @ Marcus Center For the Performing Arts | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
The Goonies are a group of seven young friends from a small Northwest town who find themselves on a thrilling underground adventure filled with humor and heart-pounding peril as they seek the secrets behind the... Read more »
August 25, 2014 @ 3:30 pm
phone interview: Mehmet Sanlikol
Modern, yet exotic. Edgy, wild and hauntingly beautiful. Present Music brings five pieces new to Milwaukee, including three American premieres by Present Music favorite, Kamran Ince. The program will also be recorded for Present Music’s... Read more »
August 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: Light Music @ WMSE | Plymouth | Wisconsin | United States
LIGHT MUSIC is an electronic rock band from Milwaukee, WI. Exploring a grand scope of influences from classical nocturnes to psychedelic-pop to euro-house, LIGHT MUSIC crafts rock opuses underscored with poly-rhythmic beats, fierce guitars, spacious... Read more »
Desert Noises @ Peck Pavilion
August 26, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Desert Noises @ Peck Pavilion | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Desert Noises are four adventurers from Utah Valley, UT. Ask about their recent musical influences, and you’ll extract a litany on the riches of Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac, and Tame Impala. Desert Noises make music... Read more »
Jazz in the Park: Forq @ Cathedral Square Park
August 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jazz in the Park: Forq  @ Cathedral Square Park | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
August 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Easy Riders and Eastsiders @ North Avenue | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
On Friday August 29th, WMSE will take part in the Easy Riders and Eastsiders block party celebrating the 2014 Harley Davidson Milwaukee Rally. North Ave will be closed from Prospect to Farwell . Neighborhood bars... Read more »
Present Music’s Ince By Ince @ Sharon Lynne Wilson Center For the Arts
August 30, 2014 @ 7:30 pm
Present Music's Ince By Ince @ Sharon Lynne Wilson Center For the Arts | Brookfield | Wisconsin | United States
Modern, yet exotic. Edgy, wild and hauntingly beautiful. Present Music brings five pieces new to Milwaukee, including three American premieres by Present Music favorite, Kamran Ince. The program will also be recorded for Present Music’s... Read more »
August 31, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Twin Brother & Old Earth Record Release show @ Club Garibaldi | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Twin Brother hold fast to their modern folk meets 90s pop style, with their newest release ,”Swallow The Anchor “. Old Earth will unleash his latest full-length, “Awake In The Wells ” staying true to... Read more »
September 5, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
In-Studio Performance: Sylvan Esso @ WMSE | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
  Tune into WMSE on Friday, September 5th for a very special Local Lunchbox segment with a pre-show in-studio performance from Sylvan Esso. Featuring Milwaukee ex-pat Nick Sanborn (Decibully) and Amelia Meath (Mountain Man), Sylvan... Read more »
September 5, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
WMSE Welcomes: Ramblin' Jack Elliot @ Shank Hall | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
One of the last true links to the great folk traditions of this country, with over 40 albums under his belt, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott is considered one of the country’s legendary foundations of folk music.... Read more »
Maker Market @ Colectivo Coffee - Bay View
September 7, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Maker Market @ Colectivo Coffee - Bay View | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
September 13, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Alverno Presents: Global Union 2014 @ Humboldt Park | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
Doesn’t seem possible, but it’s true…this is Global Union’s 9th Anniversary! Nine years as MKE’s go-to big-beautiful-dance-party-slash-farewell-to summer. Nine years in one of the city’s best parks. Nine years FREE! Global Union 2014 features bands... Read more »
October 1, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
WMSE Welcomes JJ Grey & Mofro @ Turner Hall Ballroom @ Turner Hall Ballroom | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
A grimy blend of front porch soul and down-home storytelling that moves folks to dance, and at times, to tears. “Impassioned singing, riff-based Southern rock, cold-blooded swamp funk and sly Memphis soul.”–The New York Times... Read more »
October 15, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
WMSE Welcomes: The Rural Alberta Advantage @Turner Hall Ballroom @ Turner Hall Ballroom | Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
The Rural Alberta Advantage play indie-rock songs about hometowns and heartbreak, born out of images from growing up in Central and Northern Alberta. Their music features exuberant guitar work; everything-on-the-table singing; songwriting full of conviction... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »