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Posts Categorized: Local/Live

Watch: A Very Studly Christmas

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Why ever today is meaningful for you and yours, it’s simply good that it is meaningful. Today we hope to make your day even more meaningful, that is, if your idea of meaningful is sitting at your computer watching YouTube videos of dudes (and a lady) with names like Cesar… Read more »

Local/Live: December 17 – Five Card Studs’ Holiday Extravaganza

(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 of Humperdink, Diamond, The Spinners and Tom Jones and literally running the gamut of songs from each decade. Showing ace-musicianship… Read more »

Local/Live: December 10 – Blessed Feathers

Winter 2008 – A month after turning 17, Donivan Berube, Florida native, disassociates himself from the church of Jehovah’s Witnesses (and therefore his entire family, forever), packs his life into a tiny car, and drives 36 hours north into a Wisconsin blizzard. Things are a little intense. Spring 2009 – Jacquelyn Beaupre’ meets Donivan at… Read more »

Local/Live: November 26 – The Directionals

The Directionals came from all directions initially, playing in various bands in Milwaukee for years, and finally came together to form a cohesive project in the Directionals in the summer of 2011. Immediately after banding together, The Directionals spent their time well, playing countless shows and released their first single “Serenade Of Fire” about a… Read more »

Local/Live: November 19 – Hothouse Barkers

Milwaukee’s Hothouse Barkers are a “rock, funk, jazz, punk, blues-based extravaganza” featuring Cory Tcheng on guitar/vocals, Nathan Conradon bass/vocals, Mike Lukaszewiczon keys/Vocals and Chaz Parker on drums. The newly-minted band visits WMSE on Tuesday, November 19th to premiere their tunes for Local/Live before they play a show on December 6th at Fire On Water. Listen in… Read more »

The New Local/Live

Supporting and giving voice to the entirety of Milwaukee-area music has been a central part of WMSE’s missions since even before the station became WMSE on March 17, 1981, when the station was WSOE and Jules, Host and Mars were just pups cobbling together a small, college radio station that barely reached off campus. Then,… Read more »