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Local/Live: November 11 – Extra Crispy Brass Band (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

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 Bands as well as traditional outfits such as the Olympia and Mahogany Brass Bands. The EC Brass Band’s repertoire includes… Read more »

Local/Live: November 4 – Cavewives

The Cavewives is a soulful, psychedelic rock band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Forming in early 2013, the band anticipates the release of their debut album, Be The Dog, on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Linneman’s Riverwest Inn. The album skillfully meanders through multiple genres, such as the blues-fusion synthesis pioneered by artists like Cream and Hendrix,… Read more »

Local/Live: October 14 – Aluar Pearls (live at Todd Wehr Conference Center)

The Aluar Pearls are a nine-piece, full of soul-explosive Afro-beat and Creole sounds from the gritty heart of Milwaukee. The Aluar Pearls were formed in mid-2013 by Bryan Rogers and Matthew Wilson, musical collaborators for more than a decade, as a songwriting outlet to explore a shared love of West African Highlife music and Afro-beat…. Read more »

Local/Live: October 7 – Stacian

STACIAN is the minimal synth project of Milwaukee native Dania Luck.  Employing a barrage of analog and digital drum machines and synthesizers, STACIAN could be described as cold wave, synthpop or, more simply, dark electronic dance music.   Influences lay within the spheres of post-punk, industrial, no-wave, kraut rock, 80’s style synth pop, and experimental… Read more »

Local/Live: September 30 – Castle Thunder

Castle Thunder is the brainchild of Milwaukee songwriter Cory Gorman. The now-quintet has been subject to several comings and goings of bandmates though out its career; the current line up, and best to date, displays heft of maturity and a more refined soundscape. Filling out the line up is Ryan Rupprecht on keys, Evan McAllister… Read more »