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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 »

DJ-designed WMSE T-shirts are in!


Need a last minute gift idea? DJ-designed WMSE T-shirts are in! What do you get that hard to shop for person in your life?  You get them one of the very cool, limited edition, DJ-designed WMSE T-shirts! Each T-shirt reflects the DJ’s personality and his or her show. Grab one of these very cool T-shirts… Read more »

WMSE’s Holiday Programming with Teeth!


WMSE’s Special Holiday Programming and Best of 2016 shows. For the past 35 years, WMSE has hosted the most unique holiday music programming in Milwaukee. Keep it tuned to WMSE for the coolest holiday programming, including Paul Host’s 30th Christmas music marathon that kicks off at Noon on December 25th. Here are some of the… Read more »

MSO 2016 Season Re-Broadcast starts Sunday, Oct. 2


WMSE Continues Partnership with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Broadcast of MSO 2016 Season begins Oct. 2 Beginning Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3 p.m., WMSE will broadcast the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 season. “WMSE has become the home of the MSO, one of the greatest symphonies in the country and possibly the world, and we couldn’t be… Read more »

The Pit Reviews:The Misfits at Riot Fest Chicago 2016


…when you’re seeing twenty things at a time you just can’t slow things down, baby… October 29th, 1983 Greystone Hall, Detroit, Michigan After The Misfits’ fill-in drummer became too drunk to play, and another drummer took over, the chaos became the final straw in a long series of disagreements and turmoil for the band. Glenn… Read more »



We’ve teamed up with Company Brewing to bring you this very special single malt, single hop ale. It’s Wisconsin-grown nugget hops, English ale yeast, and Munich malt combine to make a richer beer than last year’s SMASH but it is still a very light summertime beer. This recipe was once again the mastermind of WMSE… Read more »

Local/Live: March 22 – 35th Anniversary Three-Hour Special @ Club Garibaldi’s w/ TRUE Skool, Tontine Ensemble, Myles Coyne and Sat. Nite Duets

35 Annv-LL Facebook Event

On Tuesday, March 22nd at 6pm, join WMSE over the airwaves or as an audience member for WMSE’s dynamic ‘Local/Live at Club Garibaldi’s’ series, (which WMSE introduced in the summer of 2015)! This special night of lots of local music at Club Garibaldi’s (2501 S. Superior) will be in honor of WMSE’s 35th anniversary + birthday… Read more »

WMSE Station Manager Tom Crawford To Host MPTV Pledge Broadcast of David Bowie: Five Years


From Milwaukee Public Television: TELEVISION TRIBUTE TO MARK DEATH OF DAVID BOWIE WMSE 91.7 FM and MPTV “In remembrance of the life and music of David Bowie, Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) will broadcast a special honoring one of the most influential rock and pop stars in the history of music. DAVID BOWIE: FIVE YEARS will… Read more »