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Local/Live: January 28 – Devin Drobka’s Bell Dance Songs

Devin Drobka’s Bell Dance Songs is a quartet made up of fellow Midwesterners Chris Weller on tenor sax, Jay Mollerskov on guitar, John Christensen on upright bass and drummer/composer, Devin Drobka.  Having recently moved back from living in New York City, Devin wanted to put a band together of friends to help navigate some new… Read more »

Local/Live: January 21 – The Erotic Adventures Of the Static Chicken

The Static Chicken began their weekly Tuesday performances at Milwaukee’s Jazz Estate on the East Side “700 Tuesdays ago”. Those 700 Tuesdays have now come and gone for the Chicken as they celebrated their final Tuesday night Estate gig this past New Year’s Eve. The Jazz Estate, currently owned and operated by Brian Sanders, will… Read more »

Local/Live: January 14 – Logic & Raze

Logic & Raze (now going by ‘LandR’), Milwaukee’s hip hop heavyweights, have a new, self-titled album out which has been called “gripping” and “ambitious” by the Journal Sentinel. The duo’s chemistry is undeniable, unafraid to bend, twist, break or blend genres. LandR pile on elements of experimental, classic rock, pop, electronica and lots and lots… 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 »

Linky McLinkster: The Week, The Weekend and WMSE

If you ever wondered how we keep on top of the weekly goings-on around town, Milwaukee, we’ll let you in on a little secret: We pore through the events calendar at AV Club Milwaukee. As you may have heard, it’s only a matter of weeks before that disappears forever, which has us feeling a little… Read more »