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Milwaukee Art Museum / Nares: Moves 10:15 am
Milwaukee Art Museum / Nares: Moves @ Milwaukee Art Museum
Jun 14 @ 10:15 am – Oct 6 @ 11:00 pm
Milwaukee Art Museum / Nares: Moves @ Milwaukee Art Museum
Nares: Moves June 14–October 6, 2019 Baker/Rowland Galleries Nares: Moves is the first retrospective on the contemporary New York-based artist James Nares (b. 1953) and reveals a significant career bringing motion into the spotlight. The[...]
Summerfest 2019 4:00 pm
Summerfest 2019 @ Summerfest Grounds
Jun 26 @ 4:00 pm – Jul 7 @ 11:30 pm
Summerfest 2019 @ Summerfest Grounds
Summerfest presented by American Family Insurance in Milwaukee Wisconsin hosts over 800 bands and 900000 fans over 11 days on 11 different stages. Go here for a full list of bands playing “North America’s Largest Music[...]
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Local/Live: July 2 – Valerie Lighthart 6:00 pm
Local/Live: July 2 – Valerie Lighthart
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: July 2 - Valerie Lighthart
  With Midwestern warmth, Milwaukee’s Valerie Lighthart delivers her take on folk pop, adding depth with classical and electronic elements. Although upbeat, there is something undeniably dark on the perimeter of Lighthart’s lively melodies, unveiling[...]
King Myles of the Hiii Tribe collective on Fresh & Direct Radio 10:00 pm
King Myles of the Hiii Tribe collective on Fresh & Direct Radio @ WMSE
Jul 2 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
King Myles of the Hiii Tribe collective on Fresh & Direct Radio @ WMSE
Milwaukee artist, King Myles of the Hiii Tribe collective, has just released his newest single off of his album “Horzons,” entitled “Remedy.” Myles is an American experimental hip hop artist endeared for his emotionally transparent[...]
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in-studio performance: LowDown Brass Band 1:30 pm
in-studio performance: LowDown Brass Band
Jul 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
in-studio performance: LowDown Brass Band
We’ve got a real treat for you this afternoon on Squid Inc.! Chicago’s LowDown Brass Band will play the WMSE studios today at 1:30 before heading down to  Summerfest for an 8pm show tonight; tune in to get a[...]
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Marcy Playground Acoustic Set on WMSE 3:00 pm
Marcy Playground Acoustic Set on WMSE @ WMSE
Jul 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Marcy Playground Acoustic Set on WMSE @ WMSE
John Wozniak from Marcy Playground will perform an acoustic set of songs and join DJ Paul Host for an interview. They play the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage at 8PM on Satuday, July 6. 90’s alternative[...]
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Local/Live: July 9 – The Hatchets 6:00 pm
Local/Live: July 9 – The Hatchets
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: July 9 - The Hatchets
The Hatchets are a rock band from Milwaukee lead by Justin Otto on guitar and vocals. James Sauer, Allen Coté and Nick Lang round out their sound and the group is getting read to release their debut[...]
The Blasters, Supersuckers, Wayne “The Train” Hancock, Clownvis Presley 8:00 pm
The Blasters, Supersuckers, Wayne “The Train” Hancock, Clownvis Presley @ Shank Hall
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The Blasters, Supersuckers, Wayne "The Train" Hancock, Clownvis Presley @ Shank Hall
From early days growing up in the southeast Los Angeles suburb of Downey, California under the tutelage of T-Bone Walker and Big Joe Turner to their emergence as central figures in the eclectic LA punk/rock[...]
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in-studio performance: Southern Culture On The Skids 2:00 pm
in-studio performance: Southern Culture On The Skids
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
in-studio performance: Southern Culture On The Skids
Tune into WMSE as Southern Culture On The Skids make their return to Milwaukee and into the ever-lovin’ arms of WMSE as they stop by the station for an in-studio session before their gig at[...]
Enderis Park – Concert on the Green – Trapper Schoepp / The Millbillies are opening 6:00 pm
Enderis Park – Concert on the Green – Trapper Schoepp / The Millbillies are opening @ Enderis Park
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Enderis Park - Concert on the Green - Trapper Schoepp / The Millbillies are opening @ Enderis Park
Since 2005 the Enderis Park Neighborhood Association (EPNA) has hosted Concerts on the Green, an outdoor summer concert series.   The MilBillies will start off the night as we continue our summer concert series followed by[...]
Southern Culture on the Skids 8:00 pm
Southern Culture on the Skids @ The Back Room at Colectivo
Jul 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Southern Culture on the Skids @ The Back Room at Colectivo
True to their name, North Carolina’s Southern Culture on the Skids offers an affectionate parody of local trailer park culture, matching their skewed outlook with a wild, careening brand of rock & roll. Their music[...]
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Friday Night Freak Show – Shakes The Clown 8:00 pm
Friday Night Freak Show – Shakes The Clown @ Times Cinema
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday Night Freak Show - Shakes The Clown @ Times Cinema
WMSE 91.7FM and The Times Cinema are teaming up to bring you SHAKES THE CLOWN, the underrated dark comedy written and directed by the iconic comedic talent Bobcat Goldthwait. Doors and DJ spin at 8[...]
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Story Hill B.K.C – Blues Brunch – Live broadcast w/ The Good John 9:00 am
Story Hill B.K.C – Blues Brunch – Live broadcast w/ The Good John @ Story Hill BKC
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Story Hill B.K.C - Blues Brunch - Live broadcast w/ The Good John @ Story Hill BKC
Join WMSE and Blues DJ The Good John at Story Hill BKC for a live broadcast.  Beside great tunes, Story Hill BKC will provide a “blues” themed brunch.  Always surprising and always delicious!
Hip Hop Rooftop #2 4:00 pm
Hip Hop Rooftop #2 @ No Studios
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hip Hop Rooftop #2 @ No Studios
Live Music, Local Vendors, Live Art, and Community Join us for the second Hip Hop Rooftop, featuring an all Woman/Femme line up. With performances by DJ Loop, DJ 88, Alexa Biami, Kia Rap Princess and[...]
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Chill on The Hill -Nwa Na Agbe and Cache MKE with WMSE DJs – C-Los & Vanessa Colon 6:00 pm
Chill on The Hill -Nwa Na Agbe and Cache MKE with WMSE DJs – C-Los & Vanessa Colon @ Humboldt Park
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chill on The Hill -Nwa Na Agbe and Cache MKE with WMSE DJs - C-Los & Vanessa Colon @ Humboldt Park
Join us for our 15th season on the hill! Opener at 6:00 p.m. with headliner(s) following at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16: CACHE MKE NWA NA AGBE with DJs C-Los & Vanessa Colon    [...]
Local/Live: July 16 – iFIHadAHiFi 6:00 pm
Local/Live: July 16 – iFIHadAHiFi
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: July 16 - iFIHadAHiFi
Formed way back during the tail-end of the Clinton Administration, IfIHadAHiFi are a cyclonic morass of feedback, effects, dance beats, squall, and shout-along hooks. DrAwkward holds down the drums and vocals, MrAlarm punishes on bass, synth[...]
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interview: GoGoSlow 6:30 pm
interview: GoGoSlow
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
interview: GoGoSlow
Tune into Radio Drill Time at 6:30pm; Tom Crawford will talk to Dan Kubinski of Milwaukee band GoGoSlow before their Shank Hall show the following week – WMSE.org or 91.7 FM to listen!
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MKE Boatline Concerts – Fri. Burgandy Ties / Sat. The Tritonics 8:30 pm
MKE Boatline Concerts – Fri. Burgandy Ties / Sat. The Tritonics
Jul 19 @ 8:30 pm – Jul 20 @ 10:30 pm
MKE Boatline Concerts -  Fri. Burgandy Ties / Sat. The Tritonics @ Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
It’s a great day for a Boat Ride!   Friday – Burgundy Ties –  A highlight of their summer, the band brings its own brand of rock’n’roll along with some surprises, favorites and deep cuts[...]
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Port Washington Fish Day 10:00 am
Port Washington Fish Day @ Port Washington
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Port Washington Fish Day @ Port Washington | Port Washington | Wisconsin | United States
It’s become a tradition like no other. Don’t miss the 54th Annual Port Washington Fish Day in beautiful downtown Port Washington, Saturday, July 21st. General admission is free and the main stage admission is only[...]
in-studio performance: The Posies’ Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow 3:00 pm
in-studio performance: The Posies’ Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow
Jul 20 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
in-studio performance: The Posies' Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow
Tune into WMSE as Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow of The Posies stop by the WMSE studios for a performance before their set later that night at The Back Room at Colectivo. Rock ‘n’ roll[...]
The Posies 8:00 pm
The Posies @ The Back Room at Colectivo
Jul 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The Posies @ The Back Room at Colectivo
Rock ‘n’ roll has rarely been as smart, soulful or satisfying than it has in the hands of The Posies. During an on/off career that’s stretched across four decades, the Seattle-rooted outfit, led by musical[...]
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The Psychedelic Furs & James 7:00 pm
The Psychedelic Furs & James @ The Pabst Theater
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Psychedelic Furs & James @ The Pabst Theater
Two of the UK’s most creative & iconic bands The Psychedelic Furs & James come to the Pabst Theater. With their legendary combined chart-topping back-catalogue, that spans across decades and generations between them, boasting countless[...]
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Local/Live: July 23 – Gnarrenschiff 6:00 pm
Local/Live: July 23 – Gnarrenschiff
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: July 23 - Gnarrenschiff
Gnarrenschiff has spent the last decade creating otherworldly music from the underworld of Milwaukee. With two electric saz’s (a stringed instrument from Turkey) played by Gabe Jankowski and Didier Leplae, bass played by Pete Railand[...]
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WMSE 24 hour Live Broadcast – Riverwest 24
WMSE 24 hour Live Broadcast – Riverwest 24 @ Colectivo on Humboldt
Jul 26 – Jul 27 all-day
WMSE 24 hour Live Broadcast - Riverwest 24 @ Colectivo on Humboldt
WMSE will once again broadcast from the patio of Colectivo on Humboldt. This 24 hour event kicks off with the Blues Drive on Friday and ends after the Saturday morning Boogie Bang. Stop by say[...]
in-studio performance: Shane Leonard 12:30 pm
in-studio performance: Shane Leonard
Jul 26 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
in-studio performance: Shane Leonard
  Tune into WMSE as Shane Leonard visits Zero Hour for a solo set before diving into a weekend of living room shows in the Milwaukee area – WMSE.org or 91.7 FM to listen. Shane[...]
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Mindwebs World Premier Double Feature – “Trace” by Jerome Bixby and “Prolog” by John P McKnight 12:00 am
Mindwebs World Premier Double Feature – “Trace” by Jerome Bixby and “Prolog” by John P McKnight
Jul 28 @ 12:00 am – 1:00 am
Mindwebs World Premier Double Feature - "Trace" by Jerome Bixby and "Prolog" by John P McKnight
Join us for the premier of Trace by Jerome Bixby and Prolog by John P McKnight . Trace – Jerome Bixby – “Have you ever stopped to consider that there is no such thing in[...]
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Local/Live: July 30 – Beach Burial 6:00 pm
Local/Live: July 30 – Beach Burial
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: July 30 - Beach Burial
Beach Burial is a project that only fate and circumstance could cultivate. Tom Olwig (guitar/vocals) and Eliot Hess (drums) met around 2012 through The Candlelight Collective in West Bend and while the space is now[...]
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