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MKE Film Sound Vision Program and WMSE Presents Her Smell 9:00 pm
MKE Film Sound Vision Program and WMSE Presents Her Smell @ Oriental Theater
Apr 26 @ 9:00 pm – May 2 @ 10:30 pm
MKE Film Sound Vision Program and WMSE Presents Her Smell @ Oriental Theater
Becky Something (Elisabeth Moss) is a ’90s punk rock superstar who once filled arenas with her grungy all-female trio Something She. Now she plays smaller venues while grappling with motherhood, exhausted bandmates, nervous record company[...]
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Stomata Record Release show w/ B~Free 7:00 pm
Stomata Record Release show w/ B~Free @ Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Stomata Record Release show w/ B~Free @ Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
Jay Anderson returns from New Orleans to join forces with his mighty jazz trio, Stomata, and the one-and-only queen of Milwaukee R&B, B-Free, for a very special event that will showcase the powerful sounds of[...]
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LOCAL/LIVE: MAY 7 – LAURYL SULFATE & HER LADIES OF LEISURE @ CLUB GARIBALDI’S 5:30 pm
LOCAL/LIVE: MAY 7 – LAURYL SULFATE & HER LADIES OF LEISURE @ CLUB GARIBALDI’S
May 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
LOCAL/LIVE: MAY 7 – LAURYL SULFATE & HER LADIES OF LEISURE @ CLUB GARIBALDI'S
WMSE is excited to be back once again at Club Garibaldi’s for our monthly Local/Live segments! Lauryl Sulfate & Her Ladies of Leisure will have their WMSE debut for our final Club G’s segment before[...]
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Bad Cop Bad Cop, War On Women and Walt Hamburger 4:00 pm
Bad Cop Bad Cop, War On Women and Walt Hamburger @ Xray Arcade
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Bad Cop Bad Cop, War On Women and Walt Hamburger @ Xray Arcade
WMSE presents Bad Cop Bad Cop, War On Women and Walt Hamburger. Bad Cop / Bad Cop’s brazenly blasts out some of the most vibrant pop-punk around today. Laden with catchy hooks, three-part harmonies that’d[...]
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Mindwebs World Premier Double Feature 12:00 am
Mindwebs World Premier Double Feature @ WMSE
May 12 @ 12:00 am – 12:30 am
Mindwebs World Premier Double Feature @ WMSE
“It’s Alright-He Only Died” – This is the story of an apparently homeless man with a serious head injury who ends up in a hospital where the staff is reluctant to treat him due to[...]
4th Annual Frank Zappa Mother’s Day 6:00 pm
4th Annual Frank Zappa Mother’s Day @ WMSE
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
4th Annual Frank Zappa Mother's Day @ WMSE
Teenage America…. tune in Sunday Night May 12th, Mother’s Day evening, from 6 pm to 9 pm as DJ’s Robert and Zorro host the 4th annual Mother’s Day show on WMSE’s Alternating Currents.  The show[...]
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LOCAL/LIVE: MAY 14 – CRLSS 6:00 pm
LOCAL/LIVE: MAY 14 – CRLSS
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
LOCAL/LIVE: MAY 14 – CRLSS
The music of CRLSS is thoughtfully crafted; at times ambient, at times a tortured pop format. Ryan King, (CRLSS) expresses the laments of a life lived in turmoil and the ensuing melodic catharsis. CRLSS’s Heroine[...]
Johnny Marr 8:00 pm
Johnny Marr
May 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Johnny Marr
Guitar legend Johnny Marr established The Smiths among the most acclaimed and enduring bands of the 1980s. But, his accolades don’t stop there. He’s played alongside The Pretenders, Talking Heads and Modest Mouse and established[...]
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The Queers 7:00 pm
The Queers @ Walkers Point Music Hall
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Queers @ Walkers Point Music Hall
The Queers are back in town! Let’s give them a warm Milwaukee welcome! The Usuals and Avenues will be playing alongside them with Panic on Panic!
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The Grovelers Album release Show 2:00 pm
The Grovelers Album release Show @ Xray Arcade
May 19 @ 2:00 pm – 6:45 pm
The Grovelers Album release Show @ Xray Arcade
Milwaukee The Grovelers burst forth with their highly anticipated release Cream City Nights. This energetic garage-billy band bring the chops. Joining the bill – Bruce Humphries and the Rockabilly Rebels King Eye & the Squirts[...]
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interview: Mike Maher of Snarky Puppy 10:00 am
interview: Mike Maher of Snarky Puppy
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
interview: Mike Maher of Snarky Puppy
Tune into WMSE’s Free Jazz BBQ as Dr. Sushi chats with Milwaukee native Mike Maher [trumpet] of Snarky Puppy in advance of the band’s show at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee on Thursday, May 23rd.[...]
The Distillers 8:00 pm
The Distillers @ Pabst Theater
May 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
The Distillers @ Pabst Theater
The Distillers are an Australian-American punk rock band, formed in Los Angeles, California in 1998 by vocalist and guitarist Brody Dalle. After the Distillers unveiled their first new song in 15 years and reunited for[...]
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Judas Priest w/ Uriah Heep 7:30 pm
Judas Priest w/ Uriah Heep @ Riverside Theater
May 23 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Judas Priest w/ Uriah Heep @ Riverside Theater
There are few heavy metal bands that have managed to scale the heights that Judas Priest have during their 40 year career – originally formed during the early ’70s in Birmingham, England, Judas Priest is[...]
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interview: Dean Schlabowske + John Sieger 11:00 am
interview: Dean Schlabowske + John Sieger
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
interview: Dean Schlabowske + John Sieger
Tune into WMSE as Dean “Deano” Schlabowske of the Waco Bros. and John Sieger of Semi-Twang visit Jonny Z on The Chicken Shack to talk about their “Alive at Eight” show on Saturday 25 May at[...]
interview: Billy Boy Arnold 4:00 pm
interview: Billy Boy Arnold
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
interview: Billy Boy Arnold
Tune into WMSE at 4pm to hear Sonia speak with legendary Blues musician, Billy Boy Arnold. Arnold will be performing at the Chicago Blues Fest on Friday, June 7th with Charlie Musselwhite. WMSE.org or 91.7[...]
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Mindwebs – Sword Game by H.H. Hollis 12:00 am
Mindwebs – Sword Game by H.H. Hollis @ WMSE
May 26 @ 12:00 am – 12:30 pm
Mindwebs  - Sword Game by H.H. Hollis @ WMSE
Hosted by Michael Hanson, these stories of speculative fiction are just the right combination of mystery and spooky.”Sword Game,” by H.H. Hollis – A professor pursues a questionable relationship with a young gypsy girl using[...]
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Local/Live: May 28 – Genau 6:00 pm
Local/Live: May 28 – Genau
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: May 28 - Genau
Genau is a Milwaukee two-piece consisting of Erik Gosnell on bass and drum programming and Chris Belkofer on vocals and guitar. Influenced by post-punk and goth of the 1980’s, the band employs vintage drum machines[...]
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Bay View Gallery Night 4:00 pm
Bay View Gallery Night @ Bay View, WI
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bay View Gallery Night @ Bay View, WI
Join us for the next installment of Bay View Gallery Night on Friday May 31st! Celebrate local Milwaukee art, music and local business on one amazing evening in Bay View. 50 businesses and hundreds of[...]