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Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: March 19 - Rocket Cat
6:00 pm
Rocket Cat launched in Milwaukee in early 2016, when four veteran musicians embarked on a mission to create music rooted in the high-energy interplay of vocal and instrumental layers, drawing heavily upon the musical influences[...]
Murphy’s Law @ Club Garibaldi's
Mar 22 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Murphy's Law @ Club Garibaldi's
8:00 pm
NY Hardcore band Murphy’s Law takeover Club Garibaldi’s for a blistering night of music. The Royal Malossi, 5 O’Clock Charlie and ZOR open the night.
Mar 24 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
WMSE's Rock-N-Roll Bowl V @ Bay View Bowl
10:30 am
Rock-N-Roll Bowl V! Because you guys really like to bowl we’ve made this a yearly event on the WMSE calendar.  Once again we’re doubling the fun by hosting two sets of twelve teams. There will[...]
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Musical Box: A Genesis Extravaganza @ Pabst Theater
8:00 pm
A GENESIS EXTRAVAGANZA an unprecedented musical feast of 1970-77 favorites and rarities In an all out performance of live visual signature stunts, a museum-worthy array of vintage instruments and a dizzying pace of iconic tracks[...]
Pixies @ The Rave/ Eagles Ballroom
Apr 1 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Pixies @ The Rave/ Eagles Ballroom
8:00 pm
The Pixies were associated with the 1990s alternative rock boom, and draw on elements including punk rock and surf rock. Their music is known for its dynamic “loud-quiet” shifts and song structures. Francis is the[...]
Wild Belle @ Cactus Club
Apr 2 @ 9:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Wild Belle @ Cactus Club
9:00 pm
Sibling duo Wild Belle, comprised of multi-instrumentalist and producer Elliot Bergman and singer-songwriter Natalie Bergman, announces the release of the band’s upcoming third studio album, Everybody One Of A Kind. The album, due out March[...]
Apr 3 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
interview: Rose Of The West
1:00 pm
Tune into Squid Inc. on WMSE’s Local Lunchbox segment to hear all about Rose Of The West’s debut album, which is being released later that week on April 5th on Communicating Vessels Records. The Milwaukee band[...]
Apr 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
interview: VEAUX
2:00 pm
Tune into WMSE’s Squid Inc. to hear music and news from Nashville’s VEAUX before they do a Listening Party at Tonic later that night! VEAUX are brothers Aaron and Dominick Wagner, along with their long-time friend Andrew[...]
Apr 5 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
interview: Robyn Hitchcock
3:30 pm
Tune into WMSE as we warmly welcome the wonderful Robyn Hitchcock back to the WMSE studios for a chat before his show in Milwaukee that night at the Back Room at Colectivo! Will Robyn share[...]
WMSE’s Art & Music @ The Pritzlaff
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
WMSE's Art & Music @ The Pritzlaff
6:00 pm
The Milwaukee arts community will come together on Friday, April 5 for WMSE’s third annual Art & Music event as The Historic Pritzlaff Building is transformed into a studio fit for artists, musicians and party-goers[...]
Robyn Hitchcock @ The Back Room at Colectivo
Apr 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Robyn Hitchcock @ The Back Room at Colectivo
8:00 pm
Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer-songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rocks’ father figures and the closest thing the[...]
Rose Of The West, Cashfire Sunset, DJ Jenny Lee of Warpaint and DJ Marc Solheim @ Mad Planet
8:00 pm
ROSE OF THE WEST release of their debut album April 5 on Communicating Vessels Records! And they’re celebrating with a show on April 6 at Mad Planet, presented by 91.7 WMSE. CASHFIRE SUNSET opens, MARC[...]
Apr 9 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
interview: The Atomic Spins
1:00 pm
Tune in as the Atomic Spins visit the Local Lunchbox segment to talk about their album release show for Mission 2 at Walker’s Point Music Hall on Friday, April 12th. or 91.7 to listen.
Apr 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
interview: Red Mass
1:30 pm
Tune into WMSE as Andy checks in with Red Mass [Slovenly Records] before their appearance at Milwaukee Psych Fest later that day. Montreal art-savant Roy “Choyce” Vucino returns to the Slovenly Recordings stable with partner[...]
Apr 12 @ 7:50 pm – Apr 13 @ 8:50 pm
Milwaukee Psych Fest VII
7:50 pm
Alright. Final prices are set. Day 1 of MPF VII feat. Psychic Ills and Acid Mothers Temple is $30 advance, $35 day of. Day 2 feat. Night Beats and The Telescopes is $30 advance, $35[...]
New Wave Fest @ Shank Hall
Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
New Wave Fest @ Shank Hall
8:00 pm
Radical! The Second New Wave Fest is happening Saturday April 13th, 2019. New Wave Fest is proud to present an evening of high-energy retro future sounds from national and local bands that bring the 80’s[...]
interview: Marielle Allschwang & The Visitations
8:00 am
Tune into The Shape Of Rock with Craig Mertes as Marielle Allschwang & The Visitations unveil their forthcoming record, Fourth Visitation, due out on May 8th. Listen to songs from the new release and hear all[...]
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 11:30 pm
Triple Eye Industries Fest IV @ Club Garibaldi
8:00 pm
We are at again, TRIPLE INDUSTRIES FEST IV or 4… This year we are going to have 2 shows in Chicago and 3 in Milwaukee. The goal of the festival is to bring in bands[...]
Craig Finn @ The Back Room at Colectivo
Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Craig Finn @ The Back Room at Colectivo
8:00 pm
Craig Finn is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is best known as the front-man of the American indie rock band The Hold Steady, with whom he has recorded six studio albums. Prior to forming[...]
The Faint @ The Rave / Eagles Ballroom
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Faint @ The Rave / Eagles Ballroom
8:00 pm
Electro-Punk Pioneers play the Rave in support of their latest release Egowerk. Recording at Enamel Studios in Omaha, The Faint composed 11 blistering tracks that explore society’s current relationship to, well, themselves. “I have work[...]
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard @ Riverside Theater
7:30 pm
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s sense of sonic exploration makes them easy to mistake for a long forgotten piece of the psych explosion of the ‘60s.  With an otherworldly sound that, at times, feels[...]