Summer Soulstice Music Festival headliners announced
The headliners for this year's Summer Soulstice Music Festival on Milwaukee's East Side have been announced.
Inspired by Aimee Mann, Ben Smith salutes The Bronze Fonz
More melodious love for the Bronze Fonz has arrived from afar. Yesterday, West Chester, Pa.-based singer and songwriter Ben Smith wrote to share one of his tunes with us. It's one that pays homage to the Bronze Fonz, says Smith.
Summerfest announces 2013 Emerging Artist Series
Summerfest is bringing back its popular Emerging Artists Series this year. Every day at the US Cellular Connection Stage, up-and-coming bands will have a chance to perform from 3 to 7 p.m.
Summerfest announces daily promos
Summerfest will offer free or discounted admission alternatives on every day of this year's festival. Here's a list of them.
Voting for Land the Big Gig opens today
Voting for this year's Land The Big Gig Talent Search begins today at LandTheBigGig.com.
Italian prog rockers appear tomorrow night in Milwaukee
If one were to imagine a location for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to see a legendary Italian progressive rock band in an extremely intimate setting, I doubt that Superior Street in Bay View would make the list. But Friday night brings the Italian Progressive Rock band Il Castello di Atlante to that very venue.
New Eric & Magill song debuts
Milwaukee's Eric & Magill, who released an EP called "Two Travelers" in February, will follow it up with a second full-length record this summer. Ryan Weber and Eric Osterman release "Night Singers" on July 23. You can hear the song, "Baggage and Clothes" now.
Enemy Star goes supernova
Local hard rock outfit Enemy Star has called it quits, according to guitarist and founder Paris Ortiz, who wrote in today to say the band will play two final gigs this weekend, including one at Club Anything with a special surprise guest.
Ten minutes with Il Divo singer Sebastien Izambard
Of all the artists to sing in the proverbial house that Bocelli built, Il Divo has probably made the biggest splash. Tonight, they bring their latest tour, "The Best of Il Divo," to the Riverside Theater. OnMilwaukee.com chatted with French singer Sebastien Izambard about the tour, his favorite music and how he keeps his kids grounded despite his worldwide fame.
Steel Bridge Songfest lineup announced
It was announced today that the ninth annual Steel Bridge Songfest in Sturgeon Bay will feature Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne.
BMO Harris Pavilion headliners announced
This morning Summerfest officials announced the lineup of headliners slated for the BMO Harris Pavilion during Summerest 2013.
The naming of a Summerfest stage
What's in a Summerfest stage name? When Johnson Controls entered into a sponsorship deal with Summerfest that granted them naming rights to a grounds state, they turned to their employees for advice.
Summerfest announces World Sound Stage headliners
This morning, Summerfest officials announced the name of a new stage on the grounds for 2013, as well as its headliners. The Johnson Controls World Sound Stage is part of a new three-year sponsorship deal between Johnson Controls, Inc. and Milwaukee World Fest.
Plain White T's, Matt Nathanson added to Festa lineup
Festa Italiana announced this week that it would welcome Matt Nathanson and the Plain White T's, who are slated to perform at the Spiked Island Adult Lemonade Stage on Saturday, July 20.
Miller Lite Oasis headliners announced
Summerfest announced the 2013 headliners for the Miller Lite Oasis stage.
Does the waltz die with George Jones?
Rest in peace, George. You've got wings now, but you always sang like an angel, anyway.
Headliners for Uline Warehouse stage announced
Summerfest announced the 2013 lineup of headliners for the new Uline Warehouse.
Hogan again proves herself as a Wisconsin gem
Kelly Hogan is one of the busiest working musicians around and on Sunday night, she reminded the Pabst Pub audience of why she is so in-demand with a marvelous performance that showcased all of her talents.
Summerfest announces U.S. Cellular headliners
Summerfest announced the headliners for the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage.
Les lives on with new Les Paul Artist Advisory Board
This week, the Waukesha County Museum announced the creation of the Les Paul Experience Artist Advisory Board.
Briggs & Stratton headliners announced
Summerfest officials today announced the headliners for the 2013 Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard with Coors Light and Tap Milwaukee.
Summerfest reveals Harley-Davidson headliners
Summerfest announced the headliners for the 2013 Harley-Davidson Roadhouse with Miller High Life.
Summerfest names some grounds stage headliners
Summerfest announced headliners for the new K-Nation/Cascio Interstate Music Stage as well as Jojo's Martini Lounge.
Blake Shelton performing in Milwaukee
Blake Shelton is coming to Milwaukee. The 2012 CMA Entertainer of the Year and member of NBS's hit show "The Voice" will be performing at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Sept. 13, 2013 with special guests Easton Corbin and Jana Kramer.
15 big ones from 1976
As Record Store Day and its accompanying vinyl avalanche nears, and as talk has turned to McCartney concerts and a reissue of "Wings Over America," I've found myself transported to the dawn of my vinyl obsession.