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Check out the line-up for 2015 Summer Soulstice Music Festival

Published April 21, 2015

Summer time is near, which means we're only a short time away from the next Summer Soulstice Music Festival. This year, the fest is celebrating its 15th year on the East Side with a full music line-up on Saturday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to midnight. on North Avenue.

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Summerfest announces Stevie Wonder will return to Marcus Amphitheater

Published April 20, 2015

Summerfest pulled a two-for-one today in terms of main stage concert headliners. This morning, the Big Gig announced Neil Young and Promise of the Real as the closing night performers. Now, the summer festival announced that music icon Stevie Wonder will also hit the Marcus Amphitheater, taking the stage on Saturday, June 27.

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State Fair adds Derulo and two more to main stage lineup

Published April 16, 2015

This morning, the Wisconsin State Fair announced three new main stage performers: Top 40 pop star Jason Derulo, classic rockers John Kay & Steppenwolf and the '90s alt rock combo platter that is the Under The Sun Tour.

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Jonathan Rado of Foxygen: Summer tour will not be the last

Published April 3, 2015

Recently, it was announced that Foxygen's current tour will be its last, with a scheduled stop in Milwaukee on Apr. 7 at Turner Hall Ballroom. Does this mean that France and Rado are calling it quits? Not necessarily so. OnMilwaukee.com got the chance to speak with Rado about Foxygen's adolescent beginnings, their album "... And Star Power," on stage antics, alter egos and their current tour.

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Catching up with The Ghosts of Laura Palmer

Published April 2, 2015

As a Milwaukee-based DJ himself, Mario Martin - known by his stage name The Ghosts of Laura Palmer - has no problem with Paris Hilton performing at Summerfest in a few months. He has no intention on signing any petitions. When it comes to his own music and persona, however, Martin comes at his Ghosts of Laura Palmer efforts from a very different mentality and approach than the gossip queen.

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Bachman launches "Heavy Blues" tour in Milwaukee

Published March 28, 2015

After charting 120 gold/platinum albums and singles and selling 40 million records as a founding member of two legendary rock bands (The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive), you might think Randy Bachman would be content to stick with the tried and true formula fans have come to know over his 40-plus year career. In fact, for latest album and upcoming tour - starting in Milwaukee on Wednesday, April 1 - he's doing the exact opposite.

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WAMI Awards announce performers, induct Judas Priest to Hall of Fame

Published March 26, 2015

This morning, the Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) announced its performers for the upcoming 35th annual awards show on April 19 at the Turner Hall Ballroom. In addition, the WAMI Awards announced that, for the first time ever, it would feature a global "honorary" WAMI Hall of Fame induction.

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Northern Lights Theater set shows Allman's a survivor

Published March 26, 2015

Gregg Allman may still be playing cards with old man Fate, and he opened Wednesday night's concert by inviting those whom may have lost money in the casino to come in and drown their sorrows in some blues. But God knows Allman has drawn many poor cards in his life, and it's nearly a miracle he survived this long, with an almost savior-like gift for rebirth and renewal.

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50 years of Pink Floyd: Revisiting "The Dark Side" and more with Brit Floyd

Published March 25, 2015

2015 is shaping up to be a world tour of beloved classic rock stars. The Rolling Stones are expected to announce a Milwaukee stop ... at some point. Ringo Starr is heading to the Riverside in October, the same month The Who will celebrate its 50th anniversary at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Also celebrating 50 years of existence: Pink Floyd, hitting the Riverside stage Thursday and Friday night. Well, kind of - in the form of tribute band Brit Floyd.