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Bay View Jazz Fest announces second-year schedule

Published May 18, 2015

This afternoon, Milwaukee Jazz Vision and Bay View Gallery Night announced the schedule of performers for the second annual Bay View Jazz Fest, a free one-day celebration of the city's jazz heritage held at several venues throughout the neighborhood.

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Chill on the Hill announces 2015 lineup

Published May 14, 2015

The Bay View Neighborhood Association and Milwaukee County Parks recently announced the lineup of performers for this summer's upcoming Chill on the Hill, hosted at Humboldt Park.

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"American Idol" gets one final season

Published May 11, 2015

In television, "American Idol" has enjoyed viewing successes not normal for most scripted and non-scripted shows. Earlier today Fox announced the next season of the music competition show - its 15th --would be its last.

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5 high-end headphones that won't break the bank

Published May 8, 2015

In college, I worked as a car stereo installer, as well as designed and installed home theaters. Today, I am the guy that family and friends call for all of their computer or electronics needs, getting questions like, "My son wants to get some Beats headphones for Christmas; are those any good?" or "My kid wants some new headphones, which ones are the best for your money?" Well, it's time to put five headphones to the test and answer those questions.

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Pabst Theater group announces first show at Colectivo's Back Room

Published May 8, 2015

This morning, the Pabst Theater group announced that English singer-songwriter Olivia Chaney would be performing in Milwaukee on Sunday, June 14. In this case, the most intriguing detail for this gig isn't actually the performer; it's the venue: The Back Room at the Colectivo on Prospect.

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Local music groups vie for Big Gig "golden tickets" in Battle of the Bands

Published May 5, 2015

With new headliner and schedule announcements popping up seemingly everyday, the sunny sonic spectacle that is the Big Gig is finally beginning to take shape. But while most of the work takes place in closed-door meetings and over negotiation-heavy phone calls, a part of the Summerfest process has also been taking place on a stage right out in the open, featuring local bands hoping to win in front of a crowd of fans hoping to be won over.

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10 questions for The Waterboys' Mike Scott

Published May 2, 2015

OnMilwaukee.com recently chatted with Mike Scott before he and the rest of The Waterboys swing through Milwaukee for a show at Turner Hall on Tuesday, May 5 about the latest album "Modern Blues," the time spent recording in Nashville and what keeps him going.

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Midnight Reruns lives out rock dreams opening for The Replacements

Published April 29, 2015

Back when he was in high school, Midnight Reruns singer and guitarist Graham Hunt was obsessed with The Replacements. For the Milwaukee-based rock band, those high school dreams are becoming a reality. The local rockers take the stage with the beloved '80s alternative music icons when they make their return to Milwaukee on Saturday, May 2 at The Rave.