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Summerfest picks: Matt Mueller

Published June 24, 2016

As OnMilwaukee's resident insufferable millennial, it is my job to look at the Summerfest lineup every year, scoff at all the bands and then resume snarkily Snapchatting a GIF-storm. However, there's still a lot worthy of your earholes this year.

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Milwaukee band Direct Hit! releases third album, "Wasted Mind"

Published June 21, 2016

For those who've been craving their next hit of Milwaukee's own pop punk rockers Direct Hit!, we have some good news: The band will release its third album, "Wasted Mind," on Friday, June 24 with an album release show in Cudahy the next night.

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Electronic band M83 makes first stop in Milwaukee on Oct. 19

Published June 21, 2016

Somehow, electronic rockers M83 have never performed in Milwaukee before. Thankfully, that odd oversight will be amended this fall, when the "Midnight City" hitmakers will take the Riverside Theater stage on Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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A conversation with sister act Lily & Madeleine

Published June 13, 2016

The alt pop sister duo of Lily & Madeline have found an infectious combination of mesmerizing mellow music and potent, passionate lyrics. They'll bring that hypnotic mix to the Back Room at Colectivo Coffee on Prospect on Wednesday night.

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Living Dub brings special pulse to Milwaukee music scene

Published May 28, 2016

Thanks to a duo of Milwaukee dub reggae enthusiasts, dub music has found a very comfortable spot in the local music scene - in particular at the Nomad World Pub, where, in less than a year's time, the two have helped turn Living Dub into a sensation.

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Summerfest announces 2016 special attractions

Published May 19, 2016

This morning, Summerfest announced its collection of special attractions - both familiar and new, musical and otherwise - coming to Henry Maier Festival Park for this year's edition of the Big Gig.

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WMSE Local/Live: Milwaukee indie rockers Antler House

Published May 12, 2016

Antler House frontman Sean Anderson talks to WMSE Local/Live about how the Milwaukee post-punk trio Absolutely got them to shake up the band's own sound from their first release to their second, "Across the Waves."

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WMSE Local/Live: Milwaukee alt country rockers The Cow Ponies

Published May 5, 2016

The Cow Ponies would be right at home in a proper honky-tonk, their classic country-meets-rockabilly sound crafted for simultaneously dancing up a storm and chasing life's storm clouds away in a tall glass of something non-liver-friendly.

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Chill on the Hill announces 2016 lineup

Published May 5, 2016

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