Results tagged with 'blues'
Published March 21, 2015
Early on in the 2014-15 season, the Milwaukee Rep staged "The Color Purple." It's a show actress Felicia P. Fields knows very well; after all, her turn as Sofia in the Broadway musical scored her a Tony nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical back in 2006. It's another familiar show, however, that brings Fields back to Milwaukee: "Low Down Dirty Blues," a celebration of classic blues at its deepest and dirtiest.
Published Oct. 13, 2014
Liban has had quite a 50 years. He's been up and down and up and down and up. He's faced substance abuse, charlatan promoters, empty promises, dark and dingy clubs, big stages, European tours, the death of a loved one, some racial uncertainties and eventually his present state of comfort. If that sounds like a blues song, it's because his life has been like a great tune.
Published April 5, 2014
In honor of the seven new original tunes on "First Name Lucky," the new CD by Milwaukee blues outfit Tweed Funk, we hit guitarist J.D. Optekar with seven questions about the WAMI Award-winning band, which has released three records in three years.
Published Sept. 10, 2013
After a decade of struggles, Beth Hart is clean, healthy and back better than ever on the blues scene - dues paid in full.
Published July 30, 2013
John Sieger remembers JJ Cale, who died last week at the age of 74.
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Jake Paul Band is performing at FIRE ON WATER Friday the 13th at 10pm. We're an original band of 5 in the style of reggae-influenced rock. Our best two shows in 2011 were The Harley Stage at Summerfest and The Bitter End in Greenwich Village, NY. We were featured in the Milw...
I'm blue.It could be all the changes; I'm not necessarily good with change. Changes at work Changes in my life. Changes coming for our country. It could be the weather (I know it's the weather). The worst part is, at least today, I can't shake it.One thing that's been heav...
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