Results tagged with 'brian ritchie'
Published Feb. 18, 2013
Milwaukee has always had a good rock and roll scene. Sure, there have been ups and downs, but the three-chords-and-the-truth spirit has been fueling Brew City garage bands from the days of The Bonnevilles and The Nomads in the 1950s through today. If you don't believe me, check out local musician Peter Roller's new book, "Milwaukee Garage Bands: Generations of Grassroots Rock."
Published Aug. 13, 2012
Brian Ritchie and Ragani came together at Shank Hall Sunday night for a benefit-tribute concert for the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, commemorating those lost in the senseless act of violence that took place there last week.
Published Aug. 6, 2012
Milwaukee musicians Brian Ritchie and Ragani have organized a concert to benefit the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek at Shank Hall, 1434 N. Farwell Ave., on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 7 p.m.
Published Feb. 21, 2012
One-time Milwaukeean John Kruth is a teacher, poet and multi-instrumentalist. He's also the co-founder of TriBeCaStan, the world music group that just released its third album, "New Deli."
Published Jan. 25, 2012
If Andy Tarnoff is going to report that Violent Femmes bassist Brian Ritchie is about to become an Aussie, then I'm going to counter with vaguely related news of another ex-Milwaukee musician living abroad. Many of you may remember Italian musician Luisa Buoni for her stint as talented bassist for The Lovelies, but some may also recall that she followed Ritchie to Milwaukee and married him. Two weeks ago, Luisa was interviewed on Italian radio.
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Thursday May 6th, 2010 - Milwaukee, WI Back to Milwaukee two days in a row. It’s almost like I’m living there again. That’s not my goal, but I’d never say never. If I’m turning a good buck doing something that I would need to be there for, I’d do it...
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