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Getting close with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

Published April 28, 2015

The cover photo for the new album "Middle Western" - featuring a dusty cowboy riding, what else, a deer - tells you most of what you need to know about the Wisconsin band Horseshoes & Hand Grenades. The group will bring that playful mix of new and old to the Turner Hall Ballroom on Friday, May 1. Before then, OnMilwaukee.com got a chance to chat with guitarist and vocalist Adam Greuel about the new tunes.

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The adventure continues for folk band Lord Huron

Published April 23, 2015

Lord Huron doesn't quite trek to the stars like it said it might on its new album "Strange Trails," but the folk band is still going places. Its dreamy musical vistas have nabbed a big audience -- so much so that demand moved the band's return to The Pabst Theater on Saturday, April 25 over to the Riverside. Before then, I got a chance to chat with frontman Ben Schneider about "Strange Trails," the stories that come with it and going to space (at some point).

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Star/creator David Lutken talks "Woody Sez"

Published Dec. 31, 2013

"Woody Sez," the story of folk hero Woody Guthrie and his fascist-killing musical machine, hits the Rep's Stackner Cabaret starting Friday night. The show is a passion project for David M. Lutken, its star, music director, choreographer and "co-devisor." OnMilwaukee.com got a chance to chat with Lutken to see what he has to say about "Woody Sez."

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Say hello to Farewell Milwaukee

Published Sept. 17, 2013

Ben Lubeck, the lead singer of the Minneapolis-based indie folk rock band Farewell Milwaukee, grew up in a log cabin on the border of Mequon and Cedarburg. During our interview, he noted that he had a good childhood and had fond memories of Milwaukee. So why does his band's name seem so eager to say goodbye?

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