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Published July 7, 2015
After documentary films tracing Milwaukee and Wisconsin traditions like Friday night fish fries and the classic Sconnie supper club, local musician and filmmaker Ron Faiola is preparing to launch a new one. The 30-minute "Tilt-A-Whirls, Cowbells and Beer" visits a number of Milwaukee area church festivals and gets the inside scoop on the history, the logistics and the people behind this summer Brew City institution.
Published Feb. 28, 2015
The Midwest is often influenced and inspired by the East Coast, but sometimes the reverse happens. Such is the case with The Butterfly: a retro lounge and supper club located in New York City that's an homage to The Butterfly in Beloit. OnMilwaukee.com recently visited the Beloit Butterfly, and The Butterfly in New York is officially on the "bucket list."
Published Dec. 5, 2014
In 2012, a Facebook reunion group that brought together a slew of local musicians and scenesters begat a night of nostalgia and rock and roll at Turner Hall. That, in turn, left a CD document of the gig for posterity. It also led Xposed 4Heads to reunite and release a new 7" 45. We asked frontman Mark "GE" Eberhage to tell us the history of the band and the wheres and why-fors of the reunion.
Published March 10, 2014
Taylor Vaughn, the former on-air host on WXSS-FM 103.7 Kiss FM, and, more recently, on middays at WNRG-FM 106.9, is now headed to ZFZZ in the Cayman Islands.
Published March 29, 2013
It's been nearly a year since the Lest We Forget concert last spring at Turner Hall featuring a full-to-the-brim bill of local veterans. The show was a manifestation of a Facebook page that began as a memorial for members of the local music scene that had left us too soon. Ron Faiola's recording of the evening has been edited and spruced up for a new CD, "Lest We Forget - Our Night to Remember."
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