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Oral history: Reliving the legendary Springsteen bomb scare show

Published Oct. 2, 2015

Milwaukee is a city rife with associations, from beer to brats, Hogs to "Happy Days." But for devoted fans of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Milwaukee means only one thing: the bomb scare show - that Thursday night in October 1975 when the band's Cream City concert was halted by a bomb threat and resumed three hours later, resulting in a high-energy show unlike any other the band would ever perform. Are you loose?!


Napolitano cements solo career with "Naked"

Published July 1, 2015

Johnette Napolitano is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, author and artist who spent 30 years, more or less, with the alternative rock band Concrete Blonde. She will play a solo show at Shank Hall on Friday, July 10. Tickets are available now.


12 questions for singer-songwriter Caroline Smith

Published April 30, 2015 recently chatted with singer-songwriter Caroline Smith before her show at Shank Hall on Friday, May 1 about her musical beginnings - including a four-hour gig at a restaurant in her hometown - her last record, her collaboration with her friend and fellow musician Lizzo, and her charity work.


Katrina rides a new wave of success back to Milwaukee

Published March 31, 2015

Katrina's one of those names in music that doesn't really require a surname. Just say it and people immediately begin singing "Walking on Sunshine." We talked to her as she gears up for her first U.S. solo tour in more than 25 years, which includes a stop at Shank Hall on Friday, April 3.


Talking Kanye West, Woody and work with folk singer-songwriter Ellis Paul

Published Feb. 11, 2015

Ellis Paul has a refreshingly old-fashioned manner to his work and music. Part of that vibe comes from his music itself. Part of it also comes from his old school musician's work ethic, doing 200 shows a year across two decades in the business. In the midst of his busy schedule, Paul found the time to chat with about his crazy work life, his love for Woody, the state of the industry ... and, of course, Kanye West's award show theatrics.

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Still Buzzing

Sunday November 11th, 2012 – Ottumwa, IA/Fox Lake, IL    I’m still buzzing about how much fun the show was last night in Ottumwa, IA. Everything that needed to come together to make it happen did, and it was a grand slam home run. We all made a fair profit, and the people...

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