Good morning music fans. Brent Gohde and I present an extended version of the OnMilwaukee.com / WMSE Local Music Podcast this week. That's right -- there are five songs instead of four. Please clear the next 30 minutes of your day; you've got a lot of local music coming your way.
It begins with Certain Stars, who is playing a show this Saturday, April 19 with Goat Radio at Zad's Roadhouse. You might need this: 438 S. 2nd St. Show starts at 8:30 p.m.
No, the new Decibully record is not out yet, but if you're as eager as I am to hear the new stuff, show up at the Cactus Club this Saturday night. The six-piece is sure to test drive some new songs when it plays a show with Juniper Tar.
Kid Millions has the distinguished pleasure of welcoming Rhymesayers' Mac Lethal to The Mad Planet next Monday, April 21. Grieves & SJ SKU and Soulcrate round out the bill.
Sleepcomesdown is a part of a big all-ages show this Saturday at the Borg Ward. Catch set by Store Ruffians, Kadro and Disguised As Birds.
And finally, Juniper Tar is one of the many bands participating in the Milwaukee chapter of the national Record Store Day Celebration. The band plays at Atomic Records on Saturday, April 19 with a whole slew of others, including, but not limited to, The Scarring Party, Testa Rosa and Signaldrift.
OnMilwaukee.com staff writer Julie Lawrence grew up in Wauwatosa and has lived her whole life in the Milwaukee area.
As any “word nerd” can attest, you never know when inspiration will strike, so from a very early age Julie has rarely been seen sans pen and little notebook. At the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee it seemed only natural that she major in journalism. When OnMilwaukee.com offered her an avenue to combine her writing and the city she knows and loves in late 2004, she knew it was meant to be. Around the office, she answers to a plethora of nicknames, including “Lar,” (short for “Larry,” which is short for “Lawrence”) as well as the mysteriously-sourced “Bill Murray.”