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"Andrew Bird: Fever Year" is one of eight music documentaries the Milwaukee Film Festival will present as part of its Sound Vision Series.

Milwaukee Film Festival unveils lineups for Sound Vision, new Live Music Series

The Milwaukee Film Festival has announced the program lineup for Sound Vision – a new, cohesive series of music documentaries – for its 2012 festival.

The Sound Vision program will feature eight films covering a range of music from pop culture legend Rick Springfield and The Sugarhill Gang to the story of a 77-year-old Icelandic woman who released 59 albums in 7 years.

Sound Vision 2012 will feature "An Affair of the Heart," "Andrew Bird: Fever Year," "Bad Brains: A Band in DC," "Charles Bradley: Soul of America," "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey," "Grandma Lo-Fi," "I Want My Name Back" and "Mama Africa."

In a special partnership, The Hotel Foster, 2028 E. North Ave., will also host a live music series on select nights during the 2012 festival. is a sponsor.

Admission to the post-film series is free to anyone with a festival pass or ticket stub from that day's screenings, or $5 for regular admission. Drink specials will also be available for Milwaukee Film Festival attendees.

The Live Music Series at The Hotel Foster performances begin at 9 p.m. The lineup is as follows:

Fri, Sept. 28 – Crankshaft, TBA
Sun, Sept. 30 – Calliope / Wilder Maker (Brooklyn)
Mon, Oct. 1 – Heidi Spencer and the Rare Birds
Tues, Oct. 2 – TBA
Wed, Oct. 3 – Hello Death / Hot Coffin
Sun, Oct. 7 – TBA
Mon, Oct. 8 – MC Oneself / Klassik
Tuesday, Oct. 9 – I'm Not a Pilot / TBA
Wednesday, Oct. 10 – The Ragadors / TBA
Thursday, Oct. 11 – The Delta Routine Album Release Party w/ Hero Jr. (Indianapolis)

For more information on Sound Vision and the most updated band lineup, visit



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