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Ziggy Marley plays his music - and his dad's - at Summerfest show

Published July 3, 2017

The most notable performance by a Jamaican musician at the Big Gig took place Sunday night, as Ziggy Marley headlined the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, playing a mix of solo material and songs by his former group the Melody Makers and his dad Bob.

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Knees to the Grounded: Casual, hardcore fans both part of MMA's mainstream move

Published April 7, 2017

Most real reggae fans wouldn't say "Legend" was Bob Marley's greatest work, though it was his best-selling album and appealed to the masses. Similarly, as MMA continues to infiltrate the mainstream, there's lots of push-back against casual or new fans. But they should be embraced as the sport grows.

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Blowtorch's collaboration with reggae greats takes on plight of immigrants

Published Jan. 30, 2017

Milwaukee's Eric Blowtorch has collaborated with numerous musicians over the years, but his latest, a cover of The Clash's "Straight to Hell" recorded with living legends of Jamaican music Horace Andy and Big Youth, is barely short of astonishing, if short of it at all.

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Marley scion stirs up dad's hits with his own at Summerfest

Published July 5, 2016

When Bob Marley's second-oldest son, Stephen Marley, took the Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard stage at Summerfest on Tuesday night, he played tunes from his own solo records, of course, but he also saluted his father's monolithic contribution to music.

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Living Dub brings special pulse to Milwaukee music scene

Published May 28, 2016

Thanks to a duo of Milwaukee dub reggae enthusiasts, dub music has found a very comfortable spot in the local music scene - in particular at the Nomad World Pub, where, in less than a year's time, the two have helped turn Living Dub into a sensation.

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