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Toast yourself at bars and eateries with fireplaces

Published Dec. 5, 2016

In winter, the warmth of a fire makes a good drinking buddy, and toasting - or getting toasted - in front of a fireplace is perfect on a blustery night. Here's a list of some great places to warm you inside and out.


Guitarist Dave Alvin: always doing his own thing

Published March 14, 2016

Dave Alvin will bring his long career - spanning his early days fronting The Blasters to working with the Los Angeles alt rockers X to his solo work - to Shank Hall Thursday night. Before then, OnMilwaukee sat down to chat with the industry vet.


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.

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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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