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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?!


14 reasons you used to come Downtown in the '80s

Published March 11, 2015

Downtown Milwaukee has changed over the years. Here are a few things that have departed the landscape in the city center. If you remember them, there's a pretty good chance you spent a lot of time Downtown in the 1980s...


100 more folks who juiced the local music scene

Published March 4, 2010

Maybe you saw the first two lists of great Milwaukee music makers and talked back with your suggestions. In this final list, for now, we assemble more landmark music makers in Milwaukee across the decades, but we also add in some of the folks who have had an important influence on the local scene regardless of whether or not they've ever played an instrument in public.


Milwaukee Talks: WKLH radio host Steve Palec

Published Feb. 10, 2010

Milwaukee radio veteran Steve Palec is a busy man. In addition to hosting "Rock and Roll Roots" every Sunday on 96.5 FM WKLH, he also hosts a weeknight show Monday through Fridays called "Legends of Rock" on the station. On top of that, Palec holds a "real" job in commercial real estate as a senior vice president at CB Richard Ellis.


Milwaukee Talks: National voiceover artist David Lee

Published Feb. 16, 2009

Green Bay native David Lee's deep baritone voice is instantly recognizable to sports fans, who will recognize him as the voiceover guy for CBS Radio Sports/Westwood One, the company that broadcasts NFL games on the radio. He's also the guy who's voice shouts "Sunday! Sunday! Sunday" on TV and radio commercials.

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Mixed Radio Signals

Sunday February 15th, 2009 - Kenosha, WIThe radio business is in a state of flux right now. Everything is in a panic and it’s even more unstable than usual and that says a lot. That’s like saying Madonna is feeling ‘a wee bit horny.’ Really? Sleeping with everyone on Craig...

Delicate Decision Day

Wednesday September 10th, 2008 - Lake Villa, ILLots of running around today trying to squeeze too many things into too little time. I am trying to keep everything straight but I feel like I’m building a house of cards and I have a guy throwing pepper in my face trying to make me sneeze it a...

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