Category Archives: Allen’s Blog

Making The Case for Live Music in Milwaukee

By Allen Halas and Catherine Barchus If you’re a frequent reader of this website, this post may not be for you. It is, however, for someone you know, and I’d encourage you to share it with them. Over the weekend, I managed to see a total of 20 acts, including bands from Iowa and Green Bay, as well as Milwaukee,

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VIDEO: Yogie B & Keez’s Power Hour

Over the weekend, I may or may not have made a guest appearance on Wisconsin’s drunkest talk show, Yogie B & Keez’s Power Hour. We talked about Milwaukee music and much, much more, and the guys really know how to have fun whilst inebriated. You can also catch a performance of their song “Chug” during the episode. If you want

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Revisting Citizen King’s “Mobile Estates”

  There are few albums I would ever consider to be required listening for anyone getting a history lesson on Milwaukee music; in fact, there are probably only a handful that from front to back, make an impression on me as completely depicting the music landscape in the city at the time they were released. However, if you really want

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Marquette Radio Announces 2017 Battle Of The Bands

The good people over at Marquette Radio have teamed up with 88Nine RadioMilwaukee and ourselves for their Battle of the Bands, to be held on Thursday, February 23rd. This year, however, the prizes are stacked. Not only do you get coverage on this website, but the winning band will also receive a performance on 88Nine’s 414 Live, a slot on

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