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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Dandy L. Freling, Lyrid, Hurd & Galante

A wonderful night of music took place at Linneman’s in Riverwest on Friday night featuring Dandy L. Freling, Lyrid, and Hurd & Galante. It was Lyrid’s first show, and an attentive crowd filled the space with joy, warmth, and enthusiasm. Dandy L. Freling is a singer-songwriter whose country-folk style knows how to be both sensitive and catchy. Some of her

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: HUMID, Overhand

The Basement Collective hosted a stacked bill at Cactus Club featuring Milwaukee bands HUMID, Overhand and Shamewave alongside Chicago-Rockford dark post-punk band Bleached Cross; the show was the first stop on a weekend tour Shamewave and Bleached Cross embarked together. HUMID are a shoegaze band consisting of vocalist-guitarist Matt Tomashek, guitarist Ben Schuelke, bassist Sam Gargulak, and drummer Cody Ratley.

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NEW ARRIVAL: Abner Melancholy Looking to Find his Footing as an Artist in Milwaukee

A new face in Milwaukee has hit the ground running with a new album, According to Us. Having just moved here back in August, the nineteen year-old DIY guy is itching to put himself out there.  “I started doing music as a revenge story,” he says, having found creating to be an outlet for his frustration with not being taken seriously in school

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Mid Coast Vol. 19; ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Flykiddxoxo, Clare McCullough, Ke1, Dahlia

Midcoast Collective hosted their 19th edition at Cactus Club on Friday night featuring artists Flykiddxoxo, Clare McCullough, Ke1 and Dahlia. They raised money for Reproductive Justice Action Milwaukee, a grassroots organizations with ten demands: the repeal of Wisconsin State Statute 940.04, the complete separation of church and state, that law enforcement not enforce abortion bans, that Wisconsin law enforcement read

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Bryan Cherry

Singer-songwriter Bryan Cherry and his band played a lively set at Ope Brewing Co in West Allis on Friday night. Bryan Cherry’s style encompasses funk, soul, R&B and rock; he is also a poet. He sings and plays guitar while his band consists of guitarist Sean Williamson, bassist Matt Turner and drummer Dan Dahl. “Turner and Williamson I’ve been playing

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Summer Birth

High Dive hosted a packed house as Summer Birth and Large Print played killer sets alongside Minneapolis art rockers Products. Summer Birth consists of vocalist Zachary Ochoa, guitarist Ryan Mueller, bassist Mark Buescher and drummer Cary Elger. Their eclectic rock style is fresh and vivacious, taking influence from bands such as Big Thief and Parquet Courts. Formed during quarantine, the

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