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Summer Soulstice Music Festival took place on Saturday on Milwaukee’s East Side with musical acts on four different stages throughout the day. Pop rock quintet Tigera took the Farwell Stage at 5:30PM, bringing an engaging and energetic performance to the burgeoning crowd. Tigera consists of vocalist Devon Huckstep, lead guitarist Ben Koshick, rhythm guitarist Alex Radish, bassist Cody Christian and

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Singer-songwriter Shell Bells appeared at Angelo’s Piano Lounge on Tuesday night to kick off her weekly residency there. She plays a mix of covers and originals, bringing her guitar and looping pedals in addition to auxiliary instruments such as elephant bells, sound bowls, and kazoo. “It’s like a portal to 1972,” Bells said about Angelo’s. Shell Bells has been performing

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Eclectic singer-songwriter Cullah held his “Spooktacullah” Halloween Costume Party at The Back Room at Colectivo on Sunday, playing with the Cosmonauts for this live iteration (he’s got several). Also performing were Nile (who brought up LaFond to perform two of her original songs), Funk Summit Bass Team, and Complex Machine. Complex Machine is an indie rock band consisting of vocalist/guitarist

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Sterling, Man Alive

The Oscillator Lounge is a new DIY venue located on Milwaukee’s East Side. This past weekend they hosted their second show, featuring Milwaukee bands Sterling and Man Alive as well as Green Bay-based Radio for Pets. Sterling consists of vocalist/guitarist Rob Deangelis, vocalist/bassist Paul Meitz, and drummer Marc Reyes. Their sound could be described as emo indie rock with a

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