Tag Archives: Walker’s Point

Mid Coast Vol. 17; ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Jorge Vallentine, EVOL EVERYBODY

Mid Coast hosted their seventeenth edition at The Cooperage on Thursday and featured artists Jorge Vallentine, Hanna Simone, and EVOL EVERYBODY along with DJ Biigiron. They supported Milwaukee Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression (MAARPR), an organization that works with families of victims of police crimes to put an end to police misconduct, prison profiteering, political racism and economic injustice

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Kleaner, Scam Likely, Delicious Monsters

Promises is a new bar and live music venue in Walker’s Point located where what was previously Walker’s Point Music Hall. They hosted a spectacular night of live music on Monday featuring local acts Kleaner, Scam Likely and Delicious Monsters as well as Buffalo, New York’s industrial hardcore punk band Science Man. Kleaner is the conceptual artistry project of Gnat

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Ben Harold & the Rising

Arts @ Large hosted Americana rockers Ben Harold & the Rising for their “Music Under the Stars” series at Paliafito Eco-Arts Park in Walker’s Point. Ben Harold & the Rising are a Milwaukee-rooted band although Harold currently resides in Sturgeon Bay. He was elated to be back in town. “Man, this is beautiful,” he said. “I love this neighborhood and

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Ratbatspider, Billy Dreamer, Jazzcore Friction

It was a loud, rowdy night at Last Rites on Saturday as bands Ratbatspider, Billy Dreamer, and Jazzcore Friction each took the stage. Ratbatspider consists of vocalist Ryan Remains, guitarist Colin Bat, bassist/vocalist Chris Rat, and drummer Doug Spider. They are horror punks known for donning black and white face paint with each show. They formed in 2013 originally doing

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Mid Coast Vol. 13; ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Feel, Isreal Perez

Mid Coast hosted their 13th edition on Friday night at The Cooperage featuring artists Feel and Isreal Perez as well as bands Conundrum and The Unitaskers. They raised donations for the Butterfly Collective, an organization who uplift and financially support Black and Brown trans and non-binary folks in Milwaukee. Feel is the stage name of Philip Lewis Jr. His music

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Barf Lord, Kat and the Hurricane

The Cooperage hosted their third edition of their Midwest Music Showcase series on Thursday night. We talked to indie pop acts Barf Lord and Kat and the Hurricane; also on the bill were experimental-noise rockers Spoy and Stephanie Glyzewski of alternative rock band LO/ST. Barf Lord is the brainchild of Carter Voras. This was his first show with the full

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Hanna Simone

The Cooperage hosted their Midwest Music Showcase on Thursday night, featuring funk-jazz bands Shutter Step and Smoke N’ Mirrors, indie rock singer-songwriter Hanna Simone, and Green Bay’s pop superstars 7000apart. Hanna Simone’s style has shifted overtime. In the past, her music mixed folk with pop and country; now, she’s going in a funky blues rock direction with her new band.

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Argopelter

Improvisational song trio Argopelter returned to Boone & Crockett for the first time in over a year and a half as part of their monthly residency there. Joining them for the evening was singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Caley Conway, who did a few Joni Mitchell tunes. Argopelter consists of guitarist Chris Porterfield, bassist Barry Paul Clark, and drummer Devin Drobka. The

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: 9 A.M., SSAANN, Jacob Slade

An eclectic night of young talent took place at Anodyne on Thursday night; 9 A.M., SSAANN, Social Cig, and Jacob Slade all performed to a warm reception. Halloween costumes were of course involved. 9 A.M. is the solo electro-indie pop project of Phatanoune Douangvilay (known as PD), who also plays in indie rock band Negative/Positive. This was their first show

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Brad Lee Curtis, Zach Pietrini

Singer-songwriters Brad Lee Curtis and Zach Pietrini came to Anodyne Friday night for an intimate night of folk and rock music; the latter was joined by Nashville-based McKenna Bray, whom Pietrini had released an EP with earlier this year. Brad Lee Curtis is originally from Milwaukee but moved to Nashville about four years ago. He explains why. “Nashville had been

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