Tag Archives: Walker’s Point

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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ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS: Jonathon McCombe, North Warren

Mid Coast hosted Volume 9 of their concert series at The Cooperage Wednesday evening and featured artists Jonathon McCombe, North Warren, Moonglow, and Phat Nerdz this time around. A crowd filled in and ate up each creative spectacle with enthusiasm. The cause chosen to fundraise for this month was AbolishMKE, who work towards prison abolition in Wisconsin. Jonathon McCombe is

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Moon Rats

Friday night brought a wicked night of psychedelic and stoner rock to The Cooperage featuring bands Spirit Mother, Moon Rats, and El Perro along with the Mad Alchemy Liquid Light Show. The Milwaukee Underwear Bike Ride concluded there at the same time as well, drawing in a massive crowd of people wearing various levels of clothing drinking various things. On

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