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The New Red Moons: Mesmérisme

Taking disparate musical influences and shaping them into something new and/or fresh is an art many bands profess proficiency in, but few ever truly master. Collect a nickel for every group that claims its musi...

Milwaukee Record’s Summerfest guide…guide

It’s here. After 50-plus weeks away from the lakefront, Summerfest has returned. By now, you’ve already figured out the performers you’re absolutely going to see, and committed those stages and set times to mem...

The evolution of Summerfest drunk dancing

In case you were wondering, that low, dull roar emanating from Milwaukee’s lakefront is not Godzilla, king of the monsters. It’s Summerfest, which kicks off its 47th installment today at noon. And what better w...

Tracklist: 11+ shows taking on Summerfest

Like most Milwaukeeans, we have a love-hate relationship with Summerfest. We love the immense assemblage of national and local talent the Big Gig brings, the exponential rise in our PizzaCone consumption, the f...

Okka Fest improvises, goes big for 2014

For the past six years, Okka Fest has brought some of the world’s most talented improvisational and free jazz artists to Milwaukee’s doorstep. The brainchild of Palm Tavern and Sugar Maple owner Bruno Johnson, ...