An entirely local weekend at Summerfest

Though Summerfest books bands from all corners of the country and brings in a fair amount of international talent, The Big Gig has recently gone about narrowing the disparaging gap between its hometown talent a...

Hating Summerfest, loving Summerfest

Sometimes you hate Summerfest. Sometimes you get to the grounds on a late Sunday afternoon and note that there are more people waiting to see Paris Hilton in four hours than there were to see Public Enemy all o...

Hey! Let’s talk about Summerfest!

Every Wednesday at noon, Ryan Schleicher, Evan Rytlewski, and Matt Wild take to the WMSE airwaves to discuss all things Milwaukee. This half-hour fun-fest is called The Disclaimer, so named because none of the ...

An entirely local day at Summerfest

Wednesday’s Summerfest lineup scared up a wealth of immensely popular and internationally known talent (and DJ Pauly D) that included the likes of Dave Matthews Band, Ludacris, Bonnie Raitt, Joan Jett, the Wail...