BY George Halas There is increasing focus on and growing interest in local original music in the Fox Cities. One of the engines driving the growth is the Home Brewed radio show hosted by Len Nelson on WAPL Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. The show is a growing labor of love. “I’ve always played local bands on the Rick and ... Read More »
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By George Halas Vic Ferrari Symphony on The Rocks is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new CD,...
By Michael Casper Jim Liban has had the blues for a very long time. Raised in Milwaukee, he first t...
By Mary Schmidt Just about the time down-staters are thumbing through garden magazines, spring means...
State Finals to be conducted at Summerfest Dennis Graham Associates, in association with the not for...
Nine ships are coming to the Port of Green Bay this August. Tall ships even. Schooners, Clippers, Galleons and more hearkening back to the golden age of sailing will be making a stop on their tour of the great lakes from August 5 to August 7. The nine ships are floating businesses under the banner of Tall Ships America. When ... Read More »
BY Jane Spietz WHAT: George Thorogood and the Destroyers WHERE: Waterfest, Oshkosh WI WHEN: Thursday, July 21, 2016 Gates open at 5:45 PM COST: Reserved VIP $30, General Admission $20, Admission before 7PM $15, Admission before 6PM $10 INFO: www.waterfest.org www.georgethorogood.com The minute that veteran rocker George Thorogood hits the first chord on his guitar, the crowd goes crazy and ... Read More »
BY Jane Spietz WHAT: Kansas WHERE: Waterfest, Oshkosh WI WHEN: Thursday, July 14, 2016 Gates open at 5:45 PM COST: Reserved VIP $30/General admission $20/Admission before 7PM $15 INFO: www.waterfest.org www.kansasband.com Iconic American progressive rock band Kansas produced hits such as “Carry On Wayward Son,” “Dust in the Wind,” “Hold On,” “Song For America,” “All I Wanted,” “Play The Game ... Read More »
BY Michael Casper Linda Beyer Struye is the fourth generation of apple growers on her farm and orchard located along the southeast shore of Lake Winnebago where on 139 acres, twenty acres of apples and twenty acres of pumpkins are grown every season. “My grandfather bought the land in 1866,” Linda began “he planted the first of the apple trees ... Read More »
What: 48th Scandinavia Corn Roast Weekend Location: Ellison Memorial Park - Scandinavia, WI Dates: August 5-7, 2016 More Info: www.cornroast.net firstname.lastname@example.org Since 1969, the Scandinavia Booster Club has presented the “Scandinavia Corn Roast.” The Scandinavia Booster Club actually was formed in 1927 as a community/civic minded organization. Incorporated in 1966 and receiving 501(c)(3) status in 1986, the purpose of the ... Read More »
BY George Halas The Dan Who Knew Too Much Tour, Steely Dan and Steve Winwood, makes a stop at the BMO Harris Pavilion in Milwaukee on July 16th. After spending much of the time early in their careers as the prototypical studio band, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker resumed touring as Steely Dan in the 1990’s. By that time, the ... Read More »
BY George Halas One of the musical highlights in a Wisconsin summer full of them is the scheduled appearance of Steely Dan and Steve Winwood at the BMO Harris Pavilion in Milwaukee on July 16th. The Inquisition suspects that there are many upsides to being Donald Fagen and Walter Becker; one is that after four decades of critical acclaim and ... Read More »
BY Blaine Schultz What becomes a semi-legend almost? Eight albums, plus a handful of singles and compilation appearances in three decades, Chicago’s Green may be the best band you never heard of. Well you had your chance. You might even get another chance. On June 18th, Green performed at Wire in Berwyn, Illinois and aside from receding hairlines and greying ... Read More »
The Root of Your Truth will be presented by Renee Beese on Wednesday, July 13 at 7 pm at the Time Community Theater 445 N. Main Street, downtown Oshkosh. The program is two hours of no BS life concepts disguised as entertainment and will include audience readings, questions and answers and a special “appearance,” with any long time spirits at ... Read More »