By Jean Detjen, Artful Living The perfect bracelet for renegades, romantics and visionaries! Crafted from custom and vintage guitar picks, gemstones and fine metals, Electric Picks modern jewelry is all about a rock n’ roll attitude. Each dream-inspired bracelet is intricately crafted to aspire to be as timeless as music - and you! Pick up your own at Azure in ... Read More »
Category Archives: Entertainment
April 19 – Resch Center “Animal” live video from new concert DVD and There Will Be A ...
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...
By George Halas In addition to the latest and greatest on fabulous music, artists and venues, the myriad of beneficial services The Inquisition provides includes preparation for one-upmanship. Savvy Inquisitors know that one-upmanship is a vital skill for water coolers, break rooms, family gatherings and anywhere pitchers of beer are served. Historical examples of one-upmanship include phrases like “I saw ... Read More »
By Jillian Dawson If you happen to follow Rob Anthony on social media, you have likely seen a handful of old ‘throwback’ photos ripe with quintessential 80’s hair, bleached out down his back with a clean-shaven face. “I started playing electric guitar in the 80’s,” Anthony said “a far cry from where I am now. I learned to play guitar ... Read More »
By Michael Casper Willy Porter is an extraordinary songsmith in the folk / bluesy vein, whose lyrics weave tales you follow as if on a pleasant walk. Native to Milwaukee, he thinks himself a ‘musical carny’ singing his soulful collection on stages around the world, pausing between tunes long enough to tell stories and improvise ditties. He and Carmen Nickerson ... Read More »
BY ROHN W. BISHOP In 1860 the Democrat Party split over the issue of slavery, and the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Dred Scott Decision. At their convention, looking to unite behind a candidate, Democrats looked to Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois, who was seen as a moderate on the issue of slavery, as a consensus candidate. This didn’t sit ... Read More »
BY George Halas They have two of the most recognizable names in Fox Cities’ music. In addition to his many concert appearances and his recorded work, singer Stevie March-Torme is well-known for his afternoon radio show on 91.1 The Avenue. According to their legion of fans, Vic Ferrari is the best rock band in Wisconsin. Drawing from the title of ... Read More »
BY George Halas While The Inquisition reports regularly on good music at good venues, often with no cover, there are occasions when the music is not only good, it’s good for ya! For example, on Wednesday, March 2nd, one of the Fox Cities’ best vocalists, Gwen Carr, will perform her one-woman show, “Relentless,” for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Women’s ... Read More »
The Schedule: 1:00 Tent Party (547 N Main) opens 2:00 PARADE (Main Street, Ceape to Irving) 3:00 Richard’s School of Irish Dance 3:45 Children’s Reddest Hair and Freckled Face Contests 4:00 Irish Band The Roving Scallywags 7:00 Irish Band Whiskey of the Damned BY Michael Casper The St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Tent Party will return to downtown Oshkosh on ... Read More »
In the past 11 years, over 600 statewide garage bands, of all musical genres, have competed in the statewide garage band competition presented by Dennis Graham Associates and the Wisconsin School Music Association. Graham’s 12th season of offering a stage to young statewide garage bands in 7th – 12th grades will take on a new name, ROCKONSIN, in association with ... Read More »
WHAT: 80’s Night with The Smithereens and Martha Davis & the Motels In support of the music and the mission of 91.1 The Avenue Presented by 91.1 The Avenue WHERE: Meyer Theater, Green Bay WI WHEN: 7 PM Sunday, April 10, 2016 COST: $50 General Admission, $100 Front Five Rows and Grand Tier INFO: www.officialsmithereens.com/ www.meyertheatre.org/ www.avenueradio.ticketspice.com/80s-night BY Jane Spietz ... Read More »