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We lost the “Screaming Eagle of Soul” over the weekend

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New music this week from Jamila Woods, Morrissey, Wild Belle and more!

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We’ve added more brand new songs from artists we love. Hope you dig ’em, too!

Stream all the new songs we added this week below:

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Video of the Week: Chicano Batman, “Friendship (Is A Small Boat In A Storm)”

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Bo & Airo to celebrate release of new EP on 414 Live

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Ring in NYE with Horseshoes and Hand Grenades!

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What: New Year’s Eve with Horseshoes & Hand Grenades
Where: Pabst Theater
When: December 31, 2017
Tickets:  http://pabsttheater.org/event/hhgnye2017/

Snag your tickets early thanks to your friends at Radio Milwaukee! Take advantage of our listener pre-sale starting tomorrow (9/26) at 1PM CST with code: 88NINE



While strongly rooted in bluegrass, old-time and folk music, Wisconsin’s own Horseshoes & Hand Grenades produces a sound that draws on the vaults of music collectively.  With their music well-defined or not, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades has begun to form a place in the American music scene, gaining recognition on both a regional and national scale.  The band took 3rd place at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival’s Band Competition in 2012 and has since shared the stage with Trampled By Turtles, The Travelin’ McCourys, Railroad Earth, Merle Haggard, The Infamous Stringdusters, Yonder Mountain String Band, Marty Stuart and many more.  Being mostly inspired by rivers, valleys, good friends and good drink, this five-piece is as sturdy as any Midwest riverbed and will make your toes tap from sundown to sunrise – the perfect way to ring in 2018.

144 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202

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5 Songs We Can’t Stop Listening To with guest Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele

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You Should Know Milwaukee band Whips

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Ashley Smith (right) of Whips at 414 Live

Radio Milwaukee had a chat with Ashley Smith, front-woman for rising rock act, Whips. The band had a full summer of festivals and block parties around the city, but they are ready to buckle down in their new studio to write their next ripper.

Read the interview with Whips, below:

Whips perform in Milwaukee

When: Saturday, October 7 Doors 9PM/Show 10PM
Where: Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave., Milwaukee
Event page: cactusclubmilwaukee.com/events/mix-it-up-with-whips-siren-bfree-and-taj-raiden/


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Watch Latin jazz band De La Buena on 414 Live

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All ages of musicians and fans come together for FAMS Week

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Milwaukee can be a tough town for all ages musicians looking to perform. WebsterX is helping put a spotlight on four local all ages venues with events for everyone!

There’s still time to take advantage of “FAMS Week” with events running tonight through Saturday!

9/21 – Freespace (held at Jazz Gallery 926 E. Center St) (5:30-8pm)
9/22 – Grace Weber’s Music Lab @ 88Nine (220 E. Pittsburgh Ave.) (4:30-7:30pm)
9/23 – Open Gallery @ After Gallery (6-9pm)
FAMS Party @ After Gallery (9pm-2am)

For details see the flyer and visit the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/156250194957398/

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5 things to do this weekend | September 21st-24th

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Twin Brother + Abbey Jean + Dramatic Lovers

Milwaukee’s Twin Brother is a band re-imagined. Fronted by Milwaukee native (and my buddy,) Sean Raasch, Twin Brother has been playing indie-inspired folk rock in town since 2012. The band released two records, 2013’s self-titled release, and 2014’s Swallow the Anchor, which drew a lot of praise and earned Twin Brother headlining club gigs across town as well as opening slots at Turner Hall for several national acts. However, not content to be a band pigeonholed in the ever growing alternative country folk scene, Raasch and longtime bandmate (and 88Nine’s session engineer!)Lodi Broekhuizen retooled Twin Brother, adding new members and expanding the band’s sonic repertoire. 

With up and comers Abbey Jeanne and Dramatic Lovers opening the show there’s three great reasons to get there early and stay till the end!

Friday 8pm @ Walker’s Point Anodyne Coffee ($10)

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Discover Music

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If you love discovering new music, here’s the place to dig in.

In the stories to the right, you can keep up on the latest music news, watch behind-the-scenes videos, get to know emerging artists, who’s coming to town, who’s hot in Milwaukee’s music scene, and get a free download (every week!).

You can listen on demand to exciting new jazz, hip-hop and R&B, world and electronic dance music, interesting covers and songs we just can’t stop listening to.You can hear live performances recorded in our studio, featuring local and touring bands. Yes, there’s more. But we’ll leave the rest of the discovery up to you!

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