Fill the Stage – How Hosting In-Home Concerts Makes You Way Cooler Than Your Neighbors

Want to throw the best party – the kind that makes you the envy of everyone in your neighborhood? What if you could have some of the most sought-after local musicians perform live in your living room or backyard? That’s exactly the opportunity a new effort called Fill the Stage is offering people in the […]

Green Bay Singer-Songwriter Kurt Gunn Isn’t Giving Up on Original Music

Can I let you in on a little secret? If you haven’t seen Kurt Gunn perform (and you probably haven’t) you’re missing out. Although he’s a respected veteran of the local music scene, for this performer, many nights the crowd is thin. Well, ‘crowd’ might not be the right word. Chuckling, Kurt tells me “When I […]

Whisky, Strings, & Contemporary Roots–The Redleg Rebellion Experience

With Mile of Music only two days away, you’ve probably heard about The Autumn Defense featuring Wilco bassist John Stirrat and The Baseball Project playing with former members of R.E.M. But have you heard about The Redleg Rebellion? A “murder gospel” group with a front man dressed like a Victorian-era snake oil salesman and hobo zombie washboard player? If […]

Meet Christopher Gold – Renaissance Man in a Growing Local Music Scene

If you frequent the live music scene in the Fox Cities and Green Bay, there’s a good chance you’ve already run into musician Christopher Gold. You may have caught him performing solo at a coffee shop with his acoustic guitar and harmonica, in front of a rowdy crowd at a packed rock venue, or joining […]

Why Every Music-Lover in Wisconsin Needs to Know About The Great Unknown Radio

When we first wrote about 22 bands playing original music in Northeast Wisconsin – we figured we probably forgot a few that should have been on the list. But the comments we received from fans of dozens of other local bands told us otherwise. Many were missed. It turns out the talent pool of area […]

22 Wisconsin Bands Playing Original Music in Green Bay and the Fox Cities [Videos]

If you’re like me – when it comes to discovering new music – you rely on a few friends who know where to find the good stuff. When we decided to put together this list of local bands who write and perform their own material, it was much the same. I turned to a friend […]

Why The Traveling Suitcase Could be the Next Big Rock Band from Wisconsin

Music, like any art form, seems to follow a sort of pattern. Movements and genres ebb and flow. The most groundbreaking art is a reaction. Sometimes artists react to something by moving against it – bucking trends and standing for what they believe in. Or they might choose to take what inspires them – and […]

18 Ways to Enjoy Live Holiday Music in Northeast Wisconsin This Christmas

It’s really not that difficult to hear Christmas music this time of year. What’s hard is hearing the stuff you actually appreciate. The same-old songs starts playing on the radio as soon as we swallow the last bite of Thanksgiving pie. It’s pumped into every store you visit with the hope that your spirit of […]

Bands, DJs and Dancers to Heat Things Up at Music Festival in Neenah [Videos]

Is it just me – or has it been a little warm in Northeast Wisconsin lately? Thankfully, things will be cooling down to more comfortable summer temps come Saturday, which is when the 2nd annual Midwest Sunsplash Festival takes place at Willie Beamons in Neenah. From reggae to rock – this party features a ton […]