Kurt Gunn Meets Stephen King – New Album Puts Classic Vampire Tale to Song

Some stories really stick with you. For Wisconsin singer-songwriter Kurt Gunn, one of those stories is Stephen King’s novel ‘Salem’s Lot. He takes out the book and re-reads it every September 5th – because that’s when the story starts. Now Gunn is putting his own twist on one of King’s earliest published works. He’s created […]

How the “Dirty Rotten Toy Drive” Uses Music to Help Make Christmas Bright

Before he trimmed his beard, local singer-songwriter Christopher Gold could’ve almost passed as a young version of Santa Claus…with a few extra tattoos and piercings. He lives in Appleton, not the North Pole. And he carries a guitar instead of a sack full of presents. But over the past several years, Gold has found his […]

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 […]

Caroline Smith Bringing Strong Voice and Sass to Near Water and Mile of Music

Something big is coming to the area. It’s a strong voice that’s full of soul and sass. Her name is Caroline Smith and she’s bringing her boisterous sound to both the Near Water Concert Series in Green Bay and the Mile of Music festival in Appleton.