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 […]

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 […]

7 Fun Things to Do in Sturgeon Bay This Summer

Wisconsinites certainly know how to make the most out of their summer. But all-too-often, the summer sneaks by and before you know what happened, it’s Labor Day and you feel like you didn’t have half as much fun as you’d hoped. We’ve mentioned before that a nice thing about living in Northeast Wisconsin is how […]

The Cranky Pat’s Live Music Round-Up

Cranky Pat’s in Neenah has a passion for supporting the best regional and national musicians around. While there are a lot of places to see live music in the Fox Cities, the intimate venue has done a stellar job at bringing in a variety of music. From jam bands and bluegrass to Americana and indie […]

Interview: Briar Rabbit Talks New Album, Creative Process, and B.B. King

Note: Due to a scheduling conflict, Briar Rabbit’s concert at Kavarna Coffeehouse in Green Bay has been canceled. Briar Rabbit is changing the perception of pop music. His thoughtful lyrics are the heart of his music, and his melodies are the soul. That’s never been more apparent than on his forthcoming album, From Your Bones. On […]

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.

The Best Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013 in Green Bay and Appleton

When St. Paddy’s Day falls on a weekend, the celebration always gets a little bit bigger and better. You can get that green domestic beer just about anywhere you go. But if that’s all you care about, then you might as well celebrate your Irish heritage by eating a bowl of Lucky Charms. If you’re […]