The Eaux Claires Festival Experience – Why You Can Expect Much More than Music

Start looking into plans for the first-ever Eaux Claires Festival and you’ll soon get the feeling that something special is coming to Western Wisconsin this summer. Bon Iver front-man and Wisconsin native, Justin Vernon, has teamed up with Aaron Dessner of The National to bring in a wide range of musical acts. That includes everyone […]

Fast-Rising Wisconsin Band PHOX Reflects on a Big Year with More to Come in 2015

Six friends from Baraboo, Wisconsin are making waves in the independent music scene playing a fresh sound that’s made them a sought after band. Since releasing their self-titled debut with Partisan Records last summer, PHOX has shown up all over the place. That includes performances at South by Southwest, on Conan, VH1 and a European tour. […]

Falling in Love with Music All Over Again: A Songwriter Salute to Tom Petty

With almost 12 solid hours of music from noon to midnight yesterday, Mile of Music is officially in full swing. Picking out a favorite from last night is nearly impossible, but if I had to it’d definitely be The Mile Jam: A Songwriter Salute to Tom Petty. Artists Cory Chisel, Adriel Denae, Greg Waters, Christopher Gold, and […]

Mile of Music – The College Avenue Interviews [Slideshow]

It’s been a week since the inaugural Mile of Music kicked off in downtown Appleton, and my ears are still ringing. Perhaps I was standing too close to a blaring speaker, or I just can’t get the amazing music I heard during the four-day fest out of my head. Created by Fox Valley native and […]

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 […]