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. […]

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 […]

12 Bands You Need to See at Mile of Music in Downtown Appleton [Videos]

It’s time to discover your new favorite band. Mile of Music in downtown Appleton is less than two weeks away. By now you’ve probably heard of the festival, but you may still be asking yourself, “Why the heck should I go, I’ve never heard of any of these bands?” To help you find out what […]

12 Photos That Will Make You Kick Yourself for Missing Near Water’s Free Concert

You should be kicking yourself for missing the Near Water Concert Series’ free anniversary show. Fort Frances, Hugh Bob and The Hustle, and PHOX put on a rockin’ concert that is a reflection of the music that’s been filling the Meyer Theatre for the past 12 months.

Don’t Miss The Mowgli’s at the Meyer Theatre

If you’re looking for the perfect band to add to your summer mix list, look no further than The Mowgli’s.  This Los Angeles -based band will showcase their contagious collection of songs at the Meyer Theatre on Thursday, June 27th at 8 p.m.

Near Water Announces Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Plus a Free Show

“Oh aha, aha, oh aha, aha”: the Near Water Concert Series has announced another major show at the Meyer Theatre. It’s those catchy ohs and ahas that are bringing folk rockers Thao & The Get Down Stay Down to Green Bay on Tuesday, July 30th at 7 p.m.

Video Playlist: Eleven Artists You Missed at the Near Water Concert Series

So now you’re probably thinking to yourself, “How did I miss out on such great music?”  Don’t fret, here are eleven songs to hold you over until the next Near Water show. 1. Andrew Belle – The Ladder 2.  The Giving Tree Band – Brown Eyed Woman 3. The Lumineers – Ho Hey 4. Farewell […]