11 Hidden Gems at Mile of Music in 2014 [Videos]

No matter how much you think you know about independent music – there’s just no way you’ve heard of every single band coming to Mile of Music in Appleton. With more than 200 different acts scheduled to perform at Mile 2 – you can’t see every one. So how do you choose? Thankfully, Bill Grasley […]

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 […]

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 […]