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Remembering when The Fendermen took Stoughton to the top of the charts

What are some of your early rock ‘n’ roll memories? For Stoughton’s Bill Amundson, there’s one that happened REALLY close ...

‘Fear the Deer’: Midwest rapper Romey uses Bucks championship as inspiration for hit song

Last year, when the Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA title in 50 years, Jerome Hunt, a Madison/Milwaukee hip-hop artist ...

Madison musician connects with his heritage and father by archiving Ho-Chunk recordings

Clint Greendeer is a Madison-based musician and member of the Ho-Chunk Nation. A few years ago, his family member found ...

Kitchen Dance: A Parent’s Legacy

Have you ever been at a wedding and caught a glimpse of your parents slow dancing? Maybe you marveled…or maybe ...

Joni Mitchell Skates On Lake Mendota—And Into Music History

This story brings together a mid-winter ice storm, the southeast shore of Lake Mendota in Madison, ice skating, and a ...

Tomahawk Circle: An Ojibwe Family Band

For the members of Tomahawk Circle, playing in a rural family band is a labor of love. Founded in 2006, ...

Remembering Gene Purcell: My Brother’s Brief Stint As A Rock Star Manager

Gene Purcell dedicated almost his entire professional life to public media. His passion began in La Crosse, where he started ...

The Heist In Ripon Fosters A Creative Community

There’s a place in Ripon that’s providing a space for musicians and artists to get as creative as they want ...

Wauwatosa Native Joe Wong On Becoming A Master Of All Musical Trades

Joe Wong was a musical kid growing up in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He learned to play a few instruments, but he ...

‘Music Is A Conversation’: Milwaukee’s Klassik On His Art, Being Subject Of Upcoming Book

Klassik is an artist with many talents: he’s a producer, mentor and activist. The Milwaukee musician is a singer, rapper ...

Saving The Music: Producer Cheryl Pawelski Preserves Historical Recordings

Cheryl Pawelski says she born “hardwired” to love music because of the musicians in her family, including her father and ...

UW-Milwaukee Musicians Play On Amid Pandemic

On the stage of UW-Milwaukee’s Bader Concert Hall, clear rain ponchos hide clarinets, white cloths cover trumpet bells and special ...

Uff Da! Charlie Berens & Adam Greuel Release Debut Album ‘Unthawed’

Two proud Wisconsinites have joined forces to create an album celebrating all things Wisco. Comedian Charlie Berens, of Manitowoc Minute ...

Remembering The Sheboygan Armory: A Hub For Concerts, Basketball & Community

For nearly 80 years, the Sheboygan Armory has overlooked Lake Michigan. Completed in 1942, it was a project of the ...

Musicians And Artists Show Unity With ‘Milwaukee Strong’ Project

When the mayor of Milwaukee asks you to write a song that shows love for your city, it's easy to ...