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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 ...

Rapper Ted Park Talks Madison Roots, Finding His Creative Spark In South Korea

When he’s not on tour, the 25-year-old rapper Ted Park keeps busy making music videos on the streets of New ...

Live Music Returns To The Stage At The Jazz Estate In Milwaukee

Music stages across Wisconsin (and around the world) have been silent since March as the COVID-19 pandemic forced venues to ...

Musician Madison Malone On Her ‘Simple Love’ And Writing In Los Angeles

Musician Madison Malone got her start at 16 playing in her uncle Kevin's bar, Malone's Blarney Stone. It’s in her ...

Artist Zhalarina Sanders Explores Love, Identity With ‘The Light’

Zhalarina Sanders is an artist who does it all. Her craft is steeped in theater and music — so lyricist, ...

Musician Lou Shields Embraces Driftless Region, Sounds Of The Past

Musician and artist Lou Shields is much like the old school troubadours he sounds like. With his scraggly hair, work-jeans ...

Cellist Performs at the Top of Historical Granary

Unable to perform live due to the COVID-19 pandemic, cello player Hans Christian engineered a different way to perform. He ...

What Was Milwaukee’s First Hip-Hop Song? ‘Backspin’ Podcast Digs Into History

If you’re a big music history nerd, you know there’s a ton of information out there about hip-hop’s roots in ...

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 ...

The Search For The Synthesizers Behind The ‘All Things Considered’ Theme

Don Voegeli wrote one of the most famous songs in public radio history — the theme for NPR's "All Things Considered — ...

Wisconsin 101: Paramount Records, Wisconsin’s Home For The Blues

To sell phonographic cabinets, a furniture business in Port Washington decided to start a record label. It became one of ...

How Did Polka Become A Dance And Tradition? You Betcha We Have An Answer!

Wisconsin seems to have a pretty good sense of humor about its clichés. Beer? Brats? Cheese? And if we’re making a ...

Remembering When The Fendermen Took Stoughton To The Top Of The Charts

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