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‘The Day The Music Died’: Buddy Holly and his final shows in Wisconsin

Buddy Holly is a rock ‘n’ roll legend. In the 1950s, he became a musical torchbearer, helping popularize the genre ...

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 ...

Milwaukee Meets The Beatles

On September 4, 1964, the Beatles played their only show in Wisconsin. Writer Dean Robbins tells us about the madness ...

Guitars For Vets: The Healing Power Of Music In The Hands Of Heroes

His entire life Patrick Nettesheim knew what he wanted to be. Even at just four years of age Patrick knew. He ...

Wisconsin Life #406: “Ardent Artists”

This collection of stories from people sharing their “Wisconsin Life” includes the story of Ike Kumrow, a Random Lake man ...