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Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
 Wow, what a wonderful time of year! I just spent an afternoon picking apples and now get to spend months eating them. I’m okay with that. Lot’s of goodies this weekend with the entertainment
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
 A performing songwriter since 2006, Ezra Furman hangs out in the indie-rock, folk-rock, original music land and calls Chicago home. With the Harpoons, the group delivers ferociously friendly sou
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 12:00 am
 Say, “Sally Weisenburg” to a local music friend, fiend or fan and I can nearly guarantee an excited reaction commenting on her great voice, terrific piano playing and smoking hot band. For a
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 12:00 am
When bassist Brian Phillips (from Wonder Why) and lead guitarist Danny “The Kid” Schroeder (from the Outnumbered) were forming a new band, Phillips mentioned the process was just like band beginni
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 12:00 am
Cool weather and cooler things to do appear as the fall season moves into our world with a pleasant and welcome entrance. As the days shorten, the night comes earlier and that means more “nightl
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 12:00 am
Founded in 2010 by Barry Woodworth (drums, vocals) and Gene Bennett (guitar, vocals), in 2013 Hat Trick added former member of The Backliners, Steve Harvey (bass, vocals) to complete the rock power tr
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 12:00 am
With a whirlwind of wonderful whatevers available to while away the hours this week in the entertainment section of our lives, here are a few tidbits and takes on the goings-on.In the “unbelieva
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 12:00 am
A solidified, totally on it and in it band back in 2009, Milwaukee-based quartet Herman Astro shows up ready to rock, bringing a funky attitude with a soulful edge all wrapped up in gritty guitars and
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 12:00 am
I can’t help but be amazed at the incredible variety and substance of shows this week in a host of various venues. Along with the entertainment values acknowledged, many of the upcoming events c
Band Spotlight
Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 12:00 am
A local private space since 1991, the Last Chance Bar and Lab hosted several outstanding musicians and concerts through the years, while also being a band practice place. The Last Chance Blues Band, a

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