RAF & Company is a band that fuses rock, pop and jazz. “Company” refers to both the people playing the music and the people listening to the music. Originally from the Milwaukee area, they are now based in Madison. Their most recent single “Lovely Ladies” came out in December. ME: To start, how did you … More Spotlight of the Week: RAF & Company
Jonny T-Bird & the MPs are a Milwaukee blues band that have been playing soulful originality since 2009. MPs stands for Marinated Puppets! Their last record “Common Cents” came out in 2020; their new record “Play Time” will be out next Friday. ME: How did you get involved with Wisconsin Music Ventures? JONNY: It started … More Spotlight of the Week: Jonny T-Bird & the MPs
Jake Williams is frontman and keyboardist of the acclaimed Milwaukee cover band The Toys, playing both modern and classic hits. He also plays in Americana band The Midnight Purchase – fellow Green Room member Orlando Pena’s band. ME: How did you get involved with Wisconsin Music Ventures? JAKE: I initially got involved when my friends … More Spotlight of the Week: Jake Williams
Wisconsin Music Ventures began as a patron-supported concert series in July of 2019... But what exactly is a patron? As this video demonstrates, patronage for artists is not a new concept. How WMV integrates patrons into its current mission: that might be.