7000apart are the husband-and-wife pop duo of Jon Kresin and Amelie Eiding. They met in high school when Eiding came to Green Bay as an exchange student from Sweden, and they eventually fell in love. They are named for the distance in miles they had been apart when Eiding went back to Sweden. I had … More Spotlight of the Week: 7000apart
J Ryan Trio are a longstanding group that plays jazz standards as well as familiar blues tunes in and around the Milwaukee entertainment sphere. I sat down with two members, Alissa Weber and Ryan Janscha, only to learn that there’s a bit more to them than the word “trio” implies. ME: So, to start – … More Spotlight of the Week: J Ryan Trio
Twan Mack is an adult contemporary hip hop artist, emcee, and merchandiser who has been involved in Milwaukee music for over three decades. An “elder statesman” of the scene, Twan radiates positivity fueled by the joy of sharing his love for hip hop with the world around him, complemented by his drive to collaborate with … More Spotlight of the Week: Twan Mack
Roses are red, violets are blue. WMV was honored to spend Valentine’s day with you! And what better way to spend it then with the musical chemistry of Dani Daly and Kris Crow who filled our virtual concert with love songs and humor. The duo harmonized over some of the best duets and entertained one … More Sunday Brunch Surprise #19: Dani Daly and Kris Crow
The other day I was on Twitter and came across a post by one of my favorite songwriters talking about how we need to get the right things in place to help artists get back on their feet after all of this (insert 2020 life-altering occurrence). What struck me was a response from a person … More Ben… Making Music
Outpost Natural Foods celebrated 50 years in business last weekend with a virtual birthday party concert series. As a co-host with 88.9 Radio Milwaukee, Wisconsin Music Ventures was excited to participate in their first online festival with a fantastic local business like Outpost. “I was so thrilled to work with Outpost on this collaboration,” said … More Happy Birthday Outpost Natural Foods!
On Sunday, April 19, we hosted our first online concert. As a test-run, patrons and volunteers with WMV were invited to enjoy a surprise musical guest while eating brunch from the comfort of their homes. Accordionist, teacher, composer and arranger, Stas Venglevski entertained 21 screens with many different music styles. Stas began the show with … More Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert: Stas Venglevski
Clinton Gallagher enjoys playing Classic Country music at various open mics but hasn’t performed professionally since the 80s. Currently residing in Wauwatosa, he now focuses on his company tapABILITIES, LLC. … More Supporting Local Music Business: tapABILITIES
Earlier this week we checked in on our fellow Wisconsinites to see how you all are getting your live music fix these days. In need of a few suggestions? The community has got you covered! Here is a collection of WMV Facebook responses to give you some new quarantine ideas! … More Getting Your Live Music Fix?