Wisconsin

Idle Empress

REQUIRED LISTENING: Idle Empress craft fantastic, homegrown folk on debut EP

Hailing from Justin Vernon‘s hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Idle Empress are here to make folk fun again. Comprised of vocalist Lauren Anderson, guitarist Josh Frederick, and drummer Elliot Heinz, these intuitive up-and-comers have turned countless heads throughout the Badger State, and now look to take their talents far beyond the Chippewa Valley with the […]

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Summerfest Unveils Monstrous 2015 Lineup

Summerfest, a.k.a. America’s largest music festival, is set to return to Milwaukee’s Henry Maier Festival Park this coming summer, and earlier today, “The Big Gig” unveiled a monster lineup that features over 90 diverse headlining acts. Though more artists will likely be added to the bill, presently it seems that Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon, Zac […]

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Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) Granted Approval to Host Music Festival Next Summer

Justin Vernon, best known for his work in Bon Iver, has apparently been pursuing the idea of hosting a music festival in his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin this upcoming Summer. Recently, news broke that the singer had received permission to use Foster Farm for his two day camp-out, called ‘Eaux Claires Music and Art […]

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Rich Homie Quan Slaps Fan In Wisconsin [Video]

Earlier today a new song was brought to my attention from current hip-hop sensations Young Thug and Rich Homie Quan. I knew we would eventually run the song, but considering the fact Sundays tend to be slow I was considering holding off until Monday to share that track with all of you. That was before […]

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REVIEW: Masked Intruder – ‘M.I.’

Artist: Masked Intruder Album: M.I. Label: Fat Wreck Chords Wisconsin’s Masked Intruder are at once one of modern pop-punks best kept secrets and one of its fastest emerging acts. A gimmick band who keep their identities hidden under brightly coloured ski-masks at all times, the Madison quartet have ridden their unique blend of hilarious throwback […]

Summerfest 2014

Summerfest Unveils Impressive Lineup

As a Milwaukee native, I’ll be the first to admit that, in recent years, Summerfest has left a lot to be desired. Waves of nefarious activity, coupled with expanding crowds and consistently lackluster lineups have made the annual, 11-day event sort of a running joke amongst my circle of friends—a place for teens to blackout […]

Serianna 2013

Serianna Stream “Analog” On AbsolutePunk.net

Bullet Tooth’s own Serianna teamed up with our brothers over at Absolutepunk.net to stream their new song “Analog.” Click here to stream the song. The group plan on putting out their forthcoming album, Define Me, on August 13 so continue to follow UTG for more news from these guys. You can also hear their other […]

Blind Boys of Alabama with Justin Vernon

STREAM: The Blind Boys of Alabama ft. Justin Vernon – “Every Grain Of Sand (Bob Dylan Cover)”

Much like Jay Z, it seems like Justin Vernon wants to get his hands in on just about everything. Apart from Bon Iver, Volcano Choir, P.O.S., Gayngs, The Shouting Matches, and Kanye West, Vernon has taken gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama under his folk arms by producing their new album, I’ll Find A Way, out October […]

Adam Norwest 2012

STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Adam Norwest

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Adam Norwest. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email […]

Slipknot 2012

Slipknot Announce Two-Day Music Festival, Tease Lineup

Slipknot teamed up with Rolling Stone to unleash details for their two day-long Knotfest and it looks to be insane. Knotfest will be held August 17/August 18, the first day of the event is in the band’s home state of Iowa and the second will be located in Somerset (on the border of Wisconsin and […]