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Observer Captures Kenosha (photos): Spirit Shakers, Lunar Lizard and Earthmother at Fusion

KENOSHA ⏤ Fusion hosted one of the best music lineups possible in the city last Saturday, Oct. 30: Spirit Shakers, Lunar Lizard and Earthmother. The show, well attended during the Halloween weekend, not only provided entertainment, but a welcome sense of community in the local scene. Below, please find a gallery of photos from Saturday's … Continue reading Observer Captures Kenosha (photos): Spirit Shakers, Lunar Lizard and Earthmother at Fusion

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#SaintsRadioSunday: Who are the Saints?

KENOSHA ⏤ For months now, I’ve made Saints Radio playlists without explaining the name's meaning. Therefore, this week’s installation focuses on the band that it is inspired by. Full disclosure, it’s me. And this is the one and only time I’ll be featuring myself as a musician. That part of my life and this part … Continue reading #SaintsRadioSunday: Who are the Saints?

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#tbt: Public Craft’s first open mic since COVID-19 hit

KENOSHA ⏤ Before the coronavirus pandemic, Public Craft Brewing Co. regularly housed the tunes and comedy of local performers each week. The business hosted a comedy open mic on Mondays, an all-original music mic the third Thursdays and regular weekend shows. In short, it served as home to some of the local creatives. However, … Continue reading #tbt: Public Craft’s first open mic since COVID-19 hit


#AroundTheMics: A jam, Spirit Shakers and Josy Rosales at Fusion (playlist)

KENOSHA ⏤ Last night those who went to Kenosha Fusion heard jam after jam as talented local artists improvised entire sets around each other. Donate to The Uptown Observer Make a one-time donationYour contribution is appreciated.DonateMake a monthly donationYour contribution is appreciated.Donate monthlyMake a yearly donationYour contribution is appreciated.Donate yearly While many familiar faces popped … Continue reading #AroundTheMics: A jam, Spirit Shakers and Josy Rosales at Fusion (playlist)

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#TBT: DAniel at Kenosha Fusion KENOSHA ⏤ Recently, local guitarist/general musical maestro Danny Crucianelli started performing under a new, rather simple name: DAniel. Crucianelli, who co-operates Kenosha Fusion with wife Aimee, has been involved in various bands throughout the years. Likewise, he serves as your helpful gear guru at Music Go Round on 75th Street. Therefore, please, take time … Continue reading #TBT: DAniel at Kenosha Fusion

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#MidWeekRewind: COVID-19 variant, Wisconsin 6 and young talent KENOSHA ⏤ This week has shown the area a variety of news on multiple fronts. On one hand, the county has reported the first positive case of the U.K. variant of the COVID-19 virus. One the other hand, the new generation of musicians showed that the local music scene will be thriving for years … Continue reading #MidWeekRewind: COVID-19 variant, Wisconsin 6 and young talent

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#LocalTalent: Young musician belts out Joplin tune (video) KENOSHA ⏤ Sometimes you encounter younger artists or even a single young musician that not only seems to have respect for, but also matches some of the style of the greats. Audrey, a young student of local musician Haven Wells, showed such reverence and talent Monday night. The singer belted out Janis Joplin's … Continue reading #LocalTalent: Young musician belts out Joplin tune (video)

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#AroundTheMics: Young musicians take over KENOSHA ⏤ When one sees a young person at an open mic, they are likely to assume that lack of years means lack of talent. However, younger artists proved that is not the case Monday night. Young students of musician Haven Wells opened up the Rustic open mic Monday night, blowing away many … Continue reading #AroundTheMics: Young musicians take over

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#SaintsRadioSunday: Editor’s Pick Artists (Feb. 14, 2021)

EDITOR'S NOTE: Some of the songs this week do have swear words and adult language in them. If that is not your bag, it is best to avoid No. 1 and No. 3 ⏤ though, honestly, you'll be missing out on some great talent. ⏤ Daniel KENOSHA ⏤ Happy Valentine's Day, everyone. Welcome to another … Continue reading #SaintsRadioSunday: Editor’s Pick Artists (Feb. 14, 2021)