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Around the Scene: Get out to Public Craft and Kenosha Creative Space (playlist)

KENOSHA – While musicians have a chance to start off their week at Rustic Road and Kenosha Fusion on Monday nights, Public Craft Brewing and Kenosha Creative Space have the rest of the week covered. Today, and every Wednesday, local musicians can hang out and also share their talents with two Spirit Shakers at Public … Continue reading Around the Scene: Get out to Public Craft and Kenosha Creative Space (playlist)

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Cold Nights, Warm Lights: Photos from recent open mics 

KENOSHA ⏤ Over the winter months, it sometimes seems as though musicians, like certain other types of life on Earth, hibernate.  However, while cold weather has never been a friend of musicians, there are still plenty of local talented bands and songwriters hitting your local venues and open mics. The stage at Public Craft Brewing … Continue reading Cold Nights, Warm Lights: Photos from recent open mics 

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Performers at Public Craft (Around The Mics)

KENOSHA – Every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Public Craft Brewing Co. is the place to be in downtown Kenosha if you’re looking for some stage time or to see live performers. Public is one of the few places in town that also offers a true open mic experience and entertainment. Welcoming art forms from all genres, musicians, poets … Continue reading Performers at Public Craft (Around The Mics)

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Wednesdays at Public Craft Brewing (Around The Mics)

KENOSHA - Every Wednesday starting at 8 p.m. comedians, poets and musicians take to the stage at Public Craft Brewing Co. Public's mic brings out a wide variety of talented artists that grace the stage with their talent every week. You'll also see some of your local favorites like Shane McNealy, Haven Wells of Miss … Continue reading Wednesdays at Public Craft Brewing (Around The Mics)

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City meetings and open mics on tonight’s docket

KENOSHA ⏤ Another Monday, another evening of city leaders meeting to make decisions for the people and music pervading the downtown area.  Licenses and Permits Committee meeting Starting at 4:30 p.m., the city’s Licenses and Permits Committee will meet on the second floor of the Kenosha Municipal Building, 625 52nd St.  Tonight’s agenda includes the … Continue reading City meetings and open mics on tonight’s docket

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Performers at Fusion (Around the Mics)

KENOSHA ⏤ Every Monday night the sounds of music drift along Seventh Avenue through the night as various performers take the stage at Kenosha Fusion. Starting at 8 p.m., Kenosha Fusion's open mic night brings in some powerhouse music performances.  Eli Eastridge, Oscar Mercadillo, Malcom Wright and also Maxwell Melendrez from Spirit Shakers regularly take … Continue reading Performers at Fusion (Around the Mics)

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Wednesdays at Public Craft Brewing (Around the Mics)

KENOSHA - Every Wednesday at 8 p.m., Public Craft Brewing Co. is the place to be in downtown Kenosha if you're looking for some stage time or live entertainment. Public is one of the few places in town that also offers a true open mic experience and entertainment. Welcoming art forms from all genres, musicians, … Continue reading Wednesdays at Public Craft Brewing (Around the Mics)

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Around The Mics: Mondays at Kenosha Fusion

KENOSHA -  Mondays starting at 9 p.m. you can catch the full excitement of Kenosha Fusion's open mic night. Fusion offers a unique experience for those who walk into its doors. It is also one of the few venues in Kenosha that has a proper stage for artists to perform on. Likewise, every week a … Continue reading Around The Mics: Mondays at Kenosha Fusion

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Around The Mics: Performers at Creative Space, Public

KENOSHA ⏤ Downtown has been where you want to be to catch some amazing local talent at two venues’ open mics: Kenosha Creative Space and Public Craft Brewing Co.However, starting this month, these mics will be split over two days. You can first catch "Open Mic for the People" over at Public Craft Brewing Co. … Continue reading Around The Mics: Performers at Creative Space, Public

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Around The Mics: Thursdays at Creative Space and Public

KENOSHA – Downtown is where you want to be on a Thursday night to catch some amazing local talent at two venues' open mics: Kenosha Creative Space and Public Craft Brewing Co. You can first catch the start of Kenosha Creative Space‘s event Create@thespace ⏤ their paint/open jam night. Painting begins at 7 p.m., and the … Continue reading Around The Mics: Thursdays at Creative Space and Public

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Around The Mics: Thursdays at Kenosha Creative Space and Public

KENOSHA ⏤ Thursdays are a great night if you're looking for some live entertainment. You can attend two different open mics at two amazing places: Kenosha Creative Space and Public Craft Brewing. You can first catch the start of Kenosha Creative Space's event Create @thespace ⏤ their paint/open jam night. The painting begins at 7 … Continue reading Around The Mics: Thursdays at Kenosha Creative Space and Public

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Take time to stop by one of Kenosha’s Monday night open mics

KENOSHA ⏤ With a lack of city government meetings tonight, how about checking out local musicians at Kenosha's Monday night open mics at Fusion and Rustic Road? For months now, local musician Haven Wells has run her open mic at Rustic Road Brewing Co., 5706 Sixth Ave. The Rustic mic offers somewhat of an intimate … Continue reading Take time to stop by one of Kenosha’s Monday night open mics

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Around the Open Mics: Music fills Seventh Avenue again on Thursday nights

KENOSHA ⸺ With two open mics now off and running, music again fills Seventh Avenue in Downtown Kenosha on Thursday nights.  https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLCNbFqC_6ub3VsSH5WRr8S5Xt8Xfxu-uQ A playlist of two songs and one poetic performance. Note: The poetic performance contains strong language. However, the Observer is a platform for Black voices, and thus, we are happy to share it … Continue reading Around the Open Mics: Music fills Seventh Avenue again on Thursday nights

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#TBT: Kori Davis’ poetry at Kenosha Fusion

KENOSHA ⏤ While music is often the focus of entertainment locally, poetry and prose still add heart and soul to the Kenosha scene. https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata Most often, a mix of different genres and styles of music rule the local open mics. However, Kenosha is just as much a city of poets as it is a city … Continue reading #TBT: Kori Davis’ poetry at Kenosha Fusion

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#AroundTheMics: An eclectic night of sets throughout the city

KENOSHA ⏤ Anyone who came out to either the Fusion or Rustic Road open mics Monday night heard an even more varied round of sets than usual. At Rustic Road Brewing Co., Shane McNealy brought his usual energetic acoustic rock set. However, Alex Cooper ⏤ a newcomer on the scene ⏤ next switched the vibe … Continue reading #AroundTheMics: An eclectic night of sets throughout the city

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#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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#MidWeekRewind: A vaccine update and a shooting top latest articles

KENOSHA ⏤ Another Wednesday means another time to reflect on recent articles published by The Uptown Observer site since Saturday, March 6. Therefore, below, please find the latest articles published in the different sections on our site. And, if you like what you read, don't forget to like, share and follow us via the email … Continue reading #MidWeekRewind: A vaccine update and a shooting top latest articles

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#LocalTalent: Young musician belts out Joplin tune (video)

https://videopress.com/v/GObqrnpv?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata 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. https://videopress.com/v/Wpdx2tXi?autoPlay=true&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata 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

https://videopress.com/v/GObqrnpv?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata https://videopress.com/v/Wpdx2tXi?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata 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