Saints Radio: Two songwriters to pass the night with

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KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, two local songwriters answered the Observer's call to fill up this week's edition of Saints Radio: Megan Jay and Dan Nielsen. Megan Jay Megan Jay is a self-described "musical hermit" based in Kenosha. However, this hermit has much to offer the local music scene. The opening track, "Kentucky", of her album featured [...]

Saints Radio: Recent performances by local songwriters

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KENOSHA ⏤ Saints Radio may have taken a break for a week or two; however, we've still been watching and listening to the performances of local songwriters. Yesterday, songwriter Ben Mulwana took to the enclosure inside the glass storefront of Kenosha Creative Space, 624 57th St., for a three-hour set. Mulwana is one of several [...]

#SaintsRadioSunday: Who are the Saints?

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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 [...]

#WhatYouMissed: The return of good news

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KENOSHA ⏤ Between the resurrection of the Public Craft Brewing open mic, an art exhibit opening and the return of Kenosha Pride, good news has been plentiful for Kenoshans the past week. Take a look back on all of the news the events of last week produced below. #WhatYouMissed news of last week...

#SaintsRadioSunday: The eclectic mix on the road so far

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KENOSHA ⏤ This week, the Uptown Observer wants our supporters to take a look back on the eclectic mix of performances and submissions of Saints Radio up to this point. https://videopress.com/v/BauuaDot?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=auto In its first few months, Saints Radio has featured an eclectic mix of local artists, as well as poets. Therefore, please take time to [...]

#Mid-Week Rewind: An application, a city detective, a radio station

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KENOSHA ⏤ So far this week, the Uptown Observer's coverage has hovered heavily around municipal happenings and getting to know a detective within the city of Kenosha Police Department. https://videopress.com/v/BauuaDot?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata Therefore, below, please catch up on our stories that the community has been reading this week. Latest News Around Kenosha Support The Uptown Observer Make [...]

#SaintsRadioSunday: A look back at the ‘Kenosha Creates’ series

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KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, I'd like to reflect on some of the creative solutions venues used during the COVID-19 pandemic; one such solution being "Kenosha Creates." I just so happened to be part of this effort that took place at Kenosha Creative Space. At that time, Kenosha Creative Space, Backyard Dream Studios and V2 productions converted [...]

#SaintsRadioSunday: Kyle Young and Jaz Cardoza at Fusion

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KENOSHA ⏤ Local singer/songwriter Kyle Young and the Chicago-area (usually) songstress Jaz Cardoza brought some real talent ⏤ and quite a variation of styles ⏤ to the Kenosha Fusion stage Saturday night. The two artists are both supremely talented singers ⏤ Cardoza having one of the most powerful voices in the area, in my opinion. [...]

#SaintsRadioSunday: Recent performances at Rustic Road

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KENOSHA ⏤ Tonight, instead of highlighting different venues, we'd like to highlight the different talent that has passed through just one: Rustic Road Brewing Co. From young to old, local musicians consistently make the venue a place to go to hear good live music. Check out some of the artists that have come through Rustic [...]

#SaintsRadioSunday: Bands Earthmother, Ghost in Color and Lunar Lizard

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KENOSHA ⏤ Some of the most exceptional musicians the area has to offer make up the three bands featured on tonight's edition of #SaintsRadioSunday. There may be very few in the Kenosha area who have not experienced the musical ability of Earthmother. In fact, the Observer has already talked about the jam band's member Josy [...]