#TBT: Kori Davis’ poetry at Kenosha Fusion

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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 [...]

#AroundTheMics: An eclectic night of sets throughout the city

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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 [...]

#TBT: Memories shared along the way so far (playlist)

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KENOSHA ⸺ It’s another time to look back on memories and performances that have taken place in Kenosha in recent years with the Observer's #ThrowbackThursday music memory. https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata As of today, the Observer audience has grown quite a bit since we started this feature. Therefore, we want to highlight all of the performances we’ve “thrown [...]

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

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

#AroundTheMics: Warmer weather brings out new faces to mics

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KENOSHA ⏤ For the first time since COVID-19 hit the city, the Monday night open mics felt the same as they did before we all knew what it was like to lose them for nearly a year. https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata Warmer temperatures even brought out new faces ⏤ including one performer who played for the first time [...]

#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 [...]

#SaturdayMorningMix: A fast, a law enforcement grant and an amazing voice lead local stories

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KENOSHA ⏤ Good morning, Kenosha. It's another Saturday, which means another mix of Observer stories from the week. This article sponsored by Valerie Douglas for KUSD School Board https://videopress.com/v/ta74sm1v?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata You’re waking up to a beautiful day locally. The sun is coming out. Birds are chirping. It’s another lovely weekend in the city. While you ease into [...]

From Our Founder: Be part of the change in Kenosha journalism; sponsor the Observer

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https://videopress.com/v/GObqrnpv?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata KENOSHA ⏤ You may have noticed video ads popping up on the Uptown Observer website recently seeking people to sponsor our work. Like the ones I’ve blatantly placed on this page as well.  This has been a soft signal from me that I am opening the door for sponsors.  Here’s the overt signal https://videopress.com/v/Wpdx2tXi?autoPlay=true&controls=false&loop=true&muted=true&persistVolume=false&preloadContent=metadata [...]

#AroundTheMics: Young musicians take over

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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 [...]