The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

The student news site of Marquette University

Marquette Wire

Indie artist girl in red performs at the End of the Road music festival in 2019.

girl in red brings high energy to Milwaukee

Grace Flynn, Assistant Music Director April 4, 2022

I have never seen a stranger crowd waiting in line outside of The Rave than I did when girl in red and Beartooth played on the same night. Sunday, March 27 The Rave was filled with both young indie music...

Mt. Joys New Single Is A Celebration of Positivity

Mt. Joy’s New Single Is A Celebration of Positivity

Clare Lindstrom, Music Director April 2, 2022

As artists have had downtime due to limited live performances during the COVID-19 pandemic, new music is everywhere. Now that concert venues are opening back up and COVID-19 restrictions are easing in...

Midterms week at Marquette University is March 7-11.

Music of Midterms: Students’ favorite songs for studying

Izzy Fonfara Drewel, Arts and Entertainment Reporter March 8, 2022
I am on a mission to create an ultimate study playlist for the week of midterms.
What It Means To Be King debuted March 4.

Rashad’s Records: King Von’s posthumous album ‘What It Means To Be King’ gets proper treatment

Rashad Alexander, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor March 8, 2022
Nearly a year and a half later, his posthumous album arrives, showing what should have been with the then 26-year-old.
Dodie performed at The Rave Friday, Feb. 18.

REVIEW: Rundown of Dodie at The Rave

Anna Houston, Arts and Entertainment Reporter March 3, 2022
Excited fans shuffled in from the cold into the basement of The Rave for the intimate performance.
Photo of the updated Marquette University seal.

BREAKING: University Board of Trustees approves updated seal

Megan Woolard, Executive News Editor February 28, 2022
The updated seal artwork was done by Milwaukee based artist and Milwaukee Public schools art teacher, Kristelle Ulrich. Ulrich is also a member of the Oneida Nation.
Lucy Dacus performs on a couch at Turner Hall after suffering two herniated discs.

Lucy Dacus Performs With Two Herniated Discs

Grace Flynn, Assistant Music Director February 20, 2022

What better way to spend Valentine's Day than by watching a live concert performed entirely horizontally? Even two herniated discs couldn't stop artist Lucy Dacus from putting on a great show. Dacus came...

Remi Wolf preformed at the Metro in Chicago Feb. 4.

REVIEW: Remi Wolf knows how to put on a show

Anna Houston, Arts and Entertainment Reporter February 15, 2022
The pop star dominated her sold out show at the Metro in Chicago this past Friday, Feb. 4.

Artists to look out for in 2022

Clare Lindstrom, Music Director February 10, 2022

With the start of the new year, everyone could use some new artists to add to their rotation. Marquette Radio predicts bright musical futures for these ten artists. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2S98NoluJildQ2fTYlUMUS?si=79c13b5e7d2c475a Flipturn (629,000...

Check out the playlist on Spotify @marquetteuniversityradio.

New year, new music

Anna Houston, Arts and Entertainment Reporter February 2, 2022
This year, I decided to create a playlist of all the songs that I discover and see how much my taste changes and grows and I have found that there are many easy ways to do so right at my fingertips. 
Charlie Puth released Light Switch Jan. 20.

REVIEW: Are you hypnotized by Charlie Puth’s ‘Light Switch?’

Kimberly Cook, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor February 1, 2022
What if there was a song whose creation was documented on social media for nearly five months before its release? And what if that song, upon its release, received nearly 18 million Spotify streams in just over a week of being released to the public?
From a Birds Eye View released Jan. 14.

Rashad’s Records: Cordae doesn’t show great amount of growth on sophomore album ‘From A Birds Eye View’

Rashad Alexander, Arts and Entertainment Assistant Editor January 18, 2022
Two years after his debut album, he returns with his sophomore album, "From A Bird's Eye View."
Load More Stories