Marquette Wire

October – February Calendar

Alex Garner, News Reporter

October 22, 2018

The Milwaukee Film Festival is screening more than 300 films at various theaters in the downtown Milwaukee area, such as the Oriental Theatre and Avalon Theater. The event runs Oct. 18 to Nov. 1. Along with watching movies, attendees can also engage with filmmakers and talk with other movie lovers.

New Music Monday: The Royal Blue

New Music Monday: The Royal Blue

Alex Wagner, Assistant Music Director

October 22, 2018

The Royal Blue describes itself as: “a 3-piece garage rock band” from Appleton, Wisconsin. The members include: Karm Kerwell, Jeff Taugner, and Jason Nelson. Each member brings their own unique musical blend to the trio and it shows; The Royal Blue has released three musical works: My Woman On A Train (2014), Ramshackle Groove (2016), and their newest album: Big Bad Cake (2018).

What It Feels Like to be at 13%

What It Feels Like to be at 13%

Sydney Czyzon, Managing Editor of the Marquette Tribune

October 22, 2018

I get diagnosed with bronchiolitis obliterans, a disease that causes inflammation in my lungs and blocks my airways.

Tall Heights plays Back Room at Colectivo

Tall Heights plays Back Room at Colectivo

Kelli Arseneau, Arts & Entertainment Reporter

October 19, 2018

The Back Room at Colectivo was alive with the electro-acoustic music of Tall Heights and openers Frances Cone and Old Sea Brigade Oct. 14.

New Music Monday – Indonesian Junk

Alex Wagner, Assistant Music Director

October 15, 2018

Local Milwaukee punk-rock band Indonesian Junk paid a visit to Johnston Hall to perform for New Music Monday; band members in attendance were Johnny Cyanide and Daniel James with other member Mike Mattner absent. In the Marquette TV studio, the band performed three songs, 'When I Find You', 'Stars in...

New Music Monday: Yogie B & Keez

Alex Wagner, Assistant Music Director

October 14, 2018

  The New Music Monday crew were very happy to host local rap duo Yogie B & Keez in the TV studio for a performance of their songs: ‘The Wake Up’, ‘Live It Up’, and ‘This Is Probably Crazy’ of their new album ‘The Butter Knife Effect’. Yogie B and Keez were joined by DJ Al...

Review: Ben Rector “Extraordinary Magic” Concert

Review: Ben Rector “Extraordinary Magic” Concert

Ariana Madson, A&E Reporter

October 8, 2018

Sunday night, the Pabst Theatre was absolutely filled with magic. Ben Rector headlined in Milwaukee for the second time on his “Extraordinary Magic” tour.

Chvrches blend of electro-alternative brings a much needed sound to Milwaukee

Chvrches blend of electro-alternative brings a much needed sound to Milwaukee

Ricky Labrada, Assistant Music Director

October 5, 2018

The Riverside Theater has been host to many artists over its lifespan, and last night it welcomed back everyone's favorite Scottish trio Chvrches. This was my first experience with both the theater and artist — and both left a lasting impression on me. The theater's size can host a large audience...

Audiotree delivers on festival excellence once again

Audiotree delivers on festival excellence once again

Jimmy Drenovsky, Special to Marquette Wire

September 28, 2018

It was a picturesque start to the weekend — the sun was shining, the birds were chirping, and songs of resistance and cacophonous noise rang through the still Kalamazoo, Michigan, air. After Denver’s Flaural, Brooklyn punk rockers Stuyedeyed took the mainstage and Chicago’s self-described “no...

Rock band ‘The National’ wow crowd with raw, emotional performance

Rock band ‘The National’ wow crowd with raw, emotional performance

Alex Langosch, Production Director, MUTV

August 1, 2018

As the line of people slowly inched closer to the door, the plan was simple: get a front row spot. For those who don’t know, before you enter the Riverside Theatre during a general admission performance, an usher will ask whether you would like to stand or sit. We replied that we wanted to sit, eyeing...

New Music Monday: Graham Scott

New Music Monday: Graham Scott

GM Powell, Music Director

July 31, 2018

Freshman in the College of Business Administration Graham Bowerman, stage name Graham Scott, joined Marquette Radio for a performance and to talk about his roots, influences and the importance of staying true to yourself. The young performer has a lot ahead of him, and it shows even in his acoustic shows. Graham ...

Modest Mouse, despite musicianship, disappoints at the Eagles Ballroom

Modest Mouse, despite musicianship, disappoints at the Eagles Ballroom

Morgan Hughes, Staff Editor

May 7, 2018

I have loved this band for my entire life. My parents were early fans and as I grew into myself I leaned on Brock's snarling frailty to balance out my own. Perhaps my expectations were too high. I didn't see God, so of course I was underwhelmed. But I don't think I was alone in my dissatisfaction (I could hear my complaints echoed by fellow disciples.) I would see them live again, if only to verify that my disappointment was a fluke.