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Wisconsin’s Trapper Schoepp Shares Songwriting Credit With Bob Dylan

There aren’t many Midwestern musicians who share a songwriting credit with Bob Dylan. But Milwaukee artist Trapper Schoepp is now ...

The Shawano Folk Festival Celebrates 40 Years

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the Shawano Folk Festival. Wisconsin Life spent a day at the festival to find ...

Milwaukee Musician Brings Wisconsin’s History To Life In Song

For more than 35 years David HB Drake has been traversing Wisconsin performing a vibrant musical history of our state ...

Bob Dylan’s Ode To Wisconsin

Have you ever noticed that people rarely sing the lyrics to our state song, “On Wisconsin”? The tune is rousing, ...

Folklorist Jim Leary Highlights Wisconsin’s Folk Music Tradition

From 1937 to 1946, Sidney Robertson Cowell, Alan Lomax, and the University of Wisconsin’s Helene Stratman-Thomas, with federal support from ...