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Eau Claire Native Turns His Photography Into Book About Local Music

Spencer Wells grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and attended college at UW-Madison. In his free time, he's always enjoyed ...

Filling The Church With Song For Over 80 Years

For nearly eight decades, one Wisconsin farm girl has followed the music along the back roads of the bluffs high above ...

La Crosse Man’s Collection of Vintage Guitars is a Museum of Electric Guitar History

For guitar players, visiting Dave’s Guitar Shop is an awe-inspiring experience. Upstairs, owner Dave Rogers’ personal collection of vintage guitars ...

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 ...

What is THE Wisconsin Song?

We recently received a question from a listener, Antoinette, who asked: "Why doesn't Wisconsin have a song? There isn't a ...

Sister’s Accordion Sparks Mother’s Ire

January is National Polka Month. And what better place to commemorate this iconic sound than in Wisconsin, where the polka ...

Joni Mitchell Skates On Lake Mendota—And Into Music History

This story brings together a mid-winter ice storm, the southeast shore of Lake Mendota in Madison, ice skating, and a ...

Musician Adapts To Limb Difference, Works With Kids

Tony Memmel is a Waukesha native who is living his passion: a career in music.  He plays guitar and piano, ...

“The Twelve Days Of Christmas” In Wisconsin

Did you know the first lyrics for the song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas," were published in London in 1780? ...

Appleton Musician Branches Out To Release Debut Solo Album

About seven years ago, Adriel Denae's brother challenged her to write out a list of life goals. Since then, the ...

Turnin’ Up The Heat! The History Of A Brewers Anthem

The music world has blessed us with some gems about the Milwaukee Brewers. In light of the team’s success and ...

Violinist Makes Grand Return To Green Bay Stage

Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts is marking its 25th Anniversary this season. It will celebrate the milestone with ...

Hip-Hop Week MKE Celebrates Genre, Invites Conversations About Civic Engagement, Health

Milwaukee hosted its first ever week-long celebration of hip-hop last week. Organizers of Hip-Hop Week MKE showcased local artists and ...

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 ...

Musician Peter Phippen Plays Flutes From Around The World

The flute is one of the oldest instruments in the world, after the human voice. Almost every culture has their ...