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VOLK brings a sound that shouldn’t work — but does

Arriving in boots, cowboy hats and sequined attire, VOLK can take folks by surprise when the stage lights go up and overdrive...

Washed out of Mile, The Hamburgers take show down the road

It was as if the forces of nature were conspiring to put a stop to it. So The Hamburgers...

Catching up with Kyle Megna: new recordings on the way

There’s new music to explore up and down College Avenue, though it wouldn’t stop Fox Valley music fans from spending some quality...

‘Made for music:’ Jones Park amphitheater makes debut

Downtown Appleton has a new jewel and through one day of live music, it garnered some rave reviews. The...

Rev. Sekou delivers powerful performance, message during Mile opener

The biggest stage on Mile of Music’s opening day became a platform for peace, justice and a guiding ideal still not consistently...

Mile of Music (officially) begins, but don’t tell Wednesday revelers

The long awaited seventh Mile of Music will officially begin at noon. Unofficially, the festival had a strong start...

Porky’s Groove Machine to bring the funk to Mile of Music

Porky’s Groove Machine set up headquarters in Minneapolis two years back, but make no mistake: they’re an Appleton band and they’re not...

The Hamburgers prepare for a long-awaited reunion at Mile of Music

The Hamburgers as a band ended up sharing some of the same attributes as the high-energy songs they burned through at any...

The Mile is a marathon for singer-songwriter Walt Hamburger

They call it the Mile of Music, though Walt Hamburger will play the musician’s equivalent of an ultra-marathon in upcoming days.

Inspiration abounds at Art at the Park

Artists and art lovers gathered on Sunday for one of Appleton’s great traditions -- and in an environment that inspired its own...