Every Thursday at 10P, we're giving you a taste of the local music scene. From local bands to producers and singer song-writers, we'll feature a different local talent each week.. You'll hear how they started, what they're working on and where you can hear them live!

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Featured artist for 2/25/16

Rock and Roll lives on through Tragic Americans! Formed in 2013 and based out of Holmen, WI, these guys take Rock and Roll, blend in a little blues and cross it with some Southern Rock soul. They've made their rounds performing at a number of venues, clubs and festivals. In 2015, Tragic Americans released their debut EP "Come On In". Check out music from Tragic Americans here.

See them LIVE this Saturday (2/27) at the Eagle's Club in downtown La Crosse. They'll be performing to help raise funds for the Myrick Park project, along with battling for first place in the Myrick Park Battle of the Bands. Doors open at 5 and music begins at 6.

Keep up with the latest news and music from Tragic Americans by following them on Facebook

Featured artist for 2/18/16

Get ready for some high-energy Punk Rock from Zammek! The group has been rocking out for about 6 years, and don't plan on stopping any time soon. They've played many shows around the state of Wisconsin, most, of which took place at The Warehouse right in the heart of downtown La Crosse. Zammek will be hitting the stage on February 27th as part of the Myrick Park: Battle of the Bands! The event takes place at the Eagles Club on 5th Street, downtown La Crosse. Be sure to drop by and cheer them on while helping a good cause!

Find more info from Zammek at their Facebook page: Zammek

Featured artist for 2/10/16

It's been a few weeks since we've had a new submission for Local Love, but February and March look to be promising for new music AND new artists! This week's Local Love artist goes by the name of D-Whip. He raps...and he does it well. If you've tuned in to Local Love in the past, you may have heard his song "The Listener" played a time or two. Outside of music, D-Whip is working on his Marketing Degree at UW-L. You can catch him LIVE this Friday night (2/12) at The Warehouse. Doors open at 6PM. Tune in to Local Love Thursday night to hear D-Whips' latest creations!

 

Find music from D-Whip at his:

Soundcloud

Youtube

Facebook

Featured artist for 1/7/16

Welcome to 2016! Here we are in a new year, and with that comes more great local music! This week in Local Love, we'll be breaking out some Post-Punk from The Phantom Dream. Is it weird to say that I'm the bassist of this band? The Phantom Dream itself has been a "floating idea" since around 2008, but never really caught traction until 2011. Battling several lineup changes since then, The Phantom Dream has since released a 5-track EP in 2013 titled "Gadfly". A full length album is currently in the works. "13 Charms for Good Luck" is expected to be fully pressed and ready for release by late summer of 2016. Tune in to Local Love this Thursday to get an exclusive listen to a track from the full length!

 

Find info and music from The Phantom Dream on their Facebook page and at bandcamp.com

Featured artist for 12/17/15


In early 2013, twin brothers Hugh and Andrew got together with friend, Matt, to create an instrumental indie-rock band. The trio later became known as Midwest Voltage. Their fresh, new sound of explosive rock mixed with spacey riffs is what has really set Midwest Voltage apart from most bands out of La Crosse, WI. The trio draws their inspiration from early 1990s rock and post punk.

In the summer of 2015, Midwest Voltage released their self-produced EP, 'DEMO'. Since then, their popularity has begun to grow along with the demand for more of their music. Midwest Voltage has played numerous clubs and bars along with music festivals in Western Wisconsin...they are a must-see band. Check them out!....You will not be disappointed.

More info and music from available on Facebook and at Bandcamp!