Dead Horses

“All I know is that I can’t stop listening… But don’t take my word for it. Take a listen for yourself.” –The Huffington Post

Milwaukee-based folk band Dead Horses has cultivated a soulful roots sensibility well beyond their years, fueled by the powerful musical and literary prowess of bandmates Sarah Vos and Daniel Wolff. With a timeless sound informed as much by early prose à la Whitman as modern Americana music, it’s a can’t-miss evening for music lovers of all varieties.

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Cyrille Aimée

“One of the most promising jazz singers of her generation… Brilliant sound, fresh ideas, [and] impeccable rhythm.” –The Wall Street Journal

“Aimée is the revelation.” –New York Daily News

With a musical journey that began in the Gypsy camps of France, the bittersweet depth of Cyrille Aimée’s music pays tribute to her roots through the energy and emotion of modern jazz and pop. Don’t miss your change to break away and be enchanted by this rising star’s “brilliant sound, fresh ideas, [and] impeccable rhythm” (The Wall Street Journal).

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Photo by CThru Lens Photography.

New Breed Brass Band

“The way I see it, the future of the New Orleans brass band tradition is in their hands. I really believe that.” –Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews

Laissez les bons temps rouler! The New Breed Brass Band lives and breathes the culture of New Orleans, infusing funk, rock, jazz, and hip-hop into a custom-made enhancement of second-line brass band tradition. With influences ranging from Earth, Wind & Fire to Brass Construction, New Breed is united to one cause: rocking out and entertaining audiences to the max.

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Photo by Jafar M. Pierre.

The Commonheart

With gritty vocals over rock riffs and horns, The Commonheart delivers emotional melodies that interlace blues, soul, and gospel music. Featuring a 10-piece mixture of trumpet, saxophone, keys, and guitar, their sound is a true testament to the past while holding its own as one of today’s most promising acts.

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Bailen

“Harmonies to rival Simon & Garfunkel.” –Entertainment Weekly

Born and raised in New York City, the three Bailen siblings and their closest childhood friend bring their family jam sessions to the Weinberg stage. With “vocal harmonies to rival Simon and Garfunkel” (Entertainment Weekly) and influences ranging from classical opera to James Taylor, their pop-infused folk tunes are sure to strike a chord with fans of all tastes.

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