Satellite soars through Milwaukee with Tristan Prettyman (video, photos)

There’s something beautiful and rich and honest in every song on Satellite’s debut EP “Calling Birds” that is perfect for those introspective moments, rainy days, Sunday mornings, and love making.

EXCLUSIVE Interview with ‘Idol’ season 11 finalist DeAndre Brackensick (video)

DeAndre graciously agreed to AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW! I met him on a frigid Saturday afternoon at the recording studio where he’d be working for an on camera interview.

‘Idol’ alum Kimberley Locke, Naima Adedapo, DeAndre Brackensick unite for ‘A Holiday in the Heartland’ concert (photos)

Even the eve of the Mayan apocalypse and Milwaukee’s first snow storm couldn’t deter hundreds from a night of giving, awards, and music at One Heartland’s “A Holiday in the Heartland” concert…Kimberley Locke…as the headlining act

American Idol pours into Brew City for their last tour date in the US

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 when the American Idol LIVE! 2012 tour stopped through Brew City (Milwaukee’s well earned nickname), with season 11’s top 10 finalists, on what I learned was their final tour date in the US before going overseas.

Hundreds pledge not to text and drive at ‘American Idol’ concert in Milwaukee

AT&T’s “It Can Wait” representatives were in Milwaukee on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 for the American Idol LIVE! 2012 concert at Bradley Center…By intermission, there were hundreds of signatures on the pledge wall. With over 100,000 car accidents a year related to texting and driving, if everyone who signs the pledge also honors it, we can virtually eliminate car accidents of this kind!