Press Release

WMSE’s “Local/Live” Presents the Extra Crispy Brass Band at The Todd Wehr Conference Center

This will be a terrific night of music and fun for WMSE listeners and local music fans.

By - Nov 7th, 2014 09:37 am

Tune into 91.7FM or visit the Todd Wehr Conference Center– 1047 N.Broadway – on Tuesday, Nov. 11, to catch a special WMSE, “Local/Live” performance and interview with Milwaukee’s Extra Crispy Brass Band.

WMSE Music Director Erin Wolf and Milwaukee music writer Cal Roach will host the live radio segment and show where fans and attendees are encouraged to “Tweet” their questions for the band via Twitter with the hashtag #WMSElocallive. The Extra Crispy Brass Band will perform live in between interview questions. Once the programming is finished, the band will give fans and additional 30-minute set of live music.

The Extra Crispy Brass Band (or EC Brass Band or ECBB) plays New Orleans-style brass band music inspired by the great contemporary bands such as the Dirty Dozen, Hot Eight, Rebirth, and New Birth Brass Bands as well as traditional outfits such as the Olympia and Mahogany Brass Bands. The EC Brass Band’s repertoire includes pieces from the turn of last century (1900!), traditionals by Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet, modern funk tunes, and originals.

This will be a terrific night of music and fun for WMSE listeners and local music fans. Be there, live, at the Todd Wehr Conference Center or simply stream (live or in the archives) at WMSE.org or tune into 91.7FM WMSE at the 6 o’clock hour.

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