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Fans react with mixed feeling toward Rock Fest’s new lineup

By Parker Reed Thousands of screaming rock fans, dozens of fried food slinging vendors and more than 65 national and regional bands will take the stage this summer at one of the Midwest’s premier rock festivals, but in the midst of fan anticipation, a debate has sparked. The 25th anniversary of Rock Fest in Cadott, Wisconsin

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Local Musician Credits Eau Claire for Musical Success

Matt Hasenmueller didn’t start singing until he was 16. In fact, he didn’t even know he could sing. “Originally, I thought I couldn’t sing,” said Hassenmueller, “I just liked a girl in choir so I joined and that’s when I found out I could sing well. It just came super natural.” Local artist Matt Hasenmueller,

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International Folk Fair showcases diverse music offerings, draws crowds

By Gabriel Lagarde Music and Community. These two themes formed the heart of the 2016 International Folk Fair and, by 4 p.m. Sunday, 25 different cultural groups and 2000 visitors packed the Davies Center in order to celebrate. Our reporter, Gabe Lagarde, visited the event and sat down with performers, club members and organizers to

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Record store owner revives Eau Claire’s love for music

By Parker Reed Eau Claire music lovers finally have a place to discover new music, meet new people, and feed their desire for all things vinyl thanks to one small business owner. “The first time I stepped into the original Revival Records,” Ryan Miller says, “I noticed something very out of the ordinary compared to

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