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Night Music for Aug. 27-Sept. 2, 2015
This is a listing of local night spots featuring live entertainment. Call the Gazette at 608-755-8258, or fax your listing to 608-755-8349 by 5 p.m. Tuesday. There is no charge. Scheduling changes do occur, so when in doubt, contact the venue before you head out to see a band.
Restaurant Review: Freiburg Gastropub proves fitting taste of real Germany
Restaurant Review: Freiburg Gastropub proves fitting taste of real Germany
Freiburg Gastropub opened earlier this summer on Monroe Street, further contributing to the popular dining scene on the city's near-west side. The new restaurant/bar combo puts a third German dining spot on the map here, with Essen Haus and Come Back In having already been established for decades east of the Capitol Square.
Tasteful Janesville organizers hope area diners are ready to break from the chains
Tasteful Janesville organizers hope area diners are ready to break from the chains
Janesville's Jake Sailing is introducing Tasteful Janesville, a reincarnation of the former Taste of Janesville, on Saturday, Aug. 22 at Riverside Park in Janesville.
Buffett, Parrotheads soar into Alpine Valley on Saturday, Aug. 22
Buffett, Parrotheads soar into Alpine Valley on Saturday, Aug. 22
Singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffet returns to Alpine Valley on Saturday, Aug. 22, with his legion of Parrothead fans in tow, much like the Phish fans who filled the 37,000-seat outdoor theater two weeks ago.
Lake Lawn Resort's Shake the Lake set for Aug. 21-23
For the second year, Lake Lawn Resort is celebrating summer with Shake the Lake, a three-day mini music festival. Festivalgoers can take advantage of drinks and food specials, including a Friday fish fry, a Saturday rib fest and pulled pork sandwiches Sunday.
Cool Kat: Milton native Kat Reinhert releasing two new jazz albums
Cool Kat: Milton native Kat Reinhert releasing two new jazz albums
Whatever Kat Reinhert does with her life for the foreseeable future, you can bet it will involve music. The Milton native is on the cusp of releasing her third and fourth jazz albums, which will be paired when they release Friday, Aug. 21.
Night Music for Aug. 20-26, 2015
This is a listing of local night spots featuring live entertainment. Call the Gazette at 608-755-8258, or fax your listing to 608-755-8349 by 5 p.m. Tuesday. There is no charge. Scheduling changes do occur, so when in doubt, contact the venue before you head out to see a band.
Restaurant Review: Whitewater's 'Joe's' goes a bit too heavy on the 'casual'
Restaurant Review: Whitewater's 'Joe's' goes a bit too heavy on the 'casual'
Casual Joe's, an authentic barbecue joint, opened in May in the old Fort Auto Body building. Chef Tyler Sailsbery went on a trek around the Midwest and the South to learn about barbecue and its different regional flavors. The meats are smoked on site, and the sauces are homemade. It's a great concept, but the execution isn't quite there yet.
Rhythm on the Rock music fest aims to draw people downtown
Rhythm on the Rock music fest aims to draw people downtown
Food and beer vendors, six local bars and 15 bands will come together Sunday, Aug. 16, for the second annual Rhythm on the Rock—a festival meant to bring people to, and to show off, downtown Janesville.
Night Music for Aug. 13-19, 2015
This is a listing of local night spots featuring live entertainment. Call the Gazette at 608-755-8258, or fax your listing to 608-755-8349 by 5 p.m. Tuesday. There is no charge. Scheduling changes do occur, so when in doubt, contact the venue before you head out to see a band.