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Brad Wilhelm

Brad Wilhelm

Yet another Bloomington resident who came here to attend Indiana University and stayed, Brad Wilhelm arrived in the fall of 1981. Since that time he's been the Concerts Director for Union Board, music promoter and booker, band manager, band member, actor, amateur wrestler, Karaoke DJ, comedy host, roller derby announcer, and in many other tawdry endeavors. Currently, he’s the House MC at The Comedy Attic, lead guitarist for the band GOUT, ordained Internet minister, tobacco cessation and prevention specialist, and the Director of Rhino's Youth Center for the past 23 years. He lives with his 16-year-old daughter on Bloomington’s scenic east side.

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Shuffle: ‘Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town’ by Bruce Springsteen

Warning: Reading Brad Wilhelm’s latest "Shuffle" column may change the way you hear Bruce Springsteen’s “Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town,” the way you look at hot tubs, and the way you think of Santa. Ho, ho, ho! Click here to read the full story.

Shuffle: ‘Hang On to Yourself’ by David Bowie

In his second “Shuffle,” Limestone Post columnist Brad Wilhelm spins David Bowie’s “Hang On to Yourself” and learns that “tone” — even more than technical proficiency — can be a hard-rock guitarist’s salvation. With a little help from his bandmates, his trusted guitars, and the ghost of Bowie guitarist Mick Ronson, Wilhelm emerges from a “dark” time and finds happiness in “a fearsome noise.” Click here to read the full story.

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Shuffle: ‘A Well Respected Man’ by The Kinks

A well-respected man of many interests, Brad Wilhelm gets serious in the premiere story for his Limestone Post column, “Shuffle." The Kinks' “A Well Respected Man” takes Wilhelm from the overwhelming sadness of loss to the serenity of moving on. Click here to read the full story.