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I grew up in Franklin, WI with my Mom, Dad and brother. My parents were both teachers and loved music. My Dad was also a high school basketball coach so I of course played sports. I was in organized basketball and baseball until I reached college. Both my parents were conscious of my artistic side at an early age so they got me into music in grade school. I played clarinet, listened to my parent’s folk and R&B records, and at the age of 12 started listening to hip hop music. To this day I claim that I brought rap music to Franklin. My parents were always supportive of my endeavors in school, sports and the arts. They taught my brother and I to be passionate and knowledgeable about many things, but more important, they taught us to have fun with whatever it was that we were doing. That’s probably why I’m in the entertainment business.

For over 16 years I dedicated myself to working in radio. I was at Lazer 103 for 9 years before it switched to 102.9 The Hog in 2005. Mandatory Metallica was a segment that I did every night for almost 5 years. Once Lazer switched to The Hog I was out of a job, but quickly got hired to do a morning show on 102.1 WLUM. For 7 years I was a recognizable and award winning personality on the Kramp and Adler Morning Show. You can still listen to past episodes of my Kramp Cast podcast on iTunes.

I’ve always been committed to entertaining Milwaukee while promoting its music, sports, family, food and fun. My passion for the city has never diminished and I continue to search for the people and events that make this city great. I’m very thankful to have a wonderful wife, son, supportive family, great friends, passionate viewers and past radio listeners.

If you have a story or an event that you would like to highlight, please reach out to me via email, Facebook or Twitter! Everything’s right here on my bio page.

Recent Articles
  • A camper filled with kegs: Look inside the traveling tavern bringing “Parkoberfest” to Pewaukee

    PEWAUKEE — Traveling beer gardens are nothing new to the Milwaukee area, but the WinneBeerGo is. What’s a WinneBeerGo, you ask? We sent Brian Kramp out to Pewaukee to find out why this traveling “bar-v” is already a hit in just a few short weeks it’s been open. About WinneBeerGo (Facebook Page) Winnebeergo, is proud to partner with Pewaukee Park & Rec to bring you Parktoberfest Beer Garden this fall. Parktoberfest will be held every Thursday and Friday from 4-8pm, […]

  • Parthenon Foods is “home to the largest selection of imported foods in the world”

    WEST ALLIS — Brian Kramp spent the morning at Parthenon Foods — which is home to the largest selection of imported foods in the world! About Parthenon Foods (website) We specialize in gourmet imported ethnic foods from over 45 countries from around the world. We carry hard to find food products as well as non-food products. You will find over 4,000 products as you browse through our online store. Founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin – 1970 Our origins began as a Greek store […]

  • Behind the scenes look at the newly build county greenhouses at Mitchell Park Domes

    MILWAUKEE — Brian Kramp spent the morning at the Mitchell Park Domes to preview Doors Open Milwaukee. Kramp got a behind the scenes tour of the newly built county greenhouses and see first-hand how these state-of-the-art computerized systems manage and monitor the growing of the plant crops for the conservatory. About the Mitchell Park Domes (website) The Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory, or “The Domes” as they are referred to, is a Milwaukee County Park and is in fact the oldest […]

  • Go beyond the buildings: Several Doors Open Milwaukee locations are kid-tested, family-approved

    MILWAUKEE — Several of the Doors Open Milwaukee locations are kid-tested and family-approved. In fact, family activity booklets are available. They’re geared toward youth, creating activities that invite kids and families to go beyond the buildings. The booklet also features a passport with 20 child-friendly Doors Open sites that include Alice’s Garden Urban Farm, Schlitz Audubon Center, Flux Design, and more.

  • “You have 1 body, own it:” Tommy Tank helps you take control of your health

    MILWAUKEE — Brian Kramp spent the morning at Tommy Tank Fitness. At 56 years old, Tommy changed his lifestyle and decided to become more fit. He started Tommy Tank Fitness to help others do the same. Now 57, Tommy aims to show people life after 50 can be great. He took Brian Kramp through his workouts — which include a high intensity 22.5 minute workout. About Tommy Tank Fitness (website) Whether you are trying to live your best life at […]

  • Splendor of autumn: 45th annual Wine & Harvest Festival runs Saturday and Sunday

    CEDARBURG — Brian Kramp spent the morning in Cedarburg to preview the  Cedarburg Wine and Harvest Festival. The 45th annual Wine and Harvest Festival runs Saturday and Sunday in historic downtown Cedarburg. There will be food, music, and of course, wine. About Wine & Harvest Festival (website) As the leaves begin to change and the fresh air turns brisk, the splendor of autumn is soon to be upon us! To kick-off this beautiful season, come and celebrate a sweet and savory weekend […]

  • The Stained Glass Studio of Milwaukee began business over 30 years ago

    MILWAUKEE — Brian Kramp spent the morning at Stained Glass Studio of Milwaukee. The Stained Glass Studio of Milwaukee began business over 30 years ago. Today, the Stanis Family keeps the tradition alive and well. About Stained Glass Studio of Milwaukee (website) Custom Work Contact us for a custom creation or repair work for residential and commercial. From windows to cabinets, there’s no project too big and no request too small. Glass Class We offer classes to the public that run for […]

  • Pete’s Fruit Market to open brand new location in Bronzeville area

    MILWAUKEE — Pete’s Fruit Market is well known on Milwaukee’s south side for providing the freshest fruit and vegetables. And now they have expanded to the Bronzeville neighborhood. The new store opens Thursday, September 14th. About Pete’s Fruit Market (website) Pete’s Fruit Market has invited CORE/El Centro and the University of Wisconsin Extension, Milwaukee County to formally partner in developing and utilizing three vacant lots for urban agriculture and community education. This is a tremendous opportunity to improve the quality of […]

  • Garden of Eden Kingdom Living: “Promoting healthy eating habits for all through self-discipline”

    MILWAUKEE– Brian Kramp spent the morning at Garden of Eden Kingdom Living. Their goal is to return to the basic way of eating. All their products are made with only natural ingredients. They make hot sauces, dressings, syrups, soups, and seasonings. About  Garden of Eden Kingdom Living (website) Garden of Eden Kingdom living, mission is to return to the Garden of Eden way of eating and living back in the Bible days when our food was in its purest and […]

  • Charmbiance Art Bar is “a quaint, one of a kind of art bar and lounge”

    HALES CORNERS — Brian Kramp spent the morning at Charmbiance Art Bar in Hales Corners. The bar just opened in June and offers creative classes of all kinds — from wine bar and craft cocktails, to wine tastings, and paint classes for kids and adults. About Charmbiance Art Bar (website) Charmbiance Art Bar is a quaint, one of a kind of Art Bar and Lounge. Centrally located just minutes off the interstate. Offering Creative Classes of ALL kinds, Wine Bar & Craft Cocktails, wine […]

  • “The main way to see our birds!” Xtreme Raptor Day celebrates all things raptor

    MILWAUKEE — Brian Kramp spent the morning at Schlitz Audubon Center to preview Xtreme Raptor Day. It’s a festival that celebrates all things raptor! About Xtreme Raptor Day (website) All Youth $5 All Adults $10 Join us for the festival that celebrates all things raptor! Our resident birds await you on Center trails, birds fly right overhead at Free Flight Demonstrations, and much more! Proceeds from Xtreme Raptor Day directly benefit the Schlitz Audubon Raptor Program. Feel free to invite friends and family […]

  • Apple Holler: “Upon entering the 70-acre orchard, you are engulfed by over 30K dwarf apples trees”

    STURTEVANT — Brian Kramp spent the morning at Apple Holler — where you can enjoy at day of picking in the orchard to tasting their restaurant’s farm table or by bringing their products home to your table. About Apple Holler (website) Upon entering the seventy-acre orchard, you are engulfed by over 30,000 dwarf apples trees with the choice of over 30 varieties of apples in addition to pears, peaches, pumpkins and sugar snap peas. In the main building you can peruse […]