Tweed Funk with Shorewood resident JD Opetkar gets funky with its new tune "Beast Mode in Da House."
Milwaukee-based quartet Tweed Funk recently wrote the song "Beast Mode in Da House." The band features Joseph "Smokey" Holman on vocals; former Hounds Tooth guitarist/vocalist and Shorewood resident JD Optekar; bassist Donnie Mac; and Marcus "MG" Gibbons. The band recently played Hubbard Park as part of Shorewood's Summer Sounds Concert Series.
It's been a great run, but will a cleated shoe soon fall?
You can tell a Wisconsin sports fan by the change that's taken place over the last nine months. He smiles a lot. Refuses to change habits (or clothes). Hugs strangers. Reacts to fixing a leaky faucet by either a) giving himself a championship belt, or b) going into "Beast Mode." The last month has seen the bandwagon only pick up speed. The Brewers captured the division, the National League Division Series and Game 1 of the NL Championshp Series. The Packers won a Super Bowl in February, the sixth of an 11-game win streak that continued Sunday night. The Wisconsin Badgers football team is also unbeaten and a contender for the national title. And oh, yes, the Milwaukee Wave won their fifth league championship back in the spring and the …