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2013 Summerfest Guide
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Friday, July 5 @ Miller Lite Oasis, 10 p.m.

 What better anthem for Summerfest than Nelly’s “Hot in Herre,” from the rapper’s 2002 breakthrough album Nellyville? Throughout his 20-year career, Nelly has perfected the art of the party anthem, crafting odes to the joys
2013 Summerfest Guide
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Sunday, July 7 @ BMO Harris Pavilion, 8 p.m.

 Any comprehensive history of modern indie-rock must at least reference Jimmy Eat World. Formed in Mesa, Ariz., in 1993, the band quickly encountered an underground music scene still inspired by the “harder, faster, louder” mantra
Books
Friday, April 12, 2013

An insider’s look at a great city’s decline

 “Go ahead and laugh at Detroit. Because you are laughing at yourself.” This indictment of homegrown schadenfreude appears early in the pages of Charlie LeDuff’s compelling
Local Music
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012
 For the past five years, the off-kilter sound of Milwaukee-based John the Savage has been a constant in a scene often wracked by dramatic turnover. While the band was never exactly prolific, they did manage to record
Concert Reviews
Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Nov. 24, 2012

Formed in 1993, Minnesota-based slowcore pioneers Low have lived through tremendous changes within the world of underground music. Such history affords them elder statesmen status at this point, and the strength

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