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jessieware-1
On Music
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Rising British pop star Jessie Ware will headline the Turner Hall Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 9, the venue announced today. Ware, who last year released her debut album Devotion, a sleek and sophisticated collection of downtempo electronic-pop and melancholic R&B, to a host of recognition and praise, will perform as part of a fall tour of the U.S.
General admission tickets are $20 and...
jaill
On Music
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
The video for Jaill's jangly, deceptively spiteful new non-album single "Pointy Fingers"—their first with their latest latest latest lineup—hit the web yesterday, and with its Lynchian twist, it's a colorful trip through the space-time continuum (by way of the dumpster outside of Mad Planet). Stream it below.

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mumford
On Music
Monday, June 24, 2013

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Two stories here: The big one is that Mumford & Sons, the blockbuster acoustic folk-rock band that has ushered alt-rock radio's shift into rootsier sounds, will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Tickets are $50 (reserved seats and general admission standing) and $30 (for lawn seats) and go on sale July 19 at 10 a.m.

The inside-baseball one is that the show is behind ...
richman
Around Milwaukee
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Former “Man Vs. Food” host Adam Richman, who has moved on to programs where he watches other people eat since retiring that hit Travel Channel show, will visit Miller Park next month to film an episode of his latest series, “Fandemonium.” That show, which debuts July 14 on the Travel Channel, documents sports culture and tradition; for its Milwaukee episode, Richman will seek out Brewers s...
summerfest-milwaukee
On Music
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Summerfest is no stranger to big ticket giveaways, but this one is particularly aggressive: On opening day, staff throughout the festival grounds will distribute 25,000 free tickets for weekday admission. Here are the details from a festival press release: At 5:30 pm on Opening Day, Summerfest Grounds Crew and Security Staff stationed throughout Henry Maier Festival Park will thank patrons by act...
the disclaimer
On Music
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
On the latest episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's near-weekly half hour of truth telling with the station's Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I, we dedicate the show to Summerfest, sharing our picks, praises and critiques of this year's massive (and arguably front-loaded) 11-day marathon of music. Which headliners are we most excited to see? And which ones would we prefer the fest...