didn’t receive much attention beyond a handful of appreciative write-ups,
Pretty Wounds released one of last year’s most vital local punk albums, a
viciously grungy six-song sock to the gut called Whatever, Go
good for Limp Bizkit these days. Improbably good, even. After a decade marked
by transition, turmoil and hiatus, the rap-rock band has settled into a
comfortable working groove. The group is enjoying its first
FM 102.1's Brian Kramp, who has co-anchored the station's flagship morning show "Kramp and Adler" for seven years, has been let go from the station, he announced today in a Facebook post. "I want to thank all of you that have listened to the Kramp and Adler show," he wrote. "As of today FM 102/1 has decided to en...
If Summerfest's free-with-reserved-tickets seating at the new BMO Harris Pavilion felt a little too good to be true last year, it kind of was. Last summer the stage was besieged by scalpers, who scooped up many of the reserved "blue circle" seats, which could...
Ever since The Bad Plus attracted way more attention than most of their contemporaries could ever dream of over a decade ago with their cover of Nirvana's "Smells Like Teen Spirit," the unexpected cover has been the surest way for a jazz act to garner buzz outside of the usual jazz circles. That's proven to be both a blessing and a curse for the genre. While it's introduced new listeners to a form...
Here's a project that will test the civic pride of even the most enthusiastic young "My Milwaukee" blogger. For his online album Now That's What I Call Milwaukee, Portland, Ore. comedian and performance artist Sean Joseph Patrick Carney has re-recorded 20 pop and rock songs, replacing the lyrics exclusively with the word "Milwaukee." Featuring 414-ified versions of Dio's "Mother," 311's "Do...
Lee, aka DJ Madhatter, started the Miltown Beat Down in 2005, Milwaukee’s
hip-hop scene was as segregated as the city itself, divided by geography, race
and culture. For years the chasm between East Side rap
Fans longing for an Outkast reunion should imagine how Big Boi feels. The rapper has made no secret of his desire to see his pioneering Atlanta hip-hop duo end its indefinite hiatus, but his estranged collaborator André
The Pabst Theater Organization isn't letting a very full spring schedule at its three stages stop it hosting a concert at a fourth venue this weekend. The organization, which handles primary booking for the Pabst Theater, the Riverside Theater and the Turner Hall Ballroom, is also promoting Friday's Sara Bareilles concert at the Humphrey Scottish Rite Masonic Center Auditorium, which seats between...
It looks like Summerfest is going to be rolling out its grounds stage headliner lineups at a steady clip over the next week or two, so get used to them. Today the festival revealed the headliners for its Briggs & Stratton Big Backyard, which are listed below.
June 26 10:00 pm Kip Moore
June 27 9:30 pm REO S...