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twin brother
On Music
Monday, Feb. 3, 2014
There are so many folk-rock bands kicking around Milwaukee right now that the scene could have easily breached its saturation point, yet so many of these bands continue to carve out space for themselves with truly unique spins on a style that could easily scan as stale. One of the best of these newer bands is
bob uecker
Around Milwaukee
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
Bob Uecker turned 80 this weekend, and for the first time, he's talking about cutting back his workload. On WTMJ radio this morning, Uecker announced that he will be sitting out "select road trips" with the Brewers this season. How many games exactly he'll miss is unclear: He suggested that if the Brewers are competitive late in the season,
disguised as birds
On Music
Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
Milwaukee will never lack post-hardcore bands that sound like Fugazi—at any point there are at least a handful of visible ones playing multiple shows each month—but Disguised as Birds, a quartet that announced their break up this month after nearly 10 years together, was one of the few that genuinely captured the excitement of Fugazi. Remember that incredible footage in Instrument where...
miley cyrus john kricfalusi bangerz cartoon tour use
On Music
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
This week on the Disclaimer, winter has Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I feeling beat down, so we cheer ourselves up by looking forward to upcoming concerts this winter and spring. Among our many picks: St. Vincent, Wye Oak, The Men, Burnhearts' Mitten Fest, Alverno Presents' Marvin Gaye tribute, 2 Chainz and Miley Cyrus's cartoon spectacular at the BMO Harris Bradley Center (complete with art dir...
motley crue
On Music
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
Hair metal may not die, but it does consider retiring. After more than 30 tumultuous, off-and-on years together, Mötley Crüe are calling it quits following a final just-announced tour, which includes a performance at Summerfest’s Marcus Amphitheater on Friday, July 4 with opener Alice Cooper.

And how do fans know this is really a final tour, and not one of those fake farewell tours? Acc...
brady street
On Music
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014
Last year NEWaukee recruited a wide range of Brady Street bars, clubs and restaurants for its inaugural Eastside Music Tour. This year the event will be even bigger, with dozens of Milwaukee's most prominent bands playing more than 30 Brady Street venues (including a big tent). Juiceboxxx, Paper Holland, Soul Low, The Delphines, Old EarthTwin Brother, Sat. Nite Duets, Ugly Brother, Altos, Maritime...
miller fortune
Around Milwaukee
Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
The last couple quarters haven't been generous to MillerCoors, which has seen U.S. sales slip for its staple light beers Miller Lite and Coors Light. The company's solution to that business problem seems logical enough, then: Make darker beer.

In February Miller will launch its latest beer, a 6.9% ABV golden lager positioned to compete with Bud's popular high-alcohol beer Bud Light Platinu...
aj bombers miller park
Around Milwaukee
Friday, Jan. 24, 2014
Hungry Brewers fans can find a whole lot of sausages in Miller Park—bratwurst, Italians, Polish, chorizo—as well as a variety of nachos, sandwiches and other snacks, but one thing that's been harder to find there is a good burger. That will change this spring when the local hamburger chain AJ Bombers opens a location in Miller Park.

Positioned near the right-field gate, the Miller Park ...