Express Milwaukee - 2013 Wisconsin State Fair Guide http://expressmilwaukee.com/articles.sec-344-1-2013-wisconsin-state-fair-guide.html Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT en hourly 1 Heart w/ the Jason Bonham Experience - Thursday, Aug. 1 @ 7:30 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21518-heart-w_-the-jason-bonham-experience-thursday-aug-1-a-730-pm.html “Weird Al” Yankovic: The Alpocalypse Tour - Friday, Aug. 2 @ 8 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21519-%25E2%2580%259Cweird-al%25E2%2580%259D-yankovic-the-alpocalypse-tour-friday-aug-2-a-8-pm.html  “Weird Al” Yankovic knows how to flatter music royalty—if imitation is indeed the highest form of flattery. The industry’s court jester has spoofed everyone from the

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Gary Allan w/ Randy Houser - Saturday, Aug. 3 @ 8 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21520-gary-allan-w_-randy-houser-saturday-aug-3-a-8-pm.html   Gary Allan’s 17 years as a fixture of the Nashville hit machine are unique in that—unlike many other country radio regulars—he has very few experiences by which he should be professionally ashamed or embarrassed. The Allan who

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Happy Together Tour 2013 - Sunday, Aug. 4 @ 7 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21521-happy-together-tour-2013-sunday-aug-4-a-7-pm.html  One of the slyest pop groups heard on AM radio in the 1960s, The Turtles slipped the cheeky line “How is the weather?” into their unabashed declaration of love, “Happy Together,” and set the optimistic lyric to an emotionally

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Sail Rock 2013 starring Christopher Cross, Orleans, Gary Wright, Firefall and more - Monday, Aug. 5 @ 7:30 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21522-sail-rock-2013-starring-christopher-cross-orleans-gary-wright-firefall-and-more-monday-aug-5-a-730-pm.html Thanks in part to a popular YouTube series, a certain strain of late-’70s and early-’80s soft rock will always be known to a younger generation as “yacht rock,” a derisive term that has come to take on a more affectionate connotation

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Theory of a Deadman w/ Black Stone Cherry - Tuesday, Aug. 6 @ 7:30 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21523-theory-of-a-deadman-w_-black-stone-cherry-tuesday-aug-6-a-730-pm.html  Don’t let the fact that Canada’s Theory of a Deadman was the first band to sign with Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger’s 604 Records way back in 2001 deter you from this show. The potent quartet represents one of the finer

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A Night of Worship with Hillsong Live - Wednesday, Aug. 7 @ 7:30 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21524-a-night-of-worship-with-hillsong-live-wednesday-aug-7-a-730-pm.html  Contemporary Christian music has taken many forms since its inception in the late 1960s. One of the most popular formats has become contemporary praise and worship, music previously confined to the charismatic movement but

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An Evening with Yes - Thursday, Aug. 8 @ 7:30 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21525-an-evening-with-yes-thursday-aug-8-a-730-pm.html  Formed in 1968, the current iteration includes guitarist Steve Howe, bassist Chris Squire and drummer Alan White, all veteran members. Keyboardist Geoff Downes

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Austin Mahone w/ Jake Miller - Friday, Aug. 9 @ 7 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21526-austin-mahone-w_-jake-miller-friday-aug-9-a-7-pm.html  Now 19 and tweeting shirtless pics of himself and recording increasingly adult-minded music, Justin Bieber has outgrown his original niche as a kid pop star. Enter 17-year-old Austin Mahone, a dreamy-eyed, silky-haired pop

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Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe w/ Stryper - Saturday, Aug. 10 @ 8 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21527-vince-neil-of-m%25C3%25B6tley-cr%25C3%25BCe-w_-stryper-saturday-aug-10-a-8-pm.html  Hard rocker Vince Neil may have been a bad boy before he became lead vocalist for Mötley Crüe, but he has lived up  to the moniker during his Crüe days and on through

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Miranda Lambert w/ The Farm - Sunday, Aug. 11 @ 6:30 p.m. http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21528-miranda-lambert-w_-the-farm-sunday-aug-11-a-630-pm.html In a dire commercial country music landscape where ’80s arena-rock and hairspray seemingly bears more influence as the genre’s folk and rural roots, Miranda Lambert provides some hope of artistic redemption. Oh, she rocks when

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