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04.07.2014 | 12 days ago | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Retiring The White Stripes certainly hasn't hurt Jack White's brand any. With his many side bands and more recently his solo ventures the singer/guitarist has continued to enjoy the kind of "rock legend in progress" cache otherwise reserved almost exclusively for Dave Grohl. On June 10, White will release his latest solo album, Lazaretto, and in support he's announced a lengthy summer tour which w...
Monday, April 7, 2014

April 4, 2014

While she had definitely been building up steam before collaborating with David Byrne, there’s no denying that heading into the studio (and out on the road) with the iconoclastic former Talking H
04.04.2014 | 15 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
Based on the award-winning BBC Television Series, Walking With Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular will appear at Milwaukee’s BMO Harris Bradley Center for a eight performance engagement from Oct. 15 to Oct. 19.The show depicts the dinosaurs’ evolution and features scenes of interactions between dinosaurs, with depictions of how carnivorous dinosaurs evolved to walk on two legs and how herbivores...
Monday, March 24, 2014

March 21, 2014

The transition from credible rapper to comedic actor is so familiar as to almost be a bona fide career path, but while everyone from Ice Cube to Mos Def has gone from spitting
03.24.2014 | 26 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Elvis Costello will return to the Riverside Theater in June for a solo show, the venue announced this morning. The legendary songwriter has swung through town quite a few times over the last decade with his touring band The Imposters, but this summer he's hitting the road by his lonesome. The tour follows the release last fall of his collaborative album with The Roots, Wise Up Ghost, a brisk, funk...
03.17.2014 | 33 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
After selling out almost immediately last week, Vampire Weekend's June 4 concert at the Riverside Theater has been moved to the BMO Harris Pavilion at the Summerfest Grounds. Additional tickets for the concert will go on sale Friday, March 21 at noon.In a press release, promoters promise that original ticket holders will be taken care of, promising that "all Riverside customers will receive replac...
03.10.2014 | 40 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Courting a generation that grew up listening to Graceland with their parents by adding an agreeable African jangle to otherwise tried-and-true, guitar-based indie-rock, Vampire Weekend sprouted from virtual unknowns to a hip buzz band to a bona fide phenomenon all before they even released their debut album. Many bands crack under the pressure of releasing a follow-up to such a smash debut, but Va...
02.24.2014 | 54 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Summerfest's latest Marcus Amphitheater announcement is a two-fer: Fall Out Boy and Paramore will co-headline the stage on Saturday, July 5 as part of their "Monumentour," the festival announced today. Both emo acts are coming off of 2013 albums that dabbled with Top 40 sounds: Fall Out Boy's snarky comeback record Save Rock and Roll, and Paramore's peppy, packed self-titled album, quite possibly ...
02.11.2014 | 67 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
After a second bow with his best-known project Bright Eyes, indie-folk singer Conor Oberst is back to his solo ways. On May 20, he'll release a new solo album on Nonesuch Records, Upside Down Mountain—no Mystic Valley Band this time, which hopefully means less filler. In support of the album, he'll hit the road for a spring tour which will include a return appearance at the Pabst Theater, where ...
02.10.2014 | 68 days ago | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The seminal stoner-rock band Queens of the Stone Age have avoided Milwaukee on their last few tours, but this time around they're making good. The group will play the Riverside Theater on Wednesday, May 7 as part of their tour being last year's ...Like Clockwork, which contrary to its name was a difficult album that saw the band lose longtime drummer Joey Castillo (Josh Homme's friend Dave Grohl f...

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