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Monday, May 30, 2011

Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m.

After 14 years fronting the post-grunge band Godsmack, 43-year-old Sully Erna decided to pursue a solo side project, trading in his earsplitting snarls to focus on intimate vocals and tender instrumentation. The rhythmic, spiritual...
Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010

Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m.

Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche is a restless sort, reinventing himself from album to album. He first charmed critics at the start of the century with a pair of candy-flavored chamber-pop records indebted to The Beach Boys...
Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009

Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m.

Part of a crop of positive, feel-good jam bands to crossover to mainstream radio in the ’90s, when the current jam scene was just beginning to emerge, Rusted Root melded Grateful Dead-styled folk and Paul Simon’s ear for world music on their...
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009

Tonight @ The Pabst Theater, 8 p.m.

Andrew Bird’s career got off to a false start when he affiliated himself with the neo-swing movement of the late ’90s, playing with bands like the Squirrel Nut Zippers. He’d rather not talk about those days. He’s since reinvented himself...
Friday, Sept. 4, 2009

Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m.

Loyal Order of Water Buffalo is not, as its name suggests, a group of diners fiercely dedicated to a popular Third Ward restaurant on the corner of Water and Buffalo streets—in fact, the group predates that establishment by more than two decades. Loyal Order of Water Buffalo is one of Milwaukee’s longest-running alt-country and roots-rock bands...
Sunday, Aug. 2, 2009

Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m.

Lending the abbreviation of his band Camp Kill Yourself to brother Bam Margera and Brandon DiCamillo (pre “Jackass” and “Viva La Bam”) as the name of their CKY skateboarding video series paid off beautifully for Jess Margera. The success of the videos, which were more about violent pranks and dick and fart jokes than actual skating, gave Margera’s band CKY plenty of soundtrack exposure and the brand loyalty of thousands of Jackasses in the making. After the...
Saturday, July 18, 2009

Tonight @ The Rave, 8 p.m.

By the late-’90s, the seminal nu-metal group Korn was so popular that their video for “Got the Life” became the first video ever to be retired by MTV’s “Total Request Live.” Korn has struggled to recapture those commercial and critical heights after the turn of the century, however, confounding fans with unsure albums like 2007’s Untitled, which downplayed the band’s usually funky assault in favor of Beatlesque melodies and moody keyboards in the...
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009

Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m.

Perhaps the most popular modern accordionist outside of Weird Al Yankovich, Stanley Dural Jr., better known as Buckwheat Zydeco, returns to Milwaukee to give the city an early taste of Mardi Gras. The Louisianan Creole blues master first cut his teeth with a conventional southern funk band, Buckwheat and The Hitchhikers, before he left to backup the legendary zydeco pioneer, Clifton Chenier. Dural eventually eclipsed his mentor...

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