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06.02.2014 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The breakout music star of 2013—and a star in the true, global phenomenon sense of the word—New Zealand alternative-pop singer Lorde will make her first appearance in Milwaukee on Friday, Sept. 26 with a show at the Summerfest grounds’ BMO Harris Pavilion. The Pabst Theater Organization, which is co-presenting the show with Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (the Summerfest people), announced th...
03.17.2014 | | 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...
09.12.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly crosstalk with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we tackle a trio of local topics. We open discussing the state of the BMO Harris Pavilion, which opted against hosting stand-alone concerts this fall, and look at some of the challenges Summerfest faces booking that stage going forward. Then Matt talks a...
09.09.2013 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Summerfest spared no expense on its new BMO Harris Pavilion, a $13.5 million, lakefront amphitheater that, in addition to hosting festival performances, was also touted as a state-of-the-art stand-alone venue. With its covered stage, the pavilion promised to extend Milwaukee's outdoor concert season deeper into the fall, and Summerfest displayed its eagerness to put the venue to use with a full li...
06.18.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
On the latest episode of The Disclaimer, WMSE's near-weekly half hour of truth telling with the station's Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee's Matt Wild and I, we dedicate the show to Summerfest, sharing our picks, praises and critiques of this year's massive (and arguably front-loaded) 11-day marathon of music. Which headliners are we most excited to see? And which ones would we prefer the fest...
05.03.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM

Here's the 2013 lineup for the BMO Harris Pavilion

By Evan Rytlewski
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 be secured on Ticketmaster for a small convenience fee, and sold them at great markups on sites like Craigslist and StubHub. Some concertgoe...
08.13.2012 | | Posted at 11:20 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Some concertgoers had expected a bigger turnout for Saturday's My Morning Jacket/Band of Horses show at the BMO Harris Pavilion, but compared to recent concerts at the venue, the roughly half-capacity audience was downright impressive. Last month Counting Crows played to a disconcertingly small crowd at the Pavilion; a last-minute $5 ticket fire sale did little to juice attendance. Tickets weren't...

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