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07.21.2014 | 32 days ago | Posted at 03:26 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Good news for anybody who wasn't able to get a pair of tickets to Sylvan Esso's Friday, Sept. 5 Cactus Club show, and slightly less good news for people who already had them: The show has been moved to the Pabst Theater. That's a much less intimate venue for seeing the fast-rising band, which charmed a national audience on "The Tonight Show" earlier this month, but on the plus side it'll be a whol...
07.10.2014 | 43 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Sylvan Esso made their network TV debut last night on "The Tonight Show," where they played one of the standouts from their charming self-titled debut album, "Coffee," joined by the show's bandleader ?uestlove on drums. It was, like almost everything this North Carolina group with Milwaukee ties does, an endearing spectacle, with singer Amelia Meath winging her usual Salt-n-Pepa-style dance moves ...
05.05.2014 | 109 days ago | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Here's a worthwhile show at risk of slipping through the cracks: Ice Balloons will play the Cactus Club next Monday, May 12. Between the band's scarce name recognition and the Monday night booking, that seems like a recipe for low attendance, but the show should be of interest to TV on the Radio fans, since Ice Balloons is the latest project from TV on the Radio singer Kyp Malone, who uses the pro...
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014
 Milwaukee-born satirist Will Durst has weighed in on the fractured state of the country for The New York Times, NPR and CNN, though his soapbox of choice is the Internet, where he posts regular commentary to
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013
Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have come a long way since the Indigo Girls’ 1987 debut Strange Fire broke into the world of mainstream pop with its hit “Closer to Fine.” The Indigo Girls have remained one of the

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