Home / Tag: Father Phoenix
Monday, Aug. 12, 2013
Like most bands, Space Raft is the product of a score for a shelved low-budget horror movie, an insomnia-induced list of puns and members from some of the state’s renowned rock acts joining forces
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009

Found Footage Festival, Drugs Dragons, he Dutchess and the Duke w/ Jaill, Call Me Lightning and Father Phoenix

FM 102/1’s fourth annual Big Snow Show concert celebrates the harder end of the Milwaukee alternative radio station’s spectrum. There’s no Death Cab for Cutie this year; instead, the headliners are Breaking Benjamin, the hard-edged post-grunge mainstays from Pennsylvania who this summer released their fourth album, Dear Agony...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Local Bands Get Their Due at Cascio Groove Garage

Although Summerfest was conceived largely as a showcase for local bands, over the decades slots for opening bands became elusive as the festival began to emphasize national headliners, explains Michael Houser, a former Summerfest board member and the current chief executive...
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Presented by the Shepherd Express and 91.7 WMSE

Here it is! We are very pleased to announce the 2009 Cascio Groove Garage lineup with our partners Casico Interstate Music and 91.7 WMSE.
Friday, Jan. 16, 2009

Tonight @ the Cactus Club - 10 p.m.

The Championship and Father Phoenix are two of the more popular offerings from Milwaukee’s music scene, but aside from that, they don’t have too much in common. The Championship specialize in mellow, reflective indie-Americana, while Father Phoenix’s raging post-hardcore seldom finds the time to catch its breath, but tonight this odd couple splits an...
Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008

Tonight @ the Cactus Club - 10 p.m.

On their 2005 debut album, So Much Drama, Red Knife Lottery shouted out songs about murder and betrayal, sounding like a far younger, far thrashier version of The Pretenders. This year they returned with Hip Bruisers, a seven-inch that further tempered the band’s violent punk with jazzy tones and the increasingly . . .
Thursday, July 3, 2008

Today at Cascio Groove Garage

The Cascio Groove Garage, Summerfest’s all-local stage sponsored by the Shepherd Express and WMSE, gets loud for the day with sets from many of the city’s finest punk and hardcore bands, including Novel (3:45 p.m.), Father Phoenix (4:30 p.m.), Red Knife Lottery (5:15 p.m.) and Cougar Dan (6:45 p.m.)
Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Cascio Music, Shepherd Express Bring Local Music to Summerfest

Summerfest has long prided itself on being the world’s largest music festival, pulling in hundreds of performers from around the globe. But while local musicians have always had a place on the festival’s crowded lineup, it was only last year that the annual celebration created a stage reserved solely for music from around Milwaukee.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2008

Tonight @ the Cactus Club - 10:00 PM

One of Milwaukee’s finest punk bands, Father Phoenix has kept a low profile for much of their two-year existence, playing mainly small basement shows and house parties, but now that they’ve got an album under their belts, they’ve begun to branch out to larger club gigs in recent months . . .

0|1