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Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Growing up as a member of the Tuareg people in western Africa, Omara “Bombino” Moctar realized that his home was often not a permanent one. Instead, he found a sense of home in being on the move
Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010

Tonight @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. (sold out)

New York’s Gogol Bordello, one of the wildest world-fusion acts, fuses the accordions and fiddles of traditional Romani Gypsy music with the combustible energy of punk rock. Their 2005 album coined a fitting term for their hybrid...
Monday, June 21, 2010

Trans-Continental Hustle (American)

The high-energy affinity between punk rock and traditional Eastern European music was explored as far back as Brave Combo and Camper van Beethoven. Gogol Bordello, a group of American transplants from the former Soviet Union working the East Coast club circuit, bring a pointed edge to the enterprise with...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Just in case you were worried, the spirit of punk is alive and thrashing, thanks in part to the eclectic collective Gogol Bordello. The group stormed the stage at the Turner Hall Ballroom last Wednesday, while a solid turnout of punkers, college kids and boomers (reliving their mosh-pit days) showed that punk marches on, even when mixed with a multi-ethnic sturm und drang.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Tonight @ the Turner Hall Ballroom - 8 p.m.

The brainchild of Ukrainian expat Eugene Htz, the New York-based ensemble Gogol Bordello doesn’t mind being labeled as gypsy punks—in fact, they even named their 2005 album Gypsy Punks. Think of theirs as international drinking music: a hodgepodge of Bulgarian and Slovakian sounds with crashing percussion and . . .
Wednesday, June 4, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

If last weekend’s RiverSplash! didn’t make it official enough, there can be no doubt that Milwaukee’s summer festival season has finally arrived now that Jazz in the Park has returned. Every Thursday through September in Cathedral Square Park, a different jazz artist will headline this free gig while patrons—