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09.29.2014 | 26 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
One of the joys of living in Milwaukee is that we never go too long without a Wilco show (or, depending on which whim he's following, a show from Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy). Tweedy has spent much of the year supporting his new solo album, Sukierae, but rest assured that the songwriter hasn't forgotten about his long-running alt-country band. Proof: Wilco will return to the Riverside Theater on We...
05.18.2014 | | Posted at 07:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
After more than 20 years fronting Wilco, Jeff Tweedy is preparing to release his first solo albums. Details on that album, including a release date and title, haven't been announced yet, but today Pitchfork reported on Tweedy's corresponding solo tour, which will include a Monday, June 16 date at Milwaukee's Pabst Theater. Ticket information should be announced soon. According to Pitchfork, Tweedy...
Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010

The benefit concert celebrates its 25th anniversary in Milwaukee

Those alliances are part of the reason Farm Aid chose Milwaukee for its 25th anniversary concert, Fahy says. Another deciding factor was the size and convenience of Miller Park, with its retractable roof in case of rain. The stadium allows for a concert capacity of about 34,000, significantly larger than the roughly 21,000-person capacities of the amphitheaters where Farm Aid had...
05.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
In part because of a reluctance to insinuate that Wilco might be past their prime, obituaries for Jay Bennett, the former Wilco multi-instrumentalist who died in his sleep yesterday of unknown causes, have downplayed Bennett's contributions to the band. So here's some context: Bennett played on Wilco's three best albums (Being There, Summerteeth, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, taking on increased responsib...
04.13.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Those who won't be able to catch Wilco at either one of their ultra-sold out concerts at the Pabst Theater tomorrow or Wednesday will have a chance see to the band in a different capacity tonight at Miller Park, where they'll be throwing the first pitch at the Brewers' 7:05 p.m. game against the Cincinnati Reds. Jeff Tweedy will toss the ceremonial pitch, but the whole band should be there with hi...
02.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
No ticket details on this one yet, just the bare-bone basics: Perennial draws Wilco will return to the Pabst Theater for a pair of shows in April. The alt-country pioneers will perform on Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15....

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