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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m.

There aren’t many musicians who can say they’ve upstaged the Beatles, but Joe Cocker can—although, some could argue that since the Beatles song he chose to tackle was originally sung by Ringo Starr, Cocker succeeded on a technicality. Cocker’s dramatic reworking of “With a Little Help From My Friends” turned a minor Beatles song into a major hit that remains Cocker’s signature song, thanks in part to its role as the theme song to the TV...
Monday, May 11, 2009

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m.

There aren’t many musicians who can say they’ve upstaged the Beatles, but Joe Cocker can—although some might argue that since the Beatles song he upstaged them on was originally sung by Ringo Starr, Cocker succeeded on a technicality. Cocker’s dramatic reworking of “With a Little Help From My Friends” turned a minor Beatles song into a major hit that remains Cocker’s signature song, thanks in part to its role as the theme song to...
Sunday, June 29, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Amphitheater

Born in Milwaukee, educated in Madison and famous the world over, Steve Miller nonetheless seems an unlikely candidate to headline the Marcus Amphitheater. After all, his last single to top the charts (“Abracadabra”) came more than a quarter-century ago, and he hasn’t released a studio album since 1993’s Wide River.

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