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Saturday, July 2, 2011

Tonight @ M&I Classic Rock Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

Loretta Lynn has always been a country traditionalist at heart. She began her recording career in the early '60s, during a time when the genre's few female stars earned their fame by reaching a crossover audience. “At the time there...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Jason Mraz, Maroon 5 and Loretta Lynn

Singer Jason Mraz has attracted an international following thanks to an engaging, upbeat sound that comes, in part, from an “idyllic” childhood in Mechanicsville, Va., a white-picket-fence town he once described as “a good place to grow up.” His sound has attracted a multi-...
Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010

Tonight @ The Riverside Theater, 7 p.m.

Loretta Lynn dominated popular country music throughout the ’60s and ’70s with hits like “Coal Miner’s Daughter,” her signature song, and “The Pill” and “Rated X,” songs that challenged traditional rural values. In 2004 she introduced...
Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010
In one of the many country traditions she refuses to let pass, Loretta Lynn still wears elaborate gowns in concert, long-sleeved dresses loaded with sequins and pillows of fabric. Each is one of a kind, handmade by her assistant Tim Cobb. “He’s done all the sewing for 30 years and keeps us looking good, or me at least,” says the 76-year-old singer. “Somebody once said, ‘Loretta’s the only one on stage all fixed up,’ because...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Thursday, July 9, 2009 ComedySportz World Championship @ ComedySportz, 7 p.m. It sounds like the setup to a bad joke—and no doubt it will prompt a few—but this afternoon at 1 p.m. a Buddhist priest, a Catholic priest and a rabbi will all be on hand to bless a ceremony by the veteran...
06.13.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Americana fans will be interested in much of the material found on �The Queens of Country,� a three-DVD set (out June 30) featuring performances a trio of important country singers, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn. The Cline footage comes from the documentary �Sweet Dreams Still,� which included many television appearances from the 1950s in the company of Ernest Tubb and other country s...
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino - 8:00 PM

In the early ’60s, Loretta Lynn’s misleadingly sweet voice seemed to herald the arrival of another country star in the acquiescent spirit of the handful of other woman country singers who’d already achieved bona fide stardom, like Patsy Cline and Skeeter Davis, but Lynn’s jaded, feminist songs introduced her as an . . .
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

A group that pairs the bulk of the classic Guns N’ Roses lineup with former Stone Temple Pilots addict Scott Weiland, Velvet Revolver has thus far largely lived up to the tricky challenge...

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