musicians about the difference between their first and second albums, and
they’ll often say the same thing. Debut albums are frequently a long time
coming, collecting songs that artists wrote and refined over long stretches.
Sophomore albums, on the other hand, stem from clean
The Pabst Theater Group has shown an interest in expanding beyond its core trio of venues over the last few years, booking shows at the Marcus Amphitheater, BMO Harris Pavilion, Miller Caves and Humphrey Scottish Rite Center in addition to the Pabst Theater, Riverside Theater and Turner Hall Ballroom. Today the organization announced yet another show at an outside venue: The promoters will bring t...
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By Shepherd Express Staff
One of the most towering living figures in art-rock, Nick Cave will perform at the Milwaukee Theatre next year as part of his just-announced summer 2014 North America tour. He’ll play the venue with his longtime band the Bad Seeds on Friday, June 20 at 8 p.m. Cave has been busy in recent years, recording with his newer outfit Grinderman and composing film scores between records with the Bad See...
Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have come a long way since the Indigo Girls’ 1987 debut Strange Fire broke into the world of mainstream pop with its hit “Closer to Fine.” The Indigo Girls have remained one of the
An Entertainment, a collaborative production of Danceworks Performance
Company, Milwaukee Chamber Orchestra and Milwaukee Opera Theatre, was ruined
for me by the unworkable acoustics of the
Leonard Cohen held his audience spellbound through a three-hour show Friday night at the Milwaukee Theatre. His 3,700 fans spanned generations, much as his two long sets spanned the decades, covering favorite songs
R&B singer Miguel put out one of the most exciting soul albums of the year with his Kaleidoscope Dream, but Milwaukee will have to wait at least a while longer to see him live: His planned concert with Trey Songz and Elle Varner at the Milwaukee Theatre on Sunday, Dec. 2 has been canceled "due to technical circumstances beyond our control," according to the venue's website. Speculate away as t...
As the presidential election picks up speed, In Tandem Theatre closes its season with a comedy set in Washington, D.C. The Rich Orloff comedy Veronica's Position is a contemporary farce involving a famous pair of middle-aged actors who...
The story of Shakespeare's Othello has taken many forms over the past 400 years. The Milwaukee Rep tackles the Moor of Venice this month in a decidedly modern production that mixes the ancient text with present-day iconography...