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Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

Aug. 27, 2013

At her nearly sold-out show on Tuesday night at the Riverside Theater, Diana Ross powered through the hits, spanning decades, genres and styles in her hour-and-a-half long set. Famous for her work
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
You can call Sharon Jones the hardest-working woman in show business. You can call her a stage sensation. Just don’t call her “retro.” Jones and her band the Dap-Kings make fine ’60s/’70s-rooted soul music, blending the sounds of Motown, Stax and Philly soul into an irresistible, timeless mix. For some that makes Jones retro. “People keep saying that,” she says. “I’m telling you what I keep telling everyone...
Monday, May 25, 2009

The Complete Motown Singles Vol. 11B (Hip-O Select/Motown)

The 12th volume of the ambitious, luxuriously appointed multiple-CD set collecting every single released on Motown Records and its many imprints marks something of an event for Milwaukee music collectors. The label's sporadic cracks at the rock market were especially evident at the dawn of the '70s, and...
Monday, July 21, 2008

Tonight @ Burnhearts

As it does every Monday night, Burnhearts in Bay View will be offering $3 bottles of Furthermore Beer and vintage soul music from The Soul Hole, a DJ who digs up classic Stax cuts, forgotten Hammond organ rarities and, of course, plenty of Motown goodies.