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Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009

Feb. 17, 2009

It was all there: the raucous punk-meets-countrified twang guitars, the fast-driving drums, the infamous sneer, the standoffish attitude and the amazing songbook of familiar classics that brought the '70s into the '80s and beyond. The Pretenders-in 2...
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m.

At 57, Chrissie Hynde is as cutthroat as ever, as fiercely protective of The Pretenders’ brand as a lioness is a newborn cub. She can be quite brash: For last year’s Break Up the Concrete, she benched Pretenders drummer Martin Chambers—the only other remaining original member of the band—in favor of a sturdier session drummer, Jim Keltner (Chambers still tours with the group, though). She makes tough...
Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009

Tonight @ Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 8 p.m.

At 57, Chrissie Hynde is as cutthroat as ever, as fiercely protective of The Pretenders’ brand as a lioness is a newborn cub. She can be quite brash: For last year’s Break Up the Concrete, she benched Pretenders drummer Martin Chambers—the only other remaining original member of the band—in favor of a sturdier session...
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Feb. 12, Buckwheat Zydeco @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. Perhaps the most popular modern accordionist outside of Weird Al Yankovic, Stanley Dural Jr., better known as Buckwheat Zydeco, returns to Milwaukee to give the city an early taste of Mardi Gras. The Louisianan Creole blues master first cut his...

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