Home / Tag: concert announcements
01.22.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Today the expressive Welsh alt-rock band The Joy Formidable released its second LP, an early album of the year contender called Wolf's Law. In conjunction with that release, the group announced a spring tour this morning, which will include a concert at the Turner Hall Ballroom on Tuesday, April 9 with openers Kitten + Ribs. It'll be the band's third performance in Milwaukee in less than a year, f...
08.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The girl-group-worshiping Glasgow indie-pop ensemble Camera Obscura, one of the few contemporary bands that actually fits the oft-abused "melodramatic popular song" descriptor on MySpace, will perform at the Turner Hall Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 28, according to the band's label, Matador. It's been a good year for the group. Their fourth album, My Maudlin Career, has proved to be their...
03.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Critics were divided on Mama, I'm Swollen, the sixth album by Omaha's curve ball-throwing indie-rock band Cursive, but we're not. Though it tones down the foam-mouthed punk of their earlier, more overtly emo releases, it replaces it with richly orchestrated indie-pop with ample nods to The Cure and singer Tim Kasher's other band, The Good Life. This clip of the band's performance on David Le...
02.11.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
A rootsy, Washington-based folk-pop songstress with a growing adult contemporary following thanks in part to her "Grey's Anatomy" soundtrack exposure, Brandi Carlile will return to Milwaukee for a performance at The Pabst Theater on Thursday, April 9. Carlile, who plans to release a Rick Rubin-produced third album this fall, has proved a longtime popular local draw, selling out a Shank Hall concer...
02.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Even before the indie-dance boom of half a decade ago, The Faint were playing glamorous, danceable synth-rock, marked by retro New Order arrangements and big, catchy choruses�their libidinous signature track, "Worked Up So Sexual," still outshines 99% of all dance-punk. The Saddle Creek alums toned things down for their most recent albums, 2004's Wet From Birth and last year's Fascination, opting ...
02.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Pabst Theater today announced the return of former Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell: Chris Cornell will perform an intimate show at Milwaukee's historic Pabst Theater on Friday, April 17th. He'll be touring in support of his upcoming album, "Scream" � produced by Timbaland and released by Mosley Music / Interscope on March 10. Over two decades Cornell has positioned himself as the...
02.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Fresh from a new album, Tonight, that recaptures much of the hooky, herky-jerk charm of their 2004 debut album, popular Scottish exports (and sartorial icons) Franz Ferdinand have planned a Milwaukee stop on their upcoming American tour. They'll be playing The Rave on April 29, with tickets going on sale this Saturday, Feb. 7. ...
02.06.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Coldplay announced their 2009 North American tour dates today, and unsurprisingly one of the biggest rock bands in the world chose to play one of the biggest music venues in the country: Alpine Valley. They're be performing at the East Troy venue on July 25. Tickets go on sale Feb. 14�Valentine's day�though die-hards can attempt to snag early tickets from the band's Web site during a Feb. 13 pre-s...
02.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Decemberists return to Milwaukee for an 8 p.m. performance at the Riverside Theater on Friday, May 29. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 13 at noon. Information from the Riverside Theater: Of course The Decemberists are no strangers to Milwaukee, playing a well-received show at The Pabst Theater in April of 2007. This time around though, the band is set to expand on their ev...
05.15.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
�he�s overrated. His songs are forgettable, his voice is grating, his playing is ostentatious. He�s cocky and pretentious and generally unlikable, part of the NPR-ification of indie-rock. On that note: M. Ward does a just-announced July 19 show at the Pabst Theater. Tickets go on sale May 23 at noon. ...

0|1