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05.08.2014 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly half hour of civil conversation with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, we offer our annual summer concert preview, sharing the shows we're most excited to check out in the coming months. Among some of our many picks: Jack White, Nick Cave, Elvis Costello, Maxwell, The Monkees and Dirty Dozen Brass Band. We also have some fun with a few shows we're not qui...
09.09.2013 | | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Summerfest spared no expense on its new BMO Harris Pavilion, a $13.5 million, lakefront amphitheater that, in addition to hosting festival performances, was also touted as a state-of-the-art stand-alone venue. With its covered stage, the pavilion promised to extend Milwaukee's outdoor concert season deeper into the fall, and Summerfest displayed its eagerness to put the venue to use with a full li...
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Z Travel’s Zac Fowler

 Z travel has been hosting tours for the last three years. Groups go round the world for outings and parties: breweries, concerts, derby days, sporting events and wine tastings. Owner and operator Zac Fowler leads the
Friday, Feb. 22, 2008

Tonight @ the Cactus Club - 10:00 PM

An experiment in genre-bending, Nicole Atkins’ latest album, Neptune City, incorporates influences well beyond the requisite Springsteen-styled Americana expected from a New Jersey singer-songwriter. The record also shows the 28-year-old’s roots in psych-folk, chamber-pop and alternative. Atkins, who headlines . . .
Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Stirring sounds on the patio

When summer comes, Milwaukeeans emerge from the darkness of their homes to pursue sunnier activities, like window shopping in the Third Ward or walking along the lake. Our city is also known for outdoor music resonating...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

May 15, 2012

<p><span>While going above and beyond the call of duty has its perks, it can also be really exhausting to watch someone do it. For about an hour Tuesday night, The Polyphonic Spree treated a half-full Turner Hall Ballroom to the more spec...
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

May 1, 2012

In attempt to describe Nirvana's sound, Kurt Cobain once remarked, &quot;All in all we sound like The Knack and the Bay City Rollers being molested by Black Flag and Black Sabbath.&quot; The first half of that equation speaks to Cobain&#...
Monday, March 12, 2012

March 10, 2012

<span>It's often said that everyone loves a good underdog story. Alabama Shakes appear to be living out one of them. Thanks to a heavy dose of word of mouth, the band have been on a fast rise, even though they haven't even released an...

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