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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
 Ask 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
06.18.2014 | 134 days ago | Posted at 09:20 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Two comics are coming to town. They’re touring the country this summer. They’re the millennial  generation’s current version of “that guy who was in that show that one time.” You may have seen Josh Fadem as that kid who played Liz Lemon’s Agent on three episodes of 30 Rock between 2009 and 2012. (Yeah. That guy.) Johnny Pemberton plays the doubtlessly crucial character “Delroy�...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
 When Nickel Creek went on hiatus seven years ago, mandolin player Chris Thile said the decision was simply a product of feeling they couldn’t make a better album than
05.10.2014 | | Posted at 03:43 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
There’s a pretty good chance that anyone familiar with Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Jesus Christ, Superstar already knows that there’s a new touring production of the showing that will be making the national circuit. And there’s a pretty good chance that those who have heard of it are also familiar with the fact that the cast includes Johnny Rotten, Michelle Williams and personnel from *NSYNC and ...
09.23.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
This week Cher will release her first album in 12 years, the dance-minded Closer To The Truth, which includes the Paul Oakenfold-produced single "Woman's World." This morning the BMO Harris Bradley Center announced that the singer's "Dressed To Kill" tour in support of that album will take her back to Milwaukee for her first performance here in more than a half decade. She'll headline the venue on...
08.26.2013 | | Posted at 09:20 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
At first glance, Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson and British blues-rock guitarist Jeff Beck don't seem like the most natural tour mates. After all, their paths haven't crossed that often during the half century or so each has been in the music industry. But by their account, the two have good chemistry together, and after Beck lent a hand on Wilson's upcoming album, the two decided to give touring...
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012

Oct. 29, 2012

Chan Marshall’s cough Monday night was a curious thing. It was persistent and discomforting, a constant distraction throughout the first half of her erratic performance, yet it seemed triggered not so much by...
Monday, Nov. 19, 2012
Much has been made of the first couplet on “Ecce Homo,” the lead track on New York-based Titus Andronicus’ latest album, Local Business. “Okay, I think, by now,” rambles vocalist/guitarist Patrick Stickles

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