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06.19.2014 | 132 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I, it's our annual Summerfest preview show. We offer our day-by-day picks for the Big Gig, throwing out as many recommendations as we can cram into a half hour. Ryan finds some interesting acts on the underrated Johnson Controls World Sound Stage and discovers that the dude from Live is playing the Miller Lite Oas...
Thursday, July 1, 2010

June 30, 2010

Applause comes easy to Usher. Wednesday night he earned most of his cheers through his demanding footwork, but ovations followed him pretty much no matter what he did. Banter with the crowd? That’s a cheer. Hump the mic stand? Even bigger cheer. Flash his abs? Those ensuing shrieks from that move must have turned heads...
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Tonight @ The Marcus Amphitheater, Summerfest, 7:30 p.m.

R&B crooner Usher flirted with fame throughout the ’90s, marketed as a teen-friendly alternative to R. Kelly, but it was his 2004 blockbuster Confessions, the second-best-selling album of the 2000s, that cemented his...
Thursday, June 10, 2010

Usher, The Moody Blues and Dark Star Orchestra

Of all the teenage R&B singers spawned by the ’90s, none proved themselves more enduring than Usher, who would go on to become the best-selling singer of the 2000s. A generation of R&B fans watched Usher grow up, maturing from fresh-faced kid with impeccable dance moves into a conflicted...

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