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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Rascal Flatts w/ Little Big Town, Kool and the Gang and Steve Miller Band

It's easy to see why Rascal Flatts has become one of America's favorite country bands. The group, which met up in Nashville by way of Columbus, Ohio, includes lead vocalist Gary...
Friday, July 8, 2011

July 7, 2011

When Katy Perry last played Milwaukee, three years ago, the singer was playing up her tomboy image, proving her grit by touring on the punk-leaning Warped Tour while promoting an album bluntly titled One of the Boys. But boys don't really buy records...
Friday, July 1, 2011

June 30, 2011

Kanye West's sold-out Summerfest concert opened grandly, with a flock of 20 interpretive dancers flailing in front of a massive Apollonian relief sculpture as the operatic beat from West's Jay-Z collaboration "H.A.M." rumbled through the Marcus Amphi...
Thursday, June 30, 2011

Gourmet brats are in, gator on a stick is out

Zaffiro's Pizza and Trinity Three Irish Pubs are the latest Milwaukee restaurants to set up shop at Summerfest. A newcomer to the festival's Ethnic Village, Zaffiro's will be serving 8-inch mini-pizzas, available in cheese, pepperoni, sausage or vegetable, as well as garlic and cheese bread and a hearty...
Thursday, June 30, 2011

June 29, 2011

The line-up for Summerfest 2011 features a number of contemporary heavy hitters: Kanye West, Britney Spears, the Flaming Lips, and Florence + the Machine, to name a few. And while Milwaukee's annual music festival will never be as hip as other gatherings such as Chicago's Pitchfork Festival and the...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Along with the 12 billed stages at Summerfest there's a much smaller stage that you won't find listed on any official festival programming. Nestled on the festival's lake walk behind the Venice Club, The Refugee Stage has been quietly booking independent musicians for years, working with no official sponsorship...

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