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Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008

Tonight @ the Eagles Ballroom - 8:00 PM

Detroit’s favorite rapping cowboy expanded his live band for an elaborate show he’s deeming “Kid Rock’s Rock ’N’ Roll Revival Tour,” an homage to the raunchy music that he reminds us at every chance he loves so much. Tonight that tour stops at the Eagles Ballroom for an 8 p.m . . .
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008

Tonight @ The Rave - 8:00 PM

After nearly two decades together, moe. still treads closely to the heavily improvised, traditional American rock that’s since served as the starting point for the rest of the sprawling jam-music scene, but in recent years the New York group has placed a renewed emphasis on studio albums. Last January, they released The Conch, a CD that prioritized songs over jams, and this week they followed it up with another studio album, Sticks and Stones . . .
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

A group that pairs the bulk of the classic Guns N’ Roses lineup with former Stone Temple Pilots addict Scott Weiland, Velvet Revolver has thus far largely lived up to the tricky challenge...
Friday, Jan. 18, 2008

Tonight @ The Rave - 8:00 PM

In 2006, the Chicago ska-punk group Lucky Boys Confusion announced they were going on hiatus. It's difficult to tell whether the group will ever record another new album, as various band members seem to be more focused on their new bands, but nonetheless they've continued to tour together behind . . .
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008

Tonight @ The Rave - 8:30 PM

Fourteen years after their novelty single "Cold Beverage" became a fluke MTV hit, rapping frat boy G. Love is still touring with his Special Sauce behind the same basic shtick, a groove-oriented hodgepodge of hip-hop, blues and folk.
Monday, Dec. 31, 2007

Tonight @ The Rave - 9 PM

The Rave and Eagles Club host the annual Stellar Spark New Year's Eve bash with a slew of electronic and dance artists. Headlining is DJ Colette, the personable electro-pop princess from Chicago.
Sunday, Dec. 30, 2007

The Rave - 8 PM

Rusted Root headlines an 8 p.m. show at the Rave. They stand out from other jam bands for a variety of reasons, chief among them the fact that they have a bona fide hit single under their belt: the mid-'90s radio staple "Send Me On My Way" (a poppy track that sounds like David Byrne walked in on Paul Simon's Graceland sessions). A slow but steady stream of albums has followed, but the band has dedicated much of its time to the road, where members can stretch out their tribal grooves and Grateful Dead-like jams.

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