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Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Richard Thompson’s history lesson

When singer/songwriter Richard Thompson brings his “1,000 Years of Popular Music” tour to the Pabst Theater on Feb. 7, his fans may be surprised to learn that none of the British folk-rocker’s own music will factor into the program. According to Thompson, who has recorded more than 50 albums in varying musical . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Joshua Bell at the Pabst

Grammy award-winning violin virtuoso Joshua Bell remembers clearly when they first met, and when their paths unexpectedly crossed a second time. It was at a London violin dealership prior to Bell’s 2001 appearance at the Royal Albert Hall . . .
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008

Tonight @ the Pabst Theater - 8:00 PM

Richard Thompson fans won’t hear any of the Fairport Convention songwriter’s originals when he stops at the Pabst Theater for an 8 p.m. show, but they will hear his take on the work of plenty of other masters. As part of his “1,000 Years of Popular Music” tour, Thompson covers an eclectic playlist that includes . . .
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Daniel Johnston @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. Equal parts visionary and maniac, Daniel Johnston has seen his fame skyrocket since the 2005 release of The Devil and Daniel Johnston, a documentary detailing his struggles with mental illness.
Friday, Feb. 1, 2008

Tonight @ the Pabst Theater - 8:00 PM

Melding the simple boogie of American heartland rock with the epic excesses of prog-rock, Kansas scored a pair of monster hits in the ’70s—“Carry On Wayward Son” and “Dust in the Wind”—and a handful of lesser singles that continue to clock significant airplay on classic rock stations, ensuring the band's viability . . .
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

The oft-observed irony of the Dark Star Orchestra is that the group pays homage to the Grateful Dead, a group renowned for their improvisational spirit, by robbing their music of any improvisation, recreating the Dead’s classic shows song for song, sometimes even solo for solo.
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008

Tonight @ the Pabst Theater - 8:00 PM

The British band Editors sounds an awful lot like another neo-post-punk group, Interpol, but their knack for pulling such big, poppy hooks out of such a dark and gloomy sound has made them a modern-rock success story in recent years, and their latest album, last year’s An End Has A Start, hints that the group has real longevity. Tonight they share an 8 p.m. bill at the Pabst Theater with Hot Hot Heat, a . . .
Friday, Jan. 25, 2008

Tonight @ the Pabst Theater - 8:00 PM

“Whose Line Is It Anyway” alums Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood return to Milwaukee for a live performance based around the improv-comedy show tonight at the Pabst Theater at 8 p.m.

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