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01.30.2014 | 77 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
On this week's episode of The Disclaimer, I highlighted 2 Chainz and Pusha T's Feb. 8 concert at the Rave as one of my winter concert picks in part on the grounds that it was the only major rap show of the year announced so far. Funny how quickly things can change: Hours after that episode was recorded, the Rave announced a trio of big rap shows:Juicy J with Travis Scott, Saturday, March 29. Ticke...
01.29.2014 | 78 days ago | Posted at 05:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on the Disclaimer, winter has Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I feeling beat down, so we cheer ourselves up by looking forward to upcoming concerts this winter and spring. Among our many picks: St. Vincent, Wye Oak, The Men, Burnhearts' Mitten Fest, Alverno Presents' Marvin Gaye tribute, 2 Chainz and Miley Cyrus's cartoon spectacular at the BMO Harris Bradley Center (complete with art dir...
01.28.2014 | 79 days ago | Posted at 03:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Hair metal may not die, but it does consider retiring. After more than 30 tumultuous, off-and-on years together, Mötley Crüe are calling it quits following a final just-announced tour, which includes a performance at Summerfest’s Marcus Amphitheater on Friday, July 4 with opener Alice Cooper.And how do fans know this is really a final tour, and not one of those fake farewell tours? According t...
01.15.2014 | 92 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Summerfest's Marcus Amphitheater schedule is filling in quickly. After the recent Zac Brown Band and Dave Matthews Band announcements, today the festival revealed its opening-night headliner: pop singer and fedora icon Bruno Mars, who will be coming off of the biggest performance of his career at this year's Super Bowl halftime show. Mars will headline the stage on Wednesday, June 25 with opener A...
01.14.2014 | 93 days ago | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Good news for Dave Matthews fans who don't like the drive to Alpine Valley: The Dave Matthews Band will headline Summerfest's Marcus Amphitheater, the venue announced this morning. The group will play Wednesday, July 2 as part of its "A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band" tour, which will feature two nightly sets that will feature the band winding "through numerous configurations—from ...
01.10.2014 | 97 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Maggie Vaugn
As part of her "Truth About Love" tour, singer Pink brought a full, Cirque du Soleil-style spectacle with her for her 105-minute show at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Thursday night. We snapped some shots.  ...
01.10.2014 | 97 days ago | Posted at 06:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Last month Summerfest broke from its unofficial tradition of announcing country acts as the festival's first Marcus Amphitheater headliner each year when it announced Lady Gage will  headline the stage, but fear not, country fans: There's certain to be plenty of the stuff at Summerfest this year. And now the festival has revealed its first major country headliner: the Zac Brown Band, who will...
12.10.2013 | 128 days ago | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
After spending a chunk of time on the road promoting her 2012 collaborative album with David Byrne, Love This Giant, St. Vincent will release a new solo album next year, a self-titled record she recorded with Dap-Kings drummer Homer Steinweiss, Midlake's McKenzie Smith and returning producer John Congleton, who brought out her wild side on 2011's Strange Mercy. And where there's a new album there'...
12.10.2013 | 128 days ago | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Summerfest has announced its first 2014 Marcus Amphitheater headliner: Lady Gaga. The pop provocateur's latest album Artpop hasn't been a smash quite on the scale of her previous albums, The Fame Monster and Born This Way, but it still debuted at number one on the charts last month, and has yielded the moderate hits "Applause" and "Do What U Want." The singer will be looking to juice album sales n...
12.09.2013 | 129 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM

With August Alsina

By Evan Rytlewski
Once again this year, 2 Chainz was inescapable on rap radio, thanks to features on singles by just about every name artist in his genre. He received less attention, though, for his own record, B.O.A.T.S. 2: Me Time, a smarter, more confident sequel to his 2012 debut. Today the Rave announced that the rapper will headline the venue with another rapper who released his own underrated album this year...

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