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02.16.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
No ticket details on this one yet, just the bare-bone basics: Perennial draws Wilco will return to the Pabst Theater for a pair of shows in April. The alt-country pioneers will perform on Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15....
02.11.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Summerfest has announced its second Marcus Amphitheater headliner for 2009 and it's... another country act. Kenny Chesney, the former Mr. Renee Zellweger and proud, oft-shirtless singer of the you-can't-make-this-up C&W hit "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy," will top a July 3 bill that also features Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum. Tickets go on sale Saturday, Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. via Ti...
02.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Pabst Theater today announced the return of former Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell: Chris Cornell will perform an intimate show at Milwaukee's historic Pabst Theater on Friday, April 17th. He'll be touring in support of his upcoming album, "Scream" � produced by Timbaland and released by Mosley Music / Interscope on March 10. Over two decades Cornell has positioned himself as the...
02.06.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Rave brings cult-favorite piano-rocker Ben Folds, who is touring behind his 2008 disc Way to Normal, back to Milwaukee for a Thursday, March 19 performance with openers Jukebox the Ghost (sounds scary). Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 13 at 10 a.m....
02.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Following a packed free show at the University of Wisconsin student union on Friday, Los Campesinos! announced their first Milwaukee show today: An April 3 appearances at the Turner Hall Ballroom. The venue writes: Wales based septet, Los Campesinos!, have just announced their first stop at Milwaukee's Turner Hall Ballroom on Friday, April 3rd. Los Campesinos! are out in ...
02.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Decemberists return to Milwaukee for an 8 p.m. performance at the Riverside Theater on Friday, May 29. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 13 at noon. Information from the Riverside Theater: Of course The Decemberists are no strangers to Milwaukee, playing a well-received show at The Pabst Theater in April of 2007. This time around though, the band is set to expand on their ev...
02.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
A group of four "concerned concert-goers" has drafted up a letter to the Pabst Theater that they also sent over the Shepherd: Dear Pabst Theater, We are writing to formally lodge a complaint. Why do you keep changing venues for your shows? Actually, we know why, it is so you can make more money, at the expense of the concert-goer. We understand that moving the venue allows...
01.30.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I could blame them for not wanting to return, given the cretinous audience at their show here last spring, but the HBO comedy duo Flight of the Conchords are returning on May 2 for two shows at the Riverside, at 7 and 10 p.m. That should give Milwaukee fans plenty of time to stock up on laser pointers or whatever else they need to find new ways to sabotage the performance this time around. The $35...
11.24.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Cries from rival promoters that the Pabst Theater Foundation is using its deep pockets and non-profit status to monopolize the city's live-music market have been almost entirely drowned out by the enthused cheers from Milwaukeeans who love all the big concerts that the foundation's three venues bring to the city. Feeling cornered, the Pabst Theater Foundation's detractors have often asked for a ...
11.11.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
The ever-wonderful Ryan Miller introduced me to some of his fellow FM 102.1 DJs last night at the Shepherd�s Best of Milwaukee party, and our conversation turned to songs long since retired from the station�s regular play list. We covered favorites brought back occasionally (Tori Amos� �Cornflake Girl�) and novelties unlikely to return anytime soon (The Ass Ponies� �Little Bastard�), which led me ...

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