whatever John Sieger took away spiritually growing up in the Catholic Church,
he didn’t take away much musically. The Gregorian chants at his church’s Latin
masses were austere and foreboding, little like
After a second bow with his best-known project Bright Eyes, indie-folk singer Conor Oberst is back to his solo ways. On May 20, he'll release a new solo album on Nonesuch Records, Upside Down Mountain—no Mystic Valley Band this time, which hopefully means less filler. In support of the album, he'll hit the road for a spring tour which will include a return appearance at the Pabst Theater, where ...
Turns out you're not the only one who thinks the Bronze Fonz just doesn't look quite right. Ted Leo and Aimee Mann thought the same thing when they encountered the statue before their show at the Pabst Theater last fall."Walking along Milwaukee's riverfront between sound check and show time last year, Aimee and I were startled by a very disconcerting bronze statue of Arthur Fonzerelli, a.k.a. 'The...
general rule, college bands are not built to last. Most break up quickly, as
band members’ interests drift or other commitments get in the way; only the
most dedicated last much past graduation, when day jobs
“Shepherd Express? Is that a fast herd of sheep or something,” asks Dick Chudnow, who co-founded ComedySportz with Bob Orvis in 1984. Orvis recalls those early days: “We’d go out and people hadn’t even seen
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter will speak at the Riverside Theater on Saturday, Oct. 19, the venue announced, promoting her latest book, Memo to Republicans: We're Not Democrats. It's an unusual booking for the Pabst Theater Foundation, which has hosted many of authors and media personalities in recent years, including Bill Maher and Jon Stewart, but none who have welcomed controversy as eager...
Milwaukee's Ritalin-popping indie-pop ensemble The Fatty Acids will have a new reason to play out several times a week this fall. They're releasing a new album Boléro at a show at the Pabst Theater featuring local kindred spirits Sat. Nite Duets and Faux Fir, they announced this morning, via a YouTube video animated with picnic food.This morning the band also premiered the first single from that ...
It’s no mystery that most bands face challenges on a daily
basis, from where to play to the creation of set lists to what items they can
afford. More so than most bands, though, Milwaukee’s The Belle Weather seek out