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05.18.2014 | | Posted at 07:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
After more than 20 years fronting Wilco, Jeff Tweedy is preparing to release his first solo albums. Details on that album, including a release date and title, haven't been announced yet, but today Pitchfork reported on Tweedy's corresponding solo tour, which will include a Monday, June 16 date at Milwaukee's Pabst Theater. Ticket information should be announced soon. According to Pitchfork, Tweedy...
05.08.2014 | | Posted at 03:00 PM

With Ted Leo and Aimee Mann doing a Bronze Fonz-inspired performance

By Evan Rytlewski
Last month NPR's weekly trivia and word game show "Ask Me Another" swung through Milwaukee to record an episode at the Pabst Theater. The episode turned out to be a Milwaukee-centric affair, with questions inspired by "Happy Days" and the show's infamous shark jump, and a performance from Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, whose new collaboration The Both was the product of an encounter with Milwaukee's Bron...
02.11.2014 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
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 ...
01.24.2014 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
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...
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013

Local chefs and foodies help the hungry

 SERVE 60, a national initiative that challenges people to volunteer an hour of service, has inspired a friendly competition among local chefs. Chefs from Wolf Peach, Odd Duck, Rumpus Room, La Merenda
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013
 As a 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
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
“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

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