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Monday, June 2, 2014

May 31, 2014

Conor Oberst didn’t leave the sold-out crowd at the Pabst Theater hanging too long Saturday night. Just three songs into his set he played the first of what would turn out to be a very generous he
06.02.2014 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The breakout music star of 2013—and a star in the true, global phenomenon sense of the word—New Zealand alternative-pop singer Lorde will make her first appearance in Milwaukee on Friday, Sept. 26 with a show at the Summerfest grounds’ BMO Harris Pavilion. The Pabst Theater Organization, which is co-presenting the show with Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. (the Summerfest people), announced th...
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

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