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05.14.2014 | 75 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Expect less classic rock going forward. Milwaukee's signature festival has stopped bending over to appease boomer tastes and sensitivities above all else.
05.07.2014 | 82 days ago | Posted at 06:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Summerfest's local music stage has changed either its name or its location nearly every year since it debuted in 2008 as the Cascio Interstate Groove Garage, so it's not too surprising that once again this year it's got a new title: the KNE (K-Nation Entertainment) New Music Stage. Last year it was called the K-Nation/Cascio Interstate Music Stage, but the central idea behind the stage remains the...
05.06.2014 | 83 days ago | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Milwaukee festival mainstays De La Buena, 5 Card Studs, Fresh Cut Collective and Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound are among the 2014 Chill on the Hill headliners. The Bay View Neighborhood association announced the schedule for the popular summer concert series in Humboldt Park today, and it's heavy on crowd favorites. The series runs Tuesday nights beginning at 6 p.m. and runs through Aug. 26. The compl...
04.22.2014 | 97 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Kristina Byas
Thousands of Milwaukee cyclists and first time riders will leave their cars at home for Milwaukee’s Bike to Work Week from May 11-17. The week will be filled with an array of bicycle themed events hosted by Vulture Space and Wisconsin Bike Fed that will encourage more Milwaukeeans to bike.“I’m excited for people to get on their bikes, especially new riders. It creates a buzz and a community....
03.31.2014 | 119 days ago | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Cathedral Square Park's popular Jazz in the Park concert series will return for another year of wine sipping, picnic baskets and performances that may or may not include actual jazz this summer. This year's lineup features a number of returning headliners, including KingSolomon, Paul Spencer Band, Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys and AhVantSoul feat. Jon Pierre Gee & Kat Web...
03.11.2014 | 139 days ago | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
With spring just around the corner, Wehr Nature Center will be kicking off its 39th Annual Maple Sugar Days on Saturday, March 29 to Sunday, March 30.Families are invited to go on a hike through the woods to the sugarbush to view tapped sugar maples, taste sap, and visit the sugaring camp. Activities will include using a hand drill on a log, Native American methods of boiling sap, and craft maki...
01.30.2014 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Bob Uecker turned 80 this weekend, and for the first time, he's talking about cutting back his workload. On WTMJ radio this morning, Uecker announced that he will be sitting out "select road trips" with the Brewers this season. How many games exactly he'll miss is unclear: He suggested that if the Brewers are competitive late in the season, he'll be there to cover them."59 years is going to be eno...
09.03.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM

New this year: Free showcase shows

By Evan Rytlewski
The organizers of Yellow Phone Music Conference are the first to admit that the business of music isn’t as interesting or rewarding as the actual art of music. Fun or not, though, it is important, especially for musicians looking to get paid for (or even make a living doing) their craft, which is why they founded the Milwaukee music conference three years ago. “Basically, what we’re trying ...
06.14.2013 | | Posted at 09:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Now in its fifth year, the free fall film series Point Fish Fry and A Flick rolled out its 2013 schedule this week. Once again the event will screen a lineup of family-unfriendly cult movies outside of the Discovery World in conjunction with a Bartolotta fish fry and a fleet of local food trucks and food carts. Before each screening, Point Brewery will offer free tastings of its Ciderboys beer. Th...

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