“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
Aimee Mann’s current
tour is in support of her new album,
Charmer. She started her set at the Pabst Theater showcasing three tracks
from Charmer, “Disappeared,” “Gumby,”
and “Labrador, and most of the other songs
It’s hard to listen to the hushed, minimal pop of The xx’s debut album without feeling like you’re eavesdropping. When guitarist Romy Madley Croft and bassist Oliver Sim trade verses with each other...
In the summer of 2009, the Dirty Projectors made a brash statement. Frontman Dave Longstreth demonstrated that sharp guitar riffs, gratuitous vocal theatrics and numerous time measure changes wouldn’t...