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Sunday, Aug. 9, 2009

Tonight @ Wisconsin State Fair Main Stage, 6 p.m.

More or less a Jonas Sister, Demi Lovato co-wrote her album with the The Jonas Brothers, appeared in their movies Camp Rock and Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience and signed a contract on the same Disney letter-head. Then why does she sound so much better? She certainly plays the same family-friendly, bubblegum power pop, targeted to the same tween market. But, perhaps as a result of her slightly punkier packaging...
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 6 p.m.

The Wisconsin State Fair wraps up its annual run today with a special 6 p.m. concert at the fair’s Main Stage uniting past and present members of the popular kids singing troupe Kids From Wisconsin. The kids, young and old, will do a revue of pop music hits from the past 40 years, covering both happy, up . . .
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 7:30 p.m.

At 71, the singer, guitarist and fiddler Charlie Daniels still has what it takes to get the crowd moving, especially when he plays the well-known crowd pleaser “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” He’s since squandered some of his cache, though, by recording the offensive, post-9/11 Arab-bashing anthem “This . . .
Friday, Aug. 8, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 8 p.m.

Thanks to a steady succession of powerhouse hits in the ’90s, most memorably “I’ll Make Love to You” and “End of the Road,” Boyz II Men still hold claim to being the most commercially successful R&B act of all time, even if recent albums haven’t sold as well as their Clinton-era blockbusters. Since the 2003 departure . . .
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 8 p.m.

Two mainstays of any state fair’s entertainment line-up are Christian musicians and country musicians, so Josh Turner, who headlines the Wisconsin State Fair tonight at 8 p.m., is the best of both worlds: He’s a Christian country singer. Over the course of three albums in four years, the bassy-voiced Turner has . . .
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 8 p.m.

Meanwhile, over on the Wisconsin State Fair’s Main Stage, Christian rocker Jeremy Camp headlines an 8 p.m. show. Camp’s music trends toward throaty post-grunge rock and soaring buzz ballads—Creed is a fair comparison—but his songs about keeping faith in spite of adversity cut deeper than most because . . .
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 7 p.m.

…And they’re back for some more. Tonight the Gin Blossoms return to Milwaukee for the second time in a month to play the Cousins Subs Amphitheater at the Wisconsin State Fair at 7 p.m. At their July Summerfest performance, the Gin Blossoms announced that they came to “kick ass and chew bubblegum . . .
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008

Tonight @ the Wisconsin State Fair - 7 p.m.

Disney faces a unique challenge: With no magic fountain of youth to keep its stars perpetual teenagers, each live-action Disney franchise arrives with a built-in shelf life. The last thing the Mouse needs is for its Noxzema fresh starlets to expedite their race to adulthood by posing for nude . . .
Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008

Today @ Wisconsin Exposition Center - 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Brides, start your engines: The Wisconsin Exposition Center at the State Fair Park hosts the Wonderful World of Weddings and Occassions gathering today, which promises over 150 exhibits on the latest bridal fashions and latest trends in event planning. The newly engaged can get a head start planning