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Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010
While recording her latest album, Give Up the Ghost, Brandi Carlile continually found new ways to tap the emotions that inspired her songs when she wrote them months earlier. “I would do things like wake myself up at like 6 o’clock in the morning when I was all tired and hadn’t had my coffee and I’m all bummed out and grumpy, and sing a song like ‘I Will,’ because I wanted it to sound crackly, pained and tired...
Saturday, April 3, 2010

Live at Turner Hall

...With singles like "The Reeling" and "Sleepyhead," Passion Pit is sure to bring a fun and entertaining presence to Milwaukee. Passion Pit is set to perform at Turner Hall on Saturday, April 3 at 8:00pm....
Monday, Nov. 30, 2009

Live at Turner Hall

See Brett Dennen live at Turner Hall on Monday, November 30 at 8pm! Dennen is set to perform with special guests Grace Potter and The Nocturnals. The Shepherd Express Street Team will also be in attendance to set you up with your express milwaukee sw...
Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2009

Will the blogger appear at tonight’s free show?

After a spectacular onstage breakdown that Perez Hilton himself might have appreciated if it had happened to somebody else’s tour, Perez Hilton Presents headliner Ida Maria has dropped out of the celebrity gossip blogger’s traveling road show. That’s the bad news. The good news is that, in her absence, the tour’s stop at the Turner Hall Ballroom at 8 p.m. tonight is now free...
Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009

Classical Review

Present Music has settled into Turner Hall for four of its six 2009-10 concerts. The funky space suits the group, and acoustics are satisfying, but Turner Hall is not without its problems. A low rumble came through the floor on the right side of the hall at the concert last Saturday evening, a constant distraction. Light was scarce; I resorted to reading...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Kala Ramnath adds raga mastery to bill featuring Glass, Nyman and Riley

2008-2009 has been an interesting season for Milwaukee's premier exponents of recent classical music, Present Music. Despite economic woes, attendance has been affected slightly, if at all. And Present Music expanded its scope of venues to include Discovery World, the Wherehouse and Turner Hall Ballroom...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Every day, for 10 years, John Vanderslice has eaten the same breakfast: granola with rice milk. He drinks a cup of tea when he wakes up, and a second at 4 p.m. He is a creature of habit. There is only one time he forces himself outside of his comfort zone: when he plays music. "I'm a very routine person," he says. "For me, I need to get out of that. I like to keep myself on edge." Great albums don't come from a system, and excitement doesn't come from a routine. Good music, as it turns out...
Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Book Preview

Whether it's over canapés and cocktails, cross-legged by a campfire or at a child's bedside, storytelling is one of our surest means of reaching out to our fellow man. In a bid to strengthen a connection imperiled by today's hectic lifestyle, novelist George Dawes Green assembled a group of friends in his Manhattan apartment for a night of storytelling, dubbing the event "The Moth" in honor of the balmy Southern nights...

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