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06.28.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Sara Matuk
No matter how "evolved" a person gets, it seems like the one thing that can manage to bring a person down is getting sucked back into a bad family dynamic. Instead of moving cross-country to escape (or wishing you could), the workshop below could be your answer.� I personally believe I am growing up emotionally, yet sometimes I hear myself talk and think "Wow, I sound just like Mom!" It scares ...
Sunday, June 29, 2008

Tonight @ the Marcus Amphitheater

Born in Milwaukee, educated in Madison and famous the world over, Steve Miller nonetheless seems an unlikely candidate to headline the Marcus Amphitheater. After all, his last single to top the charts (“Abracadabra”) came more than a quarter-century ago, and he hasn’t released a studio album since 1993’s Wide River.
Saturday, June 28, 2008

Tonight @ Marcus Amphitheater

Like that other small-town romanticizing heartland-rocker, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp balances pop prowess with bighearted, populist ambitions. Even his grand-old, flag-waving Chevrolet-selling love letter to the working class, “Our Country,” was anchored by a progressive...
Sunday, June 29, 2008

Today @ Cascio Groove Garage Stage

Milwaukee’s own Year of the Gun, which headlines the all-local Cascio Groove Garage stage tonight at 9 p.m., embraces all that is rock. With a penchant for songs glamorizing booze, sex and other good old, all-American pastimes, the band is driven by guitar above all else...
Sunday, June 29, 2008

Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage

One of the most enticing curiosities on the Milwaukee music scene, The Scarring Party play old timey, tuba- and accordion-driven jazz; classic American music as re-imagined through the lens of Tom Waits records and haunted carnival rides. Although they’re filtered through a quirky, vintage...
Sunday, June 29, 2008

Tonight @ Frank's Power Planet

Sounding like a more popish Joan Jett backed by the same retro energy that propelled The 5.6.7.8s to brief but ubiquitous commercial exposure, Plexi 3 are returning home from a busy tour of the Eastern states. Their 9 p.m. show at Frank’s Power Planet tonight is a pleasant reminder...
Sunday, June 29, 2008

Galactic, Polyphonic Spree, Michael Franti

New Orleans’ Galactic is one of the few bands in the jam scene to attempt hip-hop without embarrassing themselves. Unlike all the bands that condescend with snot-nosed, novelty covers of rap hits or time with monotone raps, Galactic challenges themselves with more thoughtful, complex hip-hop rhythms...

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