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Monday, March 29, 2010

March 25, 2010

After a dozen years touring together, twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin’s stage banter has taken on the air of a Smothers Brothers routine, with each sister dryly playing the straight man during the other’s turn to talk. At their perform...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010

April 5, 2010

Wye Oak’s 2009 album The Knot is caked with textural detail, a homespun tapestry patterned piecemeal around strings, horns, melodicas and keyboards. Wye Oak’s live show isn't. The Baltimore indie-rock duo recognizes the impossibility of b...
09.11.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Widespread Panic has been playing its swampy jam-rock since the mid-�80s, when there was no organized jam scene for them to lean on, but the emergence of jam in the late-�90s as its own genre�with its own business model�turned the once-obscure band into a lucrative touring machine. In recent years the band has even had to alter its tours to account for its many sold-out shows. After regularly sell...
09.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Even long after their studio albums lost me�which is to say pretty much after their flawless debut EP, though I'm in the minority here�TV on the Radio remained one of indie-rock's most blisteringly passionate live bands; their set at Lollapalooza this year, for instance, was one of the festival's highlights. I had hopes of a long overdo Milwaukee appearance from the band, but those were crushed to...
06.03.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Striking while the Hannah Montana iron is still hot, Miley Cyrus will return to Milwaukee this fall as part of a 45-stop tour. The 16-year-old Disney pop singer will play the Bradley Center on October 10, with openers Metro Station, a pop band with ample "Hannah Montana" ties (guitarist Trace Cyrus is Miley's older brother, while lead singer Mason Musso is related to the show's co-star Mitchel Mus...
Friday, April 4, 2008

Online Exclusive

Since their eponymous sketch comedy show ended in 1995, all five members of the Kids in the Hall have stayed visible, albeit TV personality-visible, not major-star visible. Mark McKinney spent a few years on “Saturday Night Live;” Scott Thompson became the host of “My Fabulous Gay Wedding;” Kevin McDonald guest starred in over a dozen sitcoms and Bruce McCulloch made the occasional on-camera appearance between writing and directing commitments. On the eve of the troupe’s first major tour in six years, which stops in Milwaukee’s Riverside Theater on Saturday, April 5, McDonald talked about writing sketches with the gang again, and planning another Kids in the Hall movie after the mixed response to the troupe’s 1996 film debut, Brain Candy.

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