Express Milwaukee - This Week in Milwaukee http://expressmilwaukee.com/articles.sec-17-1-this-week-in-milwaukee.html Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT en hourly 1 This Week in Milwaukee: April 17-23 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23133-this-week-in-milwaukee-april-17-23.html

Nathaniel Rateliff, Keith Sweat, Schoolboy Q and more.

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This Week in Milwaukee: April 10 - 17 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23101-this-week-in-milwaukee-april-10-17.html

 The men of The Pines have a humble appearance and hushed sound: The wavering vocals of Benson Ramsey and David Huckfelt dance with melancholy banjo and slide guitar melodies, while a subtle synth

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This Week in Milwaukee: April 3 - 9 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-23033-this-week-in-milwaukee-april-3-9.html

Food and wine tastings are a dime a dozen around the city, as are food and beer tastings. For its annual SoundBites fundraiser, though, 88Nine RadioMilwaukee has

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This Week in Milwaukee: March 27 - April 2 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22970-this-week-in-milwaukee-march-27-april-2.html Jimmie Vaughan, Purling Hiss, Yellow Ostrich and more.]]> This Week in Milwaukee: Mar. 20-26 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22868-this-week-in-milwaukee-mar-20-26.html

The Josh Berwanger Band, Childish Gambino, Drive-By Truckers and more.

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This Week in Milwaukee: Mar. 13-19 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22798-this-week-in-milwaukee-mar-13-19.html

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.,  Experience Hendrix,  Islands and more!!

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This Week in Milwaukee: Mar. 6-12 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22761-this-week-in-milwaukee-mar-6-12.html

 Sharon Jones, The Sword, Mike Birbiglia and more!

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This Week in Milwaukee: Feb. 27-Mar. 6 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22734-this-week-in-milwaukee-feb-27-mar-6.html Blessed Feathers, Cloud Cult, Gerald Walker and more!]]> This Week in Milwaukee: Feb 20-26 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22692-this-week-in-milwaukee-feb-20-26.html

This Week In Milwaukee: Milwaukee Bucks Y2K Night w/ Cooli, WWE Smackdown,  Alejandro Escovedo and Peter Buck and more!

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This Week in Milwaukee: Feb 13-19 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22634-this-week-in-milwaukee-feb-13-19.html

This week: Comedy from Amy Schumer and David Koechner, a massive anime festival, and the return of All Mixed Up.

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This Week in Milwaukee: Feb 6-13 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22601-this-week-in-milwaukee-feb-6-13.html

This week: Mitten Fest, 2 Chainz, Marvis Staples, the return of Body Worlds and more.

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This Week in Milwaukee: Jan. 30-Feb. 5 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22566-this-week-in-milwaukee-jan-30-feb-5.html

This week's highlights: Patty Griffin, Galactic, Yuna, Trey Anastasio Band and more.

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This Week in Milwaukee: Jan. 23-29 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22527-this-week-in-milwaukee-jan-23-29.html

 Milwaukee rappers B Justice and Pacino both earned their appearance at UW-Milwaukee’s Gasthaus tonight: Each won an open-mic competition earlier this fall. Rapper/producer B Justice is a wily performer

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This Week in Milwaukee: Jan. 16-22 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22488-this-week-in-milwaukee-jan-16-22.html

 Milwaukee-born satirist Will Durst has weighed in on the fractured state of the country for The New York Times, NPR and CNN, though his soapbox of choice is the Internet, where he posts regular commentary to

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This Week in Milwaukee: Jan. 9-15 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22456-this-week-in-milwaukee-jan-9-15.html

 Some spectacles were meant to be seen on a stage. Michael Morpurgo’s 1982 children’s novel War Horse was adapted into a 2011 film by Steven Spielberg, and like everything with the director’s name on it, it was

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This Week in Milwaukee: Jan. 2-8 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22424-this-week-in-milwaukee-jan-2-8.html

This week: Semi-Twang, the Breadking Bash, a Bollywood legend and more.

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This Week in Milwaukee: Dec. 26-Jan. 1 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22396-this-week-in-milwaukee-dec-26-jan-1.html Made up of former members of the popular roots-rock outfit The Wildbirds, Hugh Bob and The Hustle bring a purist’s eye to a different, often misunderstood genre: country. Playing jaunty honky-tonk tunes about]]> This Week in Milwaukee: Dec. 19-23 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22356-this-week-in-milwaukee-dec-19-23.html

 Seven storytellers of widely varying backgrounds will take the stage at Ex Fabula’s latest Spectacular event, all rising to the same challenge: to win over the audience with short, autobiographical stories, all told

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This Week in Milwaukee: Dec. 12-18 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22317-this-week-in-milwaukee-dec-12-18.html

 The knock against French alternative rockers is that they essentially write the same song over and over again. That criticism is more or less fair, but man, the songs “Lisztomania” and “1901” from 2009’s sterling

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This Week in Milwaukee: Dec. 5-Dec. 11 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22278-this-week-in-milwaukee-dec-5-dec-11.html

 Radio Milwaukee 88Nine has plenty to celebrate at this year’s sixth annual Radio Milwaukee Music Awards. Earlier this year the station moved operations to an extravagant new studio complex and

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This Week in Milwaukee: Nov. 27-Dec. 4 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22235-this-week-in-milwaukee-nov-27-dec-4.html

Give the Mitchell Park Domes people credit for this: When they scheduled their weekly Music Under Glass concert series, they committed themselves to hosting it every Thursday, including Thanksgiving, a date most

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This Week in Milwaukee: Nov. 21-Nov. 27 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22197-this-week-in-milwaukee-nov-21-nov-27.html

 Milwaukee-raised Patty Larkin grew up with the piano, but she became an eminent guitar player after teaching herself in high school and then honing her jazz-based style at the Berklee College of Music

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This Week in Milwaukee: Nov. 14-Nov. 20 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22133-this-week-in-milwaukee-nov-14-nov-20.html

 One of rock ’n’ roll’s great charmers, Jonathan Richman inspired a generation of punks with his celebrated first band The Modern Lovers before moving on to a more acoustic, traditional style of rock ’n’ roll inspired

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This Week in Milwaukee: Nov. 7-Nov. 13 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22103-this-week-in-milwaukee-nov-7-nov-13.html

 One of the more inventive figures from the early ’80s new wave movement, Thomas Dolby remains best known for his 1982 hit “She Blinded Me With Science,” but since that fluke hit, Dolby has spent the

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This Week in Milwaukee: Oct. 31-Nov. 6 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22054-this-week-in-milwaukee-oct-31-nov-6.html

 Twin Cities producer Ryan Olson was one of the driving creative forces behind Gayngs, the sprawling 25-member soft-rock collective that included members of The Rosebuds, Megafaun and Bon Iver. His

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This Week in Milwaukee: Oct. 24-30 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-22026-this-week-in-milwaukee-oct-24-30.html Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have come a long way since the Indigo Girls’ 1987 debut Strange Fire broke into the world of mainstream pop with its hit “Closer to Fine.” The Indigo Girls have remained one of the]]> This Week in Milwaukee: Oct. 17-23 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21984-this-week-in-milwaukee-oct-17-23.html

 Among the many remarkable things about beer: You can cook with it. For his new book The America Craft Beer Cookbook, journalist and beer aficionado John Holl

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This Week in Milwaukee: Oct. 10-16 http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21953-this-week-in-milwaukee-oct-10-16.html

 Created as a way to fill airtime on Fox during the off season of “American Idol,” “So You Think You Can Dance” has been a reliable hit in its own right, albeit nowhere near the cultural sensation that “Idol” was in its prime. Like “Idol,” the show hits the road at the end of each season with a

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This Week in Milwaukee http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-19276-this-week-in-milwaukee.html Minimalist sets and elegantly subtle costuming have allowed the vocal prowess of Milwaukee's Florentine Opera Company to dominate each of their performances for nearly 80 years. Currently led by general director Bill Florescu, the company has...]]> This Week in Milwaukee - Foo Fighters, Burnhearts Pabst Street Party and Iron Maiden http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-19123-this-week-in-milwaukee-foo-fighters-burnhearts-pabst-street-party-and-iron-maiden.html Ben Folds has kept busy since he disbanded his piano-rock trio Ben Folds Five shortly after the release of its bold final album, 1999's The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner. He's recorded plenty of solo albums...]]>