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04.05.2013 | | Posted at 03:00 PM

ZZ Top is among them, obviously

By Shepherd Express Staff
Harley-Davidson released a list of headliners for its 110th anniversary blow-out at the Summerfest grounds Thursday, Aug. 29 through Sunday, Sept.1, and it includes a heavy helping of bands you'd probably expect to play a motorcycle festival, as well as a few surprises. Joining previously announced headliners Kid Rock and Lynyrd Skynyrd are ZZ Top (the gasps in surprise), Katey Sagal & The For...
Saturday, July 7, 2012

Tonight @ Harley-Davidson Roadhouse, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

With Kanye West manning the boards, Common recorded his 2005 comeback album Be, a soulful, down-to-Earth record that resuscitated Common's career after 2002's ambitious but muddled Electric Circus. Since then, life has...
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009

Sept. 11, 2009

The widely shared critique of Common's 2008 album Universal Mind Control is that it contradicts the artist's hip-hop revivalist past, but even though the Chicago rapper renounced his virtuous lyrics for misogynistic, amoral lines, his beats are as forward-thinking as ever, and they pumped an extra kick into his University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Pantherfest show at the Marcus Amphitheater...
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008

Tonight @ the Rave - 8 p.m.

Kanye West cemented his star-making reputation when he produced Common’s 2005 hit Be, a soulful, down-to-Earth album that resuscitated Common’s career after 2002’s ambitious but muddled Electric Circus. Common teamed up with West again for much of 2007’s Finding Forever, a respectable sequel that never fully captured the simple charm of Be, but for Common’s upcoming album, Universal Mind Control, the conscious...
Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, Sept. 25, Common w/ N.E.R.D. @ The Rave, 8 p.m. Kanye West cemented his star-making reputation when he produced Common’s 2005 hit Be, a soulful, down-to-Earth album that resuscitated Common’s career after 2002’s ambitious but muddled Electric Circus. Since then, life has been good...

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