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01.29.2014 | 80 days ago | Posted at 05:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week on the Disclaimer, winter has Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I feeling beat down, so we cheer ourselves up by looking forward to upcoming concerts this winter and spring. Among our many picks: St. Vincent, Wye Oak, The Men, Burnhearts' Mitten Fest, Alverno Presents' Marvin Gaye tribute, 2 Chainz and Miley Cyrus's cartoon spectacular at the BMO Harris Bradley Center (complete with art dir...
03.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I'm not sure how this slid below my radar, but one of my favorite contemporary R&B singers, Syleena Johnson, is in town tonight for a 9 p.m. concert at Club 618 (618. N. Water St.) Tickets are $20, or $50 for the VIP treatment. Johnson's first taste of fame came entirely by accident. Kanye West recruited her to sing the hook on his second single, "All Falls Down," when he failed to secure the r...
04.24.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Now that's what we're talking about: Summerfest has announced Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson as the latest Marcus Amphitheater headliners; the two will split a July 1 bill that, with any luck, will find time for plenty of duets and collaborations. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 2 at 10 a.m., priced at $59.50 (Red), $49.50 (Yellow) and $37.00 (bench), with a limited number of free lawn seats availab...
03.10.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Last year young Swedish singer Lykke Li teamed up with Bj�rn Yttling of Peter, Bj�rn and John to release her debut album, Youth Novels, an unlikely collection of sweet yet sophisticated electro-pop at times as catchy and immediate as anything on pop radio, at others as dense and challenging as a Rubik's Cube. Praise was immediate from the blogosphere and Web sites like Pitchfork Media, but Li has ...
02.27.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Grammy-winning songwriting duo the Indigo Girls will headline a Thursday, April 23 concert at the Pabst Theater, the venue announced today. From the press release: It�s been two decades since the Indigo Girls launched their career with their independently released debut album, 1987�s Strange Fire. Now, after entertaining millions of fans with their 10 major-label studio albums (nine on Ep...
02.26.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
A new deal between Summerfest and Miller Park could mean more giant concerts at the baseball stadium. From the AP article: MILWAUKEE (AP) -- More musicians may be able to rock Miller Park after the Milwaukee Brewers announced a deal Thursday to solicit musical acts for the 41,900 seat venue. Brewers Enterprises has agreed to a multi-year deal that will allow Summe...
02.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Scottish post-rock pioneers Mogwai, whose crashing, crescendoing guitar-based instrumentals have inspired modern groups like Explosions in the Sky, have included a May 9 stop at the Turner Hall Ballroom on their latest tour behind their sixth album, The Hawk is Howling. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 27 at noon....
02.25.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Five years after No Doubt went on hiatus while Gwen Stefani launched a larger-than-life solo career, the group has re-banded for a summer tour slated to stop at Summerfest for a July 2 headlining gig at the Marcus Amphitheater. No stranger to No Doubt comparisons themselves, current alternative-rock hit-makers Paramore open, along with an unannounced second opener. Tickets are $52-$67 and g...
02.17.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
"World Cafe" favorite M. Ward returns to Milwaukee for the fifth time in about as many years for another return performance at the Pabst Theater on Friday, April 24. A longtime critical favorite, Ward raised his commercial profile considerably last year with She & Him, an improbable collaboration with singer/actress Zooey Deschanel that earned more praise than, say Scarlett Johansson's Tom Waits c...

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