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07.16.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM

With Tyler the Creator

By Shepherd Express Staff
Buoyed by the support of Kanye West, who signed the Cleveland rapper to his GOOD Music label, Kid Cudi emerged as one of 2009’s breakout artists with his Internet hit “Day ’n’ Nite.” Cudi’s debut album, Man on the Moon: The End of Day, wasn’t the precious sung/rap album some might have expected from that single, though. Instead it was an epic, hyper-conceptual, experimental mood piec...
06.25.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Rising British pop star Jessie Ware will headline the Turner Hall Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 9, the venue announced today. Ware, who last year released her debut album Devotion, a sleek and sophisticated collection of downtempo electronic-pop and melancholic R&B, to a host of recognition and praise, will perform as part of a fall tour of the U.S.General admission tickets are $20 and go on sale...
06.24.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM

Brought to you by the Pabst Theater Organization

By Evan Rytlewski
Two stories here: The big one is that Mumford & Sons, the blockbuster acoustic folk-rock band that has ushered alt-rock radio's shift into rootsier sounds, will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Tickets are $50 (reserved seats and general admission standing) and $30 (for lawn seats) and go on sale July 19 at 10 a.m.The inside-baseball one is that the show is behind promoted...
Monday, June 3, 2013

June 1, 2013

Seminal Chicago emo ensemble Alkaline Trio has enjoyed a prosperous 17-year run that’s seen the band release eight studio albums—not counting B-sides compilations, splits and acoustic releases—and inspiring countless heart and skull tribute tattoos along the way. Many of the emblazoned jumped ship a decade ago when the band began to veer away from its distinct anthems of beer-soaked heartache poured into the timeless Goddamnit and Maybe I’ll Catch Fire. Any such exodus wasn’t evident at The Rave Saturday, though, as a sellout crowd was on hand to sing along as the veteran band traversed its lengthy and ever-changing catalog in 75 minutes of nostalgia.
05.28.2013 | | Posted at 11:55 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Just hours after the Justin Vernon/Collections of Colonies of Bees side project Volcano Choir revealed plans for a new album this fall, The Pabst Theater has announced that the band will perform Saturday, Sept. 28 at 8 p.m., prematurely ending any doubt about whether the group would include Milwaukee on their tour itinerary. General admission tickets are $20 in advance, $25 day of show, and go on ...
05.20.2013 | | Posted at 03:45 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Bon Iver of dubstep, British songwriter/producer James Blake will make his first Milwaukee appearance with a Nov. 14 concert at the Turner Hall Ballroom, the venue announced today. Not to be confused with the tennis player of the same name, Blake rose to attention in 2010 on the strength of a trio of EPs, and solidified that acclaim with an intimate, inward 2011 self-titled album. His latest a...
05.06.2013 | | Posted at 04:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
As it is wont to do on a Monday, The Pabst Theater Organization announced a pair of high-anticipation indie-rock shows this morning. Forlorn Brooklyn rockers The National will return to the Riverside Theater on Monday, Aug. 5 as part of their tour behind their upcoming Trouble Will Find Me, an album that looks to juggle the ornate impulses of their latest album, High Violet, with the emotional imm...
04.29.2013 | | Posted at 02:00 PM

Now that song is in our heads again

By Shepherd Express Staff
Macklemore, the formerly underground rapper who shot to the top of the charts and frat-house playlists alike with his inescapable novelty hit "Thrift Shop," will play a free show at the Turner Hall Ballroom Sunday, May 12 with his producing partner Ryan Lewis, the venue announced today. The stop is part of Yahoo's "On The Road" series, and will be streamed live online. Crossover-rap hook singer Sk...

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