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02.28.2013 | | Posted at 07:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
It's been a while since Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers have played the Marcus Amphitheater—24 years, if you're keeping count. The veteran Heartland rock band will change that this summer when they return to the amphitheater for a Friday, June 28 date as part of their first tour since 2010. Summerfest announced the show this morning; tickets go on sale Friday, March 8 at 11 a.m., with a pre-sale...
02.12.2013 | | Posted at 07:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Summerfest has announced its second 2013 Marcus Amphitheater headliner and, like the first, it's another big country artist: Tim McGraw. One of the all-time best-selling artists of the Soundscan era, McGraw brought a cool, sensual sound to country music when he hit the charts in the mid-’90s, literally topped off by his large sized cowboy hats that hid his eyes while crooning hits like “Don’...
02.04.2013 | | Posted at 12:30 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
How's this for timing? Just one day after the Chicago Tribune ran an article with the headline "Wentz on Fall Out Boy reunion: Don't hold your breath," Fall Out Boy announced that it is indeed reuniting, and proved it by releasing a new song and announcing a tour, which will stop at the Rave on Tuesday, May 14, according to the venue's website.Ticket prices have not yet been announced; they're set...
01.28.2013 | | Posted at 11:05 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Next week, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James will release his first solo album, Regions of Light and Sound of God, an expansive piece that builds on the genre-hopping sensibilities of My Morning Jacket's most wide-ranging albums—it's a hodgepodge of spacey funk, rock, soul, colored with folk and hip-hop detours. To support that album, James and his band will launch a spring tour in April, whi...
01.22.2013 | | Posted at 01:00 PM

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By Shepherd Express Staff
Among the most sophisticated and disciplined of Brooklyn's late-2000s crop of acclaimed indie-rock bands, Grizzly Bear will return to the Pabst Theater on Tuesday, April 2, the venue announced this morning. It'll be the band's first appearance in Milwaukee since an unforgettable show at the Pabst in 2009 in support of their breakthrough album Vackatimest. This time the band will be supporting thei...
01.22.2013 | | Posted at 12:00 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Today the expressive Welsh alt-rock band The Joy Formidable released its second LP, an early album of the year contender called Wolf's Law. In conjunction with that release, the group announced a spring tour this morning, which will include a concert at the Turner Hall Ballroom on Tuesday, April 9 with openers Kitten + Ribs. It'll be the band's third performance in Milwaukee in less than a year, f...
01.15.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The spring concert calendar continues to fill out. On the heels of last week's announcements of shows by B.B. King (at the Riverside Theater with Paul Cebar, May 31) and Crystal Castles (at the Turner Hall Ballroom, May 6), the Pabst Theater Foundation announced a trio of new shows this morning:* Folk goddess Emmylou Harris will share a show with fellow singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell at the Pabs...
01.09.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
A funny thing happened after financial crisis forced a reluctant Leonard Cohen back on the road in the late-2000s: Cohen realized he rather liked performing. The 78-year-old folk legend is now playing some of the best-received concerts of his career (not to mention some of the longest, with setlists that often near 30 songs). And as the tour behind Cohen's latest record, 2012's revelatory Old Idea...
12.11.2012 | | Posted at 10:20 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Singing sisters Tegan and Sara will return to the Pabst Theater on Thursday, March 7, the venue announced today. They'll be touring behind their forthcoming album Heartthrob, out Jan. 29, an album that looks to expand on the power-pop of their last couple of albums. Tickets are $35 and go on sale Friday, Dec. 14 at noon.Below you can stream the video for Heartthrob's lead single, "Closer," a new-w...
12.10.2012 | | Posted at 11:15 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
As the 2012 concert year slows to a chilly, Christmas-y halt, the Pabst Theater Foundation has turned its sites toward 2013, announcing a number of shows at its venues this morning, including: * Pensive indie-rockers Frightened Rabbit, which will headline the Pabst Theater on Friday, March 22 in advance of their upcoming debut for Atlantic Records. Tickets are $15. * The avant-garde audio-visual...

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