Published: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 17:16:02 CDT
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:56:00 CDTRoger Waters, one of the key original members of Pink Floyd, will bring his solo "Us + Them" tour to Milwaukee's BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday, July 29.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:56:00 CDTBefore he brings his witty lyrics and whacked-out piano prowess to the Riverside stage Thursday night, we got a chance to chat with Ben Folds about his upcoming show, one of his other passions - photography - and the Milwaukee hot spot he misses most.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:05:00 CDTToday, the Wisconsin State Fair announced it'll bring some R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. to this year's headliner lineup, with heartland rock legend John Mellencamp taking the Main State, presented by Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, on Friday, Aug. 4.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:16:00 CDTAdele ended up the champion of Sunday night's diva duel at the Grammys, beating Beyonce in all of their battles and winning a total of five awards at the end of the night. But who were the real winners and losers from last night? Tune in.
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 13:03:00 CDTMilwaukee-raised jazz singer Al Jarreau died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 76. No official cause of death has been reported, but Jarreau had struggled with respiratory problems and last week cancelled all his tour dates due to exhaustion.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 20:36:00 CDTWake up, travel, perform and go to bed. Cloud Nothings live this day by day as they make their trek on their latest tour. Lucky for us, one of the stops for them is at our own Turner Hall Ballroom this Sunday, Feb. 12 at 8 p.m.
Thu, 9 Feb 2017 18:06:00 CDTThe latest episode of Milwaukee Soundbites features FOX6 news anchor and reporter Ted Perry, who chats about falling asleep at an Eric Clapton/Muddy Waters concert and the depressing image of a sweaty Don McLean rushing through a performance of "American Pie."
Thu, 9 Feb 2017 09:03:00 CDTFour folks with roots in the local music scene banded together to create "Brick Through The Window: An Oral History of Punk Rock, New Wave and Noise in Milwaukee, 1964-1984," an exhaustive tracing of the scene in Milwaukee from its earliest gasps for air.
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 20:45:00 CDTRecently, OnMilwaukee received one of its favorite Milwaukee request of all time, sent via Facebook Messenger.
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 08:16:00 CDTSummerfest announced this morning that, hot off his performance of the National Anthem at the Super Bowl, Luke Bryan will headline Summerfest, hitting the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Thursday, June 29.
Mon, 6 Feb 2017 06:31:00 CDTThis morning, the Riverside Theater announced that smooth-crooning, Oscar-winning pop star John Legend will return to Milwaukee on Thursday, June 8 for his first show in the Cream City in four years.
Thu, 2 Feb 2017 14:06:00 CDTPHOX came to The Pabst Theater to perform in Milwaukee one last time Wednesday night before going on a hiatus. But if they decide to come back, there would be a lot of happy Milwaukee fans to welcome them back, judging by the vibrant swan song.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:56:00 CDTComing hot off the heels of Milwaukee visits by R. Kelly and Snoop Dogg last month, Coolio will pop by The Mad Planet to perform at a very special Friday Retro Dance Party on Feb. 24.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 12:16:00 CDTMilwaukee's Eric Blowtorch has collaborated with numerous musicians over the years, but his latest, a cover of The Clash's "Straight to Hell" recorded with living legends of Jamaican music Horace Andy and Big Youth, is barely short of astonishing, if short of it at all.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:36:00 CDTThis morning, Milwaukee World Festival, Inc. announced a new 10-year partnership between Summerfest and American Family Insurance, making the latter the festival's first naming rights sponsor and the key partner on the new amphitheater.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:02:00 CDTOn Saturday, March 18, Turner Hall Ballroom will host an extravaganza of Milwaukee band reunions, and by the time the six bands hit the stage, four of them will have recently reissued some of their recorded oeuvre thanks to a member of a fifth.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:00:00 CDTToday, Wisconsin State Fair officials announced the first two of its 11 headlining shows slated for the 2017 festival, which runs Thursday, Aug. 3-Sunday, Aug. 13 at Wisconsin State Fair Park in West Allis.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 11:26:00 CDTFor the fourth straight year, the Milwaukee Gospel Jubilee will bring together local gospel performers to benefit Progressive Community Health Centers, which provide medical, dental and integrated behavioral health services to underserved and uninsured.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:56:00 CDTIn 2009, the world lost a legend, leaving fans in mourning. However, last night at the Riverside Theater, that legend was alive and well thanks to Las Vegas MJ Live, bringing the spirit of Michael Jackson back to the stage.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:16:00 CDTHere's some music for Milwaukee jazz fans' ears: DownBeat released its Jazz Venue Guide - a compilation of the year's top clubs from around the globe - with two Cream City locales making the grade: The Jazz Estate and the Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:26:00 CDTToday, Summerfest announced a familiar face would be taking the Marcus Amphitheater stage for this summer's Big Gig 50: Zac Brown Band, who will headline the festival on Saturday, July 1.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:56:00 CDTWhat's the point of a cover? Tyler Maas may have created an answer with Local Coverage, a night of Milwaukee bands covering their fellow Milwaukee bands, which hits the Turner Hall Ballroom on Friday night.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:06:00 CDTMilwaukee singer-songwriter Lisa Gatewood started out strongly in her music career, but took a few years off to accept changes in her life - some chosen, some not. She is now back with a new EP and a new perspective on her music.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 17:04:00 CDTMilwaukee County Historical Society opens "Melodies and Memories: 200 Years of Milwaukee Music" this week at the museum, 910 N. Old World 3rd St. The show, which fills both levels of the building, spotlights two centuries of music and runs through April.
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 11:02:00 CDTClassical music performances aren't what they used to be. Gone are the staid, starched affairs many still (incorrectly) associate with symphony and ensemble concerts, replaced these days with events like the Symphony's pop-up concerts, the latest of which takes place this week.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 10:02:00 CDTA pile of new media - music, movies, books - continues to emerge, digging into every aspect of the unprecedented career of the Beatles. We take a look at a few of them here.
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 12:01:00 CDTThe years erode my ability to recall what concert four of us from WSUW, the college radio station, drove to Milwaukee to see. I don't know who or where or how I even paid for a ticket. But what I do remember about that night was amazing.
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 08:10:00 CDTThis morning Peter Jest of Alternative Concert Group announced that Patti Smith will bring her band to Milwaukee for an 8 p.m. show on Thursday, March 9 at the Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave. The show is Smith's fourth, but her first since 1979.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:46:00 CDTWanna get laid back with Snoop Dogg at The Riverside tonight? You should sip on some gin and juice!
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 16:46:00 CDTThe public announcement that the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra is working to acquire the former Warner Grand Theatre, 212 W. Wisconsin Ave. - an idea that's been swirling around, on and off since it was first floated in 2001 - is big news. Here's why.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 14:26:00 CDTAccording to a Facebook post from Plum Lounge owner Mazen Muna, star RandB crooner R. Kelly wanted to hang out at the Cathedral Square hot spot after his Sunday night Christmas show at the Riverside. There was just one problem.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 10:26:00 CDTSummerfest has announced that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will headline two nights at the Marcus Amp for next year's Summerfest 50. The band will take the stage - along with special guest Chris Stapleton - on Wednesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 6.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 16:56:00 CDTEvery few years, we remind you about Chief, the hard-rocking Milwaukee band that you should check out. Why? Not because frontman Chris Tischler compares Chief to Van Halen and Judas Priest, although that's a pretty good reason to give them a listen, since they're excellent musicians.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 05:00:00 CDTThis morning, the Pabst Theater Group and Alverno College announced the return of Uncovered, the music series born as a part of the now-retired Alverno Presents program, with two shows coming next year, dedicated to A Tribe Called Quest and Stevie Wonder.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 07:05:00 CDTTop honors at the 2016 Radio Milwaukee Music Awards on Thursday went to artists representing a variety of styles, including instrumental hip-hop producers Scallops Hotel, rock band Soul Low, Randamp;B singer Lex Allen, synth pop band GGOOLLDD and EDM producers Chris Siegel X Strehlow.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 15:01:00 CDTMilwaukee World Festival, Inc. and ReverbNation launch year three of a three-year agreement that provides up-and-coming artists the opportunity to take the stage and perform for an audience at Summerfest, "The World's Largest Music Festival" on a marquee year.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:03:00 CDTThere was a time when Milwaukee had venues that hosted jazz gigs all the time. One of them, The Jazz Gallery, is catalogued in a new book by the club's owner Chuck LaPaglia. Get a peek at this great bit of Milwaukee music history at an event Friday, Dec. 2.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:02:00 CDTAfter touring its new album around the country, Whitney is in Milwaukee, ready to perform the music band members Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek have been working on at Turner Hall this Thursday at 8 p.m. Here's a little preview of the upcoming show.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 17:02:00 CDTWhen Prince unexpectedly died on April 21 early this year, everyone felt shocked - especially Gabriel Sanchez, the star of The Prince Experience. But he decided to use the sadness to make his show better than ever and ensure the legend lives on properly.
Sat, 19 Nov 2016 08:26:00 CDTDaughter's Friday night headlining gig at the Turner Hall Ballroom exceeded Milwaukee's expectations from the U.K. band - and left the audience hoping they'll continue to ditch Chicago for Milwaukee in the future.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:06:00 CDT"We found each other randomly and here we are doing a full tour in the U.S.," said Daughter drummer Remi Aguilella, amazed. So, it would appear that it's fate that the group is now here doing its second full American tour and stopping in Milwaukee.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 14:04:00 CDTCole Swindell brings his "Down Home" tour to Milwaukee on Dec. 3. The tour is part of the FM 106.1 Country Christmas Triple Play at The Rave and features Jon Langston. To prepare for his visit, Swindell used OnMilwaukee to find five restaurants he wants to hit while here.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:01:00 CDTSummerfest is already hard at work assembling the lineup for next summer's 50th anniversary - and this morning, it announced the first two Marcus Amphitheater headliners: the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Pink.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 15:56:00 CDTLet's end this week on an inarguably good note: Summerfest 50 is coming, slowly yet surely, and according to a press release today from Summerfest, the fest will start making some big announcements next week. Watch this new video to start getting pumped.
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 05:00:00 CDTFor the first time in almost a decade, iconic rapper Snoop Dogg will perform in Milwaukee, bringing his "Puff Puff Pass Tour: Part 2" - the sequel to his 2001 "Puff Puff Pass Tour" - to the Riverside Theater stage on Thursday, Dec. 22.
Tue, 8 Nov 2016 10:05:00 CDTMilwaukee's Dave Monroe was a passionate fan of The Jam. To mark the anniversary of his passing, his musician friends have assembled a supergroup tribute to both Dave and his favorite band. All Mod Cons makes its debut Sunday to benefit Milwaukee Public Library and Monroe.
Sat, 5 Nov 2016 01:09:00 CDTCountry music star Keith Urban's 23-song set Friday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Downtown Milwaukee was crisp, collected and just flat-out killer. Here are Jeff Sherman's five key takeaways from the show.
Fri, 4 Nov 2016 17:16:00 CDTBefore she comes to Colectivo's Back Room next Thursday night, OnMilwaukee chatted with singer-songwriter Lera Lynn about her time on "True Detective" season two as the world's saddest dive bar singer, her new album and the time she made Colin Farrell cry.
Wed, 2 Nov 2016 15:06:00 CDTBefore the legendary British band hits the Milwaukee Theatre stage on Saturday night, OnMilwaukee chatted with Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues to talk about staying together so long, touring then and now, and turning down Woodstock.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:01:00 CDTThis morning, the Riverside Theater announced that RandB star and "Trapped in the Closet" maestro R. Kelly will bring his first ever Christmas tour to Milwaukee on Sunday, Dec. 11. Milwaukee is one of just seven cities currently set to receive the tour.