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Throrogood shows off his formidable showman skills at the Riverside

Published June 9, 2015

Veteran blues rocker George Thorogood brought his rowdy, roughneck rock and roll show to the Riverside Theater on Monday night. At first pass, the phenomenal success that Thorogood has enjoyed these 40 years can be puzzling. He's not the best guitarist, nor is he the best vocalist. Why then does George Thorogood's popularity remain so strong after all this time? The answer is showmanship.


A conversation with rock legend George Thorogood

Published May 29, 2015

With thousands of shows in his rear view mirror, an iconic song ("Bad to the Bone") to his credit and album sales topping 15 million worldwide, what does George Thorogood need to prove? "Absolutely nothing," Thorogood says. "I just try and keep my feet on the ground ... as opposed to going in the ground!" During our chat, Thorogood and I also talked about his musical influences, opening for the Rolling Stones and more.


The adventure continues for folk band Lord Huron

Published April 23, 2015

Lord Huron doesn't quite trek to the stars like it said it might on its new album "Strange Trails," but the folk band is still going places. Its dreamy musical vistas have nabbed a big audience -- so much so that demand moved the band's return to The Pabst Theater on Saturday, April 25 over to the Riverside. Before then, I got a chance to chat with frontman Ben Schneider about "Strange Trails," the stories that come with it and going to space (at some point).


Ringo Starr returns to Milwaukee for Riverside show in October

Published March 17, 2015

Days before the Rolling Stones are expected to announce some concert related news, a Beatle beat them to the punch. The Riverside announced this morning that famed Beatles drummer, Mr. Conductor himself Ringo Starr is coming to Milwaukee in October to play the Riverside Theater.

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