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Articles tagged with 'Music'


Rockabilly lives on in Northern Lights concert event

Published Oct. 9, 2015

The nine lives of Rockabilly continue with "Rockabilly Circus 2," a multi-generational concert event Friday night at the Northern Lights Theater. Legends Jack Scott, Narvel Felts and Huelyn Duvall will be joined by their successors Marti Brom, Chris Casello Trio and Slim Jim Phantom.


Summerfest names Selena Gomez as its 2016 opening night headliner

Published Oct. 5, 2015

It may feel nothing like summer outside, but Milwaukee got a surprising blast of summer news this morning as Summerfest announced its opening night headliner for next summer's Big Gig: Selena Gomez, who will bring her worldwide "Revival Tour" to town on Wednesday, June 29.


Yearwood's Milwaukee trip includes Café Hollander, Boswell Books

Published Sept. 28, 2015

After an insane Friday night concert, Trisha Yearwood didn't sit around resting up for Saturday night's double-header concert to roll around. She and a group from FM 106.1 - including two lucky listeners - headed to Café Hollander for a chef's table-like lunch and Boswell Book Company for a book signing.


Run the Jewels' awesome rap album "RTJ2" becomes "Meow the Jewels"

Published Sept. 26, 2015

Forget Ryan Adams' cover of T-Swift's "1989." No, the remix event of the year dropped last night when Run the Jewels - the brilliant rap duo of El-P and Killer Mike - released "Meow the Jewels" and introduced the world to cat rap, because the world is a beautiful, wonderful place where anything is possible and dreams do come true.


Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood team up to bring down the house

Published Sept. 26, 2015

A lot has happened in country music since their 2005 retirement - including bro-country becoming the predominant format. At a press conference, Garth Brooks pondered whether you could even call the country music business a business anymore. So given all of that, perhaps Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have picked the exact right time to return - and with vigor according to their Friday night show at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.


John Denver show "Back Home Again" stages Lutken's return to Milwaukee

Published Sept. 9, 2015

"Take me home, country roads" sings one of John Denver's greatest hits. Though Milwaukee isn't home for actor/musician David Lutken, the roads have led him back to the Cream City for the Milwaukee Rep's world premiere performance of "Back Home Again: On the Road with John Denver."


Summerfest hosts duo of free concert nights in September

Published Sept. 1, 2015

Summerfest may have ended almost two months ago, but apparently the music isn't quite done yet. This morning, Summerfest announced two free live music nights for the month of September down at the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage at Henry Maier Festival Park.


Milwaukee Film Festival announces Cream City Cinema lineup

Published Aug. 27, 2015

This morning, the Milwaukee Film Festival announced its lineup for the 2015 Cream City Cinema program, which highlights the talents of locally-based filmmakers - and awards one with a $5,000 cash prize. This year's collection of picks includes three documentaries, two feature-length fiction films and four shorts programs - including the debut of the "The Milwaukee Music Video Show."