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Articles tagged with 'concerts'


R. Kelly brings debut Christmas tour to the Riverside in December

Published Oct. 21, 2016

This morning, the Riverside Theater announced that R&B 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.


10 questions for trumpet legend Herb Alpert

Published Oct. 13, 2016

Herb Alpert and his wife Lani Hall will visit The Pabst Theater on Oct. 16, and at 81, the legendary trumpet player still looks forward to pleasing his audience and leaving them smiling. His career spans five decades and he's still going. We caught up with him prior to his show.


Die Antwoord live mirrors viral insanity

Published Oct. 13, 2016

Halfway through the bass-thumping, sweaty hot mess that was the Die Antwoord show at The Rave in the Eagles Club ballroom Wednesday night, I shouted, my words barely audible over the screaming Afrikaans rap, "How the hell am I going to write this review?"


Indie folk duo Milk Carton Kids talks sharing the stage with legends

Published Oct. 12, 2016

It didn't take much convincing to get indie folk duo The Milk Carton Kids on board Lampedusa: Concert for Refugees, a concert event featuring Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Buddy Miller, Ruby Amanfu and special guest Robert Plant playing tonight at The Pabst Theater.


Tim McGraw and Faith Hill return to Milwaukee on June 16

Published Oct. 12, 2016

Country music mega-couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill announced that they will hit the road on a 65-city tour next year - including a stop at Milwaukee's BMO Harris Bradley Center on Friday, June 16, 2017.


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra reaches out to thousands of local kids

Published Oct. 7, 2016

Through numerous programs, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra connects with 40,000 kids and families every year. This weekend, as part of the MSO's family programming series, the symphony performs the music to scenes from Disney's original "Fantasia" and "Fantasia 2000."


Calling all Pokémon fans!

Published Sept. 29, 2016

Pokémon enthusiasts of all ages will flock to the Riverside Theater on Friday night to check out "Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions," a video game concert featuring the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.


7 questions for John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats

Published Sept. 25, 2016

John Darnielle turned to a surprising place for The Mountain Goats' latest record: professional wrestling. Before the band's show Tuesday night, we chatted with the storytelling frontman about his wrestling inspiration and digging through nostalgia.


Eric Church plays Bradley Center April 14, 2017; two full sets, no support act

Published Sept. 21, 2016

EMI Nashville recording artist Eric Church will bring his "Holdin' My Own Tour" to Milwaukee's BMO Harris Bradley Center on April 14, 2017. For the first time ever, there will be no support act on this tour. Eric Church and the ECB will play two full sets with an intermission in between.


NO/NO says yes to Rock the Green and sustainability

Published Sept. 16, 2016

NO/NO has performed all over the city, and this weekend you will be able to see the Milwaukee electro-pop rockers as one of the many bands performing at the third annual Rock the Green Festival. They take the pedal-powered stage this Saturday at 2:20 p.m.