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Articles tagged with 'concerts'

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Techno-pop duo Sylvan Esso comes back to its home away from home

Published Aug. 29, 2014

The dynamic duo is returning to its home away from home next weekend, with a show on Friday, Sept. 5 at The Pabst Theater (moved from its original location at the Cactus Club after it sold out). And they're coming back with gallons of deservedly good press, an appearance on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" and the deafening buzz of a band obviously on the rise.

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Greatest Alpine Valley shows of all time

Published Aug. 27, 2014

Here are the best shows at Alpine Valley, according to Facebookers. The venue went up for sale earlier this week for a mere $8.4 million.

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30 minutes that shook Milwaukee

Published Aug. 26, 2014

As the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's only Milwaukee appearance nears, Milwaukee Public Television launches a 30-minute documentary about the Beatles' half-hour performance at the Milwaukee Arena.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band brings New Orleans flavor to Milwaukee

Published Aug. 26, 2014

For about half of the year, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band calls its New Orleans namesake home, playing bright brassy jazz to the residents of the Big Easy. For the other half of the year, however, the legendary jazz band brings that cajun flavor and music across the country to cities needing a little extra kick.

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Local band Elusive Parallelograms reshapes itself into Tapebenders

Published Aug. 23, 2014

There is good news for guitarist/vocalist Andrew Foys and Milwaukee music fans who landed squarely on "hated it" when it came to his band's previous name, Elusive Parallelograms: the name has run its course. The multi-genre spanning psychedelic rock band recently underwent a "reboot," kicking the old moniker to the curb and reintroducing themselves as Tapebenders - complete with an upcoming new album.

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Flores to rock(abilly) Kochanski's

Published Aug. 15, 2014

Legendary alt country / punk / rockabilly musician Rosie Flores makes a rare appearance in Milwaukee tonight at Kochanski's Concertina Beer Hall, 1920 S. 37th St.

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Guitar competition combines contest, classroom and concert

Published Aug. 15, 2014

This weekend, if you happen to be driving through or around Brookfield, you might hear a faint roar coming from the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts. That's the sound of fierce competition, of furious fingers flying up and down fretboards, of fun and of friendships - spanning the nation and even the whole globe.

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Christopher Denny: building bridges on the road to recovery and stardom

Published Aug. 11, 2014

Folk country singer Christopher Denny talks a lot about things in twos and especially the idea of bridging two seemingly polar opposites. It makes sense since Denny himself, performing at Turner Hall Ballroom on Aug. 18 alongside Strand of Oaks, is a fascinating amalgam of seemingly disparate elements.

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Water Liars: the product of hard work and happy accidents

Published Aug. 8, 2014

Mississippi folk rock band Water Liars is almost perpetually on the road. When not touring, the founding duo of Andrew Bryant and Justin Kinkel-Schuster is recording new material, releasing a new album every year since 2011. And when not endlessly recording or performing or travelling or writing, the band has to talk to reporters like Matt Mueller about endlessly recording and performing and travelling and writing.

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Talking the past, present and future with local band Body Futures

Published Aug. 4, 2014

The word "future" may be in the band name, but Milwaukee-based rock band Body Futures is having a pretty good moment right now in the present. OnMilwaukee.com got a chance to chat with Body Futures' Michael Wojtasiak about the present new album, the band's past and what's coming up in the future.