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Articles tagged with 'concerts'

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Milwaukee band Spare Change Trio delivers a dash of didgeridoo

Published May 26, 2015

The origins of the Spare Change Trio probably sound like something you've heard a variation of before. What you may not have heard before in the Milwaukee music scene, however, is something quite like the Spare Change Trio's sound - a mix of jam-happy reggae roots rock with a dash of something from Down Under: a didgeridoo.

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Bay View Jazz Fest announces second-year schedule

Published May 18, 2015

This afternoon, Milwaukee Jazz Vision and Bay View Gallery Night announced the schedule of performers for the second annual Bay View Jazz Fest, a free one-day celebration of the city's jazz heritage held at several venues throughout the neighborhood.

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Chill on the Hill announces 2015 lineup

Published May 14, 2015

The Bay View Neighborhood Association and Milwaukee County Parks recently announced the lineup of performers for this summer's upcoming Chill on the Hill, hosted at Humboldt Park.

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Country in the City comes to Cathedral Square Sept. 19

Published May 11, 2015

While country music dominates the traditional radio airwaves in greater Milwaukee, Downtown Milwaukee doesn't really have a big "country festival" like several other out state cities do. Until now and this summer.

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Pabst Theater group announces first show at Colectivo's Back Room

Published May 8, 2015

This morning, the Pabst Theater group announced that English singer-songwriter Olivia Chaney would be performing in Milwaukee on Sunday, June 14. In this case, the most intriguing detail for this gig isn't actually the performer; it's the venue: The Back Room at the Colectivo on Prospect.

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Ready-to-rock Roush returns to Milwaukee

Published May 6, 2015

Scott Roush is the drummer for Rossonian, a "hot pop, garage soul, electro-sensual rock & roll" band returning to the area to appear at The Jazz Estate on Thursday, May 7.

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The Waterboys stayed afloat at Turner Hall

Published May 6, 2015

The six piece - fronted by Mike Scott - has 13 studio albums under their belt. And during tonight's concert at Turner Hall, the group played 16 songs, seven of which were from their most recent album.

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Local music groups vie for Big Gig "golden tickets" in Battle of the Bands

Published May 5, 2015

With new headliner and schedule announcements popping up seemingly everyday, the sunny sonic spectacle that is the Big Gig is finally beginning to take shape. But while most of the work takes place in closed-door meetings and over negotiation-heavy phone calls, a part of the Summerfest process has also been taking place on a stage right out in the open, featuring local bands hoping to win in front of a crowd of fans hoping to be won over.

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10 questions for The Waterboys' Mike Scott

Published May 2, 2015

OnMilwaukee.com recently chatted with Mike Scott before he and the rest of The Waterboys swing through Milwaukee for a show at Turner Hall on Tuesday, May 5 about the latest album "Modern Blues," the time spent recording in Nashville and what keeps him going.