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Articles tagged with 'concerts'

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More reasons to attend the Concert 4 MACC

Published Sept. 17, 2014

The inaugural Concert 4 MACC, a benefit event for Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (The MACC Fund), is next week. And, there are many new reasons to support the cause.

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5 questions for The Rascals' Felix Cavaliere

Published Sept. 16, 2014

Decades after the break-up of The Rascals, Felix Cavaliere is still performing. We caught up with him before he arrives in Milwaukee this week for a gig at the Northern Lights Theater.

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The War on Drugs' Granduciel turns his inner battles into brilliant music

Published Sept. 15, 2014

The title of The War on Drugs' latest album is "Lost in the Dream," fitting for a record - and a moment in time - that utterly enveloped front man Adam Granduciel. The band is now taking the final product on the road, including a stop at The Pabst Theater on Sunday, Sept. 21. Before then, Granduciel chatted with OnMilwaukee.com about becoming a real band on the road, the process behind the album and the inner battles that went into it.

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Ariana Grande adds Milwaukee gig next year

Published Sept. 10, 2014

Breakout pop star Ariana Grande announced details for her first North American headlining tour this morning, including a stop in Milwaukee on Saturday, Feb. 28, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.

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7 questions for 7Horse

Published Sept. 10, 2014

The country-tinged rock duo of Phil Leavitt and Joie Calio worked together for years in the band Dada. 7Horse, however, marks a fairly new project for the guys. And there are certainly worse things to put on an early band's resume than being associated with an Oscar-nominated Scorsese film. OnMilwaukee.com got a chance to chat with Leavitt about the band's origins, its Milwaukee connection and getting the rare Scorsese Stamp of Approval.

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After a decade, The Buzzhorn sounds again

Published Sept. 9, 2014

For fans of the late '90s, names like the Sugar Ray, "TRL," Surge and Chris Gaines will sound very familiar (OK, maybe not that last one). For local music fans around in the era, another name might sound a little familiar: The Buzzhorn.

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Journey brings a new face to vintage rock

Published Sept. 4, 2014

Journey opened its hour-and-a-half set at the BMO Harris Pavilion with "Be Good to Yourself" and served a steady stream of its classics: "Separate Ways," "Any Way You Want It" and "Only the Young." No one can ever truly replace "The Voice" Steve Perry, but sound-alike Arnel Pineda comes damn close -- and, at age 46, he brings his own youthful vibrancy to the band's current line-up.

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Yellow Phone Music Conference calls up Butch Vig as keynote speaker

Published Sept. 1, 2014

Butch Vig has a lot on his plate. He just finished wrapping up a new Foo Fighters album, and he's heading back into the studio to start recording a new Garbage album. However, tucked away in that packed schedule is just enough time to head back to Milwaukee for the upcoming Yellow Phone Music Conference.

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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.