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Articles tagged with 'music'


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.


Mary White, Milwaukee's first woman of the blues

Published Oct. 17, 2016

Spending her days spent as a supervisor of operations at MATC, Mary White also maintained the title of first female blues singer in Milwaukee. She has long since retired from her full-time position - but her more highly recognized title will remain.


Hey, OnMilwaukee has a podcast now

Published Oct. 13, 2016

In the first episode of the OnMilwaukee podcast, Jimmy and Matt discuss whether to let the public submit ideas for its name, review the Milwaukee Film Festival, recap the Brewers' season and preview the Bucks, Badgers and Marquette campaigns, take a look at this weekend's movies and wonder whether the Packers are still good.


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 Soundbites: Radio personality Steve Palec

Published Oct. 5, 2016

The latest episode of Milwaukee Soundbites chats with radio personality Steve Palec, who chats about how "Walt Disney's Three Adventures of Davy Crockett" impacted his current radio show and admitting his appreciation of disco.


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.


An early look at Rock the Green's green grounds

Published Sept. 16, 2016

Looking around Reed Street Yards, it's hard not to think it would be a perfect place for a nature-conscious music festival. Apparently Rock the Green thought the same thing, as the area will play host to its return on Saturday, Sept. 17.


New Age Narcissism hip-hop collective rocks the green

Published Sept. 16, 2016

Growing up, these musicians always felt like misfits. They felt they didn't fit within their communities. But what they didn't know was that in the near future they'd break away from what they were used to and find themselves in a new, bigger and better group.


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.


Trapper Schoepp prepares to rock the green with storytelling lyrics

Published Sept. 15, 2016

rtists go on stage, play their songs and just do their thing, but 25-year-old Trapper Schoepp doesn't just perform, he goes out to tell stories that breathe even more life into his uptempo rootsy rock 'n' roll sound. He performs this weekend at Rock the Green.


Rock The Green 2016

Published Sept. 12, 2016

After taking a three-year break, Rock the Green is back with a killer music line-up, featuring acts both local and national, and great environmental education! Check out the full details of the event here.