Results tagged with 'elvis costello'
Published Sept. 16, 2012
It's appropriate that in the middle of his Saturday night show at Summerfest's BMO Harris Pavilion, Elvis Costello referenced his first performance in Milwaukeen 1977. Costello, who with his band The Imposters played to what appeared to be a roughly half-full seating area at the venue, opened with a string of old favorites, making the show basically a walk down memory lane.
Published June 19, 2012
Milwaukee World Festival officials have booked Elvis Costello & The Imposters for a headlining show at the new BMO Harris Pavilion Saturday, Sept. 15.
Published April 20, 2012
When Nick Lowe initially took the stage Thursday night at the Turner Hall Ballroom, he didn't say a word. Starting off the show alone with a guitar, he launched into two numbers. Now in his early 60s, Lowe has been performing live for over 45 years and he clearly believes in letting his music do most of the talking. However, when Lowe did talk, he was remarkably engaging.
Published July 3, 2011
The Big Gig arrives on the lakefront this week and having been a Summerfest regular for nearly 30 years now, I thought I'd take a moment to reflect on some memorable shows I've seen on the stages of the Henry Maier Festival Grounds in the Third Ward.
Published May 24, 2010
Although I became a record collector at a young age -- around 9 -- it wasn't until I was 12 that I become passionate about 45s. What clicked for me was discovering bands like The Jam, The Clash and Buzzcocks and finding Zig Zag Records on Avenue U in Brooklyn.
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