Results tagged with 'kings of leon'
Published June 25, 2015
To me, the Kings Of Leon were supposed to save rock music. When I saw them for a second time at Summerfest in 2006, this time at the Miller Lite Oasis, something felt wrong. KOL seemed slow. Plaintive. Quiet? Turns out that was the direction this band would head in, and it's what made them extremely popular. But I came into tonight's show with an open mind and was rewarded with old Kings, and even lulled a little with new Leon.
Published June 18, 2015
Even though Summerfest gets passed over by lots of national media - at some point, let's put the onus on getting the word out better, OK? - there's no doubt that this gigantic musical festival is Milwaukee's crowning annual achievement. Here are the annual picks from OnMilwaukee.com Publisher Andy Tarnoff.
Published Feb. 12, 2010
I've spent a little time thinking about the best shows I've ever seen in Milwaukee. Fortunately, being an OnMilwaukeean for 12 years gives me a handy guide to my favorite shows ever: with two exceptions on this list, I wrote reviews at the time, and thus, I could easily find the dates of the shows and could revisit my impressions at the time.
Published Sept. 21, 2009
Now that I'm completely addicted to Glaswegian band Glasvegas' self-titled debut LP, I've been trying to come up with the perfect comparison for its blustery, melodic wall-of-sound Brit-pop. That bit of irrelevance aside, Glasvegas is touring the U.S. opening for Kings of Leon and plays at the Bradley Center on Saturday, Sept. 26.
Published Aug. 19, 2009
Violent Femmes, BoDeans, Al Jarreau ... these are the kinds of names we think of when we think of Milwaukee's contribution to the music business. But you've likely never heard of one of the most powerful Milwaukee-area natives in the music business. Peter Gray is senior vice president of pop promotion at RCA Music Group, working with the likes of Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys and Kelly Clarkson.
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