Results tagged with 'riverside theater'
Published June 9, 2015
Veteran blues rocker George Thorogood brought his rowdy, roughneck rock and roll show to the Riverside Theater on Monday night. At first pass, the phenomenal success that Thorogood has enjoyed these 40 years can be puzzling. He's not the best guitarist, nor is he the best vocalist. Why then does George Thorogood's popularity remain so strong after all this time? The answer is showmanship.
Published May 29, 2015
With thousands of shows in his rear view mirror, an iconic song ("Bad to the Bone") to his credit and album sales topping 15 million worldwide, what does George Thorogood need to prove? "Absolutely nothing," Thorogood says. "I just try and keep my feet on the ground ... as opposed to going in the ground!" During our chat, Thorogood and I also talked about his musical influences, opening for the Rolling Stones and more.
Published April 23, 2015
Lord Huron doesn't quite trek to the stars like it said it might on its new album "Strange Trails," but the folk band is still going places. Its dreamy musical vistas have nabbed a big audience -- so much so that demand moved the band's return to The Pabst Theater on Saturday, April 25 over to the Riverside. Before then, I got a chance to chat with frontman Ben Schneider about "Strange Trails," the stories that come with it and going to space (at some point).
Published April 13, 2015
This morning, indie rockers Alt-J announced their 2015 North American tour, which includes a stop at the Riverside Theater on Wednesday, July 29.
Published March 17, 2015
Days before the Rolling Stones are expected to announce some concert related news, a Beatle beat them to the punch. The Riverside announced this morning that famed Beatles drummer, Mr. Conductor himself Ringo Starr is coming to Milwaukee in October to play the Riverside Theater.
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The line headed from the doors of the Riverside towards the Wisconsin Avenue bridge started forming at around 3 PM. Teenagers lined up hours before doors even opened to be up against the stage for Passion Pit, who were making their return to Milwaukee after their July release of Gossamer. Thus th...
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