Results tagged with 'riverside theater'
Published July 24, 2015
As you (almost certainly) wished, the Riverside Theater announced this morning that the venue will play host to "The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes," a special screening of the beloved 1987 Rob Reiner classic "The Princess Bride" on Sunday, Nov. 22 - complete with Westley himself actor Cary Elwes in attendance.
Published July 24, 2015
At first glance, Ellington Ratliff may seem like the odd man in the pop rock band R5. He's the only one who's not a member of the Lynch family. He's the only one with a first name that doesn't begin with R (Riker, Rocky, Ross and Rydel make up the rest), and he's the only bandmate not born and raised in Colorado. Instead, Ratliff was born out in Los Angeles and split time in Wisconsin, making the band's Riverside gig Friday night a return of sorts.
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).
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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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