If you’re a student of Milwaukee music, you know that "Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams" is not only a lyric in the Rolling Stones' tune "Shattered," but maybe even more importantly, the title of the BoDeans’ debut album, released in May of 1986 on Slash/Warner Bros.
The album was produced by T-Bone Burnett and helped launched a long, hit-filled career for the Waukesha-born band. Even 30 years later, the album still sounds great even if the band has taken on a different form and members.
To help celebrate 30 years of "Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams," Milwaukee-based Sprecher Brewing is releasing BoDeans Original Ginger Brew. The ale with natural ginger will be packaged in 12-ounce bottles and sport a 3.4%-AbV.
To help release the new Ginger Brew, the brewery also is holding a special private acoustic concert from the BoDeans. The invitation-only show is Thursday, June 16.
A life-long and passionate community leader and Milwaukeean, Jeff Sherman is a co-founder of OnMilwaukee.
He grew up in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University, as a Warrior. He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, and is the founding president of Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM)/Fuel Milwaukee.
Early in his career, Sherman was one of youngest members of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and currently is involved in numerous civic and community groups - including board positions at The Wisconsin Center District, Wisconsin Club and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. He's honored to have been named to The Business Journal's "30 under 30" and Milwaukee Magazine's "35 under 35" lists.
He owns a condo in Downtown and lives in greater Milwaukee with his wife Stephanie, his son, Jake, and daughter Pierce. He's a political, music, sports and news junkie and thinks, for what it's worth, that all new movies should be released in theaters, on demand, online and on DVD simultaneously.
He also thinks you should read OnMilwaukee each and every day.