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OnMilwaukee Weekend Preview, Jan. 20-22, 2017

Published Jan. 19, 2017

Are you ready for the great Milwaukee weekend? You are now! Cheer on the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs, dance the night away at MAM After Dark, listen to "Tribe Uncovered," check out ZIP MKE or laugh with Frank Caliendo. Attend Fem Fest, see "Disgraced," or shop the Milwaukee Boat Show.

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The night Reitman introduced me to a music legend

Published Jan. 3, 2017

The years erode my ability to recall what concert four of us from WSUW, the college radio station, drove to Milwaukee to see. I don't know who or where or how I even paid for a ticket. But what I do remember about that night was amazing.

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Milwaukee Theatre announces Patti Smith gig

Published Jan. 3, 2017

This morning Peter Jest of Alternative Concert Group announced that Patti Smith will bring her band to Milwaukee for an 8 p.m. show on Thursday, March 9 at the Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave. The show is Smith's fourth, but her first since 1979.

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Celtic Woman brings soaring holiday music to the Riverside

Published Dec. 11, 2016

All we need to complete the pre-Christmas stroll is some great Christmas songs sung to a sweeping orchestral arrangement by outstanding singers. Well, worry no more, as Celtic Woman is on the doorstep, performing Wednesday night at the Riverside.

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Summerfest announces Tom Petty to headline two days at the Marcus Amp

Published Dec. 9, 2016

Summerfest has announced that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will headline two nights at the Marcus Amp for next year's Summerfest 50. The band will take the stage - along with special guest Chris Stapleton - on Wednesday, July 5 and Thursday, July 6.

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Pabst Theater Group, Alverno resurrect Uncovered concert events

Published Dec. 5, 2016

This morning, the Pabst Theater Group and Alverno College announced the return of Uncovered, the music series born as a part of the now-retired Alverno Presents program, with two shows coming next year, dedicated to A Tribe Called Quest and Stevie Wonder.

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Up-and-coming band Whitney to perform debut album at Turner Hall

Published Nov. 29, 2016

After touring its new album around the country, Whitney is in Milwaukee, ready to perform the music band members Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek have been working on at Turner Hall this Thursday at 8 p.m. Here's a little preview of the upcoming show.

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Gabriel Sanchez keeps the spirit of Prince alive at the Riverside

Published Nov. 23, 2016

When Prince unexpectedly died on April 21 early this year, everyone felt shocked - especially Gabriel Sanchez, the star of The Prince Experience. But he decided to use the sadness to make his show better than ever and ensure the legend lives on properly.

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Daughter exceeds expectations at Turner Hall Ballroom

Published Nov. 19, 2016

Daughter's Friday night headlining gig at the Turner Hall Ballroom exceeded Milwaukee's expectations from the U.K. band - and left the audience hoping they'll continue to ditch Chicago for Milwaukee in the future.

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Daughter prepares to headline its first Milwaukee show

Published Nov. 17, 2016

"We found each other randomly and here we are doing a full tour in the U.S.," said Daughter drummer Remi Aguilella, amazed. So, it would appear that it's fate that the group is now here doing its second full American tour and stopping in Milwaukee.