Articles tagged with 'nathaniel rateliff'


2014 picks: Bobby Tanzilo

Published Dec. 10, 2014

Another year has come and gone and, as always, it's left a trail of great music, books and concerts in its wake...


Rateliff returns, but just for a day

Published April 14, 2014

Denver-based singer/songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff - who plays Thursday, April 17 at Shank Hall - loves Milwaukee. So much so that he considered moving here. Find out why he changed his mind.


Rateliff, Fruit Bats: best Big Gig opening day ever?

Published June 27, 2012

Nathaniel Rateliff and Fruit Bats both played before dinner time on Day 1 of Summerfest. In about 30 years of Big Gig action, I cannot recall a better way to start the 11-day festival.


Reliving an unbelievable musical year

Published Dec. 28, 2010

"As 2010 comes to a close, it's impossible not to think about the unbelievable musical year I've had," reflects Josh Miller. "There were so many great releases on the local and national levels and plenty of concert opportunities that there were few moments that I wasn't getting consumed by music."


Water drenches Thursday gigs, but Friday's go on

Published July 23, 2010

My fourth attempt to see Nathaniel Rateliff in Milwaukee was foiled again. This time by no less than Mother Nature. Folks who wanted to see The Faint at Turner Hall didn't have much luck either last night.


Gig roundup: Rateliff returns again ... lucky for us

Published July 19, 2010

Thanks to a mutual love affair, singer and songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff is making his fourth Milwaukee appearance since November. Bobby Tanzilo is especially excited for Rateliff's show here on Thursday.


The best CDs of 2010 -- as seen from the halfway point

Published July 7, 2010

For the past 20-odd years I've been a "rock critic" voting in the Village Voice's annual Pazz & Jop poll of the year's releases. Here's my list so far for 2010. Please tell me what I might be missing.


Let some Milwaukee news brighten your wet Friday

Published June 4, 2010

It's Friday, it's raining and Bobby Tanzilo is feeling reflective. Plus, he's got more e-mails than you can shake a stick at, so here are some random Milwaukee notes for a Friday morning.


Tallest Man on Earth fills The Pabst with emotion

Published May 26, 2010

Kristian Matsson strolled the stage last night at The Pabst Theater as a simple man with a guitar. But as he started singing and playing his guitar, the meager stage set was quickly filled with passionate folk melodies and lyrics telling of hope, troubles and everything in between.


Nathaniel Rateliff's humble beginnings lead to inspired musical future

Published April 28, 2010

Growing up in Bay, Mo., population 60, folk singer/songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff didn't have much to do. That is until he found music. His latest album, "In Memory of Loss," came out April 27 and he's here in Milwaukee to play Turner Hall Ballroom tonight as part of the show.