Results tagged with 'violent femmes'
Published Oct. 16, 2017
Who says you can't go home again? Violent Femmes drummer John Sparrow is finding his way back to his alma mater, South Milwaukee High School, as part of the band's five-city Viva Wisconsin tour this month. We went back to the school recently to find his old locker.
Published Sept. 5, 2017
On the heels of the band's recent live album release, "2 Mics & The Truth: Unplugged & Unhinged in America," the Violent Femmes have announced a five-city tour of Wisconsin in October.
Published April 21, 2017
After writing about everything from secret societies to Milwaukee punk rock, the Shepherd Express' Dave Luhrssen has now written the "Encyclopedia of Classic Rock." We asked him about what went into writing this authoritative tome with Michael Larson.
Published April 4, 2017
The BMO Harris Pavilion and The Pabst Theater Group announced today that signature '80s rock groups Violent Femmes and Echo & the Bunnymen will co-headline the lakefront venue on Friday, July 21, as a part of their summer tour.
Published Feb. 9, 2017
Four folks with roots in the local music scene banded together to create "Brick Through The Window: An Oral History of Punk Rock, New Wave and Noise in Milwaukee, 1964-1984," an exhaustive tracing of the scene in Milwaukee from its earliest gasps for air.
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