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Janet Jackson, Kesha, Pinegrove and Girlpool highlight a week of big concerts in Milwaukee. more

Oct 17, 2017 4:53 PM This Week in Milwaukee

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Pop music is inherently divisive, particularly because of its culturalreverberations. So as Alt-J whizzed through a 70-minute set Wednesday night ata sold-out Riverside Theater, the band’s tendency to constantly shape-shiftresonated as a clever.. more

Jul 30, 2015 6:51 PM On Music

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Alt-J proved that they're on to something special Wednesday night, but also that there's still more work to be done. more

Jul 30, 2015 11:00 AM Concert Reviews

German Fest, Rhythm Lab MicroFest and the Riverwest 24 are among Milwaukee’s big gatherings this week. more

Jul 21, 2015 9:15 PM This Week in Milwaukee

Milwaukee's alternative station FM 102.1 has announced the headliners for the first night of its ninth annual Big Snow Show Holiday concert: Cage the Elephant, Alt-J, Fitz and the Tantrums, Vance Joy and Meg Myers. Some of these acts are no strang.. more

Oct 6, 2014 2:00 PM On Music

The knock against French alternative rockers is that they essentially write the same song over and over again. That criticism is more or less fair, but man, the songs “Lisztomania” and “1901” from 2009’s sterling more

Dec 11, 2013 1:31 AM This Week in Milwaukee

FM 102.1's annual Big Snow Show at the Rave will become a two-night event this year, with an internationally minded lineup featuring headliners from France, England and Sweden. France bliss-pop stars Phoenix, fresh from headline billing at the Coa.. more

Sep 30, 2013 2:00 PM On Music

Wednesday, August 4th brought a group of approximately 30-plus skateboarders from all walks of life carrying buckets and shovels to the site that formerly housed the world-famous Turf Skatepark, located near the Loomis Road exit off of I-89... more

Aug 17, 2010 12:00 AM A&E Feature 1 Comments

I wasn't always a big fan of whites. I'd drink them, sure—and it was nice to have something cold around the house, but I chilled them almost to freezing and basically used them like light beer. Once I started learning, I grew to tolerate th... more

Mar 22, 2010 12:00 AM Eat/Drink

“They told me I had five minutes beforeit was going to be broadcast,” Nitti recalls. “I wanted to call everyone I knewand tell them my song was going to be on the radio, but I was at Chuck E.Cheese with my daughter, so I didn&rsquo,Local more

Jan 20, 2010 12:00 AM Local Music