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Aesop Rock is well aware there aren’t many rappers over 40-years-old mining new territory. He hopes to buck that trend. Now, with the recent release of his new album, The Impossible Kid, he appears poised to further expand his audience. more

Jul 3, 2017 3:30 PM Music Feature

Here's a look at the acts you'll find performing on July 7, 2017, at Summerfest. Scroll down for the full lineup.   Dierks Bentley w/ Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi American Family Insuran,Summerfest 2017 more

Jun 27, 2017 12:00 AM Summerfest Guide

A big week for rap brings Tory Lanez, Atmosphere and Machine Gun Kelly to town. more

Nov 15, 2016 1:43 PM This Week in Milwaukee

Grouplove, Rusty Ps, Mexican Fiesta and more! more

Aug 19, 2014 10:13 PM This Week in Milwaukee

The inclusion of synth-pop legends New Order on this year’s Summerfest lineup generated a lot of well-justified excitement, which should’ve been tempered slightly by the fact that they’d be p,Concert Reviews more

Jul 4, 2014 1:20 PM Concert Reviews

For the last few years, Minneapolis rap powerhouse Rhymesayers Entertainment has pretty much had free reign over the Miller Lite Oasis for a full day of Summerfest, populating the opening slots wit,Concert Reviews more

Jun 30, 2014 10:23 AM Concert Reviews

Burnhearts/Pabst Street Party, Summerfest, King Buzzo and more! more

Jun 26, 2014 12:58 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Minneapolis rap powerhouse Rhymesayers Entertainment has built an impressive stable of artists since launching in 1995, but at the same time, the label’s success more

Jul 1, 2013 12:57 PM Concert Reviews

Around the turn of the century, Atmosphere introduced a new form of hip-hop deemed “emo-rap” for its aggressively earnest lyrics, but the group avoided... more

Jul 6, 2012 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Summerfest this afternoon released its first big drop of 2012 side-stage headliners, and it\'s an impressive bunch that includes some big alternative bands (AWOLNATION, The Joy Formidable, Cake), a couple of high-class R&B singers (Eric Benet,.. more

Mar 22, 2012 7:25 PM On Music

Art-rockers TV on the Radio return from a short hiatus with a newfound focus on matters of the heart on Nine Types of Light, a would-be romantic album that values love more as an escape from the woes of the world than as an end in and of itself. .. more

Apr 12, 2011 4:44 PM On Music

The seminal Minneapolis independent hip-hop group Atmosphere will return to the Riverside Theater on Thursday, Sept. 9, the venue announced this morning. Though rapper Slug and producer Ant won't have a new album to promotetheir latest release is .. more

Jul 23, 2010 3:00 PM On Music

Thename Roast explains it all. This small coffeehouse located on thecorner of Maryland and Locust (2132 E. Locust St.) near UW-Milwaukeefeatures specialty coffee drinks and chai teas. The urbane setti,Dining Out more

Sep 23, 2009 12:00 AM Dining Preview

Skylight Opera closes its 49th season with a production of Gilbert and Sullivan's swashbuckling musical comedy The Pirates of Penzance. This lighthearted show is one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most popular, having been performed on stages ac... more

Jun 3, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Old Roots, New Routes: The Cultural Politics of Alt.Country Music(University of Michigan P Old Roots, New Routes: The Cultural Politics of Alt.Country Music ,Books more

Feb 24, 2009 12:00 AM Books 4 Comments

This week’s odd Billboard album chart deserves a quick glance: 1. E=MC2, Mariah Carey 2. Spirit, Leona Lewis 3. Flight of the Conchords, Flight of the Conchords 4. Bittersweet World, Ashlee Simpson 5. When Life Gives You Lemons... more

May 1, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

State Attorney General J.B. VanHollen put the kibosh on a plan to ask more minority resid What’s your take? Write: editor@shepex.com. ,News Features more

Feb 27, 2008 12:00 AM News Features 1 Comments

October 18, 2007 Amazingly,even after the embarrassing turn-of-the-century rise of You Can't Imagine How Much Fun We're Having ,Concert Reviews more

Dec 12, 2007 12:00 AM Concert Reviews 2 Comments

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