The Back Room At Colectivo

Lady Lamb singer/songwriter Aly Spaltro discusses her Zen approach to songwriting on her latest record. Read more

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“We allow people to tell about the most intense or meaningful or revelatory moments in their lives. Some of the stories are hilarious, some of the stories are scary and some are really beautiful and tear-jerking.” Read more



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Elton John brings his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour to Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum—a highlight of music events this week in Milwaukee. Read more

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The Australian indie-rock band made their Milwaukee premiere with a raw, high-energy performance of hits off their debut album Read more

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The Moth Story Slam may not be a typical comedy shows, but expect to laugh in between having your deepest emotions tugged on. Read more


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A curfew awkwardly cut the indie rocker’s set short Thursday night at the Back Room at Colectivo. Read more

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On his latest tour, Har Mar Superstar pays tribute to Sam Cooke by keeping his shirt on. Read more

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NextGen America hosts a gubernatorial candidate debate targeted toward young voters, and the City of Milwaukee Equal Rights Commission offers a free listening session to find out more about being an immigrant in Milwaukee. Read more

Saving Our Democracy


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The iconic former Pavement frontman stayed true to his laidback ways at Saturday night’s sold-out show. Read more

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For many in the crowd, the intimate show was the first chance to hear material from Damien Jurado’s newest album, The Horizon Just Laughed. Read more

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On Dead Horses’ deeply personal third album, singer-songwriter Sarah Vos attempts to reconcile childhood traumas. Read more

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“I was one of those girls who was called ‘intense,’” Mitski quipped. “But it got me here, so…” Read more

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Lighting sage every so often to set the mood, Nightmares on Wax turned the Pabst Theater stage into a living room. Read more

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“I think there’s a sense of magic in having people come in expecting a quiet acoustic evening, and then end up taking their clothes off and dancing on the tables.” Read more

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Even Jessica Lea Mayfield’s sharp-edged banter between songs, usually little jabs at the expense of her audience, reinforced the perception of a wounded soul keeping the rest of the world at a distance. Read more

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A doting crowd sang along with every song at the indie-rock band's highly participatory sold-out show. Read more

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The new head of the East Side BID, Kristin Godfrey, discusses her vision for the neighborhood. Read more

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Joined by the London quartet The Big Moon, English rocker Marika Hackman demonstrated her sense of humor at her Milwaukee debut. Read more

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The Canadian hockey-player-turned-musician seemed comfortable in a venue far smaller than the ones he usually plays. Read more

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Windy City quintet The Flat Five looked to the bright folk, pop and rock of yesteryear during a loving near-capacity show. Read more

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