Black Francis

Having won 22 of their last 26 (yes, they've had just four losses in the month of August), the Brewers are undeniably the hottest team in baseball.It seems unlikely the team can keep up this torrid pace, though we did say that when they started t.. more

Aug 23, 2011 3:11 AM More Sports

After years of inner-band tension, singer Black Francis dissolved The Pixies in early 1993, notifying his band mates via fax. Given that famously acrimonious breakup, few fans had long-term hopes for the band's improbable 2004 reunion, and ... more

Apr 18, 2011 12:00 AM Music Feature

Pixies frontman Black Francis, AKA Frank Black, has been characteristically busy lately, keeping up with his prolific solo recording schedule in between doing dates with the reunited alternative-rock band he’s better known for. Tonight, tho... more

Jul 12, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

I've got an interview with Black Francis/Frank Black in this week's issue of the Shepherd, where the outgoing songwriter gladly addresses some of the major elephants in the room surrounding his solo career, namely, "Why doesn't he write songs like.. more

Jul 9, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Frank Black’s decision to begin recording under his Pixies-era stage name Black Fran Bluefinger ,Music Feature more

Jul 9, 2009 12:00 AM Music Feature 1 Comments

Ridiculously prolific sometimes Pixies frontman Frank Black, still touring under his Pixies-era nom de plume Black Francis, will return to Shank Hall next month for a $20, 8 p.m. show on July 12. The show promises to be a break from his recent per.. more

Jun 19, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

The B-52's will perform LIVE at the Pabston Friday, October 18 at 8 pm. TheShepherd Express is one of the sponsorsfor this performance that will,Sponsored Events more

Oct 18, 2008 12:00 AM Sponsored Content

Hardcore Brewer fans know Jack Zduriencik as the team's spectacular scouting direction. He's the brains behind the operation that's grown all the talent currently gracing Miller Park. I have said as recently as Ned's firing in September t.. more

Oct 16, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

Keeping with Cirque du Soleil’s vision of cramming as many amazing acts of human agi Saltimbanco ,Today in Milwaukee more

Oct 1, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Jul 6, 2008 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

With the band still clocking major play on both hard-rock and modern-rock radio, the timing was perfect for a Stone Temple Pilots reunion—except for one small thing: Singer Scott Weiland still hasn’t concurred the personal problems that induced t... more

Jul 4, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Apr 18, 2008 12:00 AM Album Reviews

Anyone looking for new music couldn’t go wrong with any of these three killer albums: Black Francis – Svn Fngrs For Frank Black’s second album under his old Pixies-era nom de plume, he finally gets it right. Between its aggressive quirk.. more

Apr 15, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

The six-week-longRiver Arts Festival in Sauk Prairie begins Feb. 23, a rural delightjust NationalGeographic ,Art more

Feb 20, 2008 12:00 AM Visual Arts