Blackberry Smoke

The sorrow most associated with country and bluegrass is more often derived from romantic heartbreak and sentimentality than the sadness Joseph Huber proffers on The Suffering Stage. more

Jul 3, 2017 3:23 PM Album Reviews

Brett Newski releases a cheerful new album and The Jayhawks and The Naked and Famous return to the city while Bay View welcomes an unusual new venue. more

Nov 1, 2016 2:35 PM This Week in Milwaukee


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Blackberry Smoke brought back the spirit of classic Southern rock Thursday night at the Eagles Ballroom. more

Mar 6, 2015 9:40 AM Concert Reviews


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Milwaukee bands The Bang Bang, Platinum Boys and Soup Moat celebrate new releases this week. more

Mar 3, 2015 8:13 PM This Week in Milwaukee

A very large crowd had come to the Quadracci Powerhouse Theatre. A quick look out across the theatre during Brian Vaughn’s opening speech confirmed only scattered single seats available. It was opening night of the Milwaukee Rep’s Pride and Preju.. more

Mar 7, 2009 5:00 AM Theater

When Eric Haywood left Milwaukee in 1994 to pursue a career as a music video director, Atlanta made perfect sense as a destination. Several Milwaukee rappers and hip-hoppers made the trek to Atlanta in wake of Speech, who was enjoying the peak of.. more

Mar 6, 2009 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Missy Higgins @ Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. Endlesslycompared to Sarah McLachlan and Vanessa Carlton because, w,This Week in Milwaukee, Blackberry Smoke, Shank Hall, Turner hall, more

Jul 10, 2008 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

While diverse stylistic range is often the hallmark of profound musical study, sometimes there’s something equally admirable about cornering and perfecting a specific niche. That’s the path taken by Atlanta’s Blackberry Smoke, who’ve wholehearted... more

Jul 10, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 2 Comments