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Though the indie-rockers have lost some of their volatility over the years, they still deliver quite a spectacle. Read more

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Now celebrating their 40th anniversary, punk legends Stiff Little Fingers demonstrated why they’re still playing together after all these years. Read more

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A nearly packed Turner Hall Ballroom waited around to see Rakim perform for less than an hour. Read more

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Beck is one of the defining artists of my generation. So why doesn’t his music mean more to me? 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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Elvis Costello dug into the mellower corners of his songbook at a risky, generous show celebrating Imperial Bedroom. Read more

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For their first show under their truncated new name, Death From Above treated loyal fans to a mix of “crusty new songs and crusty old ones." Read more

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The indie-rock group’s songs banged, but frontman Will Toledo’s aloof stage presence was hard to get past. Read more

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The second weekend of June marked a first for Milwaukee. For four days, the city hosted the annual PRF BBQ, an event that had previously called Chicago home for eight years. The festival originated,Concert Reviews Read more

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Norah Jones returned to her roots throughout her return to the Riverside Theater. Read more

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Country journeyman Kinky Friedman delivered a night of bawdy laughs and pervasive sadness at his return to Shank Hall. Read more

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Supporting their boldest, flashiest album yet, the once-shy indie trio The xx carried themselves like confident stars for a sold-out Eagles Ballroom. Read more

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Healthier, happier and thinner, redeemed rap icon Gucci Mane received a hero's welcome for not really doing all that much of anything. Read more

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Country veteran Marty Stuart proved to be a generous bandleader at his honky-tonk-heavy show at The Rave’s bar venue. Read more

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Former Milwaukeean Juli Wood conveyed passion with both her saxophone and her voice during her welcome return Thursday. Read more

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Patience was key to last night’s concert from black metal innovators Deafheaven, which only featured eight songs. Read more

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Lauryn Hill's first Milwaukee show in 15 years was a hot, flabby mess, until suddenly it wasn't anymore. She was glorious. Read more

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Milwaukee surf-punks The Pukes celebrated the overdue vinyl release of their debut album with a colorful show Friday night. 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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Ahead of their tour with Dashboard Confessional, rising Milwaukee rockers Vinyl Theatre debuted new material and covered Coldplay at The Rave. Read more

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