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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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Rock The Green’s organizers put as much thought into the fan experience as they did their environmental footprint. Read more

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It’s rare to see a live band conjure this much drama despite giving so little fanfare to stage production and crowd banter. Read more

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It’s rare to see a festival as dedicated to a specific sound and specific approach as this weekend’s Triple Eye Industries Fest. 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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Three groups of Milwaukee players delved into the repertoire of jazz music’s long history and intimated what the genre’s future could be. Read more

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While Riverwest 24 cyclists whizzed by outside, High Dive hosted another of the cozy rock shows that’s made it such a destination. Read more

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It was another chaotic day of piercings, anger, activism and ignored "No Crowd Surfing" signs at the Warped Tour's annual Milwaukee stop. Read more

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A wide range of Milwaukee talent paid tribute to the late Amy Winehouse for three sets spanning three hours at Company Brewing last Friday night. 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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James Mercer embraced his inner rock star during The Shins’ crackling, triumphant performance at Summerfest’s BMO Harris Pavilion. Read more

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The Chicago rock band shared summer-friendly songs of sadness, uncertainty and hope Saturday at the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage. Read more

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Blame the heat, perhaps, but Tegan and Sara played to one of the tiniest crowds a Summerfest headliner has seen this year. Read more

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Summerfest's constricted side stage wasn't the ideal location for the R&B star. "Do not go in there," fans warned. 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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Ludacris may have mellowed with age, but his hits spoke for themselves Sunday night. 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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For its Throwback Thursday promotion, Summerfest experimented with booking actual headliners before 10 p.m. Read more

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