Daniel Johnston

Organizers hosted the inaugural Riverwest Fest music festival last year to raise money for the all-ages basement venue the Eagle\'s Nest, which needs expensive renovations to meet city codes. Progress on that cause has been stalled—though the upst.. more

Dec 2, 2011 10:30 PM On Music

It\'s almost December, which means that within the next week or two magazines and blogs will begin publishing their hotly debated (if rarely all that controversial) rankings of the best albums of 2011. Milwaukee has its own inclusive, local spin o.. more

Nov 28, 2011 3:00 PM On Music

What’s the deal with Daniel Johnston? That depends on who you ask. Some will say the songwriter is a mad musical genius, others will say Johnston is the glorified equivalent of a Wesley Willis, an outsider artist whose songs are thin at bes... more

Aug 14, 2009 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Irish Fest @ Summerfest Grounds Oneyear shy of its 30th anniversary, Milwaukee’s Irish Fest once againtransforms the Summerfest grounds into a haven for Celtic cultu,This Week in Milwaukee more

Aug 12, 2009 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

In response to a short Local Music blurb on the Good Luck Joes licensing songs to the cable program "Greek," the band's manager wrote in to let me know that the group has accomplished something of a Moby-ish feat: They've licensed every song from .. more

Mar 31, 2008 4:00 AM On Music

Accordingtothe venerable David Byrne, the better a singer’s voic No! ,Concert Reviews more

Feb 13, 2008 12:00 AM Concert Reviews

The Devil and Daniel Johnston ,Today in Milwaukee more

Feb 7, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Marilyn Manson @ The Eagles Ballroom, 8 p.m. Glengarry Glen Ross, ,This Week in Milwaukee more

Feb 6, 2008 12:00 AM This Week in Milwaukee

Like many outsider musicians, Daniel Johnston’s work has a childlike quality to it, Wall Street Journal ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jan 14, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee 8 Comments