David Bazan

The Milwaukee-based Zach Pietrini Band has partnered with local distillery Twisted Path for their Songs & Spirits Living Room Tour, which kicks off on Saturday, Aug. 5. more

Aug 1, 2017 1:34 PM Local Music

Summerfest open on Wednesday, June 29 with Selena Gomez as the opening act in the Marcus Amphitheater, but this week our area also offers Summer Soulstice, Garlic Fest, the Cedarburg Strawberry Festival and several other visiting musical ac... more

Jun 21, 2016 4:12 PM This Week in Milwaukee

During my college years in Madison, most ofthe touring indie-rock bands of interest played at a now-defunctbasement coffeeshop with unclear ties to the church next door. I never fullyunderstood that place. The regulars were almost eerily quiet .. more

Nov 8, 2012 5:30 PM On Music

David Bazan likes thinking things through. His songs have always maintained intimate connections... more

Nov 2, 2011 12:00 AM Music Feature

As a music writer without a take on Lady Gaga, I feel a bit like a sports commentator with nothing to say about the Super Bowl. But at this point Lady Gaga has become the Coca-Cola of pop music, an institution so omnipresent, and so controlled in .. more

May 24, 2011 4:15 PM On Music

David Bazan's creative life appears to be marked by contradiction, either by design or outside perception.Congratulate Bazan on his full-length solo debut, Curse Your Branches, which cracked Billboard's Top 200 album chart, and he shrugs it... more

Mar 31, 2010 12:00 AM Music Feature

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Nov 16, 2009 12:00 AM Best of Milwaukee 2009

For all the reverence it pays its elders, rock music remains a young person's genre, with Forget Yourself ,Music Feature more

Jun 17, 2009 12:00 AM Music Feature

Hero of the Week: Rev. Joseph Ellwanger OnNov. 14, the Birmingham Ci Shepherd ,Expresso more

Nov 29, 2008 12:00 AM Expresso

The Pabst Theater foundation this morning announced a slew of its 2010 shows, including: * David Bazan, the former Pedro the Lion singer-songwriter (and, as his latest solo album outlines, fallen Christian), at the Pabst Theater on Sunday, Ap.. more

Dec 31, 1969 11:00 PM On Music