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David Byrne graced the Riverside Theater with nothing less than one of the most form-breaking, inventively choreographed concerts ever. Read more

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David Byrne returns to Milwaukee with one of his most ambitious shows ever, while Damien Jurado shares songs from his characteristically devastating new album. Read more

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Milwaukee's spring concert calendar is the city's strongest in years. Here's what to look forward to. Read more

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The Talking Heads singer has called his latest tour "the most ambitious shows I've done since the shows I filmed for 'Stop Making Sense.'" Read more

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While she had definitely been building up steam before collaborating with David Byrne, there’s no denying that heading into the studio (and out on the road) with the iconoclastic former Talking H,Concert Reviews Read more

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This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly panel with station promotions director Ryan Schleicher, A.V. Club Milwaukee editor Matt Wild and I, we examine yet another event that says its art but doesn't smell like art: a planned "urban camping" exc.. Read more

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In the five years since her debut full length, Marry Me, Annie Clark, better known by her stage name St. Vincent, has built up quite a bit of traction. But even for an artist whose star was already on the rise, teaming up... Read more

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David Byrne and St. Vincent will headline the Riverside Theater as part of a just-announced tour behind their upcoming collaborative album, the venue announced this morning. The former Talking Heads frontman and the widely heralded indie-rock guit.. Read more

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<p> The Talking Heads left an indelible visual impression with <em>Stop Making Sense</em> (1984), but long before Jonathan Demme directed the group in their concert-as-performance-art documentary, the Heads had been recorded on videotape. The DVD.. Read more

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Jimi Hendrix: Band of Gypsys won the Grammy in 1999 for Best Long Form Music Video. The documentary has been reissued on DVD with retooled stereo and other bonuses. Regardless of enhancements, the documentary is an interesting look at Hendrix's tr.. Read more

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Traditional dances, music, weaving and pottery demonstrations, pow-wows and robust American-Indian cuisine such as wild rice, buffalo venison and roasted corn are among the attractions at this weekend’s Indian Summer Festival, which runs th... Read more

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On his latest CD of songs and spoken verse, veteran Milwaukee poet/musician Harvey Taylor encompasses tunes that range from earnest to sociopolitical to goofy. A number of the city's acoustic, improvisat,CD Reviews Read more

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David Byrne will perform LIVE at the Pabston Wednesday, October 15 at 8 pm. Meet the Shepherd Express Street Team as they give you free swag,Promotions Read more


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First comes a white shoe, followed by an off white suit leg. Soon enough, David Byrne becomes fully visible for the opening number of Stop Making Sense, the Talking Heads‚ 1984 concert film (out now on Blu-ray). Accompanying himself with acoustic.. Read more

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