Harley-Davidson Roadhouse

The 13-member ensemble of La Sonora Ponceña brought a piece of Puerto Rico to Milwaukee with their Summerfest performance. Read more

Concert Reviews

Three generations of hip-hop acts take the amphitheater stage on Summerfest’s closing night. The festival grounds will be alive to many others sounds, including the progressive salsa of La Sonora Ponceña. Read more

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Has the first decade of this century already become a time of nostalgic memories? Check out today’s headliners at the amphitheater, The Killers and Death Cab for Cutie, two of the most popular and hippest bands to emerge in the '00s. Read more

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Photo credit: Twitter user @lizzo

Lizzo’s contagious performance was a message of empowerment for all ages. Read more

Concert Reviews

Summerfest shared it's full slate of headliners for the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse during this year's fest, which runs June 26-30 and July 2-7, 2019. Read more



Photo credit: Hunter Nelson/Summerfest

He didn't stick the landing, but what Lil Uzi Vert's 45-minute concert lacked in length it made up for with spirit. Read more

Concert Reviews

Welcome to our daily compendium of Summerfest picks, previews, promotions and opinions. Here's who to see, and how to get in free. Read more

On Music

Aesop Rock is well aware there aren’t many rappers over 40-years-old mining new territory. He hopes to buck that trend. Now, with the recent release of his new album, The Impossible Kid, he appears poised to further expand his audience. Read more

Music Feature


Photos: Dave Zylstra/Shepherd Express

Juggling old and new songs, the Violent Femmes’ Summerfest set was a mixed bag in the best possible sense. Read more

Concert Reviews

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... Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Multi-instrumentalist Jack Spann, most known for his work onthe late legend David Bowie’s final album Blackstar,is hitting the Summerfest stage July 8 in support of his debut solo album Time, Time, Time, Time, Time.The making of Spann’s d.. Read more

Happening Now

In 1903, a year of major revolution in transportation, Henry Ford started his motor company and the Wright Brothers got their first airplane off the ground. That year also saw childhood friends Arthur Davidson and Read more

A&E Feature

Minneapolis rap powerhouse Rhymesayers Entertainment has built an impressive stable of artists since launching in 1995, but at the same time, the label’s success Read more

Concert Reviews

A couple of weeks after reveal the bulk of its headliners in one big drop, Summerfest has started rolling out stage lineups, so now you can finally find out what night some of these headliners will be playing. This morning the festival revealed it.. Read more

On Music

In the Internet-era rap scene, rappers can become big names well before they even release their first albums. Such is the case with J. Cole, the 25-year-old New York rapper who caught the attention of the rap blogosphere through a series of... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

KISS w/ Chevelle @ The Marcus Amphitheater, 7:30 p.m. AlthoughKISS purists would argue this current incarnation of the band is notlegitimate KISS, since f,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Since winning the third season of “American Idol,” R&Bsuperstar Fantasia Barrino seems to have escaped the curse that haunts many ofthe show’s most promising performers (anyone seen Ruben Studdard or TaylorHicks lately?). There is little doubt th... Read more

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