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Milwaukee Concerts

This week on the Disclaimer, winter has Ryan Schleicher, Matt Wild and I feeling beat down, so we cheer ourselves up by looking forward to upcoming concerts this winter and spring. Among our many picks: St. Vincent, Wye Oak, The Men, Burnhearts' M.. more

Jan 29, 2014 10:00 PM On Music

The ReadingThe usual type of crowd had shown-up for the latest Goats & Monkeys reading, It was a mix of different people in the local theatre business. The energy was a bit muted. It was a Monday night reading. A talented group of actors stood .. more

Feb 8, 2011 6:25 PM Theater

Paving the way as Milwaukee’s only all-female sketch comedy ensemble, Broadminded divulges the clandestine tales that women keep tucked away and tells stories of common lies and confessions in its latest program, Confessions more

Feb 21, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Flight of the Conchords took to the stage in homemade robot costumes, grinding to the Daft Funk electro-house of “Too Many Dicks on the Dancefloor,” but within a song the New Zealand comedy duo had taken their rightful stool perches, hav... more

May 6, 2009 12:00 AM Comedy 1 Comments

Now that's what we're talking about: Summerfest has announced Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson as the latest Marcus Amphitheater headliners; the two will split a July 1 bill that, with any luck, will find time for plenty of duets and collaborations. Ti.. more

Apr 24, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

Last year young Swedish singer Lykke Li teamed up with Björn Yttling of Peter, Björn and John to release her debut album, Youth Novels, an unlikely collection of sweet yet sophisticated electro-pop at times as catchy and immediate as anything on p.. more

Mar 10, 2009 4:00 AM On Music

I'm not sure how this slid below my radar, but one of my favorite contemporary R&B singers, Syleena Johnson, is in town tonight for a 9 p.m. concert at Club 618 (618. N. Water St.) Tickets are $20, or $50 for the VIP treatment. Johnson's first .. more

Mar 5, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

Scottish post-rock pioneers Mogwai, whose crashing, crescendoing guitar-based instrumentals have inspired modern groups like Explosions in the Sky, have included a May 9 stop at the Turner Hall Ballroom on their latest tour behind their sixth albu.. more

Feb 25, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

Five years after No Doubt went on hiatus while Gwen Stefani launched a larger-than-life solo career, the group has re-banded for a summer tour slated to stop at Summerfest for a July 2 headlining gig at the Marcus Amphitheater. No stranger to No D.. more

Feb 25, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

"World Cafe" favorite M. Ward returns to Milwaukee for the fifth time in about as many years for another return performance at the Pabst Theater on Friday, April 24. A longtime critical favorite, Ward raised his commercial profile considerably las.. more

Feb 17, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

No ticket details on this one yet, just the bare-bone basics: Perennial draws Wilco will return to the Pabst Theater for a pair of shows in April. The alt-country pioneers will perform on Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15. more

Feb 16, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

Summerfest has announced its second Marcus Amphitheater headliner for 2009 and it's... another country act. Kenny Chesney, the former Mr. Renee Zellweger and proud, oft-shirtless singer of the you-can't-make-this-up C&W hit "She Thinks My Tractor'.. more

Feb 11, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

The Rave brings cult-favorite piano-rocker Ben Folds, who is touring behind his 2008 disc Way to Normal, back to Milwaukee for a Thursday, March 19 performance with openers Jukebox the Ghost (sounds scary). Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 13 at 10.. more

Feb 6, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

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