A Boy from Tupelo is the most complete collection of those early recordings, made in the Sun Records studio under the tutelage of producer Sam Phillips or taped from radio broadcasts in 1954 and ’55. more

Aug 15, 2017 2:10 PM Album Reviews 1 Comments

As a writer and singer, Buzz Cason has a history that goes back to the early 1960s in sessions with Willie Nelson and Elvis and songs covered by everyone from Gloria Estefan to U2. Passion often suggests mature rockabilly, with the genre’s ... more

Apr 11, 2017 3:56 PM Album Reviews

One of the most distinctive male voices in 20th-century popular music, Roy Orbison enjoyed a prolific career from the 1950s through the ’80s. The Ultimate Collection is a well-curated best-of album, an aid to navigating the abundance of Orb... more

Dec 6, 2016 2:38 PM Album Reviews


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Quarters Rock ’n’ Roll Palace, despite its grandiose name, is a corner bar on Center Street in Riverwest. Inside, illuminated on a small stage, is Angelica Ortiz, or as she is known when she performs, Reina Fire more

Nov 25, 2014 8:36 PM A&E Feature

All right, I’m game. I’m blaming my hangover on sunspots. Watch the video. Bring back the glaciers! There's a sweet spot for ya. more

Aug 20, 2010 9:38 PM Daily Dose

Manymajor cities have similar and often larger rockabilly scenes, butMilwaukee’s is uniquely centralized: Bay View is a self-containedrockabilly community. Venues like club garibaldi and Vnuk&rs,None more

Mar 6, 2009 12:00 AM Around MKE 11 Comments

Notably missing from this week's Shepherd Express cover story on rockabilly: Any real discussion of the music itself. I was admittedly less interested in actual rockabilly music than exploring the related culture and values, and how those long-hel.. more

Mar 5, 2009 5:00 AM On Music

With their keyboard-drum setup, the Benevento/Russo Duo initially earned hasty comparisons to Medeski Martin & Wood, even though the duo’s jams are far trippier and often heavier than the more sea,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 5, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Not to be outdone by the Waukesha County Fair, which flaunted two ’90s alt-rock sur Momofuku ,Today in Milwaukee more

Jul 25, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

  From Under orders from Roger Goodell to resolve their impasse with Brett Favre, the Green Bay Packers have begun making calls about their former franchise QB, according to online reports. Goodell talked to Packers .. more

Jul 24, 2008 4:00 AM More Sports

   There’sa new kid on our theater block. Lake Geneva Theatre Company pre Private Lives ,Theater more

Jul 9, 2008 12:00 AM Theater

If you enjoy yourchili with a side of music, voting ballots and half-sized pencils,you&r Shepherd Express ,Dining Out more

Feb 27, 2008 12:00 AM Dining Preview

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Jan 11, 2008 12:00 AM Elections 2 Comments

Adorable RodentRatatouille on DVDNovember 24, 2007 | 09:48 AMWhat's the greatest challenge for a Hollywood marketing department? Probably selling a film whose protagonist is a loveable French rat.The Pixar animation group's summer of 2007 .. more

Nov 24, 2007 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood