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The Wigs original 1979 lineup reunites for a show at Shank Hall on Sept. 14. Read more

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With an international guitar festival and IndiaFest, Slim Jim Phantom, Chris Haise Band, OKAN and Rebel Rampage, there will be no time to get bored this week in Milwaukee. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

The Squirrel Nut Zippers serve their swampy stew of jazz, swing, Southern rock, Delta blues, honky-tonk and psychedelia at Shank Hall on Aug. 10. Read more

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One of the world’s best rock bands returned to Milwaukee. Read more

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The week leading up to Summerfest’s first act includes performances by the New Rhythm and Blues Quartet, The Minus 5 and Viento Callejero. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore play their favorite songs, share stories and touch on their musical heroes and inspirations at Shank Hall. Read more

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The second edition of 100 Things to Do in Milwaukee Before You Die by local writer Jenna Kashou, affords a decent cross-section of things to see and do in town. Read more

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The classic lineup of Plasticland is back for its first show in over a decade—and possibly its last. Read more

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Four bands will present very different spins on the sounds of the ’80s at New Wave Fest. Read more

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Play On is a remarkable production from a veteran Milwaukee sonic craftsman whose resume includes studio work with Daryl Stuermer, Cheap Trick and Jerry Harrison. Read more

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The New Orleans sextet previewed their unusual Led Zeppelin tribute album for an engaged crowd. Read more

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The wandering rock ’n’ roller discusses his favorite paintings and books, as well as reuniting with former Modern Lover Jerry Harrison. Read more

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Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

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The Chicago blues ensemble demonstrated their charisma and showmanship Friday night at Shank Hall. Read more

Concert Reviews

For Kenny is both a tribute to Kenny Baldwin (who passed in 2015) and a worthy document of the trio in action. Read more

Album Reviews

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The Milwaukee blues ensemble teamed with veteran blues producer Tom Hambridge for their latest LP, Charmed & Dangerous. Read more

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The veteran Milwaukee blues guitarist’s new group modernizes the classic organ-trio sound. Read more

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After shaking up their sound by adding piano, the iconic rockabilly act makes their Milwaukee debut as a quartet for the first time. Read more

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The Bottle Rockets, who return to Shank Hall behind a just-released album, have played some memorable shows here over the years. Read more

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Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express delighted the crowd with stories, in-song-banter and sing-alongs. Read more

Concert Reviews

David Bromberg may be the most influential musician you’ve never heard of, but his impact on contemporary music is undeniable. Read more

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