The Shins

James Mercer embraced his inner rock star during The Shins’ crackling, triumphant performance at Summerfest’s BMO Harris Pavilion. Read more

Concert Reviews

This year Summerfest saved some of its best indie-rock shows for last. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

This week on The Disclaimer, WMSE's weekly get down with Ryan Schleicher, Milwaukee Record's Matt Wild and I, we're sharing our annual Summerfest preview. Conventional wisdom seems to have set that this year's "50th Edition" lineup of the festival.. Read more

On Music

Here's your guide to the acts playing at Summerfest on July 9, 2017. Scroll down for the full lineup. Outlaw Music Festival Featuring Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and Sheryl Crow American Family I,Summerfest 2017 Read more

Summerfest Guide

With all but one of its American Family Insurance Amphitheater headliners announced, today Summerfest revealed its daily grounds stage lineup. The lineup is filled with the usual familiar faces, including The Moody Blues, The Steve Miller Band, Th.. Read more

On Music

The Rave welcomes three huge rap shows while Milwaukee bands get in the Halloween spirit. Read more

This Week in Milwaukee

With “TheNext Step,” Optimism Vaccine writers Shawn Glinis and Stephen Kohlmann are attemptingto take a magnifying glass to that precarious moment when a band mustacknowledge their newfound popular and critical success and negotiate the heav.. Read more

Happening Now

I can’t recall the exact wording, but there’s a great quip about the way age shapes how we identify with music: Everybody believes that the greatest period for musicjust happened to occur when they were young. There’s a lot oftruth to that, of c.. Read more

On Music

As part of a radio campaign behind his band\'s upcoming album, <em>Port of Morrow</em>, The Shins\' James Mercer played a short solo show at the Rave last week sponsored by the local alt-rock station FM 102.1. The invite-only acoustic performance .. Read more

On Music

The Milwaukee Brewers’ newly fortified starting pitching rotation has left fans giddy with anticipation for the upcoming baseball season, and that enthusiasm should make for a particularly exciting installment of the team’s annual fan Read more

Today in Milwaukee

By the time Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827) composed his Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37 (1803), the Romantic Era in music was in its infancy. Hearkening back somewhat, Beethoven modeled this concerto on the C Minor concerto (K. 49... Read more

Classical Music

Blacksmithing developed as a trade many centuries ago, when forging iron into functional objects was more of a necessity. Through the ages this trade acquired an artistic sensibility, with creative design and expertise incorporated into the... Read more

Visual Arts

A Mexico-raised, Chicago-based artist who takes cues from Salvador Dali and Bill Sienkiewicz, painter Luis De La Torre explores what it means to be a modern Mexican-American in his exhibition, “Welcome to the Holy Land,” which runs through ... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The UWM Union Theatre’s LGBT Film/Video Festival continues today with many screening Butch Jamie ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

The weekend brought ugly news from the Shins camp: Keyboardist Marty Crandall was arrested on domestic violence charges. The Modern Age has all of the sordid details, including police reports and a photo of the bruises Crandall allegedly inflicte.. Read more

On Music

Carte Blanche Studios, 7:30 p.m.For decades, playwrights and screenwriters have been twis Greetings! ,This Week in Milwaukee Read more

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