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Last month Summerfest broke from its unofficial tradition of announcing country acts as the festival's first Marcus Amphitheater headliner each year when it announced Lady Gage will  headline the stage, but fear not, country fans: There's certain .. Read more

On Music

In Wisconsin, where each snap of severe weather is preceded by days of breathless doomsaying, there's something liberating about turning off the television, bundling up and just braving the elements—they're rarely as terrible as the bleakest forec.. Read more

Happening Now

<p> The buddies at the heart of the offbeat indie comedy <em>A Bag of Hammers</em> are low-end LA grifters. Posing as valet parking attendants at a cemetery and clad in matching bowties and shorts, they steal the cars they pretend to park and pas.. Read more

I Hate Hollywood

Ghosts, the third album from the young Minneapolis band One For The Team, is part break-up record, loaded with all the recriminations that term connotes, and part escapist fantasy about befriending a ghost. It’s a bittersweet pairing: Having a spi.. Read more

On Music

Being surrounded by friends is the best way to go out, and Milwaukee’s White, Wrench, Conservatory (WWC), playing their last show five years to the date after their first gig at UW-Milwaukee’s 8th Note café, couldn’t have had a be Read more

Concert Reviews

Milwaukee’s effects-laden shoegaze trio White, Wrench, Conservatory calls it a day following one last show tonight with their noise-rock friends IfIHadAHiFi and shoegazing peers Brief Candles. It’s a fitting date for a farwell: It was five Read more

Today in Milwaukee

One of the many great alternative rock bands to get signed by a major label in the ’90s only to essentially sit on a bench while their peers received bigger, more aggressive promotional pushes, The Poster Children fit in nicely with the pop... Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Insurgent Theatre took its recent production on the road punk-style, performing Paint the Paint the Town ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Once coldly dismissed as another Promise Ring side project—and not a particularly i Heresy and the Hotel Choir ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

That night they would end up exchanging clothing in a house in Riverwest. I was invited, but I didn’t make it. My wife’s sister Allison had invited us out to The Social to hang out with a bunch of people who looked disinterested in some mock appro.. Read more


Armed with an old Hammond organ, an accordion and a half a dozen or so effects pedals, Mi Move to Silent Unrest ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee