Jim James squares up with Milwaukee

Milwaukee and My Morning Jacket have quite a relationship. Jim James holds a dear spot in the city’s heart, their visits to some of our most historic venues hosting near-spiritual level experiences.

A serene Band of Horses revisit Milwaukee

Band of Horses played a half-ballroom performance for a enthusiastic Milwaukee crowd. The tour supports their most recent release Why Are You OK. A lengthy setlist was inclusive of the new album as well as hits dating back “The Funeral”.

Regrouped and revitalized, Thrice returns to music and Milwaukee

Hiatus or breakup, the last time around it was as if Thrice wouldn’t be returning for good. Fast forward a few years and out of nowhere the heavily melodic alt-rock group hit with To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere and a tour to top it off.

Periphery blast Milwaukee with ‘Periphery III: Select Difficulty’

In a visit by one of the more progressive rock acts leading the genre, Periphery left a piece of the Periphery III: Select Difficulty in Milwaukee. A city known for its rock and metal roots, Periphery fans lined the halls of the vintage Turner Hall Ballroom for an explosive display of the best Periphery has.

Zakk Wylde’s ‘Book of Shadows II’ tour turns to Milwaukee

Legendary guitarist Zakk Wylde has hit the road again in support of his Book of Shadows II tour. Dialed way back in comparison to other endeavors such as those with Black Label Society and Ozzy Osbourne, Wylde’s current tour is zeroed in on his solo gritty Book of Shadows 2 album.

A fiery KISS make explosive return to Brew City

After over five years away, KISS made an explosive return to Milwaukee for their “Freedom to Rock” tour. They’ve been around since then, however, making stops at Tinley Park in Illinois, and the Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, though Milwaukee has stayed off their radar until now.

Citizen Cope Up Close and Acoustic in Milwaukee

Acoustic tours are a chance for fans to experience artists under a new light. Solo, broken down, organic – the root of the music shining through more than can be felt at a full-on performance. Welcomed to Milwaukee in a laid back and very intimate show, Citizen Cope brought his own acoustic performances to life […]

Slipknot crush sixth Rock USA

Rock USA roared into its sixth year, Slipknot headlining the mid-July Friday night show. Ditching classic rock for this 3-day run, Rock USA recruited Slipknot, Disturbed, Alice in Chains, Five Finger Death Punch, and Shinedown for this go round.

Leon Bridges sails into Milwaukee with soul

A refreshing new wave of soul has made it to the mainstream market. A fairly new name music, Leon Bridges has seemingly reinvigorated the style and era of an earlier generation. His polished and tailored stature bring us back to an earlier time in R&B.

G. Love & Special Sauce share the ‘Love’ with Milwaukee

On the tails of a new album released last fall, G. Love & Special Sauce returned to a familiar venue in the Brew City, the Northern Lights Theater. An intimate seated setting with room to dance complimented the incredible amount of organized groovy racket just a three-piece can put out.

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