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.

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.

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.

Weezer, Glass Animals play Big Snow Show 10

Glass Animals made their second visit to the Brew City for a not so snowy, although sold out, Big Snow Show X.

The Rave illuminated by LIGHTS

It’s been four years since Lights has set foot in Milwaukee. The time prior she found herself in a slightly different setting, Turner Hall Ballroom, and with quite a larger crowd. The indie-pop singer has released a few albums since that time and built quite strongly on the voice that brought her to her fan’s […]

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