A strong close for Summerfest’s first week

Week one of Summerfest had its highs and its lows. Struggling for traction with many of its artists and pairing of performances from stage to stage, Summerfest had issues early on with headliners and ground stage acts. The 2015 summer months were not buzzing with as much touring activity as the last few years according […]

Eric Church roars back to Country USA

With a grin ear to ear and as enthusiastic as ever, Eric Church made his way back to Wisconsin and Country USA for 2015. Growing in popularity alongside similar artists Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan, Eric Church was a suitable headliner for the sprawling country festival.

Florida Georgia Line accompany Big Bang, kick of Summerfest

The unofficial start of The Big Gig kicked off Tuesday the 23rd with a sold-out performance from the Rolling Stones, but Summerfest went full steam on their opening night with the annual Big Bang fireworks display, ground headliners Magic!, The Dirty Heads, Bastille, Sheryl Crow, and festival amphitheater headliner Florida Georgia Line.

Miranda Lambert leads Country USA into a week of sun

Generously spared of rain so far this year, Country USA returned in full swing with ample sun, warm weather, cowboy hats, and Miranda Lambert headlining day one’s entertainment. Fans arriving early to stake out a spot in the general admission areas, filling up on festival foods, alcohol, and dancing around most of the day has […]

Imagine Dragons anything but ‘Smoke + Mirrors’

Imagine Dragons’ “Smoke + Mirrors” tour featuring Metric and Halsey pushed a wave of pop-rock through Milwaukee’s BMO Harris Bradley Center for Imagine Dragons’ largest show yet in the Brew City.

Rob Zombie performs for enthralled Milwaukee audience

Due to soon release a sixth and self-described “best album yet”, the intimidating and audacious industrial heavy metal staple Rob Zombie has fired up his Super Monster Sex Action tour to stir up some gleeing diehard fans.

John Mellencamp’s ‘Plain Spoken’ turns to Milwaukee

John Mellencamp has made his rounds to Milwaukee on not so distant tours. The ‘Plain Spoken’ tour following the release of his 2014 Plain Spoken album returned to the Riverside Theater in a near-sold out show that felt nothing less than the rush of good feelings expected with Mellencamp’s timeless singles.

Exciting return for Glass Animals to Milwaukee

After much touring throughout Europe and many A-market cities in the United States, Glass Animals made a long awaited return to Milwaukee, WI. Bumped from the smaller Pabst Theater to the Riverside Theatre due to pent up demand, the English indietronic powerhouse felt the success before they even set foot in the Brew City.

A night with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Pabst Theater

Blossoming from speculation of a solo album post-Oasis break up, Noel Gallagher has delivered once again with not one, but two solo albums with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. Returning to tour supporting the March 2015 LP Chasing Yesterday, Gallagher and his High Flying Birds are making waves with more than just covers of “Champagne Supernova” and […]

Mastodon & Clutch shell out roaring Milwaukee performance

Two familiar names in the progressive-rock arena returned to the Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee. Mastodon and Clutch, a distinctive match for a co-headlining tour, are best known for their edgier take on rock and high intensity live performances.

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