Firestorm of Blues with Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Milwaukee

The Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, Wisc. has become home to certain styles of music in the many years it has been in business. Blues is no exception to this with Kenny Wayne Shepherd and his band bringing a new mix of blues, country, and rock to the historic stage of The Pabst.

Halloween with The Wallflowers

Just as quickly as their hiatus started, front man Jakob Dylan announced The Wallflowers would be returning for a new album and naturally another tour. But would this be the same band we had heard through the 90’s? Sure, some of the original members returned for another go round with Dylan, but taking a break has a […]

Mac Miller gets freaky at Freakfest, Madison

Ahh yes, another year of the famous Freakfest, the festival that turns the streets of Madison, Wisconsin into an unruly mess of drunks, traffic congestion and mediocre Halloween costumes. Landing on the same day as the Wisconsin Badgers homecoming football game, the city of Madison was in for a real treat as they tried to keep control […]

Wiz Khalifa smokes The Eagles Ballroom

Wiz Khalifa’s highly energetic 2050 tour rolled through Milwaukee over the Halloween weekend. As Milwaukee and surrounding cities spent their nights dressing up the gaudiest costumes imaginable and drinking until the wee hours of the morning, Wiz Khalifa dominated the historic Eagles Ballroom for a sold out show that made sure to rock the surrounding neighborhood.

Atlas – Parkway Drive

Parkway Drive has kept a pretty good track record when it comes to releasing new music. They also have a great history of sticking together with one another and staying a band for more than 1 album. Bands breaking up in the metal core industry is an everyday occurrence and these guys somehow keep it […]

August Burns Red Presents: Sleddin’ Hill, A Holiday Album – August Burns Red

Who doesn’t like a little holiday music with a breakdown? Okay, I’m sure there are some people that cringe at that idea, but I sure enjoy it. After years and years and years of the same old boring holiday music people can grow a little tiresome of the same thing over and over. In the […]

Phil Vassar back in Milwaukee

Milwaukee has become somewhat of a second home to country musician Phil Vassar. Returning time after time to what seems to be one of his favorite places to perform, Phil Vassar has created a special crowd in the Milwaukee area. And those special fans have returned to Phil time after time, fueling this very cozy […]

Mirage Rock – Band of Horses

Ever since Band of Horses’ debut release Everything All the Time, they’ve made a pretty significant impact through their alternative and almost ambient sound. They’ve changed up their sound a feel quite a bit for their newest album Mirage Rock and it comes with a few surprises that will either startle or please their fans. Listening to the song “Mirage Rock” […]

Rock The Green returns for a greener, brighter second year

Rock the Green, the now annual fall green music festival, showed it was doing its part to help progress the idea of near-zero waste lifestyle practices for a second consecutive year. The near-zero waste music festival had a slow and gloomy start in 2011, but its second year has proven to be the charm.

August Burns Red fires up The Rave

The beginning of fall has marked the end to all the exciting summer festivals and sweaty concerts in the Midwest area. Now we have to rely on indoor and tightly packed shows at historic venues downtown to tie us over until next year. This isn’t a bad thing though, as fall usually serves up some […]

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