The Rave party with pop-powerhouses Charli XCX & Bleachers

Well known for singles “Boom Clap” and “Break the Rules” and early-career features on Icona Pop’s “I Love It” and Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”, Charli XCX headlined The Rave with pop-punk-like glee. The “Charli and Jack Do America” tour also features Bleachers, spearheaded by Jack Antonoff of Fun.

Milwaukee welcome Alice In Chains on shortened tour

Returning to Milwaukee on their near-month long summer tour, Alice In Chains spiced up the persistently lacking Rave/Eagles Ballroom lineup. August seems to be a turning point for many indoor venues fighting for talent during the summer months and Alice In Chains helped return the Eagles Ballroom to the powerhouse of rock they are during […]

Alt-J bring round two of ‘This Is All Yours’, Riverside

Alt-J have been making serious rounds since their highly anticipated second studio release This Is All Yours. The album, followed by a tour stopping at the Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee, fared quite well for the band, especially after the immediate success of their first An Awesome Wave.

This Will Destroy You bring instrumental wonder to Turner Hall

A well hidden gem in live music scene this week, This Will Destroy You and The Velvet Teen performed at Milwaukee’s Turner Hall Ballroom for nothing short of an awe-inspiring epic to a modest and mesmerized crowd.

Up close with John Butler Trio, Pabst Theater

Weaving in and out of music festivals and one off indoor shows, John Butler Trio extended their reach the Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater, performing with Ethan Tucker for a near-capacity show in the historic 3-level venue.

A summer favorite, 311 plays Milwaukee

Milwaukee’s love affair extends far beyond rock and country music. 311’s alternative reggae rock has been a silent center of the city’s Summerfest music festival for many years while also making appearances at various historic venues to familiar faces.

Kendrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q a curveball for lacking Summerfest

Summerfest’s lack of the hard rock and metal genres is increasingly apparent year after year, but their growing relationship with hip-hop and rap artists has been on the rise for even longer and takes a new turn with Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q.

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 […]

Saturday Summerfest Snapshot, Flaming Lips, 3EB, MisterWives

The weekend is upon Summerfest. Marked with a lineup to please nearly everyone, Friday of week one felt like Milwaukee Summerfest should. Warm weather, killer sunset, and a lakefront setting with bands from all walks of the industry.

Public Enemy, Gary Clark Jr & more, Summerfest

Night two of Summerfest 2015 proved to be a bit cooler for fans on the lakefront, swapping their sunglasses for jackets. The annual Milwaukee music festival was far tamer than its opening night, even with Kings of Leon main stage and Billy Currington headlining the second largest stage on the grounds. Country music fares very […]

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