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.

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.

A magnificent return to Milwaukee for Misterwives

Returning for round two of this year, MisterWives revived Summerfest vibes in a crowded, near-capacity Turner Hall Ballroom.

An intimate sit-down with Matisyahu, Pabst Theater

An intimate setting with no opener, Matisyahu and full band returned to the Pabst to lay down stripped back but full bodied takes on much of his discography. The toned down grooves were fresh and entertaining, contrasting Matisyahu’s other visits to Milwaukee to the Pabst Theater and other historic venues in town.

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.

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.

Volcano Choir wrap tour at historic Turner Hall Ballroom

Wisconsin natives, the highly popular indie alternative Volcano Choir returned to Milwaukee, Wisconsin to wrap their tour in support of 2013’s sophomore release Repave.

Bastille make headline debut in Milwaukee

A first for the London-based pop-tronica act, Bastille made their way to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a Pabst/Riverside show with a slight upgrade.

Lord Huron exceeds expectations, Pabst Theater

Milwaukee loves their indie folk…and their PBR. Lord Huron was no exception to this rule and even as the city seems stuck inside hiding from the brisk weather, quite a few managed to venture out, offering their warmest welcome.

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