Music

Tracklist: 11+ shows taking on Summerfest

Like most Milwaukeeans, we have a love-hate relationship with Summerfest. We love the immense assemblage of national and local talent the Big Gig brings, the exponential rise in our PizzaCone consumption, the f...

Okka Fest improvises, goes big for 2014

For the past six years, Okka Fest has brought some of the world’s most talented improvisational and free jazz artists to Milwaukee’s doorstep. The brainchild of Palm Tavern and Sugar Maple owner Bruno Johnson, ...

This dude has seen Sevendust 36 times

Certain bands have a way of appealing to fans in a special way. Phish, Widespread Panic, and Tool are just a few of the bands that see supporters follow them to each tour stop on cross-country jaunts. Countless...

Tony Memmel to compete in VH1 contest

Star-making television contests are far from guarantees of fame and fortune for the winning musicians—just ask American Idol champs Fantasia Barrino, Ruben Studdard, and Lee DeWyze; or Making The Band participa...

Vampire Weekend breaks in BMO Harris Pavilion

PrideFest traditionally serves as the first in a long string of celebrations at Henry Maier Festival Grounds that runs all the way into September. That’s technically no different this year, but Wednesday’s Vamp...