The SummerRest: 40 standout non-Summerfest shows

Summerfest officially kicks off today. Over the course of nine September nights (plus a few affiliated AmFam Amphitheater shows other nights this month), hundreds of local, national, and internationally-known m...

Record Recommended: Summerfest Weekend 1

Summerfest! The World’s Largest Music Festival is mixing things up in 2021, moving to September and staking out three Thursday-Friday-Saturday blocks instead of the traditional 11-day run. (Oh, and there’ll be ...

A guide to Milwaukee acts playing Summerfest

Thursday marks the official start of another Summerfest. Now in its 53rd year, the “Big Gig” has long been home to deep fried delicacies, prime people watching, and hundreds upon hundreds of musical acts from a...

The Vanguard is reopening for in-person service

It's really happening!After more than 16 months of being closed to the public—other than for carryout and delivery service—on account of pandemic-related precautions, The Vanguard will be reopening for in-p...