Our fat-free, dolphin-safe Milwaukee events calendar is chock-full of things to do, but only a handful of events are worthy of the lofty honor of “Record Recommended” (patent pending). Here are our recommendations for December 27, 2021 – January 2, 2022.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29

BoDeans + The Gufs @ The Pabst Theater
Milwaukee favorites BoDeans and The Gufs double-headline this Pabst Theater show! Check ahead in case it gets canceled!

A Warmer Language (record release) + Shell Bells, Dandy L. Freling @ Company Brewing

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 30

Diet Lite + Tacoma Washington Weekday Club, Shoobie, Totally Cashed, Oh Well OK @ Bremen Cafe
Milwaukee indie-rock favorites Diet Lite headline this Bremen Cafe show! Check ahead in case it gets canceled!

Nate Craig @ The Laughing Tap

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31

Harlem Globetrotters @ Fiserv Forum (1 p.m. and 6 p.m. shows)
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters come to the Fiserv Forum for two New Year’s Eve shows! Check ahead in case they get canceled!

Horseshoes & Hand Grenades + Buffalo Gospel @ The Pabst Theater CANCELED

No Seatbelts @ The Jazz Estate

Nate Craig @ The Laughing Tap (8 p.m. and 10:15 p.m. shows)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 1

Motion City Soundtrack + All Get Out, Neil Rubenstein @ The Rave / Eagles Ballroom
Motion City Soundtrack celebrate the 17th anniversary of their breakthrough album Commit This To Memory at this Rave show! Check ahead in case it gets canceled!

SUNDAY, JANUARY 2

Milwaukee Record Halftime Show: You Win !!! @ Cactus Club
Milwaukee duo You Win !!! provide the tunes for our ongoing Milwaukee Record Halftime Show series! Check ahead in case it gets canceled!

The Hangover Show with Nate Craig @ The Laughing Tap

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