Eric Hutchinson lights up Turner Hall
In Thursday night's show at the Turner Hall Ballroom, Eric Hutchinson delighted his fans and managed to have an encore that overshadowed his set.
Elvis Costello booked into the BMO Harris Pavilion
Milwaukee World Festival officials have booked Elvis Costello & The Imposters for a headlining show at the new BMO Harris Pavilion Saturday, Sept. 15.
Jackson Browne brings fall tour to The Riverside
Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne is scheduled to perform at the Riverside Theater Oct. 21 as part of his 2012 U.S. acoustic tour.
The songs of summer
Oh the joys of summer songs! The more I think about it, the more I want to start a list. These are some of my favorites, in no particular order.
St. Vincent and David Byrne join forces at the Riverside
Singer/songwriter St. Vincent (Annie Clark) and Talking Heads co-founder David Byrne will team up for a live performance Sunday, Sept. 16 at the Riverside Theater.
Milwaukee's Field Report signs to Partisan Records
Milwaukee-based band Field Report has signed with Brooklyn record label Partisan Records. The band is scheduled to release their self-titled debut album Sept. 11.
Beach House sets up at The Pabst
Sub Pop Records has announced Beach House's "Frightened Eyes" 2012 tour, in support of the Baltimore band's great new record, "Bloom, out now. Included is a return to Milwaukee.
Eric Church sets October date at BMO Harris Bradley Center
Eric Church's "The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour" isn't over yet, and the fall leg of the tour will include nearly 50 stops including BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee.
Gotye to play The Riverside
Alt rock artist Gotye will play the Riverside Theater Saturday, Aug. 25.
Irish Fest brings music to the marina
Milwaukee Irish Fest heads to the lakefront a little early this year as it presents the first Music at the Marina fundraiser Friday, July 20.
WAMI wants you
The Wisconsin Area Music Industry is looking for the state's top talent for its eighth annual WAMI Youth Showcase at this year's Summerfest.
Milwaukee hip-hop videos galore: Dana Coppa, Prophetic, Gerald Walker, Dope Folk
While I've been off the grid, lots of stuff has been going on in the Milwaukee hip-hop scene. New projects have dropped, new singles have been released, and new music videos have been exploding all over the interwebs.
You think you know Alice? Win an Alice Cooper "Strange Case" DVD
If you're an Alice fan, you can celebrate your Coop knowledge by answering a few simple (well, not that simple) Alice Cooper questions and win a copy of "The Strange Case of Alice Cooper - Live 1979 - Madhouse Rock Tour" for your efforts.
Summerfest officials announce more BMO Harris Pavilion music
Summerfest officials have announced additional acts that will perform at the new BMO Harris Pavilion.
Rise Against to play The Rave this fall
Rise Against will perform with Gaslight Anthem and Hot Water Music at the Eagles Ballroom Sunday, Sept. 16.
We'll miss Mark Shurilla
It's been a sad week for music of all varieties. But here in Milwaukee, it's safe to say we'll miss our own Mark Shurilla the most.
Turner Hall feels the love with Polyphonic Spree
The large collective known as the Polyphonic Spree stopped at Turner Hall Ballroom Tuesday night as part of the third leg in their You+Me Tour. It is a fitting title for the tour, as their performance felt totally inclusive of the warm Turner Hall crowd.
A swan song for Duck
In the last month, saxophonist Andrew Love, one half of the Memphis Horns, died, and today, more bad news - Duck Dunn, the bass player for that stellar band, passed away in his sleep after a gig in Tokyo.
Musician Mark Shurilla dies
Mark Shurilla, an intimate part of the music scene in Milwaukee, died today. Heart problems is all I know. This world is a sadder place with Shurilla gone. He helped a lot of musicians in this town and was always full of optimism and spirit, two qualities in notable short supply in the world of music.
Mustangs turn to country music Friday night
On Friday night the Milwaukee Mustangs hope not only to gain new fans but start a new music tradition similar to the Admirals'. Country music's Justin Moore takes the stage after the game.
A hip-hop "Blister in the Sun"
This morning, OnMilwaukee.com contributor and all-around pal J.C. Poppe hipped us to this news about a local hip-hop cover of the Violent Femmes' "Blister in the Sun."
Milwaukee Mafia still has it
If anybody ever asks you if there is great music in Milwaukee, send them to see the Milwaukee Mafia in action.
Juniper Tar's final Foster show
In anticipation of their April 27 album release concert at Turner Hall, Juniper Tar and friends played a special residency gig series at The Hotel Foster. This past Wednesday was the final show.
Lil Kim to heat up the Riverside
Lil Kim is making her way to Milwaukee, and she's coming to the Riverside Theater for a live show May 27.
Win the two-CD "Marley" soundtrack
A new Bob Marley documentary film is on the way and so is a two-CD soundtrack, also available on three vinyl LPs. They're released tomorrow but you can enter to win a copy of the CD set right here.