From broken feet to mid-2000s jams, Summerfest 50 had it all in 11 days.
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The audience was quiet and waiting around slowly anticipating Two Door Cinema Club’s premiere MKE’s show at Pabst Theater. Being hump day, you can tell people were tired and very little low energy after the week. Suddenly, an insane light show started to happen. EDM pump up music started playing, making me and everyone else confused of where they were.Read more
Bright colored lights and a stage full of instruments stared the audience in the face as they awaited New Pornographers to take the Pabst Theater stage. It no time at all, the large band of eight people came out and people admittedly went nuts. No, porn didn’t take place; I swear, they are musicians. Anyways, their lights went brighter, theRead more
My dad used to tell me “back in his day” (the ’80s) at concerts and weddings him and his friends would mosh to songs like the Violent Femmes’ “Blister in the Sun.” I always could picture this, but last night the image of this came to life at Turner Hall. Twin Peaks, hailing from Chicago (the drummer wore the Cubs shirtRead more
I was lucky enough to have record year of concert going in my life time. Pretty much every concert I went to happened in Milwaukee. So, since this crazy year of music is wrapping up, I wanted to give you a taste of the top concerts I had a pleasure of witnessing this year. Here’s the countdown: 10.) TACOCAT ATRead more
The stage had huge panels with lyrics written all over it. They were filled with words scratched out and scribbled like it was a journal. Her name was written on the top of the panels. The instruments were all set. It was now just a waiting game for the audience. They sipped their wine and drank their beers, hoping soonRead more
L-shaped Tetris blocks hang from the ceiling. A disco ball sparkles in The Riverside Theater sky. Cacti placed around the stage. It is unclear what is about to take place, but the audience will soon see they are in for a treat. Glass Animals returned to Milwaukee for their “How to be a Human Being” tour centered around their latest albumRead more