Voted Best Rock Club in the 2013 Shepherd Express Best of Milwaukee Readers' Choice Awards
Mike Benign Compulsion album release party, Testa Rosa
TodayMarch 8, 20148:00pm $7.00Standout songs played by good humans with minimal wanking, medium volume and maximum conviction. That's what The Mike Benign Compulsion brings to the party. The band is comprised of veterans of acclaimed Milwaukee-based acts like Blue in The Face, The Wooldridge Brothers, The Yell Leaders, Arms & Legs & Feet and Dorian....read more
Semi-Twang, Will Phalen
FridayMarch 14, 20148:00pm $15.00When Semi-Twang reunited in 2009 to play the twentieth anniversary of Shank Hall, the premier showcase club in their home-town of Milwaukee, they showed up to help celebrate a venue they'd played on the club's opening night. Expectations were modest - do a couple of rehearsals, show up, have fun & go home. However, the gig....read more
Hood Smoke, R.A.S. Movementread more
Recently Added Shows
Pundamonium: The Milwaukee Pun Slam
TuesdayMarch 25, 20148:00pm $6.00Pundamonium is a slam-style pun contest. One by one, 15 contestants make puns based on prompts. Then they do it again. Each contestant is immediately judged by five members of the audience, who have been selected before the show to be judges. They rank each punner on a scale of 1 to 10, often with hilariously long....read more
Reckless Kelly, Jim Hoehn
ThursdayApril 3, 20148:00pm $15.00Austin's own Reckless Kelly return with their 8th studio album, "Long Night Moon" on September 3, 2013. The album is the follow-up to 2011's Grammy Nominated "Good Luck & True Love," which took home four Lone Star Music Awards, and sent three singles to #1 on Texas Radio. Produced by band members Willy & Cody Braun, along....read more
John Sieger & Greg Koch CD Release-A Walk In The Park, The Tritonics
SaturdayApril 5, 20148:00pm $15.00Milwaukee songwriter and guitarist and Semi-Twang's fearless leader John Sieger, and Milwaukee guitar ace and bon vivant Greg Koch have recently paired up to form a writing partnership. One of the results is the 12-song CD....read more
Alex Ballard and Sugarfoot, The Carolinas, Rectifier
FridayApril 11, 20148:30pm $10.00After releasing the "Madeira" EP on the label in 1994, Musician Magazine called Alex Ballard and Sugarfoot one of America's "Top 10 Best Unsigned Bands." The group then released some CDs on its own, making a name for itself throughout the upper Midwest as a rock solid, American roots rock and roll band. But front man....read more
ThursdayApril 17, 20148:00pm $10 advance / $12 doorThe first things you notice are the voice and the space. That voice belongs to Nathaniel Rateliff, a man who's earned the twang and hard-knock weariness that shines through on his Rounder debut. The space comes courtesy of producer Brian Deck (Califone, Iron & Wine, Modest Mouse), who helped transform 8-track bedroom demos....read more
TuesdayMay 6, 20148:00pm $15.00Kyle Kinane is a comedian seen on Comedy Central and Conan, as well as peddling his wares in lands near and far. His mother is finally accepting his life choice. Also, farts.
SundayMay 11, 20148:00pm $10 advance / $12 doorFORGOTTEN SPACE is a nationally touring Grateful Dead tribute band comprised of six diverse musicians with a deep understanding and respect for the rich and varied Grateful Dead songbook. Formed in Dallas, TX in 2006, the band has continuously grown both in it's popularity and it's repertoire. All the while, they have....read more
WednesdayMay 14, 20148:00pm $15.00Best known for their hit 'Dirty Water', The Standells released a string of garage rock singles in the mid to late 1960's, which are now regarded as proto-punk classics. They've inspired such groups as the Sex Pistols and Ramones. Everyone from Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith and U2 to Minor Threat has covered Standells....read more
Man with a Camera
SaturdayMay 17, 20149:00pm $15.00Byron A. Wiemann III is a consummate entertainer, honing his skills for the past three decades in Europe, where as a single performer he plays to packed houses. Twice each year he returns home to Milwaukee to play with Jim Gorton and Mike Lucas. From their early roots with The Band Snopek, the trio, now known as Man with....read more
TuesdayMay 20, 20148:00pm $20.00Multi-instrumentalist David Lindley performs music that redefines the word "eclectic." Lindley, well known for his many years as the featured accompanist with Jackson Browne, and leader of his own band El Rayo-X, has long championed the concept of world music. The David Lindley electro-acoustic performance effortlessly....read more
St. Paul & The Broken Bones
SaturdayMay 31, 20148:00pm $10 advance / $12 doorGrit, elemental rhythm, tight-as-a-drumhead playing, and a profound depth of feeling: these are the promises of a great soul band. And St. Paul & The Broken Bones deliver on those promises. Half The City is the compelling full-length Single Lock/Thirty Tigers debut of the Birmingham, Alabama-based sextet, who have....read more
Alternative Concert Group Presents
ThursdayMarch 13, 20147:00pm $38.75 / $53.25At The Riverside Theater, Milwaukee, WI
Tickets on sale at the Riverside or Pabst Theater box office, online at PabstTheater.org or by phone at 414-286-3663.
John Prine with special guest Iris DeMent
SaturdayMarch 15, 2014At Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI. Tickets on sale online, at the Overture Center for the Arts box office or by phone at 608-258-4141.
Nick Cave & The Bad SeedsMilwaukee Theatre in Milwaukee, WI. Tickets on sale at the Milwaukee Theatre box office, select Walmart stores, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 800-745-300.