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Upcoming Shows

Pundamonium: The Milwaukee Pun Slam
FridayDecember 21, 20188:00pm   $8.00
Pundamonium 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
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Semi-Twang
SaturdayDecember 22, 20188:00pm   $15.000TicketWeb
Maybe Semi-Twang should have tried something else. Back in 1988 when Warner Brothers released their first record, Salty Tears, someone was thinking their kind of country-tinged midcoast rock and roll was sorely needed. That proved to be true a few years later -- it's now called "Americana." That record drew comparisons to....read more
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Pat McCurdy
FridayDecember 28, 20189:00pm   $6.00
Pat McCurdy is a singer/song writer from Wisconsin. He tours the mid-western part of the USA, his shows usually consisting of just him and his guitar. While the majority of his audience is made up of a college-age crowd, McCurdy manages to appeal to a large number of people of all ages with his interactive shows.....read more
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Recently Added Shows

Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials
FridayJanuary 11, 20198:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
In Chicago, a city overflowing with unrivaled blues talent, world-renowned Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials have been standing tall for almost 30 years. The band's big sound, fueled by Lil' Ed's gloriously rollicking slide work and deep blues string bending, along with his rough-edged, soulful vocals, is as real and....read more
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Michigan Rattlers, The Flood Brothers, The Tritonics
FridayJanuary 18, 20198:00pm   $12.00
Lifelong friends and deep-north natives, Michigan Rattlers play heavy-hearted folk-rock with an aching dose of Midwestern nice. Graham Young (guitar), Adam Reed (upright bass), and Christian Wilder (piano) began writing music and performing together in their Northern Michigan high school. "Petoskey is a small place.....read more
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Michael McDermott
FridayFebruary 8, 20198:00pm   $18 advance / $20 doorTicketWeb
Michael McDermott burst onto the scene in his early 20s with his exceptional debut, 620 W. Surf and subsequently found himself touted as Rock's 'Next Big Thing'. MTV, Rolling Stone, The New York Times and even author, Stephen King added their appreciative nods and having the backing of Giant Records and prestigious....read more
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Gang of Four
ThursdayFebruary 14, 20198:00pm   $35.00TicketWeb
Pioneering post-punk band, the Gang of Four were formed in the bricolage punk rock fallout culture of late seventies Leeds -- a place where art was a mirror and guitars were machine guns. Gang of Four tore up the template and made sense of the question marks thrown up by year zero. They redesigned rock in the punk....read more
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Yipes!
SaturdayFebruary 16, 20198:00pm   $20.00TicketWeb
Launched in late 1977, Yipes crisscrossed the Midwest playing hundreds of shows and logging thousands of miles playing 4 sets a night often 6 nights a week, nearly 300 times a year. The hard work paid off and earned Yipes a record contract with RCA/Millennium Records. Yipes released 2 albums on RCA/Millennium. The....read more
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Adrian Belew, Saul Zonana
SundayMarch 3, 20198:00pm   $35.00TicketWeb
Adrian Belew is a legendary guitarist well-known for his diverse travels around the musical map. He is a multi- instrumentalist whose solo records are critically acclaimed. His moving singing voice and prolific songwriting has endeared a loyal fan base of music lovers. His music is being discovered everyday by more and....read more
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Damaged Justice (Metallica tribute), Thrasher
SaturdayMarch 9, 20198:00pm   $10 advance / $12 door
Damaged Justice is Chicago's female fronted Metallica tribute band, formed in 1996 by drummer Robert Masliansky. Robert kept the band together through the thick and thin of Metallica's career and the local Chicago music scene. It's the band's long-term goal to play every single song in Metallica's catalog live on stage. In....read more
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Koch Marshall Trio
FridayMarch 15, 20198:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Greg Koch and the Koch-Marshall Trio consist of American guitarist Greg Koch, his son Dylan Koch on drums and Hammond B3 specialist Toby Lee Marshall. At the heart of this organ trio is a blues sensibility - but Koch's compositions are an amalgam of rock, funk, jazz and country served up with heavy grooves and dynamic....read more
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Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings
ThursdayMarch 28, 20198:00pm   $25.00TicketWeb
Early on, Roy discovered his love for the blues and slide guitar...and for making music that's "deep and funky." Born in Redding, California in 1950, Roy began playing guitar at twelve years of age. A year later at age 13, he was performing in a rock 'n' roll band that wore gold lame jackets and played Little Richard and....read more
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Cherry Pools, TiLLie
FridayApril 12, 20198:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Awash in vintage synths, revved up by 21st century guitars, and swagged out in chic thrifted threads, Cherry Pools harness harmony between distinct eras. The Toronto, ON quartet--Martin Broda [singer], Matt Krumins [guitar], Talyn Prior [bass], and Sean Medeiros [drums]--introduce a style that would fit right in during an....read more
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New Wave Fest
SaturdayApril 13, 20198:00pm   $12.00
New Wave Fest is proud to present an evening of high-energy retro future sounds from national and local bands that bring the 80s into today! The line up will include the SXSW, Van's Warped Tour duo The Fantastic Plastics, the legendary Xposed 4Heads, Dream Pop duo The Quilz and local New Wave favorites Radio Radio. The....read more
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Lincoln Durham
SaturdayMay 25, 20198:00pm   $15.00TicketWeb
Armed with old bastardized mid-century guitars, hand-me-down fiddles and banjos, home-made contraptions with just enough tension on a string to be considered an instrument and any random percussive item he can get his hands or feet on, Lincoln Durham is a Southern-Gothic Psycho-Blues Revival-Punk One-Man-Band with a heavy....read more
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The Wigs
SaturdaySeptember 14, 20198:00pm   $10 advance / $20 doorTicketWeb
Milwaukee/Los Angeles power pop rockers The Wigs celebrate their 40th anniversary in 2019 with a return to their east-side roots. Performing their debut LP, “File Under: Pop Vocal” in its entirety, plus fan-favorite songs from shows gone by, The Wigs promise to surprise and delight with some very unexpected treats.
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Alternative Concert Group Presents

George Winston
SundayDecember 23, 2018
At the Wilson Theatre at Vogel Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at the Marcus Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or 414-273- 7206.
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Jesse Cook
ThursdayJanuary 17, 20197:30pm   $43-$54
At South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center box office, online at southmilwaukeepac.org/tickets, or by phone at 414-766-5049.
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Terri Clark
ThursdayJanuary 17, 20197:30pm   $37 / $47
At the Pablo Center for the Arts, Eau Claire, WI.

Tickets on sale at pablocenter.org.
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Randy Bachman
FridayJanuary 18, 20198:00pm   $67 / $47
At the Grand Theater, Wausau, WI.

Tickets on sale at grandtheater.org or at the Grand Theater box office Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm and 9:00am-noon on Saturdays from September through May.
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Randy Bachman
SaturdayJanuary 19, 20198:00pm   $55 / $45
At the Pablo Center for the Arts, Eau Claire, WI.

Tickets on sale at pablocenter.org.
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Randy Bachman
SundayJanuary 20, 20197:30pm   $70 / $50
At the Barrymore Theatre, Madison, WI.

Tickets on sale at barrymorelive.com, or by phone at 608-241-8633 (Mon-Fri noon-5pm).
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Randy Bachman
TuesdayJanuary 22, 20197:30pm   $75 / $55
At South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center box office, online at southmilwaukeepac.org/tickets, or by phone at 414-766-5049.
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Wynonna and The Big Noise
ThursdayJanuary 24, 20197:30pm   $47 / $57
At the Pablo Center for the Arts, Eau Claire, WI.

Tickets on sale at pablocenter.org.
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Celtic Tenors Present: The Irish Songbook
FridayMarch 1, 20197:30pm   $50.00
At the Wilson Theatre at Vogel Hall at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at the Marcus Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or 414-273- 7206.
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Gaelic Storm
WednesdayMarch 6, 20197:30pm   $32 - $42
At the Pablo Center for the Arts, Eau Claire, WI.

Tickets on sale at pablocenter.org.
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Under The Streetlamp
SundayMarch 10, 20197:30pm   $47 - $59
At the Grand Theater, Wausau, WI.

Tickets on sale at grandtheater.org or at the Grand Theater box office Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm and 9:00am-noon on Saturdays from September through May.
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Gaelic Storm
WednesdayMarch 13, 20197:30pm   $25 / $30
At UW-Stevens Point Laird Room, DUC.

Tickets on sale at the UWSP website.
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Dream Theater: The Distance Over Time Tour
SundayMarch 31, 20197:00pm   $38 / $55 / $75 / $95
At Miller High Life Theater, Milwaukee, WI.

Tickets on sale at millerhighlifetheatre.com or at the box office Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
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John Prine
FridayMay 24, 20198:00pm
At the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton, WI.

Tickets on sale at TicketMaster, the Fox Cities PAC box offices, or by phone 920-730-3760.
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John Prine
SaturdayMay 25, 20198:00pm   $73.50 - $103.50
At the Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI.

Tickets on sale at Overture.org, the Overture box offices, or by phone 608-258-4141.
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