Concerts

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Justin Bieber reschedules Big Gig show for next year

Published July 23, 2020

Unfortunately, these are not regular times - but hopefully next year they will be. And as a hopeful light at the end of the tunnel, here's the Big Gig announcing that Justin Bieber has rescheduled his show for June 26, 2021.

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#Saveourstages radiothon raises $25K+ for local music venues

Published July 13, 2020

This weekend, FM 102/1 hosted a 24-hour radiothon called "Stage Our Stages" to raise money for the Pabst Group, Shank Hall, The Rave and The Cooperage. The event brought in $25, 482, and another $10K is expected to be raised this week.

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State Fair reschedules Brothers Osborne Main Stage show for 2021

Published July 1, 2020

Here's a bit of normalcy in this abnormal times: a concert announcement! Today's announcement comes courtesy of the Wisconsin State Fair, which will bring Brothers Osborne to its Main Stage in 2021 after having to cancel this year.

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FM 102/1 announces 24-hour radiothon to support local venues

Published June 26, 2020

FM 102/1 will host a 24-hour radiothon starting Friday, July 10th to raise funds for Milwaukee's local independent music venues The Pabst Theater Group, The Rave/Eagles Club, Shank Hall, The Cactus Club and The Cooperage.

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The story behind the oldest Milwaukee concert listed on Setlist.fm

Published June 4, 2020

While doing some research on setlist.fm, which lists concert performances and their set lists, I decided - on a whim - to see the earliest show listed for Milwaukee. I was not expecting the result to be a pair of 1851 performances by acclaimed English operatic soprano Anna Bishop at Gardiner's Hall on Wisconsin and Water.

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Chris Stapleton moves Summerfest headliner gig to next year

Published May 18, 2020

Another week, another Summerfest headliner eschewing this current unknown year for the hopefully sunnier days of 2021 - this time, it's country music star Chris Stapleton, who today announced his Big Gig show will fall on July 8, 2021.

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Support concert venues with #ReviveLiveMKE

Published May 12, 2020

Just today, The Pabst Theater Group launched #ReviveLiveMKE. The new series kicks off this Thursday, May 14 at 6 p.m. with a live stream performance of new songs and special covers by indie rock artist Japanese Breakfast.