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.


#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.


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.


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.


The story behind the oldest Milwaukee concert listed on

Published June 4, 2020

While doing some research on, 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.


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.


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.