Summer, and the non-existent COVID-canceled summer festival season, may be coming to a close, but at least it's going out with a bang thanks to The Parking Lot Social, a touring national drive-in event coming to State Fair Park on Aug. 12-16.
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.
Starting this Friday at 5 p.m., FM102/1 will launch a 24-hour "radiothon" called #SaveOurStages. The mission is 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.
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.
On the episode, we go deep into hip-hop culture and discuss its misperceptions, how it has helped disenfranchised communities have a voice and expression, and how the industry has evolved for better and for worse over the last thirty years.
Fantastical stories from a black historical perspective that inspire and empower.
Another Milwaukee summer staple has unsurprisingly nixed its plans this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as the Bay View Neighborhood Association announced today that Chill on the Hill has been canceled for 2020.
Country superstar Garth Brooks will perform a special one-night-only social distanced concert on Saturday, June 27, streamed to 300 drive-in theaters across the country - including several Wisconsin locations.
For many people, music is essential during a time of pandemic, so business has been strong at Dave's Guitar Shop thanks to curbside pickup and online sales. But the day-to-day chats between musicians can't be replaced right now.
If we're going to spend 12 hours watching Jeds fight for love (or at least a music contract), at least "The Bachelor: Listen to Your Heart" - aka "Jeds 2: Generic Boogaloo" - ended as pleasantly as possible.
"The Bachelor: Dawn of the Jeds" got 5,000,000 percent less annoying on Monday night - and about one-sixth closer to being finished.
Congrats to "The Bachelor: Jeds on Jeds on Jeds": It only took half of your inaugural season, but you may have finally found a reason to exist.
For 80 minutes, the debut of "The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart" was rendered silent. Call it hilariously ironic. Call it divine intervention trying to direct me toward better life choices. I call it an excuse to drink even more wine than usual.
Live music is good for the soul - even when it's virtual. Here's a list of who to follow and how to watch the best live-streamed music while we're all stuck social distancing.
Summerfest ... in September? It's a significant shift that we're still trying to get our heads around - but now that we've been able to sleep on the expected but still massively earth-shifting news, here are five questions I have.