Elton john

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The angriest e-mail I've ever received

Published Sept. 1, 2018

I didn't expect to get this scathing e-mail over a ancient review of the puzzling Elton John concert at the Harley 100th anniversary. But I did. Enjoy it again.

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My favorite review, ever: Elton John silences the Harley roar

Published Sept. 1, 2018

I have a bunch of memories from that bash. I rented out my house to some bankers from Boston for $2,000. I got LASIK surgery that week, and spent the time recovering at my then-girlfriend-now-wife's house. But most of all, I remember "the show."

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Elton John will play at new Bucks arena on his farewell tour next year

Published Jan. 24, 2018

The Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center continues to book high-profile acts ahead of its fall 2018 opening, and on Wednesday announced its biggest name yet: Elton John will play at the new Bucks arena on Feb. 19, 2019, as part of his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour.

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Milwaukee Soundbites: Radio personality Steve Palec

Published Oct. 5, 2016

The latest episode of Milwaukee Soundbites chats with radio personality Steve Palec, who chats about how "Walt Disney's Three Adventures of Davy Crockett" impacted his current radio show and admitting his appreciation of disco.

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Awkward moments from Harley-Davidson anniversaries past

Published Sept. 3, 2013

You made it through the 110th H-D anniversary festivities, Milwaukee. We hope you have some good memories of this weekend. But don't forget about all the hilarious and awkward things that happened at previous anniversary bashes.

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Tyler and Aerosmith have still got it

Published Aug. 31, 2013

Last night, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members tore through a 19-song set that spanned the band's 43-year career - from "Same Old Song and Dance" off of 1974's "Get Your Wings" to "Oh Yeah" from their 2012 release "Music From Another Dimension!"

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Track Marks: David Gregorski, bass player for Death Dream, ABBA lover

Published April 20, 2011

This week the dirty deed is done dirt cheap by bass player extraordinaire David Gregorski, who is currently holding down the low end for the explosively dissonant punk outfit Death Dream which draws from acts like Flipper and the Melvins. You may also know him from his time in Milwaukee garage rock legends The Mistreaters, his former DJ duties at WMSE, or from his continued presence behind turntables at a bar near you.

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OnMedia: Haiti shows what TV still does best

Published Jan. 14, 2010

The earthquake that crushed Haiti's capital has caused the usual mobilization of TV anchors and correspondents who are bringing the tragedy into U.S. homes... And, on a far less serious note, Conan O'Brien continues to have fun with his situation at the expense of NBC.

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Memories of Harley's 100th anniversary

Published Aug. 30, 2008

Can you believe five years have passed since Harley's 100th anniversary bash invaded Milwaukee? The block parties, the lakefront exhibits, the copious displays of public nudity -- and of course, the highly controversial Elton John concert -- it all seems like yesterday.

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This time, Harley will get it right

Published July 13, 2007

It seems like just yesterday that thousands of disappointed motorcyclists were scratching their heads in bewilderment and disappointment as Elton John sang songs such as “Daniel” and “I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues” along Milwaukee’s lakefront.