Jeff castelaz


Pablove 7 reunites bands for great cause

Published Jan. 21, 2016

The seventh annual benefit concert for the Pablove Foundation takes place Saturday, Jan. 23 at Turner Hall Ballroom, 1034 N. 4th St. This year, the event features six local bands.


Maritime: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, c'mon!

Published June 27, 2015

Saturday night marked Maritime's first Big Milwaukee Gig since it released its paean to its hometown, "Milwaukee," in April. So, did Brew City turn out to return the love?


Pablove co-founder channels loss into hope

Published Jan. 12, 2014

Jo Ann Thrailkill - who lost her young son, Pablo, to cancer - is the executive director and co-founder of the Pablove Foundation, an organization that funds pediatric cancer research and more. Pablove's fifth annual benefit concert takes place at Turner Hall on Saturday, Jan. 18.


Third annual Yellow Phone Music Conference calls up a local legend

Published Sept. 3, 2013

He may have left town for Los Angeles over a decade ago, but it seems Jeff Castelaz's heart never left Milwaukee. Even with all of the work and pressures that come with heading a massive record label, Castelaz still finds time to frequently return to his hometown, promote the city and "get lots of great Alterra espresso." It's not just recently rebranded coffee, however, that's bringing Castelaz back to Milwaukee this week.


Milwaukee UP: Pablove III benefit concert just announced

Published Dec. 14, 2011

Hey Milwaukee, benefit concert Pablove III is coming Jan. 28! This year's benefit concert will be held once again at the Turner Hall Ballroom and features Butch Walker, in addition to a plethora of quality Milwaukee bands.


First Milwaukee Pablove gig now on DVD

Published Nov. 22, 2011

On Jan. 23, 2010, Turner Hall Ballroom hosted Milwaukee's first Pablove Benefit Concert. A number of performances from that evening are now out on DVD, interspersed with interviews with Jeff Castelaz.


Yellow Phone connects unsigned talent and industry professionals

Published Sept. 28, 2011

The Yellow Phone Music Conference (YPMC) is finally upon us after lengthy preparation by local organizers. The three-day conference takes place Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the InterContinental Hotel Downtown and a number of nearby music venues. We asked three of the organizers about the event, which kicks off this week.


Hey, Milwaukee, the Yellow Phone is ringing

Published Sept. 8, 2011

After years of preparation, the Yellow Phone Music Conference (YPMC) finally takes flight this month in Brew City. The three-day gathering brings artists and music professionals to the InterContinental Hotel Downtown and a number of nearby music venues Sept. 30-Oct. 2.


Beady Eye hits The Rave Dec. 6

Published July 11, 2011

Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock (a veteran drummer who was also in Icicle Works, World Party and The La's), play at The Rave on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 8 p.m.


Pablove concert rallies Milwaukee music scene

Published Jan. 24, 2011

This Saturday, Jan. 29, the second annual Pablove Foundation benefit returns, kicking off at 5:30 p.m. Among the bands on stage this year are Jaill, Juniper Tar, Bascom Hill, The Rusty Ps and Prophetic with DJ Madhatter, Cory Chisel, Maritime, Fitz and the Tantrums, and acoustic performances by Goran Kralj of The Gufs and Brian Aubert and Nikki Monninger of Silversun Pickups.


Pablove benefit brings out the best in Milwaukee

Published Sept. 28, 2010

Former Milwaukeean Jeff Castelaz is back on his bike starting this weekend in support of the Pablove Foundation. Castelaz started the foundation after the death of his son Pablo from cancer last year. To help kick off the ride - albeit from afar - is a Pablove benefit on Saturday at The Tonic Tavern in Bay View.