The genre of classic rock sparks love in people's lives from either growing up in its prime or having the musical influences bestowed upon them by others. Both types were in the crowd that gathered at The Pabst Theater last night for The Classic Rock Show.
Ron Howard's movies, such as "Frost/Nixon" and "Cinderella Man," are just so ... respectable. I appreciate the solid craftsmanship and the modestly compelling stories they tell, but they're not necessarily entertaining or enjoyable. They're the vegetables of the film world: Yeah, they're technically good for me, but where's the flavor? Flavor, thy name is "Rush."
Milwaukee pop rock duo Vic and Gab released their first full-length album, "Love of Mine," on July 9. But they're no strangers to the spotlight. One of their earliest songs made its way onto MTV's controversial show "Skins," and they even opened for the ultimate headliner, President Obama. OnMilwaukee caught up with the peppy pair to talk about their Spin-promoted album, their love of Rush and performance etiquette for rock stars.
For many acts with a history as long as Rush, "new" songs tend to send throngs of fans to beer stands or bathroom breaks - but the tracks from "Clockwork Angels" are excellent additions to the Rush canon and proved to be even stronger live. The fact that fans embrace and enjoy the new Rush music as much as the band enjoys playing it, is key to the success and growth of the "cult" of Rush.
In a three-hour Marcus Amphitheater performance Saturday night, Rush treated fans to an extensive trip through the band's immense catalog.
Summerfest announced today that Canadian power trio Rush will headline the Marcus Amphitheater on Saturday, July 3 at 7:39 p.m. The show is part of the Time Machine Tour, in which Rush will perform its album, "Moving Pictures" in its entirety.
On night two of Summerfest 2008, the quintessential Canadian power trio turns up the temperature at the Marcus Amphitheater.
Summerfest today announced that Canadian rock trio Rush brings its "Snakes and Arrows Live" tour to the Marcus Amphitheater on Friday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m.