Every December I remember signs appearing in record shops everywhere that said, "Give the Gift of Music." While the formats have changed - and then changed again and are now changing back to records - the suggestion remains a solid one.
Last year, we took you inside the Milwaukee Theatre (formerly the Auditorium) and the Arena to get a look behind the scenes at these local landmarks. This time, we dig into the archives to find treasures from events held in those venues.
Eric Church's "The Blood, Sweat & Beers Tour" isn't over yet, and the fall leg of the tour will include nearly 50 stops including BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee.
With all due respect to Jay, Dave, Jimmy K., the revamped Conan and everyone else, this was the best bit I saw on late-night TV this year.
The Pfister Hotel, which holds a special place in Bruce Springsteen lore, is offering drink specials and a photo exhibit in advance of the E Street Band's visit to Milwaukee.
Bruce Springsteen unveiled a new song last night called "Wrecking Ball," which is a tribute to soon-to-be-razed Giants Stadium.
When his band, The Messengers, broke up in 1971, Cavallo put away his drumsticks, picked up a camera and joined his father's photography business. When he wasn't shooting portraits and weddings, Cavallo became a regular at area concert venues and captured some great moments in Milwaukee rock history. Some of his work will be displayed during Gallery Night at at Light Ideas Gallery, 207 E. Buffalo St.
With the tournament underway, Springsteen visiting "The Daily Show" and headed Obama for Jay Leno's couch, this is a golden time to be watching the tube.
Emo duo Tegan and Sara join forces to make up one of staff writer Molly Snyder Edler's favorite musical acts. Here they are, covering one of Drew Olson's favorite artists, Bruce Springsteen.
You would think that Bruce Springsteen would be riding high after a solid performance during the Super Bowl halftime show and a new CD that debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard chart. The Boss was upset, though, when a ticket distributor apparently tried to rip off fans on the day tickets for his next tour went on sale.
In the spirit of the season, our videos carry a holiday theme. Here is a double-barreled holiday wish from Bruce Springsteen, the E Street Band and a tall guest guitarist.
Bruce Springsteen's new single "Working on a Dream," the title track of a new CD that hits stores Jan. 27, is available for free download today at the iTunes store and brucespringsteen.net.
It didn't take long for video of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's epic Harley-Davidson concert to hit YouTube. Here is a clip of "Wooly Bully."
Since I've been in the heart of Downtown Milwaukee all week, a few observations about Harley-Davidson's 105th.
If the folks at Harley-Davidson were at all embarrassed by the reception Elton John received at the 100th anniversary five years ago, they can strut proudly in the wake of a tour de force concert by Bruce Springsteen Saturday night.