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The 1975 adds Fiserv Forum gig

Published Jan. 16, 2020

On the same day that The 1975 unveiled a new track, "Me & You Together Song," from its anticipated album "Notes On A Conditional Form," due out on Friday, April 24, the GRAMMY-nominated band also announced that it will perform at Fiserv Forum on Monday, May 18.


Hunter Hayes's audience wanted crazy at The Rave

Published May 5, 2019

When Hunter Hayes came to The Rave May 4 to perform his setlist as a part of his Closer To You tour, he told the audience he wanted to share a lot of his new music. However, based on how the audience reacted to his new music, it was clear the audience mostly came to the concert to hear his older music.


Chase Rice showed fans a great 'ride' at The Rave

Published Feb. 24, 2019

Chase Rice's band members, donned in t-shirts and jean jackets, and all with unique hairstyles, walked on stage at the Rave Feb. 23. As Rice appeared from stage right, wearing his classic look: a white t-shirt, jeans and a dog tag around his neck, his high energy for the show was clear.


Lee Brice's performance was not "Hard To Love"

Published Dec. 16, 2018

When Lee Brice's band members came out on stage before Brice himself, I was surprised to see they all had on black shirts. While my initial thoughts jokingly were, "I guess the band is goth," the dark clothing actually contributed to a cool, dark country rock feel.


MKE Band Camp: Death Cab for Cutie at The Rave

Published Nov. 29, 2018

Do you have a case of the winter blues? Death Cab for Cutie will serenade you right out of it, as the band will headline the last night of FM 102/1's Big Snow Show on Saturday, Dec. 1. Here's everything you need to know before the show.


LOCASH debuts new song, covers at The Rave

Published Sept. 23, 2018

With more than a half an hour between the opening act Renee Blair leaving the stage and LOCASH finally coming out, the show at the Rave was off to a slow start. However, things picked up once LOCASH started jamming out to their songs and country rocking.


MKE Band Camp: Joe Nichols at The Rave

Published May 17, 2018

Head to The Rave on Friday, May 18, to catch country artist Joe Nichols ("Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off") for what looks to be a killer show. Here's everything you need to know going into the show!


The Breeders' Wiggs refuses to let the bass get buried

Published May 7, 2018

Sometimes, it seems like the bass player in a rock band gets little respect. That's not the case with Josephine Wiggs of the Breeders, who formed the band with vocalist and guitarist Kim Deal in 1989 and will perform at The Rave on Wednesday night.


Modest Mouse floats on even with sound issues

Published May 6, 2018

After 11 years, the day of their return at this venue finally happened last night. People stormed in the venue wearing different eras of Modest Mouse Band tees and were hooting and hollering the whole time before the show began.


MKE Band Camp: Modest Mouse at The Rave

Published May 5, 2018

Come see Modest Mouse at The Rave this Saturday, and hear music that has enough angst to make your inner teenager feel understood. Here's everything you need to know heading into this weekend's show.


Franz Ferdinand makes an epic comeback to The Rave

Published May 1, 2018

Over a decade since "Take Me Out," you might have wondered what happened to Franz Ferdinand. After dabbling in a supergroup, in late 2017, the band announced a new lineup, single, album and tour dates - including a rollicking show at The Rave Monday night.