Brett KrzykowskiWeb Editor (he/him)
Sigh … Michael Bolton. My mom and her friend wanted to see him at Summerfest. I was too young and too naïve to realize the Skyglider ride I received in exchange wasn’t worth having to answer this question in this manner for the rest of my life.
Ben Folds at the Rave, I think it was 2002. Just him and a piano, but when you have an insanely devoted following, you can have them sing horn parts and harmonies and provide just the best audience participation ever.
Favorite band/artist of all time:
Spoon. Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem are a close second.
Favorite place to take a visitor in Milwaukee:
Central Waters’ Tap Room. It successfully combines the two necessary ingredients for a space like this: really good beer and a location built for a wildly different purpose than being a tap room.
What about you would surprise people:
I invented a drink. Captain Morgan + orange soda = Captain Creamsicle. Happened in the early 2000s at a house party, so I have witnesses. A cursory internet search revealed slight variations that also use orange juice. Unnecessary.
Wednesday's swap netted Milwaukee an NBA all-star, as well as a rapper with four studio albums and a bunch of singles (including a fresh one) under his belt.
We have all the info you need about the 2023 event, from tickets to trailers to a special interview with one of the festival's insiders.
The pair will be in conversation this Saturday following screenings of the band's legendary concert film, "Stop Making Sense."
The April Fool's joke is in its third year as more than a laughing matter and will be back on the menu starting next Monday.
The Milwaukee surf-rockers take you inside and all around the recent all-local concert, capturing the good vibes permeating the experience.
The annual fall fling has arranged for a stellar selection of tunes, eats, drinks and shopping to experience at this year's event.
Milwaukee's Chauntee and Monique Ross were clearly crowd favorites as they picked up the honor Wednesday in Nashville.
The festival is 2-for-2 with country acts on its first two announcements, with Brown joining Tyler Childers as headliners on the big stage.