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Concert Watch January 2015


WHAT: Firefall with Pure Prairie League WHERE: Meyer Theater, Green Bay WI WHEN: 8 PM Friday, January 23, 2015 COST: $35 and $40 INFO: | Colorado-based rock band Firefall was named after the Yosemite Firefall, the tradition of igniting a huge pile of logs and pushing the embers off a cliff in Yosemite National Park, creating a glowing ... Read More »

Pure Prairie League


“Amie, what you wanna do I think I could stay with you for a while, maybe longer if I do” Craig Fuller, “Amie,” Bustin’ Out, RCA, 1972 Country-rock band Pure Prairie League is celebrating its 45th anniversary this year. It is one of the most successful bands of that genre. Their classic hit song “Amie” is instantly recognizable by many, ... Read More »

Al Stewart

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WHAT: Al Stewart WHERE: McComb/Bruchs Performing Arts Center, Wautoma WI WHEN: 7 PM Friday, October 17, 2014 COST: Adults $35, Students $24 INFO: (888) 987-2189 “On a morning from a Bogart movie, In a country where they turn back time, You go strolling through the crowd like Peter Lorre, Contemplating a crime. She comes out of the sun in ... Read More »

America in Oshkosh


By Jane Spietz WHAT: America WHERE: Waterfest, Leach Amphitheater, Oshkosh WI WHEN: Friday, August 22, Gates Open 5 PM COST: $10 before 6 PM • $15 before 7 PM • $20 after 7 PM Reserved special patio access available in advance $30 INFO: American folk-rock group America has been a staple of the music scene for over four ... Read More »

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy


By Jane Spietz WHAT: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy WHERE: EAA AirVenture, Oshkosh WI WHEN: 7 PM Friday, August 1 COST: EAA members $28, non-members $43 INFO:   Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (BBVD) is a contemporary swing revival band that hails from Southern California. Their high energy live performances never fail to get audiences to their feet, so it ... Read More »

Waterfest 29


By Jane Spietz The 29th season of Waterfest is upon us at the beautiful Leach Amphitheater.  The Scene recently sat down with Waterfest President Mike Dempsey to talk about the bands, the venue, and all things Waterfest. Jane Spietz: Waterfest 29 will bring another summer packed with great music and we are ready to rock ‘n’ roll! Give us the ... Read More »

Alan Parsons Live Project

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By Jane Spietz WHAT: Alan Parsons Live Project WHERE: Pabst Theater, Milwaukee WHEN: Friday, May 9, 2014 8 p.m. COST: $45/ $65 INFO:   Alan Parsons has made significant contributions to the world of music as a highly respected sound engineer, producer and musician. His remarkable resume includes work as an assistant sound engineer with the Beatles ... Read More »

Roger Hodgson, formerly of Supertramp


BY JANE SPIETZ WHAT: Roger Hodgson, formerly of Supertramp, with Orchestra WHERE:  Northern Lights Theater, Milwaukee WHEN: April 30 – May 3, 2014 COST: $84/$78/$72 INFO:  English rock band Supertramp co-founders Roger Hodgson and Rick Davies brought us such classics as “The Logical Song,” “Take the Long Way Home,” “Give A Little Bit,” “Goodbye Stranger,” “Dreamer,” “Breakfast in ... Read More »

Breaking Badfinger in Milwaukee

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By Jane Spietz WHAT: Badfinger WHERE: Turner Hall, Milwaukee WHEN: Friday, February 28, 2014 COST: $32.50 INFO: Badfinger is a Wales-based rock band that was signed by Apple Records in 1968, with the Beatles’ personal seal of approval, as The Iveys. The band’s name was changed the following year to Badfinger, at the same time current singer/guitarist/songwriter Joey ... Read More »

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