red lights

Concert Livewire
basement tapes concert reviews cd reviews interviewsticket swap music news



logo
By Andy Argyrakis
American Roots Double Header, Kraftwerk goes 3D, TLC's second phase, plus get to know Shawn McDonald
Monday, March 24, 2014


Drive-By Truckers Drive-By Truckers Drive-By Truckers Drive-By Truckers

Truckers a must-see in Wisconsin: Drive-By Truckers get set to rock both Milwaukee and Madison this week in support of their freshly released English Oceans LP. Luckily for Wisconsin, Blitzen Trapper will be the openers on this leg of the tour making for one kick-ass night of music. You don't want to miss either show! Wednesday, March 26th at Turner Hall in Milwaukee and Friday, March 28th at Barrymore Theater in Madison.
Photo Credit David McClister & Caption by Jennifer Bronenkant

Kraftwerk Kraftwerk Kraftwerk Kraftwerk

Kraftwerk goes 3D: With tour dates few and far between and a legacy that literally invented the entire electronic music genre, Kraftwerk's upcoming 3D concert is absolutely mandatory for essentially any music appreciator. Of course, it's been sold out since the second it went on sale, but those lucky enough to score a ticket are in for the most inventive Krautrock to ever land on this planet, accompanied by a jaw-dropping visual spectacle. Thursday, March 27 at Riviera Theatre: www.jamusa.com.

TLC TLC TLC

TLC's second phase: Hot on the heels of the VH1 movie "CrazySexyCool" chronicling its meteoric career, the surviving members of TLC reunite to recall two decades of pop and R&B hitmaking. A mere scan of the group's current "20" collection recalls radio regulars like "Waterfalls," "Creep," "No Scrubs" and "Unpretty," which are bound to be on display alongside Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas and Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins' soulful harmonies. Saturday, March 29 at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino: www.thevenuechicago.com.

Shawn McDonald Shawn McDonald Shawn McDonald Shawn McDonald

Get to know Shawn McDonald: He may not be as well known as Imagine Dragons, OneRepublic or Lana Del Rey, but on this forthcoming release "Brave," Shawn McDonald sure gives those alt-pop/modern rock acts some serious competition. Add in insightful songwriting alongside a relatable personality, and this guy with a guitar is destined for greatness on a grand level. Sunday, March 30 at Wire: www.wireismusic.com.


This Week's Picks 2013

Mar. 17 - 23
Mar. 10 - 16
Mar. 2 - 9
Feb. 24 - Mar. 2
Feb. 17 - 23
Feb. 10 - 16
Feb. 2 - 9
Jan. 27 - Feb. 2
Jan. 20 - 26
Jan. 13 - 19
Jan. 6 - 12
The Dish Archives - 2013
The Dish Archives - 2012 The Dish Archives - 2011
The Dish Archives - 2010 The Dish Archives - 2009
The Dish Archives - 2008 The Dish Archives - 2007

What Do You Think?

Name:

Artist:

City & State:

e mail:

Here's Your Chance to.... Respond!



Your feedback will be featured on
Rant or Rave within 24 hours.