Event Archives

  • Pink Martini — March 1

    Pink Martini was formed in 1994 by pianist Thomas Lauderdale in Portland, Oregon. Describing itself as a “little orchestra,” the group crosses a multitude of genres from classical to jazz to samba to world music, performed in many languages. In 2014, Pink Martini was inducted into both the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame and the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. 8 p.m. on Feb. 28 at The Pabst Theater .... Read More
  • Dead Man’s Carnival — March 3

    Milwaukee-based live music variety show Dead Man’s Carnival combines turn-of-the-century vaudeville with a do-it-yourself underground punk-rock ethic, including traditional circus skills, obscure sideshow stunts, magic, juggling, striptease, human oddities, fire performance, aerial gymnastics and more. The show comes to The Miramar Theatre, 2844 N. Oakland Ave. in Milwaukee, March 3 at 8 p.m. Ti.... Read More
  • Theatre Gigante presents ‘Laugh Clown Laugh’ — March 3 and 4

    Theatre Gigante presents the 1928 Lon Chaney classic silent film Laugh Clown Laugh, accompanied by the toy band Little Bang Theory, March 3 and 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Kenilworth 508 Theater, 1925 E. Kenilworth Place in Milwaukee. Tickets are $20. 800-838-3006 or theatregigante.org.... Read More
  • Chris D’Elia — March 4

    Comedian and actor Chris D’Elia is a regular at Hollywood comedy clubs and continues to tour the United States and Canada. He recently starred in the NBC comedy series Undateable, as well as NBC’s multi-camera comedy series Whitney. D’Elia comes to The Pabst Theater, 144 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, March 4 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $29.50, with special VIP Meet & Greet tickets also available fo.... Read More
  • Shen Yun 2017 World Tour — March 3 to 5

    The Shen Yun 2017 World Tour features New York’s Shen Yun Performing Arts, a premier classical Chinese dance and music company. The production comes to the Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee, March 3-5. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. March 3-4 and 2 p.m. March 4-5. Tickets are $73 to $160. 800-745-3000 or milwaukeetheatre.com.... Read More
  • 15th Annual WMSE Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser — March 5

    The 15th Annual WMSE Rockabilly Chili Fundraiser takes place March 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the MSOE Kern Center, 1245 North Broadway, Milwaukee. Advance tickets are $12 and include four chili samples. The chili competition pits more than 50 Milwaukee restaurants, cafes and caterers against one another. Event attendees vote to determine the city’s best chili. 414-277-7247 or wmse.org.... Read More
  • UWM hosts Annual Drag Show on Feb. 18

    The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee LGBT Resource Center hosts the UWM Annual Drag Show. The show takes place on Feb. 18 at the Milwaukee Theatre, 500 W. Kilbourn Ave. in Milwaukee at 7:00 p.m. The annual show is one of UWM’s marquee student activities and is one of the biggest annual drag shows in the Midwest. The event outgrew the campus in 2015 and drew over 2,000 people a year to the fi.... Read More
  • Abba Mania — Feb. 13

    Abba Mania recreates ‘70s Swedish pop group Abba in a live performance. The highly-polished production was created in 1999 and played its first shows in 2000. The show features Abba favorites such as “Mamma Mia,” “Voulez Vous,” “Dancing Queen,” “Winner Takes It All,” “Super Trouper” and many more. 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 at The Pabst Theater (lower level) in Milwaukee; $35;.... Read More
  • Ben Folds and a Piano — Feb. 16

    Ben Folds has created a large body of genre-bending music that includes pop albums as the front man for Ben Folds Five and multiple solo rock albums. He also has cut unique collaborative records with artists from Sara Bareilles to Regina Spektor, from Weird Al Yankovic to William Shatner. Folds was a judge on the NBC a cappella singing contest The Sing-Off from 2009 to 2013. His current tour is re.... Read More
  • WinterJam Salute to Phish featuring PHUN — Feb. 17

      Madison’s own Phish tribute band PHUN brings its show to the Majestic for the third annual WinterJam dance party. The all-ages show is presented by Majestic Live and WIJAM, and will have attendees “bouncing around the room” with two sets of all Phish, all night. 9 p.m. on Feb. 17 at the Majestic Theatre in Madison; FREE ($5 under 21); majesticmadison.com  .... Read More