Monthly Archives: June 2013

Tom Petty and LL Cool J bring heat to damp Summerfest

Day three of 2013 Summerfest brought more great music despite an afternoon of rain showers on Friday, June 28. Fortunately, the precipitation ceased as temps began to dip and the various stage headliners warmed the […]

Summerfest gets a solid dose of old-school rap with LL Cool J

LL Cool J has done it all–actor, musician and he recently hosted the 2013 Grammy Awards. Toss in a controversial duet with country superstar Brad Paisley and he’s back near the top of the entertainment […]

Fun debuts ‘Most Nights’ tour at Milwaukee’s Summerfest

Fun. opened their 2013 ‘Most Nights’ tour at Summerfest in Milwaukee on June 27, headlining the Marcus Amphitheater. The show marked a transition from smaller clubs to major amphitheaters, many already sold out, for the […]

Billy Idol Photos – 2013 Summerfest

Billy Idol continues to defy age. His performance at Summerfest in Milwaukee on June 27 nearly brought the house down, cranking through a 90-minute set of Generation-X and Billy Idol classics. Steve Stevens can shred […]

Milwaukee’s Summerfest sparks up 2013 festival season

Summerfest, Milwaukee’s annual festival of music, food and entertainment, erupted under sunny skies on Wednesday, June 26. A refreshing, cool breeze blowing across Lake Michigan gave relief to thousands of fans who made their yearly […]

twenty one pilots Photos – 2013 Summerfest

Twenty One Pilots played to a responsive Summerfest crowd on the U.S. Cellular stage at 8:00 p.m. The duo of Tyler Joseph on vocals and Josh Dun on drums hit the stage to a deafening […]

Eric Church saves opening night of Country USA

Country USA in Oshkosh, Wis. opened on June 25 at Ford Festival Park after torrential showers made parking conditions hazardous. The resulting gridlock after local authorities closed off on-site parking put a damper on the […]

Gloriana Photos – 2013 Country USA Music Festival

Rains were heavy leading into the opening day of Country USA in Oshkosh, WI. Gloriana performed a solid mix of originals, including platinum smash, “(Kissed You) Good Night” and “Can’t Shake You” from their recent […]