This Week in Live Music: August 28-September 3

This week’s can’t miss show is Warpaint headlining Turner Hall Ballroom on Tuesday, August 29 with an opening performance from new local darlings Rose of the West.

Monday, August 28

Endless Boogie with Slow Walker at Cactus Club, 9 p.m. ($10) – (2496 S. Wentworth Ave.)

Tuesday, August 29

Warpaint with Rose of the West at Turner Hall Ballroom, 8 p.m. ($21.50) – (1032 N. 4th St.)

Donald Fagen and the Nightflyers at The Riverside Theater, 8 p.m. ($59.50-$95) – (116 W. Wisconsin Ave.)

Wednesday, August 30

Lil Yachty at The Rave, 8 p.m. ($26.50-$150) – (2401 W. Wisconsin Ave.)

Thursday, August 31

JD McPherson at The Back Room @ Colectivo Coffee, 8 p.m. ($20) – (2211 N. Prospect Ave.)

Friday, September 1

Lungwrecker with Not the Cops and Tawny Hawk at Bremen Cafe, 9 p.m. (FREE) – (901 E. Clarke St.)

Saturday, September 2

WMSE’s 8th Annual Backyard BBQ with Alejandro Escovedo, Diego’s Umbrella, Twin Brother, Whiskey of the Damned and Koch-Marshall Trio at Humboldt Park, 12 p.m. (FREE) – (3000 S. Howell Ave.)

Supah Cash with Heera, Chae Rillo, Tru West, Marques Carson, LR, Tae The Ticket and TRIL OEGY at Cactus Club, 10 p.m. ($10) – (2496 S. Wentworth Ave.)

Sunday, September 3

Pierre Bensusan at Shank Hall, 8 p.m. ($20 advance; $25 door) – (1434 N. Farwell Ave.)



Kevin is a freelance writer residing in Milwaukee. He’s contributed to The Shepherd Express, Third Coast Daily, Pop Matters and the sadly now-defunct A.V. Club Milwaukee. He looks forward to forging a deeper connection with the city’s impressive music scene during his gig as a Music Notes blogger. His talents include music criticism, riding a bicycle, drinking tasty beers and a crafty croquet swing. His weaknesses comprise Jean-Claude Van Damme movies, professional wrestling and his ever-growing record collection. He’s in desperate need to find more physical (and hard drive) space for the exceptional albums Milwaukee musicians keep churning out.