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Riverwest Currents Calendar Feb. 2022

End of January

THURSDAY JAN. 27
JAZZ ESTATE Milwaukee Hot Club, 8pm

FRIDAY JAN. 28
JAZZ ESTATE Kenny Reichert Trio, 8pm
SHANK HALL Koch Marshall Trio NEW DATE 8pm. $20 advance / $25 door

SATURDAY JAN. 29
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Inaugural Milwaukee Mayoral Firkin Tapping, 4pm. Lakefront Brewery and Black Husky Brewing have teamed up to bring all seven Milwaukee Mayoral special election candidates together for a cordial mass beer firkin tapping.
BREMEN CAFÉ Gross Load 10pm; Curbsitter 10:40pm; Scumbag Fred 11pm; DJ GOODBOI 12am
DINO’S Midnight Hound, 9pm. Don’t miss the first of many live band performances in Dino’s cozy back room!
LINNEMAN’S MKE Music Night XXVI — Crème City Players, Rustbucket Rye, Ssann, Tlalok. 7pm $10
SHANK HALL PHUN (Phish Tribute) 8pm. $10 advance / $15 door
Woodland Pattern Marathon see p14 Saturday & Sunday 1/29 & 1/30
MONDAY JAN. 31
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: Ky Cheers

1 TUESDAY (Chinese New Year — Year of the Tiger)
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
JAZZ ESTATE Funk Night with Jack Reed Group, 8:30pm
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

2 WEDNESDAY
JAZZ ESTATE Evan Christian, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Rich Travis
WOODLAND PATTERN in person MEDITATION AND READING GROUP: DhammaMKE. Led by Milwaukee musician and composer Anthony Deutsch, 6-7pm. $Give what you can

3 THURSDAY
JAZZ ESTATE MRS. FUN w/Kris Kringle, 8pm

4 FRIDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Girls Against Boys, Poison Arrows, Facs
GATHERING PLACE BREWING, 811 E Vienna Gallery Night, 9-10pm
JAZZ ESTATE Devin Drobka Trio, 8pm
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party with DJ Paul H, 9pm
MIRAMAR THEATRE Pharaoh’s Chamber featuring Codes. Hosted by Thomas Xavier. With Apple Country, Jet BLVCK and Phox. 18+ show. Doors 9pm
UWM PLANETARIUM Birth of the Universe — Explore the origins of the cosmos dating back almost 14 billion years. Two shows: 7-8pm, 8-9pm. $6 gen admission // $5 UWM student

5 SATURDAY
ART*BAR E.N. Leith, 9pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Alternative Radio, Silk Stranger, Lunde 9:30pm
COMPANY BREWING Golfshoe Music Presents: Valcove / R.Mann / Ottobot / Paralyze / Tarek Sabbar / Road Flare Visuals. 10pm. $10
JAZZ ESTATE Tony Barba Quartet, 8pm // Late Night Session Luis Solis, 10:30pm
MAD PLANET Abba vs. Blondie vs. Queen! Dance party hosted by DJ Frank Straka. 9pm til close, $7
MIRAMAR THEATRE Kick the Cat
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 8:30-10:30am. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
SHANK HALL Joshua Ray Walker, 8pm, $15
STAND FOR PEACE at Capitol and Teutonia Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire Rick Fitzgerald, 7:30-9pm (Currently live-stream only. Check the-coffee.house.com week of show for link to stream.)

6 SUNDAY
THREE LION’S PUB, Shorewood Three Lions 11th Anniversary Party, 4pm. Free dinner buffet for all patrons
UPTOWNER Alex Wilson Blues Band 3pm

7 MONDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: TBA

8 TUESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect We Are Scientists
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
JAZZ ESTATE Funk Night with Jack Reed Group, 8:30pm
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

9 WEDNESDAY
COMPANY BREWING Deaf Trivia! 7-9pm
JAZZ ESTATE Evan Christian, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Spencer Reynolds
WOODLAND PATTERN in person MEDITATION AND READING GROUP: DhammaMKE. Led by Milwaukee musician and composer Anthony Deutsch, 6-7pm. $Give what

10 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Devotchka
BREMEN CAFÉ Wisdm Live, 10pm
JAZZ ESTATE Scott Currier Trio 8pm

11 FRIDAY
ANODYNE COFFEE Erik Koskinen with special guests Long Mama, 8pm, $10
ART*BAR Art Opening: Mosaics // live music from The Beautiful Collide, 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Daniel Donato, Old Pup
BAR CENTRO MORE GUITAR! with solo classical guitarist Bootz Bootzin, fingerstyle guitarist Denny Rauen and rockabilly duo Cole Heinrich & Kevin Maher. 8pm
JAZZ ESTATE Neil Davis Trio, 8pm
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party with DJs Sage Schwarm and Avets, 9pm
SHANK HALL Off Broadway USA, Cabin Essence. 8pm, $25
UWM PLANETARIUM Birth of the Universe — Explore the origins of the cosmos dating back almost 14 billion years. Two shows: 7-8pm, 8-9pm. $6 gen admission // $5 UWM student

12 SATURDAY
ART*BAR Cody James, 9pm
JAZZ ESTATE B.D. Greer Jazz Quartet, 7pm
LINNEMAN’S Allman Milk plays Eat A Peach — 50th anniversary of the album. 8pm, $15
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 8:30-10:30am. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
SHANK HALL Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials, 8pm, $15
STAND FOR PEACE at Kinnickinnic and Lincoln Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire Cancelled:Jerry & Maya Danks, 7:30-9pm (Currently live-stream only. Check the-coffee.house.com week of show for link to stream.)

14 MONDAY (Valentine’s Day)
BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: TBA

15 TUESDAY — Spring Primary — Special Mayoral Election
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
LAKEFRONT BREWERY Drag Queen Bingo, 7pm
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
SHANK HALL Alastair Greene, 8pm, $15
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

16 WEDNESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Ian Sweet
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: North Regent
UWM PLANETARIUM Stars, Stories and Rhythms of Africa. Join us on the 5th floor skydeck for a night of live music, dancing, storytelling and stargazing. 6-8pm. Free. Cancelled if cloudy or below 0 degrees
WOODLAND PATTERN in person MEDITATION AND READING GROUP: DhammaMKE. Led by Milwaukee musician and composer Anthony Deutsch, 6-7pm. $Give what you can

17 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Peter Mulvey, Sistastrings
BREMEN CAFÉ The Passion Park Experience, 9pm
JAZZ ESTATE Adam Larson Trio, 8pm
SHANK HALL Davina and the Vagabonds, 8pm, $20

18 FRIDAY
ART*BAR Emily Zimmer, 9pm
COMPANY BREWING Black Film Trivia and 80s/90s R&B Night (Black History Month 2022), 8pm-midnight
JAZZ ESTATE Paul Silbergleit Trio, 8pm
SHANK HALL Talisk, 8pm, $15
UWM PLANETARIUM Birth of the Universe — Explore the origins of the cosmos dating back almost 14 billion years. Two shows: 7-8pm, 8-9pm. $6 gen admission // $5 UWM student

19 SATURDAY
ART*BAR Aaron Lee Kaplan. 9pm
COMPANY BREWING MKExpanded Presents: Emmitt James – Too Cold 2 Tour 2022, 10pm, $10-15
JAZZ ESTATE Russ Johnson Quartet, 7pm // Late Night Session with Luis Solis 10:30pm
MIRAMAR THEATRE Ripe
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 8:30-10:30am. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
SHANK HALL Material Reissue, Elephonic. 8pm, $20
STAND FOR PEACE at Hawley and Bluemound Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm

20 SUNDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Langhorne Slim, Nineteen Thirteen
LINNEMAN’S Rucksack Revolution album release tour feat. Sarah Voswinkel of Dead Horses and Adamn Greuel of Horseshoes & Hand Grenades. Doors 5pm, show 6pm. $15
UPTOWNER Alex Wilson Blues Band 3pm

21 MONDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Feature

22 TUESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
LINNEMAN’S The 2’s Day Celebration! West Nile Crows, The Nile Club, Lunde. 7:30pm, $7
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

23 WEDNESDAY
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Gavin Gorecki
SHANK HALL Bettye LaVette, 8pm, $35
WOODLAND PATTERN in person MEDITATION AND READING GROUP: DhammaMKE. Led by Milwaukee musician and composer Anthony Deutsch, 6-7pm. $Give what you can

24 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Joan w/special guest Sawyer
COMPANY BREWING Open Mic Mke – Poetry. 8-10:30pm
JAZZ ESTATE Jeremy Kuzniar Trio, 8pm
SHANK HALL Tommy Cash, 8pm

25 FRIDAY
ART*BAR Jacob Slade, 9pm
JAZZ ESTATE Jerry Grillo 78th Birthday celebration, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Moonglow, Corn On My Dinner Plate. 8pm
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party with DJs Sage Schwarm and Avets, 9pm
SHANK HALL Sacred
Sacred, Bellevue Suite, 8pm, $12
UWM PLANETARIUM Constellations of the Zodiac — Delve into the mythology and astronomy behind the zodiac. 7-8pm. $6 gen admission // $5 UWM student

26 SATURDAY
ARTBAR The ArtBar Proudly Presents, Mr. E! 9pm ARTBAR Eric Wennerstrand, 9pm
BREMEN CAFÉ The Milwaukee Takeover Tour w/Chicago and Milwaukee hip-hop and rap: L.H., NilexNile, J.E. Floats, Spaidez and more. 9pm
JAZZ ESTATE MYSO Quintet, 7pm // Late Night Sessions Luis Solis, 10:30pm
MAD PLANET The Salford Lads Club (A Tribute to The Smiths/Morrissey); Substance101 (The Music of New Order and Depeche Mode); BritPop! (Tribute to the sounds of Madchester and Britpop). Doors 8:30 // Show 9pm // $12
MIRAMAR THEATRE Mickman
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church parking lot — 8:30-10:30am. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
SHANK HALL Failure To Launch, 8pm, $10
STAND FOR PEACE at 27th and National Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire Ben Mulwana, 7:30-9:30pm (Currently live-stream only. Check the-coffee.house.com week of show for link to stream.)

27 SUNDAY
KOCHANSKI’S CONCERTINA Sunday Funday – HonkyTonkitis, Doghouse Flowers and a Tribute to Patsy Cline – $10 cover, 2-6pm
MAD PLANET The Kevin Makalarski Memorial with The Royal Malossi, The Crosses, Jayke Orvis, Noah Tyson. 3-7pm. $10 suggested donation.
MIRAMAR THEATRE Fellow Kinsman, North Warren, Spoy, Totally Cashed. 8pm $10

28 MONDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic, 8pm
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: TBA

TUESDAY, MARCH 1 (Fat Tuesday)
SHANK HALL Jorma Kaukonen, 8pm, $35

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Jack Thompson
MIRAMAR THEATRE Soulfly, 200 Stab Wounds