Currents Calendar March 2022

1 TUESDAY — Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) NOTE: BAR CENTRO DATES IN LATE LIST AT END OF MARCH
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Milwaukee’s Worst Trivia, 7pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
SHANK HALL Jorma Kaukonen, 8pm, $35
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

2 WEDNESDAY – Lent begins (Ash Wednesday)
BREMEN CAFÉ Speak Ezs, 9pm
JAZZ ESTATE Anthony Deutsch, 8pm (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
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, H1Z1, Ancient Entities. $20 adv / $25 door

3 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Martin Sexton w/special guest Chris Trapper
SHANK HALL Shana Morrison, Jen Chapin (benefit for WI Parkinson’s Assoc.), 8pm, $25

4 FRIDAY
ART*BAR NashGal Takeover w/Grace Theisen, Katie Pederson and Bronte Fall, 9pm
BAR CENTRO Stephanie Lippert, 8-10:30pm
GATHERING PLACE BREWING, 811 E Vienna Gallery Night, 9-10pm
JAZZ ESTATE Mark Davis Trio, 7pm, $12-15 (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
LINNEMAN’S Frugal Stu & the Coupons, Conscious Congress. 8pm, $8
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party with Paul H. 9pm-2am $7
MIRAMAR THEATRE Masque – Rave // first 150 get free masks // Chan Moonbow // $10 adv, $15 door
SHANK HALL Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts, 8pm, $15
UWM PLANETARIUM Space Night 7-8:30pm. Indoor stargazing, space trivia, and treats. Free! (Masks currently required inside all UWM buildings, including the planetarium, regardless of vaccination status)

5 SATURDAY
ART*BAR Noah Hittner, 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Illuminati Hotties & Fenne Lily w/special guest Pom Pom Squad
5 SATURDAY cont.
BAR CENTRO Penny and the Jazz Guys, 8-10:30pm
BREMEN CAFÉ 2Ball Screwball, Captain Obvious, Eric McM, Tail Light Rebellion
COMPANY BREWING Diet Lite Single Release Show w/ Yum Yum Cult & Lunde, 9:30pm, $10
JAZZ ESTATE Milwaukee Jazz Institute, 7-10pm (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
LINNEMAN’S Ten Penny Picassos w/Dough 2.0. 8pm, $5. (Vax card or Covid test required for entry)
MAD PLANET INXS vs U2 vs REM with DJ Frank Straka. 9pm-2am. $7
MIRAMAR THEATRE Notixx + Walter Wilde
RIVERSIDE UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL 13th Annual (with 1 skip year) Bike Bazaar. 9am-3pm. $10 early entry 9am. $5 regular entry 10am.
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 U2 Zoo: Milwaukee’s U2 Tribute Band, 8pm, $12-15
STAND FOR PEACE at Brady and Farwell Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire The Coffee House “Community Sing,” 7:30-9:30pm (Currently live-stream only. Check the-coffee.house.com week of show for link to stream.)

6 SUNDAY
HOUSE OF RAD, 900 E Keefe MKE Destash — 7th annual! Handmade goods and art supplies sale. $3. Lineup indoors, 10:30am, includes complimentary Bloody Mary’s and coffee while supplies last. Doors open 11am.
SHANK HALL Sonus Umbra, Backward Sky Falling 7:30pm, $15
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm
UPTOWNER Alex Wilson Blues Band 3pm

7 MONDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Bonnie Prince Billy with Matt Sweeney “Superwolves” and Emmet Kelly, plus special guest Sam Wagster
BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic, 8pm // Open Mic w/Andy Goitia
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: TBA

8 TUESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Sports “Get a Good Look” tour w/special guest J Ember
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
JAZZ ESTATE Jack Reed Featuring Adventure Circus, 8:30pm, $8 (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
LAKEFRONT BREWERY Movie Night: The LEGO Movie, 6:30pm
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

9 WEDNESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Wishbone Ash “Late to the Party” USA 50th year anny tour
BREMEN CAFÉ Speak Ezs, 9pm
COMPANY BREWING Deaf Trivia! 7-9pm
JAZZ ESTATE Soul Night with Cameron Webb (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
Soul Night with Cameron Webb, 8pm, $8
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Ryan Schmidt

10 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Huntertones
HIGH DIVE Curbsitter / Nequient (Chicago) / Emissary 9pm
SHANK HALL John Berry, 8pm, $35

11 FRIDAY
ARTBAR Jake Buthman, 9pm BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Mipso CIRCLE A Indonesian Junk featuring Spells, 8pm JAZZ ESTATE Eric Jacobson Quintet, 7pm, $13 (vax card or proof of neg test rqd) LINNEMAN’S Stan P Band w/Conundrum. 8pm, $10 (Vax card or Covid test requird for entry) MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party featuring Andrew Optimist and DJ Milkman from Elechronic. 9pm-2am, $7 MIRAMAR THEATRE Walker & Royce SHANK HALL The Steepwater Band, 8pm, $15 UWM PLANETARIUM Stars in the Tropics 7-8pm. $6 general, $5 UWM students. Escape the winter with a simulated trip to the tropics! We will travel to different cities near the equator to view cosmic night skies, and ancient astronomical monuments. Masks currently required in all UWM buildings, ) 12 SATURDAY ARTBAR 18th Anniversary Party! 9pm
BREMEN CAFÉ BremSin w/ The Brewcity Bombshells
CIRCLE A Nextpapaerback Hero, Hollowtribe, Ellie Jackson
GATHERING PLACE BREWING, 811 E Vienna Wordsmith Day: Beer Release, 2pm
JAZZ ESTATE Alyssa Allgood, 7pm (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
LINNEMAN’S Signalfire EP release! w/ special guest Lines of Loyalty. 8pm $10
MAD PLANET The Get Down, 9pm, $7
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 No Quarter (Led Zeppelin tribute), 8pm, $15
STAND FOR PEACE at North and Sherman Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm

13 SUNDAY Daylight Savings Time begins
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Tall Heights
JAZZ ESTATE Kabillo Music + Father Sky, 4pm (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
SHANK HALL Third Coast Bluegrass, 4pm, $15
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm
WOODLAND PATTERN online Poetry & Disability Justice: “The future lives in our bodies” with Meg Day, Cyrée Jarelle Johnson, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, and Travis Chi Wing Lau. 5pm. Find out more at woodlandpattern.org

14 MONDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Everything is Terrible!
BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic, 8pm // Open Mic w/Ousmon Dubwise
GATHERING PLACE BREWING, 811 E Vienna Trivia Night, 7pm
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: TBA

15 TUESDAY
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 INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
SHANK HALL The Other Favorites, Edwin // 8pm, $20 adv, $25 door
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm
16 WEDNESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Speak Ezs, 9pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Matt Froelich
17 THURSDAY – St. Patrick’s Day
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect The Score w/special guests Magic Whatever and Luna Aura
BREMEN CAFÉ LO/ST 10pm, DaisyChain 11pm, Cozy Danger 12am
LINNEMAN’S The Civil Engineers, Wurk. Starts 8pm, $10
McBOB’S, 4919 W North Av. McBob’s St Patty Day Celebration w/Liam Ford Band, 4-6:30pm
SHANK HALL Zebra, 8pm, $50

18 FRIDAY
ART*BAR Jonny T-Bird, 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Naked Giants w/special guest The Unitaskers
JAZZ ESTATE Jim Paolo Trio, 7pm (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
LINNEMAN’S Bodhicitta, 9pm, $10
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party with DJs James Freshluggage and Nikki Spudnikk, 9am, $7
MIRAMAR THEATRE Masteria
SHANK HALL Koch Marshall Trio, 8pm, $20 adv, $25 door

19 SATURDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Music & Mayhem: Atheists and Airplanes / Alternative Radio. 9pm
BREMEN CAFÉ
Alternative Radio, Atheists & Airplanes
CIRCLE A Fox Face featuring LOL, 8pm
MAD PLANET House Your Body – a celebration of life, love, dance and togetherness. Best of 80s, 90s, 00s, and new real house music. Special guest Sean Parks (Chgo) joins jonn Hawley, Andrew Optimist and the DJ Milkman.
MIRAMAR THEATRE Sad Boy Saturday 42
RIVERWEST Secret Comedy Show, “Don’t Tell Milwaukee (Riverwest)”. 8pm. Secret, indoor location in Riverwest. Tix and more information: https://www.donttellcomedy.com/shows/mil-201-031922-2000/
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 Oz Noy Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Jimmy Haslip, 8pm, $25
STAND FOR PEACE at Howell and Howard Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm

20 SUNDAY – First Day of Spring
LINNEMAN’S 7000 Apart w/Ben Mulwana Band, Alyssia Dominguez. Show 7pm, $10
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm
UPTOWNER Alex Wilson Blues Band 3pm

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

22 TUESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

23 WEDNESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Cactus Blossoms
BREMEN CAFÉ Dana Coppa, Denku, Landon Wordswell, Pattern of Chaos, The Don Avelar Modest
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Ann Marie Metz

24 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect The Greatest Generation Podcast
COMPANY BREWING Open Mic Mke – Poetry. 8-10:30pm

25 FRIDAY
ART*BAR Dana Perry. 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Circles Around the Sun
LINNEMAN’S Myles Coyne’s Bitchin’ Beatles Birthday Bash with Glad Onion (Beatles tribute). 9pm, $5. (Vax card or Covid test requird for entry)
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party with DJs Sage Schwarm and Avets, 9pm, $7
MIRAMAR THEATRE Yakz – Sisto
SHANK HALL The Get Happy!! (Elvis Costello tribute), 8pm, $10
Sacred, Bellevue Suite, 8pm, $12
]5 FRIDAY
WOODLAND PATTERN in person on online A Jewish Literary Sabbath: A Mini-Symposium *HYBRID / OFFSITE* in person at The Bindery (347 E. Ward St.) and online via Crowdcast. Jewish writers convene for a weekend of conversation and readings. Featuring Lisa Fishman, Natalie Lyalin, Eugene Ostashevsky, Robert Yerachmiel Sniderman, Adeena Karasick, Ariel Resnikoff, Marina Temkina, Matvei Yankelevich
26 SATURDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
BREMEN CAFÉ Batteries Not Included 10pm, FallBack 11:15pm
CIRCLE A Certain Stars featuring Beach Patrol, 8pm
JAZZ ESTATE The Anne Davis group, 7pm, $13 (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
LINNEMAN’S MKE Music Night XXVII w/Midnight Hound, Bryan Cherry Band, Tlalok Rodriguez. 7pm doors; $10
MIRAMAR THEATRE Eli Brown
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 Church of Cash (Johnny Cash Tribute), 8pm, $15
STAND FOR PEACE at 92nd and North Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E Hampshire Benefit for The Coffee House, 7:30-9:30pm (Currently live-stream only. Check the-coffee.house.com week of show for link to stream.)
WOODLAND PATTERN in person and online A Jewish Literary Sabbath: A Mini-Symposium HYBRID / OFFSITE in person at The Bindery (347 E. Ward St.) and online via Crowdcast. Jewish writers convene for a weekend of conversation and readings. Featuring Lisa Fishman, Natalie Lyalin, Eugene Ostashevsky, Robert Yerachmiel Sniderman, Adeena Karasick, Ariel Resnikoff, Marina Temkina, Matvei Yankelevich
27 SUNDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Satsang
BREMEN CAFÉ SSAANN 9pm, So It Goes 10pm, Alternative Radio Band 11pm, Black Market 12
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm
WOODLAND PATTERN in person at the Bindery Folded Paper, Printed Poem—A Letterpress Poetry Workshop with Matvei Yankelevich IN-PERSON at The Bindery (347 E. Ward St.). 1-4pm $50 gen admission, $45 members. Scholarships available.

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

29 TUESDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
RIVERWEST FOOD PANTRY, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

30 WEDNESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Vieux Farka Toure
BREMEN CAFÉ Speak Ezs, 9pm
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: April Dejon
SHANK HALL Emily Scott Robinson, Daniel Rey (Dejan from The Gufs), 8pm, $20

31 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect The Pack Ad
SHANK HALL The Greyboy Allstars, 8pm, $35

BAR CENTRO –Live jazz music every Friday and Saturday 8:00pm to 10:30pm unless noted otherwise
March 4th – Stephanie LippertMarch
5th – Penny and the Jazz GuysMarch
10th – Paul Silbergleit Trio (7:30 – 10:00)March
11th – Forrest JacksonMarch
12th – Tanya ReedMarch 17th – ABC’s of Jazz March
19th – Pete BillmanMarch 24th – Paul Silbergleit Trio (7:30 – 10:00)
25th – Garrett WaiteMarch
26th – Tony BarbaApril 1st – Anthony Deutsch and Kenny ReichertApril 2nd – Billy Peterson Trio Ft. Sinne Eeg (7:00 – 11:00)

APRIL 1 FRIDAY
ART*BAR Opening “ArtCandy5” w/The Flood Brothers 9pm
JAZZ ESTATE Nineteen Thirteen, 7pm (doors 5pm), $12-15 (vax card or proof of neg test rqd)
SHANK HALL Southbound (Allman Brothers Tribute), 8pm, $12-15