Compiled by Lee Gutowski, Currents Calendar Editor

FRIDAY OCT 28
BREMEN CAFÉ Halloween Show! Misfits (Trent Fox/Dead By Monday) // Nirvana (Mark Adam’s Son of Bill). 9pm.
COMPANY BREWING DJ DRiPSweat’s HIPHOP HOUSE OF HORROR, 9:30pm

SATURDAY OCT 29
COMPANY BREWING Nightmare on Center Street 2022, begins 11am. We’ll kick things off with Spooky Brunch, a pet costume contest, Horror Movies around the Bon Fire, and continue late into the night with tons of live music.
JAZZ ESTATE Smoke N Mirrors, 7pm, $5 // DJs Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) & Talib Kweli, Black Star Night. 10:30pm, $7
UPTOWNER Voot Warnings, 8pm (2 sets)

SUNDAY OCT 30
RIVERWEST FARMERS MARKET 2700 block of N. Pierce Street, 10am-3pm

MONDAY OCT 31
BREMEN CAFÉ Betsie, Cream Vellum, Scam Likely, Social Cig, Summer Birth
CIRCLE A Matthew Davies new release show for Skywriter, w/special guests Natural Satellite

1 TUESDAY November First
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Milwaukee’s Worst Trivia, 7-9pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
JAZZ ESTATE Open Jazz Jam hosted by Yanni Chudnow, 9pm
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
MIRAMAR THEATRE R&B Tuesday: Milwaukee’s #1 R&B Party – DJ’ed by Mr. New York! 9pm
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

2 WEDNESDAY
BAR CENTRO Jazz Jam Session, 9-11:30pm
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Valley Fox takes over the tap room with their eclectic mix of gritty string music and haunting harmonies. 6:30-8:30pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Speak Ezs, 9pm
CHARLES ALLIS ART MUSEUM Free admission, 10am-5pm. More information at charlesallis.org.
JAZZ ESTATE Evan Christian, 8pm, $7
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Dusty Pockets
THE GIG Wednesday Night Music Jam, 9-11pm
VILLA TERRACE ART MUSEUM Free admission, 10am-5pm. More information at charlesallis.org.

3 THURSDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Shadows Taller than Souls, 10pm. Keith Daniel, 11pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Latin Jam hosted by Cecilio Negron Jr., 8pm // DJ WGJP 11pm
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS OWL: Older. Wiser. Local. Featuring Vince Bushell of the Riverwest Currents: Nov.’22 Issue (1-4pm)
LINNEMAN’S Morning Train: A Tribute to John Prine. Featiring Jesse Voelker’s Morning Train. 7-10pm, $12-15
SHANK HALL John McEuen & The Circle Band – ‘Will The Circle Be Unbroken’ with Jodee Lewis and Michael Mile
WOODLAND PATTERN hybrid Performance and Artist Talk featuring Douglas Ewart , 6pm

4 FRIDAY
ART*BAR New Art Show Opening! “mini” Live Music by Nightinjails 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Joan, w/special guest Love You Later
BAR CENTRO B.D. Greer
BREMEN CAFÉ Bremenhain
COMPANY BREWING The Turn Up with DJ Bizzon, DJ Nustylez & SwadeTrackz, 10pm
JAZZ ESTATE DJ Mosh Wah Dub Night, 11pm, $7
LINNEMAN’S X-Posed 4Heads w/Fuzzysurf. 8pm, $10
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party, 9pm, $7
MIRAMAR THEATRE Level Up “Spellbound Tour” w/support from Veil
SHANK HALL The Steepwater Band, Louie & The Flashbombs
UWM PLANETARIUM Rooftop Stargazing, 8-9pm, free

5 SATURDAY
ART*BAR Live music by Yonder, 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Jen Fulwiler
BAR CENTRO Heirloom
BREMEN CAFÉ ECM Trio 6-8pm, Handmade Wolves 9pm, Doubter 9:40pm, Man Random 10:10pm, Socially Suspect 11pm
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: Spud Bucket + Anson Obvious & the Uncomfortable Moments. DJ at 10: tba
JAZZ ESTATE Milwaukee Jazz Institute ft. Mark Davis Trio, 7-10pm, $13
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS The PJs Jam — Multi-genre musical showcase backed by Fokused
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS OWL: Older. Wiser. Local. Riverwest Radio, 9am. Karen Beaumont Presents: In Memoriam (Tennyson Poetry with Music)
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 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!
LINNEMAN’S Jump the Bluff, w/20 Minute Mission 8pm, $10
MAD PLANET Non Pop
MIRAMAR THEATRE Justin Martin (techno, house) w/ support by Fortune, Scarlett, Delilac
SHANK HALL Altered Five Blues Band, Justin Witte Duo
STAND FOR PEACE at MLK Drive & North Avenue Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E. Hampshire St. Steve Smith & Linda Binder, 7:30-9:30pm
WOODLAND PATTERN *hybrid* Poetry Reading: Carlos Cumpián & Angie Trudell Vasquez, 7pm

6 SUNDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Will Sheff / Okkervil River
BAR CENTRO Milwaukee Jazz Institute with Brian Lynch
CIRCLE A Roots Sunday w/DJ Trail Boss Tim Cook, 9pm
DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS (“Fall back”
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm
WOODLAND PATTERN hybrid Concert: Alternating Currents Live presents Temple of Enthusiasm (The Bridge 2.3), $13-15

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

8 TUESDAY ELECTION DAY
ART*BAR Drinking Liberally Watch Party, 8pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Anna Tivel w/special guest Christopher Porterfield (of Field Report)
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Milwaukee’s Worst Trivia, 7-9pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
JAZZ ESTATE Open Jazz Jam hosted by Yanni Chudnow, 9pm
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
MIRAMAR THEATRE R&B Tuesday: Milwaukee’s #1 R&B Party – DJ’ed by Mr. New York! 9pm
SHANK HALL Scott H. Biram
WOODLAND PATTERN *in person* Reading Group: Ping Pong Book Club, 6-7pm

9 WEDNESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Hunny w/special guests Sonder Bombs
JAZZ ESTATE Evan Christian, 8pm, $7
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Ann Marie Metz
SHANK HALL Jim Lauderdale, Jim Hoehn
THE GIG Wednesday Night Music Jam, 9-11pm
WOODLAND PATTERN hybrid Community Group: Readshop, 6-7pm

10 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Devotchka (newly scheduled date!)
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Thirsty Thursday, 4-7pm. $2 off pours.
JAZZ ESTATE Poetry Open Mic hosted by Bryan Cherry, starts 8pm. Performance by Bryan Cherry@ 9pm. $5
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS OWL: Older. Wiser. Local. JGCA Current Art Exhibitions: High Fibers (Main) as well as OWL art (Small Wall). 1/4pm
LINNEMAN’S Bill Camplin, 7-9:30pm, $10
SHANK HALL Frank Orrall of Poi Dog Pondering with special guest Sophia De Leon Sanchez

WOODLAND PATTERN in person Performance and Artist Talk featuring vanessa german, 6-7pm, $Give what you can

11 FRIDAY
ARMISTICE DAY (also known as Veterans Day)
ART*BAR Live music by Peasants Abroad, 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Smoking Popes, w/Off With Their Heads; Limbeck; The Color Red
BAR CENTRO Cody Steinmann
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: tba // DJs at 10: The Nile & Publique
JAZZ ESTATE Joe Jordan, 7pm, $7 // Then at 10:30pm, DJ Contact spinning D’angelo Deep Cuts in the coziest room in town. Date Night Favorite. $7
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS Tribute to the Troops — Hiphop showcase produced by Vegas Valentine
LINNEMAN’S Allman Milk honors Berry Oakley 9-11pm, $15
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party, 9pm, $7
MIRAMAR THEATRE ISOxo “Spellbound Tour”
MKE CITY HALL ROTUNDA Armistice Day observance sponsored by Veterans for Peace and a coalition of peace and justice groups. Speakers: Reggie Jackson and Kelly Denton-Borhaug Music by Frogwater and Harvey Taylor. Free public event. All welcome. 7pm.
SHANK HALL Dead Letter Office (R.E.M. Tribute)
UWM PLANETARIUM Exploring Exoplanets with the James Webb Space Telescope, 7-8pm, $5-6
WOODLAND PATTERN *online* Poetry Reading: Oliver Baez Bendorf, 7pm, $Give what you can

12 SATURDAY
ART BAR Rachel Raven, Roxie Beane
ART*BAR Live music by Roxy Beane w/Rachel Raven, 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Semler w/special guest Third Culture Kid
BAR CENTRO Richard Hildner
BAUMGARTNER CTR FOR DANCE, 128 N Jackson DANCEWORKS PRESENTS: I Am Because You Are
BREMEN CAFÉ BremSin w/ The Brewcity Bombshells
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: Rod Hamdallah (Atlanta) + TBD
JAZZ ESTATE David Wake Quintet, 7-10pm. Followed by 88.9’s Marcus Doucette on decks.
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS Cody Steinmann Trio (jazz guitar)
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS OWL: Older. Wiser. Local. Riverwest Radio, 9am: Local Restaurant Spotlight on Emily Sutrick of Nessun Dorma (on Weil and Hadley).
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 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!
LINNEMAN’S Social Cig with Rainbow Cobra, Marble Teeth, Blue Country Pistol. 8pm, $5
MAD PLANET The Get Down
12 SATURDAY CONTINUED
MIRAMAR THEATRE SoDown – Evalution
OLD GERMAN BEER HALL, 1009 N Old World Third Street (MLK Drive) The Squeezettes, 9pm-Midnight
SHANK HALL Seaside Zoo (Grateful Dead Tribute)
STAND FOR PEACE at Capitol Dr & Oakland Av Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
THE COFFEE HOUSE, 2717 E. Hampshire St. Tom & Barb Webber, 7:30-9:30pm
WOODLAND PATTERN *in person* The Unthinking Mind—Writing from Art, an ekphrastic workshop with MARJORIE ROBERTSON, 1-3pm, $50 general / $45 member

13 SUNDAY
BAUMGARTNER CTR FOR DANCE, 128 N Jackson DANCEWORKS PRESENTS: I Am Because You Are
BREMEN CAFÉ Pescatarian at Best, 9pm. Yin Waster! 10pm. Sulestial, 11pm
CIRCLE A Roots Sunday w/DJ Sheppy, 9pm
SHANK HALL Adam Ezra Group
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm
UPTOWNER Alex Wilson Blues Band 3pm

14 MONDAY
BREMEN CAFÉ Comedy Open Mic, 8pm. Then Music Open Mic
LINNEMAN’S Poet’s Monday! Doors 7pm, performances start 7:30pm. $3 cover. Featured poet: Kavon Cortez Jones
SHANK HALL Steven Page

15 TUESDAY
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Milwaukee’s Worst Trivia, 7-9pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
JAZZ ESTATE Open Jazz Jam hosted by Yanni Chudnow, 9pm
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
MIRAMAR THEATRE R&B Tuesday: Milwaukee’s #1 R&B Party – DJ’ed by Mr. New York! 9pm
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm
WOODLAND PATTERN event, different location: Screening: aCinema’s November Program: In person at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design’s Community Auditorium & Gallery (Room 160), 273 E. Erie St., and livestreaming on Crowdcast. A curated group program featuring film and video works in conjunction with Then as Now: Woodland Pattern 1980-2022.

16 WEDNESDAY
ART*BAR Jonathan Brostoff Meet & Greet, 5pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket
JAZZ ESTATE Evan Christian, 8pm, $7
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Michaelanglo
THE GIG Wednesday Night Music Jam, 9-11pm

17 THURSDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Ryan Montbleau w/special guest Anthony D’Amato
BAR CENTRO ABC’s of Jazz with Joan Dadian, The Letter “N”
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Craic-y Hour. Craic: the Irish word for fun, enjoyment, or good times. 6-8pm, come hang out with the Milwaukee Irish dance community
BREMEN CAFÉ Chad Gosselin, 10pm. Bryce Clifford, 10:45pm. Lady Cannon, 11:25pm.
JAZZ ESTATE Adem Tesfaye (Madison), 8pm, $5
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS OWL: Older. Wiser. Local. Jeanie Dean Presents our Annual Reflection on the Anniversary of the Assassination of JFK. This program is 2-5pm, rather than our usual 1-4
MIRAMAR THEATRE Alaska Thunderfuck

18 FRIDAY
ART*BAR Live music by Aaron Lee Kaplan, 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Chicken Wire Empire w/special guests The Milbillies
BAR CENTRO Smoke N’ Mirrors
BREMEN CAFÉ Doom N Dub
CIRCLE A Carol Hale’s Sign of Scorpio Party. 7:30-10pm. All attending Scorpios are honorees. Suggested donation $5-10
COMPANY BREWING Wilder Maker + Astral Hand + Kendraplex w/ Rare Visions Liquid Light Show (9pm)
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS Life Told Through Art — Folk/Celtic duo of Kristen and Rob Meyer
LINNEMAN’S Long May You Run: A Neil young Tribute & Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood. Many acts! 7pm, $10
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party, 9pm, $7
MIRAMAR THEATRE G-Space – Smith.
SHANK HALL Koch Marshall Trio
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm
UWM PLANETARIUM Constellations of the Zodiac: Sagittarius. 7-8pm, $5-6

19 SATURDAY
ART*BAR Live music by 5PM to Nowhere, 9pm
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Chicken Wire Empire w/special guests Old & In the Way
BAR CENTRO November Festive Soiree with Robin Pluer and Juli Wood
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: Wolves with Virginia + TBD. DJ Warlock @10pm
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS OWL: Older. Wiser. Local. Riverwest Radio, 9am: Mikro Naut and I present The AM Book Report, discussing books about navigating this strange world of media manipulations and DIScommunications.
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 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!
LINNEMAN’S As Oak ep release, with KateSt. 7pm, $10
MAD PLANET The Cure vs. The Smiths Dance Party, 9pm, $7
SHANK HALL PHUN (Phish Tribute)
STAND FOR PEACE at 27th St & National Av Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm
UWM PLANETARIUM Constellations of the Zodiac: Sagittarius. 2-3pm, $5-6
WOODLAND PATTERN *in person* Opening reception for Land of Plenty: An Appeal to Heaven, 5-8pm

20 SUNDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect The Quebe Sisters w/special guest Paige Hargrove
BREMEN CAFÉ Lightninging, 8pm. Moon in a Field of Clover, 9pm. Laminate, 10pm. Orua, 11pm
CIRCLE A Roots Sunday w/DJ Fazio, 9pm
LINNEMAN’S UWM FOOD PANTRY BENEFIT with Eccentric Acoustic, 4-6pm, donation
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm
UPTOWNER Alex Wilson Blues Band 3pm

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

22 TUESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Covet w/special guests The Velvet Teen and No Stranger
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Milwaukee’s Worst Trivia, 7-9pm
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
MIRAMAR THEATRE R&B Tuesday: Milwaukee’s #1 R&B Party – DJ’ed by Mr. New York! 9pm
SHANK HALL Ike Reilly Assassination
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

23 WEDNESDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Charlie Parr
BREMEN CAFÉ Passion Park Holiday Party
LINNEMAN’S Nod to Bob: A Bob Dylan Tribute Fundraiser for Hunger Task Force. $10, 7-11pm
SHANK HALL The Schizophonics
THE GIG Wednesday Night Music Jam, 9-11pm

24 THURSDAY
THANKSGIVING

25 FRIDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Ryan Necci & the Buffalo Gospel
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: TBA // DJ Missy Donkers, 10pm
LINNEMAN’S Another One – A Grateful Dead Tribute. 8:30pm, $10
MAD PLANET Friday Night Retro Dance Party, 9pm, $7
SHANK HALL The R&B Cadets

26 SATURDAY
BACK ROOM @Colectivo/Prospect Them Coulee Boys
BAR CENTRO Garret Waite
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Small Business Maker’s Market, 11am-4pm. Support local this holiday season. Some of the vendors: Bathe Naturally, Blossom Candle Co., Digital Portraits, Full Circle Healing, IV I IV Ceramics, The Ladle Lady, Natural As Can Be Products.
BREMEN CAFÉ Dug, Kevin Demars, Vile Bees
CIRCLE A Alive at 8: Rockadials + Still No Tomatoes // DJ Quixotic Control
JAZZ GALLERY Ctr for the ARTS OWL: Older. Wiser. Local. Riverwest Radio, 9am: Karen Beaumont Presents: Remember (Short Story & Music)
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 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!
LINNEMAN’S MKE MUSIC NIGHT XXXVI with The Nile Club, Yonder, Matt Froelich, Tlalok. 7:30pm, $10
MAD PLANET House Your Body Dance Party, 9pm, $7
SHANK HALL The R&B Cadets
STAND FOR PEACE at 76th St & Layton Av Join Peace Action of Wisconsin for a weekly Stand For Peace, noon until 1pm

27 SUNDAY
THE GIG Bluegrass Sunday, 1-4pm
UPTOWNER Alex Wilson Blues Band 3pm

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

29 TUESDAY
BLACK HUSKY BREWING Thirsty Thursday, 4-7pm. $2 off pours.
BREMEN CAFÉ Karaoke w/ Trixy Mercury
KINSHIP COMMUNITY FOOD CENTER, 924 E Clarke Food Distribution at St. Casimir’s Church INDOORS — 4-6pm. Proudly serving the 53212, 53211, 53217, 53202, and 53203 zip codes!
MIRAMAR THEATRE R&B Tuesday: Milwaukee’s #1 R&B Party – DJ’ed by Mr. New York! 9pm
UPTOWNER Dave Bayles Trio 7-9pm

30 WEDNESDAY
LINNEMAN’S Acoustic Open Stage — Doors, 7pm. Sign-up, 7:30pm. Show starts at 8pm. Featured performer: Stone LaPorte
THE GIG Wednesday Night Music Jam, 9-11pm