1. Alice cooper
BMO HARRIS PAVILION | OCT. 1
The eccentric hard rock legend whose distinctive, husky voice has made him a household name stops in MKE the first of the month. With thick black eyeliner, gothic backdrops, and costumes that seem to come straight out of beetle juice, it’s the perfect concert to kick off the month of Halloween.
FORUM FISERV | OCT. 2
After cutting his 2020 lineup short before he’s ready to perform here, the country music VIP will perform songs from his new album. Body language alongside country artists new and old, from ’90s country sweetheart Martina McBride to emerging country pop artist Lindsay Ell.
THE RAVE / AIGLES CLUB | OCT. 5
The polarizing rapper / singer-songwriter mixes hip-hop and punk rock. On Kelly’s latest album, Tickets for My Fall, he collaborated with Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, who is leading a post-punk revival alongside younger artists like Halsey and Yungblud – who also appear on Tickets for My Fall.
4. TV girl
THE REAR BEDROOM @ COLECTIVO | OCT. 23 & 24
The dreamy, hypno-pop (ironically, all-male) trio have managed to dominate the viral musical space over the past year or so, even with songs ranging in age from five to seven. With vocals made up of reimagined samples of classic disco, French pop and even ’90s slam poetry, TV Girl’s music feels eerily timeless.
PANTHER ARENA UWM | OCT. 28
Don’t miss some of the artists who made the turn of the millennium what it was, with 2000s R&B and hip hop icons like Soulja Boy, Ashanti, Lloyd, Pretty Ricky, Bow Wow and more performing. all under one roof at the Panther Arena. You will definitely want to start it.