Sugarland, Bon Jovi, The Moody Blues, and some younger people coming our way
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Since sifting through dull newspapers, hyperbolic blogs, and overflowing RSS feeds for meaningful news can be an arduous process, News Net catches and compiles both the amusing and the significant reports that were overlooked throughout the week.
• Pop-country group Sugarland is the latest act to be announced as a Summerfest headliner, joining Toby Keith and Katy Perry. Pop singer Sara Bareilles will open the Sugarland show, which takes place July 10. Tickets go on sale at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12.
• Other shows announced this week: The Moody Blues at Riverside Theater June 10, Robert Earl Keen at Turner Hall Feb. 27, The Black Angels at Turner Hall April 21, Adam Carolla at Pabst Theater April 29.
• A new restaurant/beer garden is headed to the former Pabst brew house at Juneau and 10th Street. The Journal Sentinel says the huge, 18,000-square-foot space will emulate the famous Hofbräuhaus beer hall in Munich.
• Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is going to be watching the Super Bowl with “Bears’ Fan-In-Chief” Barack Obama at the White House.