Farewell Milwaukee CD Release with Portage and J. E. Sunde

Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 8:00pm

Standing show; all ages

Farewell Milwaukee celebrate the release of their new album Can't Please You, Can't Please Me. The new album finds lead singer Ben Lubeck in reflective mode, yielding songs that reveal new, often dark depths with each listen.

Soulful folk-rock outfit Portage, and J. E. Sunde (Jon Sunde of The Daredevil Christopher Wright) open.

This summer, keep your cool inside at the newly air-conditioned Cedar!

Ticket options and info

  • On sale date: noon Fri Aug 9
  • Phone: 612-338-2674 ext 0 between 12 noon and 4pm ($2 fee per ticket)
  • In person: From a Cedar volunteer in the front lobby during events (no fee; cash, check, credit card), Depth of Field (no fee; cash or check only), or Electric Fetus (approximately $2 fee)
  • Online: Ticketweb (typically $2--$3 fee/ticket) (click on red Buy Tickets button at top of this page)
  • The Cedar is an all ages venue
  • Students with ID, seniors over 65, and children under 12 may purchase tickets at a discount at the door.
Farewell Milwaukee group photo
Swift and inventive, Farewell Milwaukee’s sound is informed by artists from the 60s and 70s but is never beholden to them. Instead Farewell Milwaukee bend those influences into new shapes and sounds. On Can’t Please You, Can’t Please Me they work hard to make...
Portage lead singer
Native to the cold, northern shores of Minnesota, Portage bellows a sound reminiscent of the rootsy-folk music that runs as deep in the region as Lake Superior itself, the inspiration behind their attic-recorded debut album, The Unsalted Sea. Since their move...
J. E. Sunde clutching a bunch of fresh beets
Jonathan Sunde has been performing nationally and internationally for the last nine years with The Daredevil Christopher Wright, a band formed in Eau Claire, WI. Over the course of the last six months he has been writing and recording his first solo album...

Major Funders

The McKnight FoundationTarget

Minnesota State Arts BoardThis activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota