Staff Show Picks of '23

Dec. 18 / 2023

We're inviting you to get to know some (there are a LOT more where these came from!) of our staff behind the scenes of the Pabst Theater Group venues! Check out their favorite shows from 2023, and what they're most looking forward to in 2024. While you're at it, scroll all the way to the bottom for a template you can use to share YOUR top show picks, too! 
 

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Sara's Top Shows in 2023
1. Bonnie Raitt at Riverside Theater
2. Joseph at Turner Hall Ballroom
3. Hot Chip at Turner Hall Ballroom
4. 'Twas The Night Before...by Cirque Du Soleil at Miller High Life Theatre
5. Ratboys at The Back Room @ Colectivo

Sara's Most Anticipated Show of 2024 

The Postal Service + Death Cab For Cutie at Miller High Life Theatre

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Simon's Top Shows in 2023
1. Widespread Panic at Riverside Theater
2. Goose at Miller High Life Theatre
3. The Bad Plus at The Back Room @ Colectivo
4. My Morning Jacket at Riverside Theater

Simon's Most Anticipated Show of 2024 

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard at Miller High Life Theatre
 

 

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Monique's Top Shows in 2023
1. Death Cab For Cutie at Riverside Theater
2. Highly Suspect at Turner Hall Ballroom
3. Caroline Rose at Turner Hall Ballroom
4. Adore Delano at The Back Room @ Colectivo
5. All of our weddings at The Fitzgerald!

Monique's Most Anticipated Show of 2024  

Matt Rife at Riverside Theater

 

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Lily's Top Shows in 2023
1. The Flaming Lips at Riverside Theater
2. Weyes Blood at Pabst Theater
3. Tennis at Turner Hall Ballroom
4. Kate Bollinger at The Back Room @ Colectivo
5. Slow Pulp at The Back Room @ Colectivo

Lily's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

Sir Chloe at Vivarium AND King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard at Miller High Life Theatre
 

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Taylor's Top Shows in 2023
1. Bonnie Ratt at Riverside Theater
2. The Flaming Lips at Riverside Theater
3. The Wood Brothers at Riverside Theater
4. Tim Heidecker at Turner Hall Ballroom
5. Lake Street Dive at Riverside Theater

Taylor's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

Alvvays at Pabst Theater
 


 

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Robyn's Top Shows in 2023
1. Penn & Teller's "The Foolers" at Pabst Theater
2. Pink Martini at Pabst Theater
3. Sparks at Pabst Theater
4. David Sedaris at Pabst Theater
5. Kyle Kinane at Pabst Theater

Robyn's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

Stay tuned! 
 

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Hillary's Top Shows in 2023
1. Man or Astro-Man? at The Back Room @ Colectivo
2. BILMURI at Turner Hall Ballroom
3. Pod Meets World at Pabst Theater
4. Bikini Kill at Riverside Theater
5. Alice Cooper at Miller High Life Theatre

Hillary's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

Cat Power at Pabst Theater
 


 

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Brittany's Top Shows in 2023
1. John Oliver at Miller High Life Theatre
2. John Oliver (Brittany REALLY likes John Oliver)
3. Jagged Little Pill
4. Counting Crows
5. Alice Cooper

Brittany's Most Anticipated Show of 2024 

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard at Miller High Life Theatre


 

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Rich's Top Shows in 2023
1. Whitey Morgan at Turner Hall Ballroom
2. Widespread Panic at Riverside Theater
3. Mac Sabbath at Turner Hall Ballroom

Rich's Most Anticipated Show of 2024 

Jimmy Carr at Pabst Theater AND Russell Dickerson at Riverside Theater

 

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Emily's Top Shows in 2023
1. Circles Around The Sun at Turner Hall Ballroom
2. Pigeons Playing Ping Pong at Turner Hall Ballroom
3. Goose at Miller High Life Theatre

Emily's Most Anticipated Show in 2024 

Herbie Hancock at Pabst Theater
 

 


 

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Harrison's Top Shows in 2023
1. Maggie Rogers at Riverside Theater
2. The Flaming Lips at Riverside Theater
3. Slow Pulp at The Back Room @ Colectivo
4. Caroline Rose at Turner Hall Ballroom
5. Noah Kahan at Miller High Life Theatre

Harrison's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

Briston Maroney at Turner Hall Ballroom
 

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Josh's Top Shows in 2023
1. Widespread Panic at Riverside Theater
2. The Flaming Lips at Riverside Theater
3. Goose at Miller High Life Theatre
4. Nate Bargatze at Riverside Theater
5. Lovejoy at Riverside Theater

Josh's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

Shane Gillis at Riverside Theater
 

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Amber's Top Shows in 2023
1. The Flaming Lips at Riverside Theater
2. Duster at Turner Hall Ballroom
3. Scam Likely at The Back Room @ Colectivo
4. Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls at Pabst Theater
5. Social Cig + Fellow Kinsman + Diet Lite + Bug Moment at Turner Hall Ballroom

Amber's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

MIKE at Vivarium
 

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Megan's Top Shows in 2023
1. Atsuko Okatsuma at Turner Hall Ballroom
2. Noah Kahan at Miller High Life Theatre
3. St. Paul & The Broken Bones at Pabst Theater
4. Jagged Little Pill at Miller High Life Theatre
5. Stavros Halkias at Riverside Theater

Megan's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

Hasn't been announced yet! ;)
 

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Grace's Top Shows in 2023
1. Hot Chip at Turner Hall Ballroom
2. Local Natives at Pabst Theater
3. DakhaBrakha at Turner Hall Ballroom
4. Weyes Blood at Pabst Theater
5. Ratboys at The Back Room @ Colectivo

Grace's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

Sir Chloe at Vivarium

 


 

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Paul's Top Shows in 2023
1. Yo La Tengo at Turner Hall Ballroom
2. Weyes Blood at Pabst Theater
3. Monica Martin at Riverside Theater
4. Hot Chip at Turner Hall Ballroom
5. My Morning Jacket at Riverside Theater

Paul's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

Belle & Sebastian at Turner Hall Ballroom

 

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Kitt's Top Shows in 2023
1. Social Cig + Fellow Kinsman + Diet Lite + Bug Moment at Turner Hall Ballroom
2. Daniel Donato's Cosmic Country at Turner Hall Ballroom
3. Goose at Miller High Life Theatre
4. TV Girl at Pabst Theater
5. Therapy Gecko at The Back Room @ Colectivo

Kitt's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

King GIzzard & The Lizard Wizard at Miller High Life Theatre
 

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Abby's Top Shows in 2023
1. Slow Pulp at The Back Room @ Colectivo
2. Please Don't Destroy at Turner Hall Ballroom
3. TV Girl at Pabst Theater
4. Ru Paul's Drag Race at Riverside Theater
5. Joe Gatto at Pabst Theater

Abby's Most Anticipated Show of 2024 

The Brook & The Bluff at Turner Hall Ballroom

 


 

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Ann's Top Shows in 2023
1. Maggie Rogers at Riverside Theater
2. Death Cab For Cutie at Riverside Theater
3. David Spade at Pabst Theater
4. Future Islands at Turner Hall Ballroom
5. Sam Morril at Turner Hall Ballroom

Ann's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

The Postal Service + Death Cab For Cutie at Miller High Life Theatre

 

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Paige's Top Shows in 2023
1. Local Natives at Pabst Theater
2. Bill Burr at Fiserv Forum
3. Social Cig + Fellow Kinsman + Diet Lite + Bug Moment at Turner Hall Ballroom
4. The Flaming Lips at Riverside Theater
5. Circles Around The Sun at Turner Hall Ballroom

Paige's Most Anticipated Show of 2024 

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard at Miller High Life Theatre
 

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Jeremy's Top Shows in 2023
1. The Wood Brothers at Riverside Theater
2. The Flaming Lips at Riverside Theater
3. My Morning Jacket at Riverside Theater
4. Bob Dylan at Riverside Theater
5. Lucinda Williams at Pabst Theater

Jeremy's Most Anticipated Show of 2024

TBD!
 

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Mitch's Top Shows in 2023
1. Lucinda Williams at Pabst Theater
2. Drive-By Truckers at Pabst Theater
3. Steve Hackett at Pabst Theater
4. Warren Miller's "All Time" at Pabst Theater
5. David Sedaris at Pabst Theater

Mitch's Most Anticipated Show of 2024 

Genesis MKE Ballet at Pabst Theater



 

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