George Clinton

George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

GEORGE CLINTON AND PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC

8 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee; $39.50; pabsttheater.org

George Clinton and his bands Parliament and Funkadelic were trendsetters in funk music in the ’70s, combining elements of musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Sly and the Family Stone and James Brown to deliver the “P-Funk” sound. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997, alongside 15 other members of Parliament Funkadelic.

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Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson

MARILYN MANSON

8 p.m. Feb. 2 at The Orpheum Theater in Madison; $45–$59; madisonorpheum.com

8 p.m. Feb. 3 at The Rave/Eagles Club; only $150 meet-and-greet tickets remain; therave.com

Marilyn Manson returns to Wisconsin for two shows in support of the new Heaven Upside Down album, which the iconic artist compares to a combination of Antichrist Superstar and Mechanical Animals, two of the band’s early albums. The group is known for controversial live performances, lyrics and imagery, has been nominated for four Grammy Awards and sold more than 50 million albums worldwide. 

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Coyote

Coyote

COYOTE

8 p.m. Feb. 3 at Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co. in Milwaukee; $7 advance, $10 door; anodynecoffee.com

Coyote is a four-piece band from southern Wisconsin with a sound that is equal parts rock, Americana, funk and jazz. The group released its debut album Fools Gold — which has been called “a nostalgic album with a modern edge” — in 2016. 

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Rachael Yamagata

Rachael Yamagata

RACHAEL YAMAGATA

8 p.m. Feb. 5 at The Back in Milwaukee; $25; pabsttheater.org

Rachael Yamagata — a singer, songwriter and pianist — began her music career in the ’90s with the Chicago band Bumpus. She went solo in 2001, releasing numerous studio albums and EPs, including her most recent release Tightrope Walker in 2016. Yamagata has collaborated with artists such as Toots and the Maytals, Ryan Adams, Ray LaMontagne, Conor Oberst and Jason Mraz over the course of her career.

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Well-Known Strangers

Well-Known Strangers

WELL-KNOWN STRANGERS

8:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at High Noon Saloon in Madison; $6; high-noon.com

Southeast Wisconsin-based Well-Known Strangers is an alternative rock/pop act featuring cellist and singer Betsy Ade, a past Wisconsin Area Music Industry winner for Female Vocalist of the Year. The group has appeared at Summerfest and was recently named “Best Local Band” by Milwaukee A-List. The band’s latest release is 2017’s Aligned. 

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Zakk Wylde - Black Label Society

Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY 

8 p.m. Feb. 8 at The Rave in Milwaukee; $35–$45; therave.com

Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde formed Black Label Society in 1998. Since then, the band has released 10 studio albums, including its latest, Grimmest Hits, in 2018. The hard-rock group has had a number of members in addition to Wylde through its existence, with the current line up featuring Wylde on lead vocals and lead guitar, John DeServio on bass, Dario Lorina on rhythm guitar, and Jeff Fabb on drums. Corrosion of Conformity and Red Fang open the show.

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