| Headliner

Mr. Big

Wednesday, May 31 at 8 p.m.

The Northern Lights Theater 1721 W Canal Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 53233
Price: $35/$30/$25


The real story often comes through in the music. That’s definitely the case for Mr. Big. In fact, their seventh full-length album, the appropriately titled …The Stories We Could Tell, continues certain musical traditions Mr. Big began over 25 years ago.

To date, the band has played sold-out shows all over the globe and released three consecutive platinum albums: Mr. Big (1989), Lean Into It (1991), and Bump Ahead (1993). They’ve been responsible for smash hits, including “To Be With You”, which spent 15 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, as well as “Wild World,” “Green-Tinted Sixties Mind,” “Just Take My Heart” and more.

“Fans think they know their favorite band from the press, but there’s a lot they never realize,” explains Eric. “There’s always more than meets the eye. Most folks don’t know the trials and tribulations that went into the making of, survival of, demise of and resurrection of our rock ‘n’ roll band. We want to tell them.”

Their most recent album offers an unfiltered glimpse into the journey of these multi-platinum hard rock icons—Eric Martin (vocals), Paul Gilbert (guitar), Billy Sheehan (bass) and Pat Torpey (drums). For the first time since their self-titled debut, the boys wrote in the same room together live. Eric also had a certain vision for …The Stories We Could Tell, and his comrades embraced it.

“Life is more about the journey than the destination,” Eric says. “When you realize the gifts you have already been given, you achieve true success. Everybody wants to cross the finish line as quickly as they can without taking in life’s beautiful moments. However, the journey is the key to paradise.” And Mr. Big’s journey is only getting better with each passing year.