Past Dates

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

The Yield Bar
932 E Kenilworth Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53202 [map]

w/ the Rashita Joneses and Filter Free Rodeo

Monday, February 9th, 2015

The Afterlife Party - 4pm

The Directionals perform on a gothic themed punk rock TV show? Here's the link:

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

The Up and Under Pub
New Years Eve Bash
1004 E. Brady St
Milwaukee, WI 53202 [map]

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Three Hour Brewery Tour
N57 W6172 Portland Rd
Cedarburg, WI 53012
262-375-4444 [map]
Price: Free

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Halloween house show

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Stonefly Brewery
Milwaukee, WI 53208 [map]

W/ the Dig, Old Earth

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

2496 S. Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 897-0663 [map]

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Milwaukee, WI 53208 [map]

Friday, July 25th, 2014

901 E. Clarke St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
414-431-1932 [map]

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Brewed Cafe
Storyteller Event with Jaems Murphy
1208 E Brady
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414)276-2739 [map]
Price: Free

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

932 E Kenilworth Pl
Milwaukee, WI 53202 [map]
Price: Free

W/ Swearwords!

Saturday, January 11th, 2014

815 East Locust Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 562-9472 [map]
Price: $5

W/ Jet W. Lee, Holy Alimonies, the Gazettiers

Friday, January 10th, 2014

3425 W Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647 [map]
Price: $6

W/ Jet W Lee, Holy Alimonies, the Thons

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

91.7 FM
milwaukee, WI 53207 [map]
Price: Free!

Tune in to hear us rock over radio waves!

Friday, November 15th, 2013

2800 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 481-9200 [map]
Price: $5

W/ Cedar Plank Salmon, Comic Books

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

105 N Market St
Champaign, IL 61820
(217)355-1236 [map]

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

1212 N Westwood Blvd,
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
573) 785-0999 [map]

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

1020 E Walnut St
Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 442-9645 [map]

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

330 N Mead St #100
Wichita, KS 67202
(316) 440-5000 [map]

Monday, August 19th, 2013

5702 NW Radial Hwy
Omaha, NE 68104
(402) 551-5993 [map]

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

409 N Main St
Tulsa, OK 74103
(918) 582-7669 [map]

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

37 Spring Street, 10 Center Street
Eureka Springs, Arkansas 72632
(479) 253-7147 [map]

Friday, August 16th, 2013

923 W 7th St
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 375-8466 [map]

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

2720 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75226
214.744.DADA [map]

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

223 E 6th St.
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-7399 [map]

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

1413 Webberville Rd
Austin, Texas 78721
(512) 927-0700 [map]

Monday, August 12th, 2013

306 Austin St
San Antonio, TX 78215
(210) 319-8155 [map]

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

2610 Ashland Street
Houston, TX 77008 [map]

Saturday, August 10th, 2013

110 S. 2nd St.
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
(228) 467-8383 [map]

Friday, August 9th, 2013

5035 I 55 N
Jackson, MS 39296
(601) 983-2526 [map]

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

301 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37927
865-544-1029; [map]

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

440 S. Third St.
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 749-3483 [map]

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

6413 State Route 4
Sandusky, OH 44870
419-626-8500 [map]

Friday, July 26th, 2013

2360 Old Washington Rd
Waldorf, MD 20601
301-932-7200 [map]

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

106 S Eastern Blvd
Fayetteville, NC 28301
(910) 321-7625 [map]

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

1000 NC Music Factory Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28206
(704) 987-0612 [map]

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

4416 Monarch Way
Norfolk, VA 23508
(757) 440 5800 [map]

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

2101 Maryland Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21218
(443) 310-7983 [map]

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

21 Broadway
Kingston, NY 12401
(845) 481-8250 [map]

Saturday, July 20th, 2013

211 S Main St.
Doylestown, PA 18901
(215) 489-7795 [map]

Friday, July 19th, 2013

118 Main St
Nyack, NY 10960
(845) 358-3120 [map]

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

277 Fairfield Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 331-1377 [map]

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

1350 East street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Phone:(413) 499-2582 [map]

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

219 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 454-2966 [map]

Monday, July 15th, 2013

231 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
(570) 326-4700 [map]

Sunday, July 14th, 2013

5106 Pennsylvania Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224 [map]

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

1375 Bethel Road
Columbus, Ohio 43220
(614) 459-9987 [map]

Friday, July 12th, 2013

706 Steel St.
Youngstown, Ohio 44509
(330) 743-6560 [map]

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

23130 Woodward
Ferndale, MI 48220
(248) 541-9870 [map]

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

123 E. 3rd Street
Marion, IN 46952
(765) 664-5000 [map]

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

339 NW Cleveland Ave
Canton, Ohio 44702
(330) 313-1087 [map]

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Summer tour kickoff!
505 N. Dill St.
Muncie, IN 47303 [map]

Friday, June 7th, 2013

the Shack
Minneapolis, MN [map]

With Sonic J and Bongonya!!!!

Friday, May 10th, 2013

1001 E Locust St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 263-9844 [map]

With the stubby Chubbz Brass Band

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

The Rigby Pub and Grill
Madison, WI [map]

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

Zelazo Center
MKE Unplugged w/ Billy McLaughlin - 7:30
2419 E Kenwood
Milwaukee, WI [map]
Price: FREE

The Directionals are playing an all acoustic set opening up for world renowned musical innovator and composer Billy McLaughlin.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Frank's Power Plant
Mad Anthony!
2800 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 481-9200 [map]

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

5800 Gravois Ave
St. Louis, MO 63116
314-481-4812 [map]
Price: $5

St louis. Saint Louis! With Moon Thief, Durango, and Mark and the get set gos. Freaking come have some pizza and beer and party with us like your life depends on it, St. Louis.

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

The Beat Kitchen
Chicago, IL [map]
Price: $8

Playing Chicago with The Laureates, the Warm Ones, and Swearwords!!! This is going to be a great show. Thursday night, the windy city, killer rock and roll, it's all there! Here is the link to purchase tickets:

See you there! 

Here's a video

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Open Mic Featured Act! - 8pm
1001 E Locust St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 263-9844 [map]
Price: Free

The Directionals are your featured host for Linneman's popular Wednesday night open mic. We will set up as minimalistic as possible, yet blow your minds as extravagantly as we always do with our epic garage pop serenades. There is no cost to get in. We will sandwich your music with ours and there will be beer to wash it all down so please bring your axe and show the world your art. All styles welcome. See you then.

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

The Lately and The Directionals A-Team
905 S. Commercial Street
Neenah, WI 54956
920.725.2662 [map]

We're very excited to team up with and open for the Lately. It should be like a classic episode of the A-team where we roll up in a van and blow up your minds with our assault sounds. Bob wears fat gold chains like Mr T and I'm Murdoch.

Check out the lately here: The Lately

and a video: The Lately Hold On To Me - YouTube

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Riverwest Public House
Porno Horse with The Directionals and Sea Warrior and the Key of Light - 8pm
815 East Locust Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212 [map]
Price: $5

As we now know there will be three bands and we are one of them. Sea Warrior is another one, they're like psychedelic noise improv. Not citar psychedelia but like the "whoa my mind!" kind. There's another band playing; I think they're called PORNO HORSE. Sweet. This should be a real blast. I'm really hoping that porno horse brings footage of farm animals getting nasty. 

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

End of semester get drunk and single release. - 9:30 pm
1001 E Locust St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 263-9844 [map]
Price: $5

We're playing as a simpler, more ergonomic two piece semi-acoustic rock and roll crazy catch all to celebrate the end of school this semester and also to release our single Serenade of Fire to you, our endearing fans.

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

The Den
Exclusive Fireplace Social - 8pm
Milwaukee, WI [map]

The Directionals are playing host to an exclusive underground rock and roll fireplace social. Invite only event.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Jet W. Lee's Western Nightmare Second Tour Leg Send Off - 9pm
1854 Kenilworth Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 [map]
Price: $5

Party with Chicago's most exciting rock band Jet W. Lee and the Directionals as we celebrate the release of Jet W's full length release "Western Nightmare".

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Club Anything
Indie Night - 9pm
Milwaukee, WI 53207 [map]
Price: Free

The Directionals will be supporting indie theme night at Club Anything. 

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Art Bar
Free Pizza Party - 9pm
722 E. Burleigh
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 372-7880 [map]
Price: Free

Free Pizza. Free Show. All bands performing semi acoustic sets with Jaems Murphy's Vedic Eden, and Miles Coyne and the Rusty Nickel Band.

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Best Place
2012 SE WI Fashion Industry and Modeling Meet and Greet - 6-11pm
Milwaukee, WI [map]
Price: Free

The Directionals are scheduled to play the couryard

The event will be hosted at The Best Place, a fully renovated turn of the century pub located on the grounds of the Historic Pabst Brewery on the North end of Downtown Milwaukee. The Pub features a huge bar area, a balcony and two beautiful courtyards. Conveniently located less than 2 minutes off I-43 North, The Best Place has agreed to host the event with no cover charge and drink specials all evening. Ample parking is readily available. 

Models, dress to impress, photographers bring your cameras. While this is NOT primarily a shooting event, one set of lights will be set up for general use, and shooting opportunities abound in the courtyards and just outside the doors !

Pose ( is one of the largest, most active Wisconsin based Facebook Groups around. While this is an official Pose event, ALL are welcome to attend whether a member of the group or not. While the event is obviously most convenient for those in SE Wisconsin, individuals from all all parts of the State (and yes even those in the flatlands across the border to the South !) will enjoy the historic atmosphere and networking opportunities.

This event is 18+ to attend, 21+ to consume alcohol. 

Saturday, June 16th, 2012

The Down and Over
SummerFest Warm Up show - 9pm
Milwaukee, WI [map]
Price: $5

With the Revomatics and Favorite Shape Triangle

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Best Place
Rock Hunger Hunger Task Force Benefit
901 West Juneau Avenue
Milwaukee, WI [map]
Price: $5 or free with food donation

A slamming benefit put on for Hunger Task Force by local college Milwaukee Area Tech featuring:

The Directionals

Up North

other bands...

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Cactus Club
Pamplemousse Theater Fundraiser - 9pm
Milwaukee, WI [map]
Price: $5

Support local arts!

The Directionals are playing, as well as the Jeanna Salzer Trio and Bo Johnson.

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

The Underground
Saint Patty's Day Rock with The Directionals, Sonic J, In the Company of Wolves
Milwaukee, WI [map]

Early Show.

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Jet W Lee, The Gazettiers, Favorite Shape Triangle, The Directionals - 10pm-2am
2800 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 481-9200 [map]
Price: $5

Jet W Lee is coming up from chicago to rock your face with rock. Rock!

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Linneman's River West Inn - 9:30 pm
1001 E Locust St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 263-9844 [map]
Price: $5

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Art Bar
Wavvy Hands and Mark Poe Music - 9pm
722 E. Burleigh
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 372-7880 [map]

Friday, December 16th, 2011

The Gazettiers, Jet W lee, Jaems Murphy's Vedic Eden, The Directionals Holiday Party - 9:30 pm
2535 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207 [map]
Price: $5

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Theme Party with The Directionals, In the Company of WOlves, and Julie B! - 8pm
2800 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 481-9200 [map]
Price: Free

Friday, October 14th, 2011

Deadbug Jazz group with James Murphy - 10pm-1am
901 E. Clarke St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
414-431-1932 [map]

Enjoy bebop and swing from a guitar trio. Jazz virtuoso James Murphy is filling in for tory on guitar. Drinks available at the bar.

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Tiger Waves, Mr. Logek, Deadbug Trio - 9pm
2800 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 481-9200 [map]

Come see Tiger Waves from Austin!!! Psychedelic Rock band Performing with the Directionals' alternate bizarro jazz version of themselves and Mr. Logek and the Noize hip hop ensemble. Sure to mess you up aurally.

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Y Not 3
with Ahab's Ghost!, The Directionals, and Jaems Murphy's Vedic Eden - 8pm
Milwaukee, WI [map]
Price: free

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Show! - 7pm
2844 N Oakland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 963-0916 [map]
Price: $10 Adv - $12 Door

Free Digital download of 2007-2009 with purchase of ticket.

Mark plays twenty minute acoustic set, there are other bands.

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Summer Sessions - 7-9pm
105 S. Main St,
Thiensville, WI 53092
(262) 643-4867 [map]
Price: $0

Mark Poe performing a bunch of stuff from the Blind Driver days and from The Directionals for three hours while you eat spaghetti.