ABBY JEANNE PLAYS AT SUMMERFEST! You can see her perform in the Emerging Artist Series on the Johnson Controll stage at 3:00 PM.
Summerfest is an annual music festival held at the 75-acre (30-hectare) Henry Maier Festival Park along the lakefront in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The festival lasts for 11 days, is made up of 11 stages with performances from over 800 acts and over 1000 performances, and since the mid-1970s has run from late June through early July, usually including the 4th of July holiday. Summerfest attracts between 800,000 and 900,000 people each year, promoting itself as "The World's Largest Music Festival", a title certified by the Guinness World Records since 1999.
Summerfest is operated by a non-profit board that hires the production staff to operate both the venue and main Summerfest event, which features local and nationally known music talent from a variety of music genres. The event also provides the opportunity to sample a wide variety of food from many Milwaukee-area restaurants. Other Summerfest attractions include comedy acts, shopping vendors, fireworks (including "The Big Bang" on opening night), other special attractions, family activities, and more.
Performing and Recording Artists make personal appearances on 11 sponsor-themed stages throughout the grounds from noon to midnight, including the 23,000-capacity American Family Insurance Amphitheater.
Has it really been 10 years since 88Nine Radio Milwaukee took to the local airwaves? Yes, it really has been 10 years (the station launched on February 26, 2007). To celebrate the big anniversary, 88Nine will throw a free block party on Saturday, June 24, from 1:30 p.m.-10 p.m., outside its Walker’s Point studios at E. Pittsburgh Ave. and S. Barclay St. Presented by Educators Credit Union, it should be a blast on an already-busy festival day.
So what does 88Nine have in store for the party? For starters, here’s the live music lineup:
Strand Of Oaks
Folks can also hang out in the station’s recently renovated Studio 1 and contribute to the 88Nine Block Party playlist, or play a round of “Milwaukee-themed games.” Interactive art installations and local food vendors throughout the festival grounds round will round out the fun. Oh, and a pop-up Bublr Bikes bike-share kiosk will, well, pop up on Barclay Street.
The party is free, though a limited number of VIP tickets will be available starting May 1 at noon. VIP tickets are $88.90 for Educators Credit Union and 88Nine members, and $100 for the general public. Tickets include “two complimentary food servings, access to two private indoor bars, special sessions and interviews with headliners and admission to the VIP After Party in the 88Nine building and on the roof from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m.” Fun!
Pabst Brewery has come home and, to celebrate the new Brewery in Milwaukee WI. The company will kick off the summer music season with a grand opening street festival featuring Milwaukee soul queen Abby Jeanne.
The brewery will host the festival on Juneau Avenue between 10th St. and 11th St., and the adjoining area of 11th St., and will feature outdoor performances from a variety of leading local bands.
At last Abby Jeanne is releasing her highly anticipated debut album Rebel Love.
Come get a look inside of her world on March 10th 2017 at the Cactus Club in Milwaukee Wisconsin.
After two years of fun philanthropy, Milwaukee Record's Local Coverage benefit returns to Turner Hall Ballroom. An eclectic cast of 10 local acts from all corners of the stylistic spectrum will each play 15-minute sets, covering material of bands they drafted back in October.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see your favorite Milwaukee outfits in a way you’ve never seen them before. From a rapper adapting an indie rock band’s songs to a punk trio covering a country act, Local Coverage is an incomparable event for a good cause. ALL profits will be split evenly between Girls Rock Milwaukee and COA Family Youth Centers.