The Historic Third Ward, an Italian and produce district in years past, now has become the city’s fashion district. It also boasts the highest concentration of art galleries in the City, numerous restaurants, unique specialty stores, architects, advertising agencies, graphic designers, artists, the Milwaukee Public Market, the Broadway Theatre Center, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design as well as condominiums, office buildings, and industrial space.
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July 8, 2019 8:59 p.m.
The Big Gig may be over, but the memories of the music we heard and saw on its many stages - whether lavish and elaborate or modest yet mesmerizing - will live on for much longer. Here's a recap of the shows we saw at this year's Summerfest.
July 8, 2019 4:46 a.m.
There's only one act big enough to close out Summerfest - and that's three acts Sunday night, with ScHoolboy Q, Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne sharing the stage together for the only time this year, giving the Big Gig a one-of-a-kind curtain closer.
July 8, 2019 3:56 a.m.
The Strumbellas fought through a rough and awkwardly extended impromptu sound check moments before their 10 p.m. show at the Miller Lite Oasis - a rough start to what ended up being a nice show to end Summerfest.
July 7, 2019 3:56 a.m.
Well into the evening, rising pop star Billie Eilish made a somewhat shocking announcement to the screaming, filled-to-the-brim crowd assembled at the Amp Saturday night: She was "sick as f*ck." Boy, if this is how she performs on a sick night ...
July 7, 2019 1:34 a.m.
Minneapolis-based Semisonic - best known for its anthemic song "Closing Time" - played a rare gig on Summerfest's U.S. Cellular Stage tonight.
July 6, 2019 10:17 p.m.
Milwaukee treasure Paul Cebar and his skillful outfit - distilled down to the elemental core of drummer Reggie Bordeaux, multi-instrumentalist Bob Jennings and bassist Mike Fredrickson - performed under the big top on the Johnson Controls World Stage.
July 6, 2019 5:56 p.m.
We reminisced about the finest concerts Summerfest had to offer us. But because there must be the bad with the good, the excrement to go with the exemplary, here are our worst shows.
July 6, 2019 3:01 a.m.
The Head and the Heart has been a part of every major transition of my life. So being first row at the Miller Lite Oasis for the first stop on their current tour was just about the best first viewing of this band that I could have asked for.
July 6, 2019 12:45 a.m.
There was a double-whammy alternative rock extravaganza atop the Summerfest bill Friday night as The Killers headlined the American Family Insurance Amphitheater and Death Cab For Cutie opened. You should've been there.
July 5, 2019 10:01 p.m.
Thanks to a forward-looking approach to this one-off mini tour, Jesus Jones not only played Summerfest for the first time this year, they also marked their 30th anniversary with their first show in Milwaukee in 17 years. I don't know where I was in 2002 when they apparently played here last - I knew, however, I wouldn't miss this one. And the several hundred Gen Xers at Summerfest were right there with me.