Live music

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Milwaukee stages need your support; here's how to help

Published Aug. 4, 2020

Your local independent stages made countless great memories happen. They helped give you those great times - and now they need your help in return if there are to be more great memories in the future.

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Washington Park Wheels concert series brings music to the people

Published July 27, 2020

Local artists will perform live atop a custom mobile stage designed by Milwaukee Artist Brandon Minga �" a la the FunkClub Wagon �" to perform for Washington Heights residents. The "Washington Park Wheels" performances will be taped and shared on digital formats in August and September.

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FunkClub Wagon brings the music to the people

Published July 21, 2020

The FunkClub Wagon has been bringing live music to the streets (and waterways) of the Milwaukee area during the pandemic by performing on a trailer pulled by a van. They'll be in Enderis Park this week.

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Chill on the Hill is canceled for 2020

Published June 18, 2020

Another Milwaukee summer staple has unsurprisingly nixed its plans this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as the Bay View Neighborhood Association announced today that Chill on the Hill has been canceled for 2020.

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X-ray Arcade is DIY to the bone

Published March 18, 2020

X-Ray Arcade hosts primarily indie bands, but is also a vibrant community space with monthly hot yoga classes, private parties, baby and bridal showers, weekly open mic and more.

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Get ready to hang out at Hangout MKE

Published Aug. 5, 2019

Hangout MKE, which opens to the public on Sunday at 1819 N. Farwell Ave., will be the city's first "activity cafe." Anyone else up for playing a game of life-sized Operation?

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15 awesome images from the awesome first half of Summerfest

Published July 1, 2019

It's the only bad day of Summerfest: the off day. But instead of wallowing in our sadness, let's take a look back at the good times we've already had at the Big Gig this year - the good, the bad and the cake-splattered.

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Downtown adds new lunchtime concert series with Tunes@Noon

Published June 18, 2019

There's no lack of live summer music series scattered throughout Milwaukee - but we're always game to add to the list! And today Milwaukee Downtown BID #21 did just that by announcing Tunes@Noon, a new weekly lunchtime music series coming to Thursdays.