Less than 48 hours after Milwaukee received a day-long deluge of snow slush, it's 50 degrees outside, gorgeously sunny and also here's a summer festival announcement - the local music lineup for Summer Soulstice, to be exact.
The East Side Business Improvement District on Thursday announced the lineup and details for the 18th annual Summer Soulstice Music Festival, scheduled for Saturday, June 23, from noon to midnight. And you don't want to miss this fest.
OnMilwaukee.com had the pleasure of speaking to two of the artists that will be performing at Summer Soulstice this year - Hugh Masterson of Hugh Bob and the Hustle and Nick Amadeus of The Delta Routine - and got the hear their thoughts on what makes an East Side music festival special.
In today's Kramp Cast I talk to Hugh Masterson of the Milwaukee band Hugh Bob and The Hustle about growing up in the small town of Butternut, Wis., his musical and personal influences, struggles with family and writing music that matters. Plus, he plays a new song called "Bigger Man."
This family's guide to Milwaukee's festivals will tell you what each festival in June and July offers to children and families, and when you can get in cheapest.
Last week I dished up five reasons to celebrate the local live music scene in Milwaukee. Soon, the festival season will kick into gear and some local venues will slow down a little. But early announcements so far are encouraging for live music at indoor venues this summer, too. That's great news. Meanwhile, this week it was pretty easy to come up with five more reasons Milwaukee is a great live music town ...
The Von Bondies headline the Summer Soulstice Music Festival Saturday night on North Avenue. Here is a look at their visit with David Letterman.
The East Side Association has announced the music lineup for the eightth annual Summer Soulstice Music Festival in June.