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Grace Weber is one of the acts coming to thee Chords & Curds Festival at Fiserv Forum this month. (PHOTO: Grace Weber Facebook)

Deer District's Chords & Curds Festival announces its lineup of music acts

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Last month, we introduced you to the first annual Chords & Curds Festival, the new all-day celebration coming to Fiserv Forum on Saturday, Aug. 24, with proceeds going toward the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. Today, however, we learned a little bit more about the chords part of the brand new event's name as Deer District announced the lineup of local music acts performing at the one-day festival.

The doors will open at 11:30 a.m., followed by an opening performance by the Milwaukee Public Schools Community Gospel Choir and a special gospel brunch in the festival's food village. The rest of the day will be filled with tasty local food trucks and performances by:

  • New Age Narcissism
  • Angie Swan
  • Grace Weber
  • Christopher's Project
  • De La Buena
  • Misha Siegfried
  • DJ Avets

The exact schedule of when each performer will take the stage has yet to be announced.

"Milwaukee is home to a talented and robust community of local musicians, and we are proud to unveil this stellar line-up of local acts," said Fiserv Forum general manager Raj Saha, in a release. "Chords & Curds will not only showcase some of these gifted musicians, but also help foster future artists as the proceeds will benefit the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music."

Tickets for the Chords & Curds Festival are on sale now at, the Fiserv Forum ticket office and the Milwaukee Bucks stand at the Wisconsin State Fair. Admission is $10 for adults, as well as $5 for both children under 12 and attendees over 65 – with VIP options, including a fast-lane exclusive entrance, a private air conditioned area, unlimited beverages and more, starting at $75.


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