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Milwaukee's Daily Magazine for Monday, July 28, 2014

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Articles tagged with 'Festivals'


Vans Warped Tour: July 30

Published July 25, 2014

This day-long music marathon has been called "punk rock summer camp" in some circles, co-mingling punk, alternative, emo, hardcore, ska and a touch of hip-hop at a bargain price - 75 bands for about $48 (after fees).


Urban Island Beach Party: Aug. 1

Published July 25, 2014

The fourth annual Urban Island Beach Party returns to Lakeshore State Park on Friday, Aug. 1, running from 4 to 11 p.m. Its popular "Find a Flamingo" contest begins July 28 and that can get you a free beer at the party!


Global Union announces 2014 line-up

Published July 23, 2014

The ninth annual Alverno Presents Global Union will take place at Humboldt Park, 3000 S. Howell Ave., on Saturday, Sept. 13, from noon to 6 p.m.


EAA AirVenture: July 28-Aug. 3

Published July 23, 2014

With the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see air and space vehicles, this year's installment of the EAA AirVenture will more than live up to its billing.


Emanuele shares insight about Festa, The Order Sons of Italy

Published July 19, 2014

The Milwaukee food, music and fireworks tradition where "everyone is Italian" kicked off yesterday. Lindsay Garric had the opportunity to dive deeper into what Festa means for Italian-American culture when she interviewed Joseph Emanuele, president of the local chapter of The Order Sons of Italy in America.


Ren Faire artist spends hours creating very-temporary chalk drawings

Published July 19, 2014

Imagine putting 16 to 18 hours into a painting or drawing, only to have it washed away by rain a few days or even hours later? Such is the reality for Stacey Williams-Ng, a Milwaukee artist who spends numerous weekends at the Bristol Renaissance Faire chalking masterpieces on the cement.


Washington County Fair: July 22-27

Published July 18, 2014

The Washington County Fair is billed as "133 acres of fun." Headliners this year include Big & Rich, Justin Moore and ZZ Top.


Sample away at Brewfest

Published July 15, 2014

The fifth annual Milwaukee Brewfest will take place on Saturday, July 26 at the old Coast Guard pavilion on the lakefront. The event starts at 3 p.m.


Help Global Union raise $15,000

Published July 15, 2014

Alverno College's Global Union, a free world music festival, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Sept. 13 in Humboldt Park. Today, the organizers launched a campaign to raise $15,000 in 15 days to offset costs.


Bristol Renaissance Faire: July 5-Sept. 1

Published July 1, 2014

Bust out the corset for The Bristol Renaissance Faire, running every weekend from July 5 to Sept. 1. The Bristol Faire takes visitors for a rollicking romp through the 16th century.


Pop duo A Great Big World becoming a great big deal

Published June 24, 2014

It's good to have fans in the music industry. It's even better if one of those fans is a famous, powerful pop star. That's exactly what happened with the duo of Chad Vaccarino and Ian Axel, better known as A Great Big World.


Summerfest announces final two BMO Harris Pavilion headliners

Published May 29, 2014

Though the Summerfest headliners have been out for several weeks now, the Big Gig still had a few holes in its schedule to spackle in. This afternoon, however, Summerfest did exactly that by announcing its final two headliners for the BMO Harris Pavilion: Third Eye Blind and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.


Sun Fair to rise on Mitchell Street

Published May 28, 2014

The Sun Fair, the South Side's largest street carnival, will kick off at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 30. It runs until 9 p.m. on Sunday, June 1 on Historic Mitchell Street, between 7th and 11th Streets.


Free summer music series guide

Published May 25, 2014

Good news, music fans. You can spend your entire summer budget at Summerfest and still check out live music for free all summer long. Take your pick of jazz, rock and an array of local bands in between. Milwaukee's weekly concerts offer something for everyone. Grab some food, some friends and enjoy a free summer night with some great summer tunes.