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Articles tagged with 'Festivals'


Harvest Fair 2016: Sept. 23-25

Published Sept. 22, 2016

Fall's in the air this weekend at Wisconsin State Fair Park. Harvest Fair 2016 runs Friday, Sept. 23 through Sunday, Sept. 25. Admission is free and the event takes place Friday from 5 to 11 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


An early look at Rock the Green's green grounds

Published Sept. 16, 2016

Looking around Reed Street Yards, it's hard not to think it would be a perfect place for a nature-conscious music festival. Apparently Rock the Green thought the same thing, as the area will play host to its return on Saturday, Sept. 17.


NO/NO says yes to Rock the Green and sustainability

Published Sept. 16, 2016

NO/NO has performed all over the city, and this weekend you will be able to see the Milwaukee electro-pop rockers as one of the many bands performing at the third annual Rock the Green Festival. They take the pedal-powered stage this Saturday at 2:20 p.m.


Rock The Green 2016

Published Sept. 12, 2016

After taking a three-year break, Rock the Green is back with a killer music line-up, featuring acts both local and national, and great environmental education! Check out the full details of the event here.


Summerfest announces renovations for Miller Lite Oasis area

Published Sept. 12, 2016

Summerfest will renovate the Miller Lite Oasis stage area, with improvements including a redesigned stage facade, new Miller Lite Brew House bar, video screen upgrades, new bar areas, expanded hospitality areas, and a reconfigured marketplace and retail store.


2016 farmers markets guide

Published Aug. 27, 2016

There's nothing better than a summer farmers market in Wisconsin. It's a chance for our local growers to show off their goods! Throw in live music, crafts, fresh flowers and clean summer air, and you've got yourself a homegrown good time.


IndiaFest: Aug. 20

Published Aug. 19, 2016

Come celebrate Indian culture, history and heritage!


Wait, there are THREE Wisconsin State Fairs?!

Published Aug. 11, 2016

It makes sense if you think about it, but it was news to me that Wisconsin has three - not one - annual State Fair. And just because I hadn't heard of them doesn't mean the Northern Wisconsin State Fair and the Central Wisconsin State Fair are newbies.


Bostyx fuses two classic rock bands into Festa Italiana

Published July 21, 2016

Boston and Styx may not be the first things that come to mind when you think of Italian culture and heritage. But what Bostyx lacks in Italian cred, they hope to make up for in rocking classic tunes at their Festa Italiana set this weekend.


11 joyful shots from the Ren Faire

Published July 20, 2016

The Bristol Renaissance Faire - which runs weekends through Labor Day - is one of the most earnest, genuine, non-ironic places, populated with some of the most earnest, genuine and non-ironic people. It is, for many, a place of joy.


A Summerfest 50 wish list

Published July 18, 2016

We may have just now gotten our voices back from Summerfest, but that doesn't mean we're not already looking ahead to how we're going to lose them again at next year's 50th anniversary. Here are our wildest wishes for the impending Biggest Gig's Amp lineup.


MKE Underground: 100 festival pick-up lines

Published July 11, 2016

For generations, outdoor festivals have served as mating grounds for randy and romantic hopefuls. However, if you're not sure how to break the ice with someone who's rocking your festival world, OnMilwaukee offers pick-up lines that might be worth a try.


Recapping Summerfest 2016: The best of the Big Gig

Published July 11, 2016

Summerfest 2016 is over. While the folks behind the festival are already looking ahead to next year's big half-century celebration, we wanted to take one final glance back at the Big Gig that was: the good, the bad and the Johnny Depp.