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Articles tagged with 'Festivals'

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Milwaukee Concours d'Elegance, Aug. 27-28

Published Aug. 23, 2016

Since 2005, the Milwaukee Concours d'Elegance has become one of the area's most respected automotive events, an annual destination for local residents as well as regional travelers. This year, it takes place Aug. 27-28.

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Mexican Fiesta: Aug. 26-28

Published Aug. 22, 2016

What began in 1975 as a small Walker's Point street festival celebrating Mexican Independence Day has developed into what is now the Midwest's largest paid-entrance Mexican Festival.

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IndiaFest: Aug. 20

Published Aug. 19, 2016

Come celebrate Indian culture, history and heritage!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Rock The Green returns, announces 2016 lineup

Published July 18, 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.

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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.

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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.

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Death Cab For Cutie delivers a thing of beauty at the Big Gig

Published July 10, 2016

Death Cab's set at the Miller Lite Oasis stage began with a thunderous riff from "New Year." The tune began the set on a good pace, one that they impressively continued throughout a greater portion of the Summerfest show.

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Elle King reigns supreme over an unpredictable Summerfest show

Published July 9, 2016

From country to rock to blues to ... a Nick Jonas/The Weeknd mash-up (?), Elle King's Summerfest set was full of zigging when you expected it to zag. Yet through it all, with King leading the charge, it all worked and totally made sense.