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Nothing rocks quite like free music.

Free summer music series guide




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Note: The contents of this guide were checked for accuracy when this article was updated on May 25, 2014 at 1:05 p.m. We continually update the thousands of articles on OnMilwaukee.com, but it's possible some details, specials and offers may have changed. As always, we recommend you call first if you have specific questions for the businesses mentioned in the guide.


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.

SUNDAY

Cafe Sopra Mare
Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, Mercury Courtyard- 2220 N. Terrace Ave.
All concerts 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
cavtmuseums.org

June 1 – 4th Street Elevator
June 8 – MPS High School of the Arts
June 15 – Peter Baime
June 22 – Good Vibes
June 29 – Joseph Di Frances
July 6 – William Hindin
July 13 – Dorian Harp Duo
July 20 – Macyn Taylor
July 27 – Duo Caribbean
Aug. 3 – Atlantic Wave
Aug. 10 – Roller Mills String Band
Aug. 17 – Siempre Flamenco
Aug. 24 – Padilla & Miller
Aug. 31 – Milwaukee Hot Club
Sept. 7 – Toco Rio
Sept. 14 – Painted Caves
Sept. 21 – Gorenc & Di Cristo
Sept. 28 – Worldwind Jazz Trio

Fine Arts Quartet
Helen Bader Concert Hall, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd (414) 229-4308
All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m.

June 1 – Haydn Quartet Op. 77-2, Shostakovich Quartet No.7 (1960), and Schumann Quartet Op.41-1
June 8 – Arriaga Quartet No.3, Bruckner Quartet, and Mendelssohn Quartet Op.44-1
June 22 – With guest pianist Alon Goldstein and bassist Rachel Calin, Haydn Quartet Op.103, Mozart Piano Concerto KV 467, and Tchaikovsky Quartet No.2.
June 29 – With guest cellist Alexander Hülshoff and violist Gil Sharon, Mozart Quintet KV 406, Strauss Capriccio Tchaikovsky Sextet "Souvenir de Florence"

Franklin Park Concert Series
Bandshell at Lion Legends Park, 8050 S. Legend Dr., Franklin
All concerts begin at 1 p.m. Check the website as performers are announced.
June 22 – Swing of Pearls
July 20 – Pickin' Up Speed
Aug. 3 – Concord Chamber Orchestra
Aug. 17 – Five Card Studs

Sunday Sounds
The Iron Horse Hotel, 500 W. Florida St. (888) 543-4766
All concerts 2-5 p.m.
theironhorsehotel.com

May 25 and Aug. 3 – Robert Allen Jr.
June 1 and July 20 – Alex Wilson Band
June 8 and July 27 – Blue Ribbon Band
June 15 – Kris Crow Band
June 22 – Whiskeybelles
June 29 and Aug. 10 – Saskia with Mt. Zion Roots
July 6 and Aug. 17 – Southbound
July 13 – Altered 5
Aug. 3 – Robert Allen Jr.
Aug. 24 – Johnny Burgin
Aug. 31 – Jonny T-Bird

MONDAY

Courtyard Music Series
Hot Jazz Monday Night at 6:30 p.m.
Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., (414) 223-2185
iccmilwaukee.com

Musical Mondays
Lake Park, 3233 E. Kenwood Blvd., Picnic Area 3
All concerts 6:30 p.m.
lakeparkfriends.org

July 7 – Stained Glass Brass
July 14 – Madison Marimba Quartet
July 21 – My Sweet Patootie
July 28 – Edel Munoz
Aug. 4 – Vivo
Aug. 11 – The Whiskey Farm
Aug. 18 – Siempre Flamenco Milwaukee
Aug. 25 – Aldatu

TUESDAY

Bay View Chill on the Hill
Humboldt Park Bandshell, 3000 S. Howell Ave.
Opening acts start at 6 p.m.; main acts 6:30-8:30 p.m., June 3-Aug 26. Check the website for lineup.
bayviewneighborhood.org

June 3 – Dick Satan Trio & Crazy Rocket Fuel
June 10 – Extra Crispy Brass Band
June 17 – Killer Joe /Mike Benign Compulsion
June 24 – I'm Not A Pilot
July 1 – American Legion Band
July 8 – Fuzee/South on Potter
July 15 – Aluar Pearls/Painted Pearls
July 22 – De La Buena
July 29 – Vitrolum Republic/ The Whiskeybelles
Aug. 5 – The Maji, Fresh Cut Collective & Friends
Aug. 12 – Reilly
Aug. 19 – 5 Card Studs / Run for Parks night
Aug. 26 – Paul Cebar & Tomorrow Sound

Now We Praise
Washington Park Bandshell, 1059 N. 40th St.
6-9 p.m.
Check the website for a lineup of performers.

Skyline Music Series
Kadish Park, East North Avenue and Commerce Street
All concerts 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 8-Aug. 19. Check the website for the lineup.
coa-yfc.org

Tuesday Bluesday
Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., (414) 223-2185
iccmilwaukee.com

June 3 – Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar Boys
June 10 – Billy Flynn Band
June 17 – The Jimmys
June 24 – Leroy Airmaster with Junior Brantley
July 8 – The Bel-Airs
July 15 – Alex Wilson Band
July 22 – Jim Liban Combo
July 29 – Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar Boys
Aug. 5 – Cash Box Kings
Aug. 12 – Leroy Airmaster with Dennis Geyer
Aug. 19 – Robert Allen Band
Aug. 26 – The Bel-Airs

September Tuesday Nights - Jazz / Blues
Italian Community Center, 631 E. Chicago St., (414) 223-2185
iccmilwaukee.com

Sept. 2 – Greg Koch with Leroy Airmaster
Sept. 9 – Jim Liban Combo
Sept. 16 – Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar Boys
Sept. 23 – The Jimmys
Sept. 30 – Altered Five

Tunes on the Terrace
Trocadero Gastrobar, 1758 N. Water St., (414) 223-4100
trocaderogastrobar.com

June 12 – Alex Wilson Band
July 10 – Misha Siegfried Band
Aug. 14 – Liam Ford Band
Sept. 11 – Stellanovas

WEDNESDAY

Concerts at the Cathedral
Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 812 N. Jackson St., (414) 276-9814
12:15-12:45 p.m.
stjohncathedral.org

Live @ the Lakefront
Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Dr., (414) 765-9966
liveatthelakefront.com
Check the website as more details are announced.

Music in the Glen
5910 N. Milwaukee River Parkway, Glendale
Concerts begin at 6:30 p.m.
musicintheglen.org

River Rhythms
Pere Marquette Park, 900 N. Plankinton Ave.
westown.org
All concerts 6:30-9 p.m.

June 11 – 5 Card Studs
June 18 – Sam Llanas
June 25 – Natty Nation
July 9 – Bella Cain
July 16 – U2Zoo
July 23 – Tweed Funk
July 30 – Piano Brew
Aug. 6 – Tallymoore
Aug. 13 – Vic and Gab w/ Fever Fever
Aug. 20 – MadiSalsa
Aug. 27 – Altered Five

Summer Sounds at the Park
Hubbard Park, 3565 N. Morris Blvd., Shorewood
walkshorewood.com
All concerts 6:30 p.m.

June 4 – Cheap Dates
June 11 – Big Time Grain Company
June 18 – Red Guitar
June 25 – Rattle & Hum
July 2 – Riptide
July 9 – The Radio Flyers
July 16 – Cherry Bomb
July 23 – Right on Red featuring Kim Osborne
July 30 – Peanut Butter Hamster and Rockin Rob

Tosa Tonight
Rotary Performance Pavilion, 68th and State Streets, Wauwatosa
tosatonight.com
Opening act begins at 6 p.m. and main act at 7:30 p.m. Check the website as details are announced.

Waterfront Wednesdays
Pewaukee Lake Beach, 120 W. Wisconsin Ave.
waterfrontwednesday.com
All shows 6-9 p.m.

June 4 – The Noyz Boyz & Gyrlz Band
June 11 – Our House Band
June 18 – Stereotype
June 25 – Andrea and the Mods
July 2 – Electi-violet
July 9 – Burgundy Ties
July 16 – Hat Trick
July 23 – Soul Kitchen
July 30 – One Ping Only Band
Aug. 6 – Cowboy Up
Aug. 13 – Boney Fingers
Aug. 20 – Off The Record
Aug. 27 – Stagehoggs

Wednesday Night Live
Budweiser Music Pavilion, Wisconsin State Fair Park, 8100 W. Greenfield Ave.
budpavilion.com
All shows 7:30-11 p.m. Check the website as more details are announced.

Westown Farmers Market
Zeidler Union Square, 301 W. Michigan St.
westown.org

June 4 – Roxie Beane
June 11 – Peter Mac
June 18 – Sam Rodewald
June 25 – Tinker
July 9 – Joe Wray
July 16 – Claire Kelly
July 23 – Steve Cohen
July 30 – Peter Donalds
Aug. 6 – Ian Gould
Aug. 20 – Hannah Mrozak
Aug. 27 – Zach Wade
Sept. 3 – John Stano
Sept. 10 – Annie B

Wonderful Wednesdays Family Concerts
Lake Park, 3233 E. Kenwood Blvd., Picnic Area 3
lakeparkfriends.org
If it rains, go to the pavilion at the top of the Grand Staircase.
All concerts 6:30-7:30 p.m.

July 2 – Fox & Branch
July 9 – The Cash Box Kings
July 16 – Cowboy Randy Erwin
July 23 – Freshwater
July 30 – Ms. Jen and the Jellyfish

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