By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Sep 12, 2016 at 7:01 AM

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After taking a three-year break, Rock the Green is coming back to Milwaukee.

On Sept. 17, Reed Street Yards in Walker's Point will host the environmentally-friendly and focused music festival. The main stage features musical acts like Lord Huron, Robert Delong, Best Coast and more, while the smaller Pedal Power Stage will play host to several local performers.

Of course, music is just a part of Rock the Green's mission, which also focuses on shedding a light on the environment, sharing insight of what can be done to help sustain it and emphasizing zero waste efforts with the result of a feather light eco-footprint. 

In order to do this, the festival will have environment educators teaching attendees how to properly dispose of your waste. The festival will also be powered by a combination of 100 percent B20 biodiesel generators and bicycle power, and at night, LED lights will be used to conserve energy. Tickets will be paperless, as well as get you an aluminum water bottle, and all the food vendors will be serving up farm fresh food, so you can enjoy tasty, organic cuisine. 

Tickets for Rock the Green are on sale now. General admission tickets are $35, while VIP tickets are $75 using the promo code, GREEN. Don't forget to also make a donation to the organization, so it can continue to educate and promote sustainability. 


Main Stage

  • Lord Huron
  • Robert DeLong
  • Best Coast
  • The Heavy
  • Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
  • Trapper Schoepp

Pedal Power Stage

  • Great Lake Drifters
  • Eagle Trace
  • Evan Christian


  • Schlitz Audobon
  • Urban Ecology Center
  • omTown Yogies