Advertise on OnMilwaukee.com

More Content In Festival Guide

NEWaukee cancels tonight's Night Market due to weather Image

NEWaukee cancels tonight's Night Market due to weather

Published Wednesday, July 12

Bummer news, Brew City: NEWaukee announced that tonight's Night Market has been cancelled due to impending poor weather. NEWaukee made the news official this afternoon on Facebook and Twitter.

Recapping the Biggest Gig: The best of Summerfest 50 Image

Recapping the Biggest Gig: The best of Summerfest 50

Published Tuesday, July 11

In the name of taking one last look back before moving on with our Big Gig-less lives, here are all of our reviews and recaps from Summerfest 50 on stage - from country to EDM, from old nostalgia to new energy, from the great to the garbage.

Night Market: July 12 Image

Night Market: July 12

Published Tuesday, July 11

One Wednesday a month during the summer, the NEWaukee Night Market brings the best of the city together for a free, fun, open-air event that offers a variety of experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds to enjoy. This year's dates are July 12, Aug. 16 and Sept. 13.

PODCAST: Summerfest recap with Breaking and Entering's Allen Halas Image

PODCAST: Summerfest recap with Breaking and Entering's Allen Halas

Published Monday, July 10

In episode 33 of OnMilwaukee's Postgame Tailgate podcast, sports editor Jimmy Carlton and pop culture editor Matt Mueller are joined by Allen Halas, founder and writer of local music blog Breaking and Entering, to recap Summerfest 2017.

Our worst Summerfest shows of all time Image

Our worst Summerfest shows of all time

Published Monday, July 10

Last week, we reminisced about the finest concerts Summerfest had to offer us. But because there must be the bad with the good, the excrement to go with the exemplary, the vegan options to go with the Saz's sampler platter, here are our worst shows.

Summerfest 50 is done, but the three Ds ruled Image

Summerfest 50 is done, but the three Ds ruled

Published Monday, July 10

Complain as you will about the crowds, construction and whatnot, but those things add to what our Downtown area has worked so hard to get: density, discovery and diversity. Let's explore these important traits as they related to the Big Gig.

Among able headliners Migos and Big Sean, Future shines the brightest Image

Among able headliners Migos and Big Sean, Future shines the brightest

Published Sunday, July 9

For its penultimate show at the American Family Insurance Amphitheater, Summerfest somehow managed to book three of the music industry's hottest current hip hop acts. And, with perfect weather and a party atmosphere, Milwaukee turned out and Migos, Big Sean and Future turned up, giving their hyped audience everything it wanted for four hours on Saturday.

LOCASH lives loud and dances hard at Summerfest Image

LOCASH lives loud and dances hard at Summerfest

Published Sunday, July 9

It's safe to say that I was expecting a barn-burning party from the dance-happy country duo of LOCASH on Saturday night at the U.S. Cellular Connection Stage. And oh boy, for 90 minutes, we got one!

No piece of cake: DNCE overbakes its Summerfest show Image

No piece of cake: DNCE overbakes its Summerfest show

Published Sunday, July 9

DNCE's Summerfest set was throwing everything at a wall and seeing what stuck - but even that has too much logic too it. No, it was more a messy random food fight eager for love and attention - and no one even bothered to bring any actual cake.

Whitney impresses with first Summerfest show Image

Whitney impresses with first Summerfest show

Published Sunday, July 9

Julien Ehrlich and Max Kakacek would sit in their apartment creating tunes, in hopes they would go from roommates to band mates. One album and 3 months of touring later, Whitney went from being a project from their apartment to the real deal, performing at Summerfest