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May 26 @ 12:00 am – 12:30 pm
Mindwebs  - Sword Game by H.H. Hollis @ WMSE
12:00 am
Hosted by Michael Hanson, these stories of speculative fiction are just the right combination of mystery and spooky.”Sword Game,” by H.H. Hollis – A professor pursues a questionable relationship with a young gypsy girl using[...]
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Local/Live: May 28 - Genau
6:00 pm
Genau is a Milwaukee two-piece consisting of Erik Gosnell on bass and drum programming and Chris Belkofer on vocals and guitar. Influenced by post-punk and goth of the 1980’s, the band employs vintage drum machines[...]
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Bay View Gallery Night @ Bay View, WI
4:00 pm
Join us for the next installment of Bay View Gallery Night on Friday May 31st! Celebrate local Milwaukee art, music and local business on one amazing evening in Bay View. 50 businesses and hundreds of[...]
5th Annual Brewtown Rumble @ Fuel Cafe on 5th St.
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
5th Annual Brewtown Rumble @ Fuel Cafe on 5th St.
11:00 am
The Brewtown Rumble is a ride-in vintage motorcycle show featuring live music, vendors and food from some of Milwaukee’s best restaurants and food trucks. It doesn’t matter the make, model or condition of the bike.[...]
Chill on The Hill - Bay View High School Drum Line, Bum Alum, Mortgage Freeman & Telethon @ Humboldt Park
7:00 pm
See you on the Hill at Humboldt Park for the weekly Chill on The Hill!
Jun 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Sweet Spirit w/ Seasaw & The Mighty Deerlick @ The Cooperage
8:00 pm
Ironically, the nine-piece band Sweet Spirit started as a solo project. Austin singer Sabrina Ellis was going through some distressing times: the band that she fronted for several years, Bobby Jealousy, with her then husband[...]
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 11:30 pm
Triple Eye Industries Fest IV @ Club Garibaldi
8:00 pm
We are at again, TRIPLE INDUSTRIES FEST IV or 4… This year we are going to have 2 shows in Chicago and 3 in Milwaukee. The goal of the festival is to bring in bands[...]
Jun 6 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 11:45 pm
Pridefest Milwaukee 2019 @ Pridefest
4:00 pm
Join Milwaukee Pride as we celebrate 32 years of diverse local LGBTQ cultures and communities! In 2019, we also honor our LGBTQ pioneers with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising — and the formation[...]
Rhett Miller @ The Back Room at Colectivo
Jun 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Rhett Miller @ The Back Room at Colectivo
8:00 pm
Texas native Rhett Miller is perhaps best known as the frontman of Dallas-based alt-country giants Old 97’s, although he’s also pursued a solo career, taking on subjects such as fatherhood, sex and love and capturing[...]
MKE Boatline Concerts - Friday - BOCKENPLAUTZ / Saturday - Steez @ Milwaukee | Wisconsin | United States
9:00 pm
It’s a great day for a Boat Ride!   Tight harmonies, acoustic instruments, energetic performances of melodic rock songs from every genre, and GUSTO are the key ingredients of every Bockenplautz show.   Steez is[...]
Locust Street Days @ Locust St - Humboldt & Holton
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Locust Street Days @ Locust St - Humboldt  & Holton
12:00 pm
(From Milwaukee Record) Returning for its 43rd (!) year on Sunday, June 9, the annual Locust Street Festival of Music & Art is one of the city’s best street fests, celebrating all that is good,[...]
Craig Finn @ The Back Room at Colectivo
Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Craig Finn @ The Back Room at Colectivo
8:00 pm
Craig Finn is an American singer-songwriter and musician. He is best known as the front-man of the American indie rock band The Hold Steady, with whom he has recorded six studio albums. Prior to forming[...]
Jun 15 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Hip HOP Rooftop @ No Studios
4:00 pm
Live Music, Local Vendors, Live Art, Tacos, and Community Join us for the first Hip Hop Rooftop, featuring ill Tek, Marty., DJ Loop, BBoy Schells, and Browns Crew. Algo Dulce + Frida’s Cocina will be[...]
Dummerfest @ Xray Arcade
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Dummerfest @ Xray Arcade
12:00 pm
The Dumbest Fest in the Midwest Returns for 2019 THE LAWRENCE ARMS DIRECT HIT LA ARMADA THE LIPPIES RIO TURBO NATO COLES & THE BLUE DIAMOND BAND KALI MASI THE PUNCHLINES THE AMERICAN DEAD DEVON[...]
Garlic Fest 2019 @ Braise Restaurant
Jun 23 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Garlic Fest 2019 @ Braise Restaurant
12:00 pm
We take over a block in Walker’s Point to celebrate all things garlic! Drinks from local distillers and brewers are also available including the Braise Green Garlic Bloody Ma Boogie Band DJ Barry will spin[...]
The Blasters, Supersuckers, Wayne "The Train" Hancock, Clownvis Presley @ Shank Hall
8:00 pm
From early days growing up in the southeast Los Angeles suburb of Downey, California under the tutelage of T-Bone Walker and Big Joe Turner to their emergence as central figures in the eclectic LA punk/rock[...]
Southern Culture on the Skids @ The Back Room at Colectivo
Jul 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Southern Culture on the Skids @ The Back Room at Colectivo
8:00 pm
True to their name, North Carolina’s Southern Culture on the Skids offers an affectionate parody of local trailer park culture, matching their skewed outlook with a wild, careening brand of rock & roll. Their music[...]
The Psychedelic Furs & James @ The Pabst Theater
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Psychedelic Furs & James @ The Pabst Theater
7:00 pm
Two of the UK’s most creative & iconic bands The Psychedelic Furs & James come to the Pabst Theater. With their legendary combined chart-topping back-catalogue, that spans across decades and generations between them, boasting countless[...]
The Faint @ The Rave / Eagles Ballroom
Aug 10 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Faint @ The Rave / Eagles Ballroom
8:00 pm
Electro-Punk Pioneers play the Rave in support of their latest release Egowerk. Recording at Enamel Studios in Omaha, The Faint composed 11 blistering tracks that explore society’s current relationship to, well, themselves. “I have work[...]
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:45 pm
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard @ Riverside Theater
7:30 pm
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s sense of sonic exploration makes them easy to mistake for a long forgotten piece of the psych explosion of the ‘60s.  With an otherworldly sound that, at times, feels[...]
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SAVE The Date WMSE's Backyard BBQ @ Humboldt Park
12:00 pm
Stay tuned for a full lineup announcement!  Be sure to SAVE THE DATE!
The Patricia Barber Trio @ The Back Room at Colectivo
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Patricia Barber Trio @ The Back Room at Colectivo
8:00 pm
A tireless performer who refused to conform to more conventional vocal jazz idioms, Patricia Barber worked her way up through the Chicago jazz scene slowly, almost reluctantly, after having spent several years in Iowa attending[...]