- Milwaukee Fringe Festival, the region’s newest
multidisciplinary arts festival taking place in downtown
Milwaukee on Aug. 27 and Aug. 28, will feature its free Gazebo
Music Stage in Pere Marquette Park.
of the festival the stage will showcase a diverse assortment
of Milwaukee bands, including some of the city’s most
popular live acts as well as a wealth of talent from less
exposed corners of the Milwaukee music scene.
Aug. 27 is Milwaukee rock band Tigernite. The day will also
feature songwriter Mark Waldoch, rapper Zed Kenzo, the
genre-spanning live hip-hop ensemble Foreign Goods, and a trio
of Milwaukee’s most innovative electronic artists: Luxi,
Zhivago and The Demix.
28’s lineup features a mix of punk, indie-rock and folk,
with sets from political bluegrass enthusiasts Ruth B8r
Ginsburg, heartbreaking Americana artist Lady Cannon, emo
revivalists Estates and rapper Milo.
day’s lineup will also feature a luminary from the Madison
music scene: electro-pop stylists Oh My Love on Aug. 27 and
the folk-pop duo Seasaw on Aug. 28.
addition to the live music line-up in Pere Marquette Park,
chamber rock music group Nineteen Thirteen will grace
the stage at the Wilson Center at Vogel Hall on Aug. 27 along
with Tontine Ensemble.
place at Pere Marquette Park, The Marcus Center’s Wilson
Theater at Vogal Hall and Todd Wehr Theater and surrounding
venues, Milwaukee’s inaugural Fringe Festival will showcase
more than 50 live acts from theater, music, dance and visual
art from the Greater Milwaukee area. Notable theater acts
participating are Renaissance Theatreworks, Bronzeville Arts
Ensemble and Theatre Gigante. Dance groups presenting shows
include Catey Ott Dance Collective, Radermacher Dance and
Hyperlocal, among many others.