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A summer of music is ahead! Twenty-two park venues throughout Milwaukee County will host dozens of bands from. That's more than 100 live concerts - all for free!

We highly recommend Wonderful Wednesdays in Lake Park. This series is specifically designed for kids. Plus, , the A.W.E. Truck Studio will be at several of these concert series!

CONCERTS IN THE GARDENS

Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners

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Thursdays 6:30-8:30 p.m. (Special hours are noted)

Admission to the Gardens is free on concert nights after 6 p.m. 

  • June 30: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra* Special hours: 7:30-8:30 p.m.
  • July 7: Naima Adedapo
  • July 14: Harmonic Maneuvers
  • July 21: Brewtown Brew Grass/Chicken Wire Empire
  • July 28: The Jimmys
  • Aug. 4: Daryl Stuermer
  • Aug. 11: Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound
  • Aug. 18: Bella Cain
  • Aug. 25: Generation - Sixties Experience
  • Sept. 1: Greg Koch *Special hours: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

 

JAZZ IN THE PARK

Cathedral Square, 520 E. Wells Street, Milwaukee

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Thursday 5-9 p.m.; Happy Hour at 5 p.m. with music starting at 6 p.m.

  • June 2: Milwaukee Soul
  • June 9: Sunny Knight & The Lakers
  • June 16: The People Brothers Band
  • June 23: Jose Valdes & The Mambo Allstars
  • June 30: Leroy Airmaster with Junion Brantley
  • July 7: In Black N White
  • July 14-17: Bastille Days Programming
  • July 21: Blair Crimmins & The Hookers
  • July 28: Leftover Cuties
  • Aug. 4: Kelli & The Soulmates
  • Aug. 11: The Jimmys
  • Aug. 18: Chicago Tribute Anthology
  • Aug. 25: Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound
  • Sept. 1: Charles Walker Band

 

COLUMBUS PARK

7301 W. Courtland Avenue, Milwaukee

Wednesday, July 20: 6:30-8:30 pm

KIC Keep'n It Clean (K.I.C.)

 

DINEEN PARK

6901 W. Vienna Avenue, Milwaukee

Wednesday, Aug. 17: 6:30-8:30 pm

Cigarette Break

 

GORDON PARK

2828 N. Humboldt Boulevard, Milwaukee

Thursday, June 16: 6:30-8:30 pm

Eddie Butts Band 

 

GRANT PARK

100 E. Hawthorne Avenue (Picnic Area 5A), South Milwaukee

Thursday, June 25: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (During Traveling Beer Garden™ Stop)

Well-Known Strangers

 

CHILL ON THE HILL

Humboldt Park, 3000 S. Howell Avenue, Milwaukee

Tuesdays 6-8:30 p.m.; Opening acts at 6 p.m.; Main acts at 6:30 p.m.

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  • June 7: The Mosleys with Bay View High School Drumline
  • June 14: Foreign Goods with Collective Neurosis
  • June 21: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
  • June 28: AUTOmatic
  • July 5: American Legion Band
  • July 12: Soul Low and Paper Holland
  • July 19: Tigernight and Faux Fiction
  • July 26: Rocket Paloma and Atomic Spins
  • Aug. 2: Kids and family night! The Cavewives with The Latchkeys and Girls Rock Milwaukee
  • Aug. 9: Thristones and Cactus Brothers
  • Aug. 16: Jon Burk's Band and Joker's Henchman
  • Aug. 23: Trolley and Indonesian Junk
  • Aug. 30: Midnigh Reruns

 

AUGUST NIGHTS

Jackson Park, 3500 W. Forest Home (Picnic Area 2), Milwaukee

Thursdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • Aug. 4: Cache & the Pueblo Latino Orchestra
  • Aug. 11: Saturday June Band
  • Aug. 18: Mariachi Zamora
  • Aug. 25: Leahys Luck

 

JOHNSONS PARK

1919 W. Fond du Lac Avenue, Milwaukee

Thursday, June 23: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Tony TNT Washington and his Explosive Divas, with A.W.E. Truck Studio from 6-8 p.m.

 

KOSCIUSZKO PARK

National Night Out Celebration At The Community Center

2201 S. 7th Street, Milwaukee Tuesday, Aug. 2: 6-8 pm

Maracujaz Brazilian & American Jazz, with A.W.E. Truck Studio from 6-8 p.m.


KING PARK

Back to School Celebration 

The Community Center, 1531 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee

Satuday, Aug. 13: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Valerie B. & the Boyz Band from 2-4 p.m.

 

LINCOLN PARK

National Night Out Celebration

1301 W. Hampton Ave., Milwaukee

Tuesday, Aug. 2: 6:30-8:30 pm

KIC Keep'n It Clean (K.I.C.)

 

MUSICAL MONDAYS

Lake Park at the Summer Stage, 2975 North Lake Park Road, Milwaukee

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Mondays 6:30-8 p.m.

  • July 11: Avec le Bois
  • July 18: Tim Burr
  • July 25: Betti Xiang
  • Aug. 1: Harmonious Wail
  • Aug. 8: Collegium Ladyes
  • Aug. 15: Patrick Ball
  • Aug. 22: Grandsons of the Pioneers with the Vintage Mix Quartet
  • Aug. 29: The New South Rampart Street Paraders with Lisa Edgar

 

WONDERFUL WEDNESDAYS (Concerts for kids and families)

Lake Park at the Summer Stage, 2975 North Lake Park Road, Milwaukee

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Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.

  • July 6: Extra Crispy Brass Band
  • July 13: Ms. Jen and the Jellyfish
  • July 20: The Tritonics
  • July 27: Altered Five Blues Band
  • Aug. 3: The Mood Swing Orchestra
  • Aug 10: Charles Walker Band
  • Aug. 17: Fox & Branch

 

MITCHELL PARK DOMES

524 S. Layton Boulevard, Milwaukee

Thursdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

July 7: Abraxas

July 14: Eddie Butts Band

July 21: UIC Latin Orchestra

July 28: The Differentials

 

MITCHELL BOULEVARD PARK

5115 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee

6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • July 21: SHAG
  • Aug. 18: Saturday June Band
  • Sept. 14: Milwaukee Metropolitan Voices

 

MOODY PARK

2200 W. Burleigh St., Milwaukee

Thursday, Aug. 25: 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

Christopher's Project with A.W.E. Truck Studio from 6-8 p.m.

 

RIVER RHYTHMS

Pere Marquette Park, 900 N. Plankinton Avenue, Milwaukee

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Wednesdays 6:30-9 p.m.

  • June 8: Shonn Hinton & Shotgun
  • June 15: Soul Low
  • June 22: King Solomon
  • June 29: The Rad Trads
  • July 6: Dave McElroy
  • July 13: New Age Narcissism
  • July 20: 52nd Street
  • July 27: Cajun Strangers
  • Aug. 3: 5 Card Studs
  • Aug. 10: Liam Ford Band
  • Aug. 17: Cache
  • Aug. 24: Justin Adams
  • Aug. 31: Pay The Devil

 

SHERIDAN PARK

4800 S. Lake Drive (Picnic Area 1), Milwaukee

Thursday, Aug. 11: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The Bluegrass All Stars

 

SMITH PARK

5462 N. 33rd Street, Milwaukee

Thursday, Aug. 4: 6:30-8:30 pm

Christopher's Project

 

WEDNESDAYS AT THE SHELL

Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th Street , Milwaukee

Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Opening Acts: 6 p.m.

  • July 6: Kids from Wisconsin
  • July 13: Groove Therapy, with the A.W.E. Truck Studio from 6-8 p.m.
  • July 20: Nabori
  • July 27: KT's Universal Love Band, with the A.W.E. Truck Studio from 6-8 p.m.
  • Aug. 3: Terry Sims Band
  • Aug. 10: Extra Crispy Brass Band, with the A.W.E. Truck Studio from 6-8 p.m.
  • Aug. 17: Kelli and the Soulmates, with the A.W.E. Truck Studio from 6-8 p.m.
  • Aug. 24: The Davis Family Band, with the A.W.E. Truck Studio from 6-8 p.m.
  • Aug. 31: Peter Mulvey, with the A.W.E. Truck Studio from 6-8 p.m.

 

WEDGEWOOD PARK

National Night Out Celebration

7201 W. Wedgewood, Milwaukee

Monday, Aug. 1: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Our House

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