The 2014 Milwaukee Day™ (Month) events are here! Keep checking back for a continual updates and comprehensive listings. Fun for everyone!
(These are the happenings we’re organizing, but definitely plan and share your own ways of celebrating Milwaukee Day & Milwaukee Month… just so long as you’re being safe and having fun.)
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4/5 – Meet the Valley Passage with Milwaukee Day
4/11 – Milwaukee Day Weekend Kickoff: Maximum Milwaukee Party – 8pm
4/12 – Short Film Fest + 4/14 Party – 430pm
4/13 – Made on King Drive MKE DAY Cleanup + Mural Installation + Cookout – 2pm
4/13 – Seven Days of Samsara returns w/ Circle Takes the Square – 7pm
4/14 – City Hall Bell Ringing
4/14 – Milwaukee Day 2014 Variety Show, feat. Decibully w/ Juniper Tar, Whips – 7pm
Great Lakes Distillery | April 11 | 8PM | $6 cover | 21+
Live music by the Summer Time Dudes, Photobooth provided by Yelp Milwaukee, awesome Milwaukee-themed cocktails from Great Lakes Distillery, and Urban Caveman Food Truck + Simmer Milwaukee and prizes going the winner of “Dress as Your Favorite Milwaukeean” contest.
Hotel Foster | April 12 | 430PM | 21+
2469 N. Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. | April 13 | 2-6PM | Free | All welcome
We’re beautifying the King Drive neighborhood with a cleanup, followed by a celebration for Jeff Redmon’s new mural on the side of A & J Liquor Mart—including storytelling, music and a brat cookout. Please bring gloves for the cleanup; gardening gloves will work the best.
2 – 4PM: Clean up the lot and other lots in the close
4 – 4:15PM: Mural unveiling on the side of A & J Liquor’s
4:15 – 4:45PM: Move inside to historic building at Center & King Drive, where several artists will tell their stories about how the neighborhood and its people have influenced their art.
4:45 – 6PM: We’ll cook brats and provide beers and music. Several local artists will display their work, including photographers and painters.
Seven Days of Samsara w/ Circle Takes the Square
Riverwest Public House | April 13 | 8pm | $8 advance/$10 door | 21+
THE MAIN EVENT: Decibully (reuniting) w/ Juniper Tar (returning) and Whips (ruling)
Turner Hall Ballroom | April 14th | Doors at 7PM | $10 | All-ages
We’re more than a little bit proud to welcome Decibully, reuniting for the first time in three years, flying in from both ends of the country to celebrate the 4/14. Juniper Tar returns by popular demand, with Jason Mohr returning from Colorado. And newcomers Whips (former/current members of Call Me Lightning, Red Knife Lottery, Hot Coffin, and The Academy Is…) round out the rock. Special appearance by the Brew City Bruisers Milwaukee Roller Derby Girls, comedy from The Midnite Show and Tim Higgins, and MONDO LUCHA! Get your tickets today! This one might sell out. Sponsored by Classic Slice, Yelp Milwaukee, Pabst Blue Ribbon and 88Nine Radio Milwaukee.
Other Milwaukee Month sponsored events:
- 4/5: Escuela Verde‘s Green Tie Gala
- 4/14: NEWaukee YP Week event at Radio Milwaukee
- 4/19: The Brewcity Bruisers’ Semi-Finals bout (7pm at the US Cellular Arena)
- 4/22: Milwaukee’s 3rd Annual Earth Day Celebration (11am-1pm)
- 4/24 S. Carey (9pm at Club Garibaldi’s)
- 4/25: Gallery Night! Check out the amazing work of local artists all over town. (Seriously. Go all over town and check this stuff out, you guys.)
- 4/25: Midnight in Milwaukee w/ the Skylight event
- 4/26: Walnut Way’s Neighborhood Lift-Up (10am-12pm)