2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
The Grimm Brothers acoustic show consists of an audience-pleasing blend of originals and tributes to some of today and yesterday’s greatest artists. Steve Grimm – WAMI Hall of Fame Inductee, award-winning songwriter and founder of Milwaukee’s Bad Boy, and Craig Evans longtime Bad Boy bassist and member of The Rockerfellers bring outstanding harmonies, infectious grooves and unique spins on crowd favorites.
Extra Crispy Brass Band
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
New Orleans-style brass band music inspired by the great contemporary bands such as the Dirty Dozen, Hot Eight, Rebirth, and New Birth Brass Bands as well as traditional outfits such as the Olympia and Mahonagy Brass Bands.
MAM After Dark @ LFOA Lineup
The fifth annual MAM After Dark @ LFOA delivers a spectacular summer evening on the Lakefront. Visit the artist tents, gather with friends on the Marietta Wine Garden Terrace or in the Peroni Beer Garden; visit local food and beverage vendors, dance to live music at the outdoor mainstage, and so much more.
For more details visit: mam.org/afterdark
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
SistaStrings is a Milwaukee based string duo that combines classical/r&b with gospel vocal harmonies. The sisters strive to promote diversity and inclusion through the power of music. Their sound is uniquely refreshing and creates a welcoming vibe for all listeners.
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Born and raised in Madison, WI, Mic Kellogg brings a fresh take on hip hop, with a smooth jazz influence. Flowing over his own production, Kellogg has a very unique melodic sound. See him, and his full band, rocking out at this year’s art fest!
8:30 – 9:30 p.m.
A band like few others that explores A Tribe Called Quest one minute and Ethiopian folk the next, and whose set at Rock the Green landed them on the Journal Sentinel’s best concerts list of 2016.
Fiber Arts Fashion Show
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Fashion spectacular featuring unique fiber art fashions created by LFOA artists.
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Nickel&Rose have influences that span the spectrum of American music. Carl’s background brings elements of West African music and blues while Johanna brings her experience playing bluegrass, folk, and jazz. With a shared appreciation for traditional music and a desire to break rules, the two have created a unique sound that embodies Americana’s past and future. They will be joined by fiddler Ernest Brusubardis Iv.
Saebra & Carlyle
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Saebra & Carlyle are a high energy female fronted rock n’ roll band with all original songs and a red hot live performance. Fresh off a split single with powerhouse vocalist Abby Jeanne, this band is not to be missed.
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Greatest Lakes is a Milwaukee-based 4-piece folk and indie rock hybrid featuring lush guitars, layered vocals, and driving rhythm section. The band is fresh off releasing its second full-length album “Divisions” in 2018.
Shonn Hinton & Shotgun
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
The funkiest, most soulful, heavy-hitting group you’ll ever hear in your life.
The Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Traditional mandolin orchestra music plus light, classical, modern, Italian and Latin numbers.
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
An internationally-recognized composer, solo performer, bandleader, and multi-instrument sideman and orchestrator.
Andrew Koenig Band
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Between his lead guitar gigs with Buffalo Gospel, Thriftones, Jesse Walker’s Hitch, Derek Pritzl, and Long Mama, 2017 Shepherd Express Reader’s Choice Best Guitarist Andrew Koenig delivers compelling and inventive takes on blues, country and roots music with his own eponymous band featuring Milwaukee stalwarts Benny Rickun on harmonica, Matt Liban on drums, and Kurt Koenig on bass.
Families and kids of all ages can enjoy several NO-COST interactive activities and endless fun in the Children’s Area.
Sponsored by Hawks Landscape Take a stroll through the picturesque Sculpture Garden to envision how these unique landscape-sized sculptures could look in your own backyard!
Be sure to take time to bid on your favorite art objects and help Friends of Art (FOA) raise funds to support the Milwaukee Art Museum.
“High quality of fellow exhibitors and diversity of media / work.” -LFOA Artist,
“I liked being under a tent, having close parking, fenced in with security and next to a incredible museum!” -LFOA Artist,
“So easy for customers to see everything and the quality of all ORIGINAL artwork was exceptional.” -LFOA Artist,
“The easy going of everything. The fabulous big white tents that protect art and artists from cold or heat. The chance to get inspired and see an amazing modern art exhibition in the museum while making a show.” -LFOA Artist,
“The setting is spectacular, and the tent is the best in the industry. all staff is very nice to deal with.” -LFOA Artist,
“Great group of works, artists, volunteers and beautiful setting.” -LFOA Artist,