• Well-Known Strangers

    2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

    National cello-infused indie rock band from Racine, Wisconsin getting radio play with their new album “Aligned”.

    Bailey Dee & Her Late Night Bait

    4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

    Chicago’s lead rock-n-souler takes the stage with her full band featuring members of legendary R&B Chicagoan Andre Williams band and ex-Million Dollar Quartet.

    MAM After Dark @ LFOA Lineup


    5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

    Unique, local punk rock with life-affirming intensity. Gauss has been touted as “emblematic of Milwaukee’s creative current” by the Wisconsin Gazette.

    Brett Newski

    7:00 – 8:00 p.m.    

    Wisconsin-native, but full-time nomad, this independent artist performs smart indie rock n’ roll with tongue-in-cheek moments.


    8:30 – 9:30 p.m.

    From touring arenas opening for world-famous girl group Fifth Harmony, to charting the US Top 40 Billboard indicator chart for new music, Aleem brings upbeat, pop sounds to the lakefront in this headlining spot.

  • Fiber Arts Fashion Show

    12:00 – 1:00

    View this fashion spectacular featuring unique fiber art fashions created by LFOA artists.

    Eric Jacobson Quartet

    1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

    Frequent performers at The Jazz Estate, the Eric Jacobson Quartet features Eric on the trumpet, Scott Burns on tenor sax, Dan Trudell on the organ, and Dave Bayles on the drums.

    Listening Party

    3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

    Folk-rock trio from Milwaukee. As stated by Piet Levy of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, “every note and expression is full of feeling.”


    4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

    SOULLOW was born out of teenage jam sessions, late nights studying Milwaukee rock and roll, and a spirited sense of irreverence.

    Rx Drugs

    6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

    Milwaukee super group fronted by The Championship singer-guitarist Joe Crockett and featuring members of Dashboard Confessional, Hugh Bob & The Hustle, and Trapper Schoepp And The Shades.

  • The Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra

    11:30 – 12:30

    An LFOA favorite! Traditional mandolin orchestra music plus light, classical, modern, Italian and Latin numbers.

    Drobka Weller

    1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

    Devin Drobka (drums & percussion) and Chris Weller (tenor/bass saxophone & effects) are two long-time musical friends from Chicago and Milwaukee that bring a rock edge to their improvised music.

    Clave y Afinque

    2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

    Nine piece band offering the best in live Latin music, including salsa, merengue, bachata, and ballads.




The PNC Children’s Experience

Families and kids of all ages can enjoy several NO-COST interactive activities and endless fun in the Children’s Area.
By : Andrea Straughn | Jul 31, 2015

Sculpture Garden

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!
By : Andrea Straughn | Jul 31, 2015

Silent Auction

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.
By : Andrea Straughn | Jul 31, 2015


“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,