Lakefront Festival of The Arts | presented by Quad Graphics and Milwaukee Magazine

JUNE 20–22, 2014

Celebrating Art, Food, Music, and Family Fun

 

Entertainment

Lakefront Late Night

Sponsored by OnMilwaukee.com

Stick around after the Sun sets for Lakefront Late Night. Artists’ booths and the festival grounds are open until 10 PM.

Beer or Wine? Relish the lake and festival views form the Milwaukee Magazine Wine Garden on the Museum’s Baumgartner Terrace. Feel like a beer instead? Head to the Blue Moon Beer Garden.

Fiber Art Fashion Show

A taste of Fashion Week comes to the LFOA Main Stage Saturday at 1–2 PM! This stunning fashion spectacular will feature unique fiber art fashions and one-of-a-kind garments, coats, scarves, and other imaginative fiber wearables for day and evening created by LFOA artists.

Wine Garden

Friday June 20

6-10 PM
Kevin Soucie Enjoy musical styles drawing from folk, rock, blues, reggae, country and world music.

Saturday, June 21

3:30-7 PM
Kevin Soucie Enjoy musical styles drawing from folk, rock, blues, reggae, country and world music.

Main Stage Schedule

Sponsored by 88.9 Radio Milwaukee

Friday June 20

1:30–2:30 PM
Jon Chi Listen to songs exploring morality, loss and redemption set to classic Americana and roots sounds.
3–4 PM
Evan Christian Listen to Christian’s musical stylings which include flamenco guitar, jazz, funk, soul, reggae, latin rock, R&B, and even hip hop.
4:30–6 PM
Calamity Janes and the Fratney Street Band This 6-piece “folkgrass” outfit blends lively string lines and thoughtful songwriting with their core trademark: stop-in-your-tracks traditional three-part harmonies.
6:30–7:30 PM
Vic & Gab These sisters are sure to delight with a mix of indie pop/rock with sweet harmonies, hooky bass and guitar lines.
8–9:30 PM
Naima Adedapo Naima’s sound has a pop vibe with soul sensibilities mixed with a powerful, smoky, soulful vocal delivery that is uniquely her own.

Saturday June 21

11:30–12:30 PM
The Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra Listen to traditional mandolin orchestra music plus light, classical, modern, Italian and Latin numbers.
1–2 PM
Fiber Arts Fashion Show A fashion spectacular featuring unique fiber art fashions created by LFOA artists.
2:30–3:30 PM
Cache Enjoy this exuberant six-piece Latin, jazz and salsa music ensemble.
4–5 PM
Boy Blue Enjoy this danceable music with good pop sensibility, which also has a feeling of being genuine and uncontrived.
5:30–6:30 PM
Grace Weber Often labeled an “old soul,” Grace’s music is grounded in powerful soul, roots and gospel sounds, with her voice and songwriting as the centerpiece.

Sunday June 22

11:30 AM–12:30 PM
Nora Collins This accomplished singer and guitarist has a unique vocal quality that is both sensitive and upbeat.
1–2:30 PM
Painted Caves This talented group integrates Near eastern and American music into a unified, cohesive, holistic form.
3:00–4:30 PM
Charlie Brooks and The Way It Is This band will keep your feet moving with soulful guitar solos, horn sections, and hammond organs.

PNC Children’s Experience

Friday, June 20

12–1 PM
Greater Milwaukee El Sistema Kicking off LFOA, these talented children on stringed instruments perform a variety of familiar tunes sure to please everyone.
1:30–2:30 PM
Hey Diddle Diddle Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all know the story of the cat, the cow and the dog–now hear an original twist on this classic nursery rhyme. Our music-loving cat is just the muse our gravity-defying cow needs to overcome her fears and the pressure from the teasing dog. Join us for this fun musical adaptation of a story we all know and love. Discover what it takes to reach your star quality goals!
3–4 PM
Allen Field African Music Ensemble Enjoy the music and vocal entertainment of these young MPS elementary students.
4:15–5 PM
Accompany of Kids Very talented group of kids, ages 8 through 20, that love to sing and dance.

Saturday, June 21

11 AM–Noon
Hey Diddle Diddle Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all know the story of the cat, the cow and the dog–now hear an original twist on this classic nursery rhyme. Our music-loving cat is just the muse our gravity-defying cow needs to overcome her fears and the pressure from the teasing dog. Join us for this fun musical adaptation of a story we all know and love. Discover what it takes to reach your star quality goals!
12:15–1:15 PM
McMenamin Irish Dance Academy Don’t miss this traditional Irish dance Performance guaranteed to get your toes tapping and your hands clapping!
1–3 PM
Jugglers, Mines and Magicians, OH MY! Children can join in the fun and be entertained by street performers roaming the Children’s Area.
1:30–2: PM
Hey Diddle Diddle Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all know the story of the cat, the cow and the dog–now hear an original twist on this classic nursery rhyme. Our music-loving cat is just the muse our gravity-defying cow needs to overcome her fears and the pressure from the teasing dog. Join us for this fun musical adaptation of a story we all know and love. Discover what it takes to reach your star quality goals!
2:45–3:45 PM
To the Point Dance Company Performance Company Presenting dance, vocal and acting. This is must-see entertainment!
4–5 PM
Madison Contemporary Dance Company Adult and teenagers come together in a mixture of ballet, jazz, Hip-Hop, and modern dance.
5:15–6 PM
Iberian Spanish Dance Company Colorful costumes, the clapping of castanets along with the stamping of the feet make this an exciting group to watch!

Sunday, June 22

12–1 PM
Hey Diddle Diddle Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all know the story of the cat, the cow and the dog–now hear an original twist on this classic nursery rhyme. Our music-loving cat is just the muse our gravity-defying cow needs to overcome her fears and the pressure from the teasing dog. Join us for this fun musical adaptation of a story we all know and love. Discover what it takes to reach your star quality goals!
1–3 PM
Jugglers, Mines and Magicians, OH MY! Children can join in the fun and be entertained by street performers roaming the Children’s Area.
1:30–2:30 PM
Carnival of the Animals Presented by Danceworks and the Danceworks Youth Performance Company. Did you ever see such a menagerie of animals dancing? Can you find your favorite animal?
3–4 PM
Hey Diddle Diddle Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all know the story of the cat, the cow and the dog–now hear an original twist on this classic nursery rhyme. Our music-loving cat is just the muse our gravity-defying cow needs to overcome her fears and the pressure from the teasing dog. Join us for this fun musical adaptation of a story we all know and love. Discover what it takes to reach your star quality goals!