2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Bringing a little bit of the Big Easy to the Brew City, Sweet Sheiks are inspired by the popular music of the teens, twenties, and thirties. They bring a modern flair to early jazz, blues, and Americana classics.
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The Chicago-born Milwaukee native B~Free is not only known for her soulful voice but as a multi-instrumentalist as well. From her nostalgic presence of R&B/Soul to the pureness of her voice and heartfelt lyrics, there is no doubt that the singer-songwriter-producer-musician is sure to leave her mark on the music world and beyond.
MAM After Dark @ LFOA Lineup
The fourth annual MAM After Dark @ LFOA delivers a spectacular summer evening on the Lakefront. Visit the artist tents, gather with friends on the Wine Garden Terrace or in the Blue Moon 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.
Mellow, meticulous, and at times expansive experimental pop/rock. Along with guitar, bass, and drums, Cairns utilizes additional sounds such as flute, organ, and other elements to provide texture for their minimalist vocals to rest within.
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Alternative Electronic R&B and Blues solo artist, most recently known for her collaborative effort for the Milwaukee Ballet MXE Mixed showcase, and was runner up for the Shepherd Express Best Electronic Artist in Milwaukee (2017).
8:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Blending elements of traditional roots with contemporary indie folk, Dead Horses is unflinchingly honest in its portrayal of modern American life, yet optimistic in its unshakable faith in brighter days to come. Recognized by NPR Music, Rolling Stone Country, and No Depression as an artist to watch in 2018, Dead Horses is kicking off a full U.S. tour with their new studio album “My Mother the Moon” – performing at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre, as well as shows with Rhiannon Giddens, Trampled By Turtles and Mandolin Orange.
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.
The Milwaukee-based Carlos Adames Group follows in the footsteps of great Latin jazz innovators, combining elements of traditional and modern Latin rhythms with dynamic jazz harmonies to create an exciting new sound.
3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Derek Pritzl is a singer/songwriter based out of Milwaukee. He weaves a style and narrative that is reminiscent of some of the great songwriters of yesterday and today, continuing a tradition of songwriting developed by artists such as John Prine, Guy Clark, John Fogerty and Bill Walkner. His songs evoke visions of the struggles of the working man, the road-weary traveler and of love found and love lost.
Marielle Allschwang & The Visitations
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Marielle Allschwang—vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and member of some of Milwaukee’s finest ensembles (Collections of Colonies of Bees, Hello Death)—sits at the center of her band, The Visitations, to deliver songs that are in turns gentle and beautiful, brutal and terrifying.
6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee wailer Abby Jeanne has a robust, jazzy voice that rivals the greats—Ella, Amy, even Janis. Her music plays like a talent reel, shuffling through bluesy torch songs, moody trip-hop experiments and unhinged rockers, the constant thread being Jeanne’s go-for-broke determination.
The Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Traditional mandolin orchestra music plus light, classical, modern, Italian and Latin numbers.
Mark Croft Band
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
Mark Croft is an award-winning singer/songwriter and acoustic guitarist with a Roots Rock & Americana based approach to songwriting. He’s joined by percussionist Robert Boyd, bassist Dan Kennedy, and violinist extraordinaire Jon Vriesacker to round out the Mark Croft Band.
The Koch Marshall Trio
3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Mascot/Players Club Recording artists The Koch Marshall Trio…a brand new collaboration of renowned guitarist Greg Koch, his son Dylan Koch on drums and Hammond Organ specialist Toby Lee Marshall.