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

Lakefront Festival of Art is open late. Come with your friends and stay late! Enjoy a drink at the Milwaukee Magazine Wine Garden, and take in the sounds of live music as you enjoy a beautiful evening on Milwaukee’s lakefront.

Fiber Art Fashion Show

A taste of Fashion Week comes to the LFOA Main Stage Saturday at Noon–1 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.

Main Stage Schedule

Friday June 21

12:30–1:30 pm
Nora Collins Winner of the 2013 and 2012 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Rising Star Award.
2–3 pm
Kevin Soucie Enjoy musical styles drawing from folk, rock, blues, reggae, country and world music.
3:30–4:30 pm
DJ Madhatter and Friends MKE DJ’s and percussionists join together to create a high energy rhythmic experience.
5–6 pm
Klassik This independent hip hop/jazz artist was named “Artist of the Year” by 88.9 Radio Milwaukee.
6:30–8 pm
Boy Blue Enjoy this danceable music with good pop sensibility, which also has a feeling of being genuine and uncontrived.
8:30–9:30 pm
Jaill From the label SubPop, Jaill is an Indie pop rock trio from Milwaukee who is known across the country.

Saturday June 22

Noon–1 pm
Fiber Arts Fashion Show A fashion spectacular featuring unique fiber art fashions created by LFOA artists.
1:30–2:30 pm
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra A special summer concert presentation featuring one of MYSO’s many talented ensembles.
3:00–4:30 pm
Panoramic and True This Chicago-based pop band is formed around the songwriting of John Lennox.
5:00–6:30 pm
Group of the Altos On the forefront of contemporary music, it’s precise but frenzied assortment of strings, horns and beat will keep you entertained.

Sunday June 23

11:30 am–1 pm
The Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra Listen to traditional mandolin orchestra music plus light, classical, modern, Italian and Latin numbers.
1:30–2:30 pm
Ikarus Down This Alternative/Space-Rock group formed in 2009 and has released two albums: The Ep & their debut full length Friction.
3:00–4:30 pm
I’m Not A Pilot Enjoy this classily infused indie rock band.

PNC Children’s Experience

Friday, June 21

1–3 pm
Kalahari Resorts and the Timbavati Wildlife Park Experience An up-close encounter with some of Africa’s exotic animals.
1:30–2:30 pm
SUPER! Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all have super powers within us, but what if you really had legitimate cape wearing super powers? Meet a sweet girl who comes from a long line of superheroes she just doesn’t know it yet. But in order to overcome the school bully she, with the help of her super mom, must find her inner super powers to gain confidence and defeat the bully.
3–3:30 pm
Danceworks Youth Performance Company This group is composed of dancers from in and around the Milwaukee area, ages 11–17.

Saturday, June 22

12–1 pm
SUPER! Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all have super powers within us, but what if you really had legitimate cape wearing super powers? Meet a sweet girl who comes from a long line of superheroes – she just doesn’t know it yet. But in order to overcome the school bully she, with the help of her super mom, must find her inner super powers to gain confidence and defeat the bully.
1–2 pm
Fellowship of Strings A group of eight young lads form this fiddle group performing a variety of your favorite tunes.
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.
1–3 pm
Kalahari Resorts and the Timbavati Wildlife Park Experience An up-close encounter with some of Africa’s exotic animals.
2–3 pm
Danceworks Youth Performance Company This dynamic group of dancer/choreographers is committed to creating and performing contemporary dance that is physical, virtuosic, entertaining and honest.
3–4 pm
SUPER! Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all have super powers within us, but what if you really had legitimate cape wearing super powers? Meet a sweet girl who comes from a long line of superheroes – she just doesn’t know it yet. But in order to overcome the school bully she, with the help of her super mom, must find her inner super powers to gain confidence and defeat the bully.
4 pm
Madison Contemporary Vision Dance

Sunday, June 23

12–1 pm
SUPER! Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all have super powers within us, but what if you really had legitimate cape wearing super powers? Meet a sweet girl who comes from a long line of superheroes – she just doesn’t know it yet. But in order to overcome the school bully she, with the help of her super mom, must find her inner super powers to gain confidence and defeat the bully.
1–2 pm
Fellowship of Strings A group of eight young lads form this fiddle group performing a variety of your favorite tunes.
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.
2:30–3 pm
McMenamin Irish Dance Academy Don’t miss this traditional Irish dance Performance guaranteed to get your toes tapping and your hands clapping!
3–4 pm
SUPER! Presented by Sunset Playhouse. We all have super powers within us, but what if you really had legitimate cape wearing super powers? Meet a sweet girl who comes from a long line of superheroes – she just doesn’t know it yet. But in order to overcome the school bully she, with the help of her super mom, must find her inner super powers to gain confidence and defeat the bully.