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06.05.2013 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Shepherd Express Staff
Celebrating its 37th year this Sunday, the Locust Street Festival offers more music, arts, food and culture per square inch than any other annual Milwaukee festival, and this year's lineup is typically crowded. As usual, the event will kick off with a 1.8 mile beer run and walk, which will lead into an 11-hour marathon of music. Here's the stage schedule:The Tracks11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Chicken W...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012

June 10, 2012

In a city chock-full of outdoor festivals, the first one typically signals the unofficial start to summer and the official confirmation to commence the partying. Due to the cancellation of RiverSplash's weekend-long ruckus a few...
Sunday, June 10, 2012

Today @ Locust Street, 11 a.m.

From its modest beginnings as a neighborhood festival with an understated bohemian streak, the annual Locust Street Festival, which this year marks...
Sunday, June 12, 2011

Today @ Locust Street and Humboldt Avenue, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

From its modest beginnings as a neighborhood festival with an understated bohemian streak, the annual Locust Street Festival, which this year marks its 35th anniversary, has blossomed into one of the city's most crowded outdoor...
Sunday, June 13, 2010

Today @ Locust Street and Humboldt Avenue, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.

From its modest beginnings as a neighborhood festival with an understated bohemian streak, the annual Locust Street Festival, now in its 34th year, has blossomed into one of the city’s most crowded outdoor gatherings, without losing...
Friday, April 9, 2010
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06.15.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I'm cautiously optimistic that yesterday's shooting at the Locust Street Festival won't tarnish the annual Riverwest celebration. Without downplaying the severity of any shooting, yesterday's incident wasn't particularly sensational�the victim and the shooter apparently knew each other, so it wasn't a random act of violence�and the Locust Street Festival doesn't have any real history of violence f...
Sunday, June 14, 2009

Today @ East Locust Street and Humboldt Avenue, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Over the last three decades, the Locust Street Festival has grown with the neighborhood, emerging from a modest, bohemian-leaning block party into one of Milwaukee’s most broadly popular bacchanals, drawing more than 20,000 people. Dancers, art sales, puppets, buskers and food vendors will line the street, but as usual the major draw is the music: five stages of it, drawing largely from Riverwest’s fertile music scene. Among the performers are Wizard of Cause, Decibully, The Championship, Big Fun 4Ever, Jonathan Burks, Masonry, Southbound, Brother Louie...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009

This Week in Milwaukee

Thursday, June 11, Fat Maw Rooney w/ Euforquestra @ The Miramar Theatre, 9 p.m. Though the re-emergence of Phish as a touring act this summer after a long slumber might threaten to steal the spotlight from other bands of a similar jam persuasion, Fat Maw Rooney shouldn't...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Despite all the energy and excitement surrounding our city’s summer events, Milwaukeeans remain a frugal lot, demanding low-cost diversions during the all-too-short warm-weather season. Happily, there are free and low-cost entertainment and activities in spades this summer. Free for all...

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