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09.14.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
For the last couple of years, Bay View has put its eggs in one proverbial basket, booking two of its major music festivals, the Bay View Bash and the Global Union world music festival, on the same weekend. It makes for a fun weekend, unless, of course, both festivals get nearly rained out, as was the case this weekend. (For an idea of what a bummer this is to Bay Viewers; consider this: I've now heard several residents compare the Bay View Bash to Christmas).  Both went on despite the rain, and there were enough breaks in the clouds for to make both events modest successes, but the crappy weather clearly cut into attendance. The Bay View Bash didn't draw anywhere near the 25,000 people it otherwise might have, and the usually vibrant Global Union was less attended than Humboldt Park's laid-back Tuesday night Chill on the Hill concert series when I visited on Sunday

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Sunday, Sept. 14, 2008

Today @ Humboldt Park - 1 p.m.

Alverno College and the Shepherd Express/ExpressMilwaukee are proud to sponsor the free annual music festival Global Union, which takes place, as usual, in Bay View’s beautiful Humboldt Park. Today’s line-up features Haale (from Iran, at 1 p.m.), Ismail Lumanovski & the NY Sypsy All-Stars . . .
Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008

Today @ Humboldt Park

The Bay View Bash isn’t the only major free music event going on in Bay View today. Alverno College’s annual Global Union world music festival will be taking place just a couple blocks down in the neighborhood’s beautiful Humboldt Park. Today’s line-up includes 17 Hippies (a German band, at 1 p.m.), Huong . . .

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