MILWAUKEE – “Music at the Market” will return to South Milwaukee beginning Thursday, June 2, the South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center (SMPAC) announced Monday.
The market will be open to the public on Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. It is located on the corner of 11th and Milwaukee. The music stage is next to the “Da Crusher” statue and concerts usually take place between 5 and 7 p.m.
“The market features an eclectic mix of vendors selling fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, flowers, art, jewelry and more,” SMPAC said in a statement Monday. “Live music brings energy and fun to the market, while nearby restaurants, shops, bars and Grant Park Beach add to the fun!”
According to a press release, artists featured by SMPAC include Chicago blues artist Ivy Ford, De La Buena, a 12-piece Afro-Caribbean and Latin jazz band popular throughout the Milwaukee area, and Tweed, featuring featured Gervis Myles who toured Europe. as well as most of the Midwest.
South Milwaukee Downtown Market summer schedule for 2022:
6/2: The first American roots of Professor Pinkerton’s irrelevant orchestra
6/9: Soulfoot Mombits Indie Folk Rock
6/16: Sweet Sheiks – Bayou Jazz RENAISSANCE DAYS FESTIVAL
06/23: Blues Addiction – Milwaukee Blues
6/30: Don Juan and the Pawn Shop’s Gigolos – Honky Tonk Blues
7/7: Stephen Hull Experience – Blues & Soul
7/14: Rohn Larson – Acoustic Classic Rock
7/21: Honest John – Funky Jazz Folk Grooves
7/28: Ivy Ford Band – Chicago Blues Band presented by SMPAC HERITAGE WEEK FESTIVAL
8/4: Shuga Blu – Good Music
8/11: Big Style Brass Band – Traditional and Modern Brass
8/18: De La Buena – Afro-Caribbean & Latin Jazz presented by SMPAC PLUS CAR SHOW
08/25: Bluegrass AllStars – Country and Bluegrass
9/1: Tweed featuring Gervis Myles – Soulful R&B presented by SMPAC
9/8: The Hungry Williams – Rockabilly Swing
9/15: Sarah Day – Singer/Songwriter
09/22: The MilBillies – Bluegrass
09/29: Old Sam & the Teardrops – Swing Jazz with John Sparrow of Violent Femmes
10/6: John Stano – American, Folk & Celtic
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