What’s Happening in Milwaukee

July 25, 2019

Corinne Bailey Rae
with special guest Hailey Knox
Friday, July 26
7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show
Turner Hall Ballroom
1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave.
From Leeds, England, singer/songwriter/musician Corinne Bailey Rae shot to stardom with her self-titled #1 UK debut album in 2006, featuring the global hits “Put Your Records On” and “Like A Star.”
Bailey Rae has received two GRAMMY AWARDS, two MOBOS, alongside multiple nominations including BRIT and BET Awards. She was awarded her first GRAMMY® in 2008 for Album Of The Year when featured on Herbie Hancock’s River: The Joni Letters.

Five Star Empire & Streetbullies
Present DaBaby w/Polo G • Lingo Nation • Casino Mel
Thursday, August 1
7 p.m. Doors • 8 p.m. Show
The Riverside Theater
116 W. Wisconsin Ave.
DaBaby released his debut mixtape “NonFiction” under the name “Baby Jesus” in January of 2015. This release acquired over 10,000 streams in the first 48 hours with no promotion outside the posts on his Instagram account. Following a stand out performance at SXSW 2015, DaBaby proved that he isn’t just another local rapper who put out a great project, he’s a fearless performer.

Wu-Tang Clan
36 Chambers
25th Anniversary Celebration Tour
with special guest Madhatter & Bizzon
Saturday, August 3
6:30 p.m. Doors • 7:30 p.m. Show
The Riverside Theater
116 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Twenty-five years ago, the Wu- Tang Clan changed hip-hop music forever. Bursting onto the music scene with the release of Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), the group quickly became recognized for its innovative beats and clever lyrics, as well as the diverse personalities and talents that make up its nine member hip-hop group. The Wu Tang Clan has released seven gold and platinum studio albums with worldwide sales of more than 40 million albums. With the release of their debut album in 1993 songs like “C.R.E.A.M and “Protect Ya Neck” introduced hip-hop pioneer, The RZA, as a groundbreaking hip hop craftsman. With lyrics that combine the reality of 1990s New York and the world of martial arts, the Wu-Tang Clan has created a unique mythology that captures the hearts of fans worldwide.


Opening Night “This is America”
Art Exhibition
Fri., June 28-August 25 • 6-9 p.m.
5 Points Art Gallery & Studios
3514 N. Port Washington Road
Milwaukee, WI
This Is America, 5 Points Art Gallery & Studios’ 4th art show, is a consciously curated group exhibition coinciding with the United States’ Independence Day with visual artworks by 17 artists from traditionally overlooked vantage points, responding to the patriotism and nationalism the holiday was constructed to imbue. This poignant exhibition is on display until August 25, 2019.
Open to the Public

Black Arts Fest MKE
Sat., August 3 • 12 p.m.-12 a.m.
Henry W. Maier Festival Park
200 N. Harbor Dr., Milwaukee, WI
This annual festival honors African and African American culture, creating a positive atmosphere that unifies all ages.
Adult (12 & over): $12
Seniors (60 & over): $8
Youth (8 – 11): $8
Children (7 & under): Free when accompanied by an adult
Military & Veterans: Free with ID

Wisconsin State Fair 2019
Thu, Aug 1, 2019 – Sun, Aug 11
Gates open at 8 a.m. -Daily
Wisconsin State Fair Grounds
7722 W. Greenfield Ave.
West Allis, WI
Music, food, live animals, and exhibits
Adults (12 & over): $14
Seniors (60 & over): $8
Military/Veterans with ID: $8
Youth (ages 6-11): $8
Children (5 & under): FREE