What’s Happening in Milwaukee

August 8, 2019

TDM Festival
Violet Star (IshDarr & BoodahDarr), WebsterX, Lil Chicken, MT Twins, Nile, EMAAD, Siren +Special guest
Sounds by: DJAYMANDO
Saturday, August 10
6 p.m. Doors // 7 p.m. Show
Turner Hall Ballroom
1040 Vel R. Phillips Ave,
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Ticket Purchase Required

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The Northern Lights Theater
1721 West Canal Street
8:00 p.m. through 10:30 p.m.
One of America’s hardest working comedians. A hardworking funny man whose family-friendly persona and animated antics have endeared him into the hearts of dedicated fans across the country, Sinbad has worked tirelessly to rise to the top of the stand up circuit.
Ticket Purchase Required

Leslie Jones
Friday, August 16
7 p.m. Doors // 8 p.m. Show
The Pabst Theater
144 E Wells St,
Milwaukee, WI 53202
You’ve seen this hilarious comedian and actress on “Saturday Night Live”—now see her live on stage at the Pabst Theater!
Ticket Purchase Required


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

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

KidZ Days at the Marcus Center –
Free Entertainment!
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and
Thursdays 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Marcus Performing Arts Center
929 N. Water St,
Milwaukee, WI 53202
KidZ Days At the Center is the Marcus Performing Arts Center’s free programming for children, held outdoors on KidZ Stage throughout the summer months on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Free and open to the public

Effective Story Telling / Bird-Dogging Training
Hosted by African American Civic Engagement Roundtable
Thursday, August 1, 2019
5:30 pm through 7:30 pm
Progressive Baptist Church
8324 West Keefe Avenue
Saturday, August 10, 2019
10:30 am through 12:30 pm
2121 North Sherman Boulevard
Music in Mitchell Park – Abraxes
Sunday, August 18, 2019
3 p.m. through 6 p.m.
Mitchel Park Amphitheater/Stage
(near S. 24th & W. Pierce St.)
Gather the family for a FREE Sunday afternoon concert on the third Sunday in July and August.
Free and open to the public