Milwuakee Ave. Arts Festival

This weekend is the inaugural Milwaukee Ave. Arts Festival. Last night kicked off the weekend-long event with El DJ Rebel X, Camilo Quintana, The Megitza Quartet, Christina Isabel Jones, Jim Becker (Califone), Benjamin Anaya & Los Extranos Unidos, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir to close the night.

The festival features two stages and a ton of art galleries, youth activities and a beer garden. Today’s music schedule looks like this:

Noon

The Loneliest Monk (Classical/Pop)
Whistler Stage, 2600 N Milwaukee Ave

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Spirit Of the Square
Norwegian Lutheran Church, 2614 N Kedzie (indoors)

Mar Caribe (Country/Bluegrass)
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

1 pm

Matt Ulery’s Loom (Jazz)
Whistler Stage, 2600 N Milwaukee Ave

St. John Berchman’s, Spirit Of the Square
Norwegian Lutheran Church, 2614 N Kedzie (indoors)

Pedro y Su Renacimiento (Northern Mariachi)
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

2pm

St. Luke’s, Spirit Of the Square
Norwegian Lutheran Church, 2614 N Kedzie (indoors)

Box of Baby Birds (Pop)
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

2:30pm

Bird Names (Experimental Pop)
Whistler Stage, 2600 N Milwaukee Ave

3pm

Norwegian Lutheran, Spirit Of the Square
Norwegian Lutheran Church, 2614 N Kedzie (indoors)

Nicole Mitchell (Jazz)
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

4pm

L’Orchestra Super Vitesse (African Jazz)
Whistler Stage, 2600 N Milwaukee Ave

My D–n Butterfly, Spirit Of the Square
Norwegian Lutheran Church, 2614 N Kedzie (indoors)

Son del Viento (Latin)
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

Polish “Elvis”
Taste of Polonia Beer Garden, 3101 N Milwaukee

5pm

Blue Ribbon Glee Club, Spirit Of the Square
Norwegian Lutheran Church, 2614 N Kedzie (indoors)

El DJ Rebel X (World & Ambient Mix & Mash)
Chicago Artillery Stage, 2764 N Milwaukee

Artists Turn in Artwork for Live Art Masterpiece Battle
at Know Art Collective Gallery, 2764 N Milwaukee Ave

5:30pm

White Mystery (Garage)
Whistler Stage, 2600 N Milwaukee Ave

Polish “Elvis”
Taste of Polonia Beer Garden, 3101 N Milwaukee

5:40pm:

Cristina Isabel Jones (Contemporary Folk)
Chicago Artillery Stage, 2764 N Milwaukee

6pm

New Community Covenant Church, Spirit Of the Square
Norwegian Lutheran Church, 2614 N Kedzie (indoors)

Ronnie Hamilton (Classic Rock)
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

Announcement of Winners for the Live Art Masterpiece Battle
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

6:20pm:

Dj ñez (Experimental Ambient Mix)
Chicago Artillery Stage, 2764 N Milwaukee

7pm

Judson Claiborne (Folk)
Whistler Stage, 2600 N Milwaukee Ave

Michael Columbia (Progressive Jazz)
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

Camilo Quintana (World Acoustic)
Chicago Artillery Stage, 2764 N Milwaukee

7:40pm:

Mars Caulton (Urban Conscious Music)
Chicago Artillery Stage, 2764 N Milwaukee

8pm

Mass Shivers (Rock)
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

8:20pm

Space Juice Psychedelic (Chicano Rock)
Chicago Artillery Stage, 2764 N Milwaukee

8:30pm

The Chicago Cuatro Orchestra (Latin Traditional )
Whistler Stage, 2600 N Milwaukee Ave

9pm

Phillip Morris (Hip Hop With a Political edge)
Chicago Artillery Stage, 2764 N Milwaukee

Blah Blah Blah (Pop)
The Crown Tap Stage, 2821 N Milwaukee Ave

10pm

Allá (Latin Rock)
Whistler Stage, 2600 N Milwaukee Ave

Whew! Off to the Whistler Stage to check out the Loneliest Monk! We’ll be back tonight with tomorrow’s schedule…


Leave A Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.