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Top music venue recommendations from locals

Park
“From June until September, make sure to check what festival is going on at the grounds. Everything from Pride Fest, German Fest, Summerfest (11 days of Music) to every ethnic festival in between. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Moscow Mule, Golden Cadillac, Grasshopper, or just a real Old Fashion...this intimate cocktail lounge and Jazz Club is one of the best in the city.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Rock Club
“artist-run music venue • community events space • friendly neighborhood tavern For a full list of shows & events please visit www.cactusclubmilwaukee.com”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“2335 S Kinnickinnic Ave, "2" Blocks North Craft beer, wine & cocktails offered in a modern-rustic space with usually free - live music & a exceptional patio.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Fair
“A week and a half of fun, fun, fun! Hundreds & hundreds of very different foods to try. If you love music, this is the place to come! Famous for their award, fresh cream puffs. Aprox. a mile strip of many different fun rides to experience for adults & children alike! Whitnall park has many different trails to experience along with a challenging Golf course. Summerfest, a great place on a great lake. If you love a variety of music from classic rock to country, we've got it all!! If you like a variety of different ethnic foods, we have many ethnic fests through out the summer to tantalize all taste buds. Potawatomi bingo & casino is famous for BIG payouts... So much to do in Milwaukee & surrounding suburbs, you'll never want to leave!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Theatre
“Live shows. Check out their website, for dates and times. MeyerTheater.com. Great local Entertainment.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
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“Great outdoor patio with lake view, huge selection of beer and great sandwiches and soup!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Every entrée is consistently delicious. The Brussel sprouts, salmon, meatloaf, and steaks are amazing. Wine and cosmo specials make dining affordable and enjoyable. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Rock Club
“Did you wake up this morning with a strong desire to go to a funky dance club? Craving an 80's music dance party? Mad Planet is for YOU. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is where the locals drink, drink, drink...oh and a great band may be playing too!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“Quaint and eclectic venue for small to mid size concerts and performances. Located on the 2nd floor of Turner Hall, a National Historic Landmark.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Beaners is a great coffee shop by day, and serves beer and wine at night, hosting artists and musicians. Check the schedule. Intimate seating.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“The historic Sheboygan Theater was restored in 1996 and is back to being an exquisite center for the performing arts. Take a tour, attend a concert, and see a play or a movie; do what you must to get inside.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Opera House
“Built in 1883, the Historic Grand Opera House is an Oshkosh gem! With stunning architecture and even better acoustics, it is worth your time to check out their calendar!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Casual, cozy coffee shop with delicious healthy food options and live music at times!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“A summer music school with nightly performances....If you love instrumental music you must go!!!”
  • 2 locals recommend