Each August since 2016, Milwaukee Fringe Festival has showcased live acts from the worlds of theater, music, dance, and visual art downtown. Following the upstart festival’s encouraging first few years, organizers decided to bring Fringe Fest back for another installment in 2023.

Today, the artist lineup for this year’s Fringe Festival was announced. The array of artists will be performing at Marcus Performing Arts Center’s Peck Pavilion, Todd Wehr Theater, and surrounding outdoor areas on Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19. Here’s who will be performing during this year’s Milwaukee Fringe Festival.

Friday, August 18, 2023

Todd Wehr Theater
6:30 p.m. – Unaffiliated Group
8:00 p.m. – Found Creature Productions

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Todd Wehr Theater
1:30 p.m. – Azucena Reyes | Katie Lindgren // Goodesmith
3:00 p.m. – Ballet Folklorico Xanharati
5:00 p.m. – Valentine & Friends
6:30 p.m. – Catey Ott Dance Collective
8:00 p.m. – Angry Young Men w/ Boozy Bard

Peck Pavilion
1:00 p.m. – DanceCircus
2:00 p.m. – Hour 22
3:00 p.m. – WingSpan Dance // Jaxy Emmel
5:00 p.m. – Nineteen Thirteen
6:00 p.m. – Xposed 4heads

Roving Performances
1:30 p.m. – Mark Lawson
2:30 p.m. – Doc Plain Magic Show
3:45 p.m. – 53212 Presents
4:30 p.m. – Zach Allen
5:30 p.m. – Milwaukee Youth Ensemble
6:30 p.m. – Jonah Denae

Visual Arts and Vendors
Bellajack Designs
A Brush Box
A Brush of Amber
Art by David Bremer
Shun’s Online Deals
Modern Marie Antoinette
Radiance Media
The Ox
Eleganz Filaire
Olivia Glynn

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Before co-founding Milwaukee Record, Tyler Maas wrote for virtually every Milwaukee publication (except Wassup! Magazine). He lives in Bay View and enjoys both stuff and things.