Memorial Day is a time to pause, give thanks to all those who have served our country, and maybe watch a parade or something. It’s also a time to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer. Summer! Is there anything better than summer in Milwaukee? A big honking list of Milwaukee summer festivals says “NO.”

Anyway, like most of you, we’re taking it easy today. But that doesn’t mean we’re leaving you high and dry. Below you’ll find a 20-track playlist of some of our favorite recent (and recent-ish) Milwaukee songs, perfect for scoring you beginning-of-summer/Memorial Day festivities. Enjoy, Milwaukee, and we’ll see you Tuesday.

Zed Kenzo – Da Boffice
Abby Jeanne – Be In The Sun
Platinum Boys – We Don’t Dance (Anymore)
Lex Allen – Bitch U Fabulous
Buffalo Gospel – High Time To Hang Fire
Paper Holland – Milpool
Surgeons In Heat – Falling In A Row
Lorde Fredd33 – Possum Play
Nastos – Down Hear
Greatest Lakes – Forest
Amanda Huff – Wicked Game
Dogs In Ecstasy – Loyalty
Codebreaker – Sky Commander
Something To Do – I’ve Made A Huge Mistake
B~Free – Remember The Time
Slow Walker – Ride
Sundial Mottos – Service Industry
Dad – Holy Water
Kiss Critique – Prom
Cairns – GravGod