It’s amazing that Chill On The Hill has only been around for 14 years. The concept of the mid-week Bay View occurrence is so simple: laying out on a blanket and imbibing food and beverages brought from home (or purchased from a series of vendors on site) whilst enjoying a diverse bevy of homegrown talent. No matter what you’re into, we’re sure there’s something for most every taste under the Humboldt Park amphitheater at least one Tuesday this summer.

There’s no question Chill is a summer staple in Milwaukee, but what is in question is who will be playing this year. Well, our friends at WMSE just announced the performers who will provide your park playlist. From Lex Allen and Mortgage Freeman to B~Free and Trapper Schoepp, with Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and American Legion Band thrown in for good measure, Tuesdays are going to be fun in Bay View. There’s even a special “Friday Night Chill” this year. Here’s the full lineup:

June 5: Lex Allen with Bay View and Parkside Drum Line

June 12: Bandoleer Bacall, Moth Light, and The Watchbirds

June 19: Mortgage Freeman, Telethon, and Bum Alum

June 22: Kids From Wisconsin with “Realize Your Dream” Workshop  (Special Friday Night Chill)

June 26: American Legion Band

July 3: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

July 10: Surgeons In Heat, B~Free, and Amanda Huff

July 17: Stas Venglevski, ¡paLABra!, and Sindoola

July 24: Hot And Dirty Brass Band and They GuanUs

July 31: Camel Tow Truck, The Unheard Of, and Two And A Half Stars

August 7: The Trojan Horses, Negative/Positive, and Half Glass Full

August 14: Xposed 4Heads, The Quilz, and Kinsella Irish School Of Irish Dance

August 21: Who’s Your Daddy Trio, Matchstick, and Beto y Azul

August 28: Zach Pietrini, Mike Mangione & The Kin, and Trapper Schoepp

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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.