An entirely local day at Summerfest

Wednesday’s Summerfest lineup scared up a wealth of immensely popular and internationally known talent (and DJ Pauly D) that included the likes of Dave Matthews Band, Ludacris, Bonnie Raitt, Joan Jett, the Wail...

Ed Kowalczyk Lives on at Miller Lite Oasis

You missed it the first time you thumbed through the Summerfest schedule. It’s okay. Virtually everybody missed it.Eventually, people either stopped dismissing the the oddly arranged smattering of consonant...

Milwaukee Record’s Summerfest guide…guide

It’s here. After 50-plus weeks away from the lakefront, Summerfest has returned. By now, you’ve already figured out the performers you’re absolutely going to see, and committed those stages and set times to mem...

The evolution of Summerfest drunk dancing

In case you were wondering, that low, dull roar emanating from Milwaukee’s lakefront is not Godzilla, king of the monsters. It’s Summerfest, which kicks off its 47th installment today at noon. And what better w...

Milwaukee Record’s Summerfest survival tips

Face it, Summerfest can be expensive and annoying. Short of avoiding it altogether, there’s no hope of fully evading the soul-dulling pang that flanks the (arguably) worthwhile enjoyment the massive Milwaukee f...

Tracklist: 11+ shows taking on Summerfest

Like most Milwaukeeans, we have a love-hate relationship with Summerfest. We love the immense assemblage of national and local talent the Big Gig brings, the exponential rise in our PizzaCone consumption, the f...