Back to All Events

Riverwest FemFest II

  • Riverwest, Milwaukee (map)

Riverwest FemFest is an annual weekend community music and arts festival celebrating the powerful and positive impact women can have on each other and the community around them. Founded in 2015, we celebrate the empowerment that comes with surrounding yourself with people who push you to push yourself. We celebrate through music, art, and poetry. We not only celebrate the impact the women within our own community have on us, we celebrate women (and others who support women) everywhere.

Femfest is also a fundraiser, with all proceeds from the fest going towards organizations within our city of Milwaukee that aim to help and protect women. Due to the alarming rise in date rape drug usage within our community, this year we will be teaming up with Date Rape Awareness Milwaukee (DRAM) to provide all Riverwest bars with date rape test strips in an effort to protect and support each other. We will donate the remaining proceeds from the fest to the Milwaukee Women’s Center, a division of Community Advocates that houses and supports men, women, and children dealing with domestic violence, mental health issues and substance abuse.

PRE-SALE WEEKEND PASSES ($25) AVAILABLE HERE - 
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2479537
WILL CALL ONLY


THURSDAY, JANUARY 21ST
RIVERWEST PUBLIC HOUSE, 21+
$5

5:00 DATE RAPE AWARENESS MILWAUKEE WORKSHOP!
(community conversation and potluck!)
9:00 SUGAR RANSON
9:30 Poetry by CHLOE STINGLEY
9:45 UGLY BROTHERS
10:30 CHAKARA BLU
11:00 SISTA STRINGS
11:35 TIGERNITE


FRIDAY, JANUARY 22ND
JAZZ GALLERY, ALL AGES – FOR EVERYONE!
$10

6:00 SARA AND KENNY
6:45 ROCKET PALOMA
7:15 Poetry by OLIVIA GILLINGHAM
7:30 CALEY CONWAY
8:15 THE CANDLIERS REUNION
9:00 DUPOND DUPONT
9:45 DAHKMA
10:30 PLAGUE WALKER
11:05 STATIC EYES
11:40 FOX FACE


SATURDAY, JANUARY 23RD
COMPANY BREWING, 21+
$10

12 PM - FEMFEST GALLERY + ART SALE OPENING! 
2:00 AMANDA HUFF
2:45 GRASPING AT STRAWS
3:30 KRYSTAL AND KAT
4:00 Poetry by MARY HACKER
4:15 HELLO DEATH
5:00 HEAVY HAND
5:45 FAUX FICTION
6:30 ABBEY JEANE REBEL LOVE
7:00 Poetry by MARY JOY
7:15 NEW BOYZ CLUB

7:45 >DINNER BREAK<

8:15 Poetry by ANJA NOTANJA
8:30 MARY ALLEN AND THE PERCULATORS
9:15 WINTER BEAR
9:45 CREE MYLES AND B FREE
10:30 MEXICAN KNIVES
11:00 PUSSY
11:15 SURPRISE BAND
12:00 ZED KENZO
12:45 SIREN


SUNDAY, JANUARY 24TH
COMPANY BREWING, 21+
f$10

1:30 LADIES ROCK SHOWCASE
2:00 Poetry by JULIA ROSE
2:15 SHELLY SCHAUER
3:00 SINBAD
3:45 SWIMSUIT ADDITION
4:30 SARAH VOS

5:00 >DINNER BREAK<

5:30 Poetry by EMILY BEE
5:45 RAMMA LAMMA
6:30 BEAT DRUN JUEL
7:00 Poetry BETH EMILIE
7:15 FIVY
8:00 NO/NO
8:45 QUEEN TUT
9:15 Poetry EMMA DEBORD
9:30 RUTH B8R GINSBURG

FEMFEST AFTER PARY!
HIGH DIVE, 21+
FREE

10:30 IRON PIZZA
11:15 MORTGAGE FREEMAN
12:00 PUSSY COLLECTOR



RIVERWEST FEMFEST GALLERY + ART SALE

COMPANY BREWING, ALL AGES – FOR EVERYONE! 
SATURDAY, JANUARY 23RD AND SUNDAY, JANUARY 24TH
12PM – 6PM

Artists featured – 

* Ally Reed
* Alyssa Russo
* Amanda Elston
* Anika Kowalik
* Ayla Boyle
* Barbara Baron
* Bethany Mog
* Carmen Quinlivan
* Charlotte Mueller
* Chloe Guttman
* Claudia Carlson
* Courtney Parbs
* Elizabeth Rath
* Erica Wagner
* Giana Enders
* Gina Gila
* Hannah Strom
* Jecilia Negron
* Jenna Knapp
* Jenny Quirk
* Jessicka Ray
* Johanna Rose
* Julia Rose
* Juniper Yun Kruser
* K Rad
* Karen Deau
* Kayle Karbowski
* Kim Miller
* Lauren Marvel
* Linda Mindola
* Liz Sealey
* Lulu Rader
* Marissa Macias
* Marissa Reyes
* Melissa Johnson
* Michaela McLaughlin
* Olivia Eis
* Olivia Rehm
* Olivia Wigman
* Riley Neimack
* FEMMKE
* Sarah Sickles
* Sarah Sutterfield
* Sarah Tower
* Shannon Connor
* Stephanie Brusubardis
* Wendy Lea
* Yessica Jimenez