Arte Para Todos

 Image: Kelly Anderson

Image: Kelly Anderson

One of the biggest music festivals of the year is nearing. The official line up was announced earlier today. The event takes place April 21st through 24th. Each day will highlight a different neighborhood in Milwaukee proper. The first day being Walker's Point, then Bayview, then Riverwest & Harambee, and ending on Sunday on the East Side. This years line up consists of over 100 acts, working together in the efforts to raise money for art programs in local schools. This year features George Washington Carver Academy, Escuela Vieau School, Milwaukee Parkside School of the Arts, and Frederick J. Gaenslen School. 

 Image: Kelly Anderson

Image: Kelly Anderson

In addition to the four day festival days, Arte Para Todos is proud to produce a series of in-school music performances at several Milwaukee schools over the next few months. The performances will be followed by Q&A with students. These events are closed to the public. WebsterX, The Fatty Acids, Field Report, Lorde Fredd33, Soul Low, Queen Tut, Ruth B8r Ginsburg, Mike Regal, Rhythm Changes, Lex Allen, and Sista Strings are among those confirmed for in-school performance. 

Visual artists will also be a part of the festival, installations will be among the performances at the listed venues. The list of participating artists is still growing but currently featuring works from Cassie Genc, Dena Nord, Field Lehmann, John Kowalcyk, Brandon MInga, David Mark Zimmerman aka Bigshot Robot, Scott Jackson, and Kristina Rolander. 

THURSDAY APRIL 21 - WALKER’S POINT

Var Gallery (5:30 p.m. start) - All Ages

Mark Waldoch
Ruth B8r Ginsburg
Stomata

Brenner Brewing (6:30 p.m. start)

Fox Face
Marielle Allschwang
Chakara Blu
(Fuzzy Logic DJ sets)

Transfer Pizzeria (7 p.m. start) - All Ages

Eric Schoor Trio featuring Manty Ellis

Anodyne Coffee (8 p.m. start) - All Ages

Soul Low
Lex Allen
Def Harmonic
(Annalog DJ sets)

FRIDAY APRIL 22 - BAY VIEW

Boone & Crockett (6:30 p.m. start)

Devil Met Contention
Blax
Pleasure Thief

Highbury (7:30 p.m. start)

Mike Regal
Sean Smart
Dad
JJ Jabber
Mad Static

Tonic Tavern (8 p.m. start)

Rusty Ps
Indonesian Junk
Pharaoh Mac
Fivy

Frank’s Power Plant (8 p.m. start)

Sat Nite Duets
Scrimshaw
Abby Jeanne
Table for Four

 

Club Garibladi (9:30 p.m. start)

New Age Narcissism
Group of the Altos
New Boyz Club
Sin Bad
(Tarik Moody DJ sets)

Cactus Club (10 p.m. start)

Tigernite
Faux Fiction
Bo Triplex & His Beautiful Band
adoptahighway
(Free-Dom & TurtleSoup DJ sets)

 Image: Kelly Anderson

Image: Kelly Anderson

 

SATURDAY APRIL 23 - HARAMBEE & RIVERWEST

Jazale’s Art Studio (12 p.m. start) - All Ages

Poetry Showcase curated by KJ Prodigy

LUX (1:30pm start)

Christopher Porterfield
Cree Myles
Sarah Vos
Caley Conway

Best Friendz (2:30 p.m. start)

The Fatty Acids
Queen Tut
The Rashida Joneses

Linneman’s (5:30 p.m. start)

NO/NO
Holy Sheboygan!
Rhythm Changes
Jack Tell

Jazz Gallery (6:30 p.m. start) - All Ages

The Pukes
Gauss
Pizzle
Von Alexander

Riverwest Public House (7:30 p.m. start)

Jaill
Zed Kenzo
Airo Kwil
Gallery Night

Bremen Cafe (7 p.m. start)

Future Plans
Awkward Terrible
Bum Ileum
MC (mikal)

 

Mad Planet (9:30 p.m. start)

Wordsworth
Surgeons in Heat
Klassik
Mortgage Freeman
(Moses DJ sets)

Club Timbuktu (10 p.m. start)

Lorde Fredd33
Midnight Reruns
B Justice
Brat Sounds
(hitmayng/kenny hoopla/Mvleeek DJ sets)

Company Brewing (10 p.m. start)

No No Yeah Okay
D’Amato
AUTOmatic
Painted Caves
(Kiings DJ sets)

High Dive (12 a.m. start)

Asher Gray DJ set

SUNDAY 4/24 - EAST SIDE

Yield Bar (5 p.m. start)

Antler House
Vincent Van Great
Cherry Ball
Seven Costanza

BBC Upstairs (6:30 p.m. start)

Siren
Myles Coyne
Grasping at Straws
AR Wesley

Hotel Foster (7 p.m. start)

Foreign Goods
Sugar Ransom
Piles
Ugly Brothers
(Wax Addicts DJ sets)

Colectivo Back Room (7 p.m. start)

De La Buena
School of Rock

Passes are available for purchase as either one day or four day passes. Don't sleep on this highly diverse and eclectically local line up.