13 Things To Do This Weekend: September 13-16

Lots of live music, and still a few festivals on the horizon.


James Lee Stanley

This Thursday, September 13, American folk singer and songwriter James Lee Stanley will be bringing his musical talents and outrageously funny comedy to Shank Hall. Enjoy a night of music and laughter all wrapped into one artist.

The Pack A.D. 

Garage Rock duo the Pack A.D will be bringing their raw, fierce, empowering music to Company Brewing Thursday, September 13. If you like melody combined with a lot of intensity, this is the show for you.

Dan Schneck Trio

Get your groove on Thursday, September 13, with the Dan Schneck Organ Trio. They will be playing the music of Jimmy Smith, Melvin Rhyne, Jimmy McGriff and many more at the Jazz Estate from 8-11 p.m.

Alison Krauss

Kick off the weekend right by joining Alison Krauss for a night filled with amazing music at the Riverside Theater Friday, September 14. The Gramm-y, CMA- and ACMA-winner plays a combination of bluegrass, country and pop that everyone can enjoy.


Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood

Join two of the Whose Line Is It Anyway stars Saturday, September 15, for a night of never-ending laughter. With a combination of improvised material and audience interaction, this interactive comedy show is one you won’t want to miss.

Subjective: A Comedic Showing

On Friday, September 14, enjoy a new type of comedy show at Var Gallery. This art show performance has the comedians as the artists, with their sets the works of art. The goal of the show is to get the audience to look at comedy in a whole new way.


Milwaukee Fashion Week

Fashion lovers unite for the 4th annual Milwaukee Fashion Week. From Thursday, September 13, through Saturday, September 15, join local fashion designers, models and stylists in appreciating various creative talents as well as helping to give back to the community. Proceeds from each event will help benefit local charities.


10 Days in Tosa

Looking for new eateries to try in the Tosa area? The 8th annual 10 Days in Tosa restaurant extravaganza is a great place to start. Try a variety of food including pub, fine dining, bakeries and more. The event, which started Monday, September 10, will go until Wednesday September 19.

Cedarburg Wine & Harvest Festival

This weekend get ready to wine, dine and run at this Cedarburg festival, which begins Saturday, September 15. The festival will include a variety of food, music, a 5k and of course, wine from the Cedar Creek Winery. Don’t miss out on one of Cedarburg’s biggest festivals.

Bay View Bash

Head to Bay View on Saturday, September 15, for a day filled with food, music, crafts and books for all to enjoy. All proceeds from the festival are directly invested back into our city’s neighborhoods. The festival is also working with Kompost Kids to continue efforts in creating a zero waste festival. This is a great way to help your community and have fun!

Generosity Days – Stand Together

On Sunday, September 16, join the community in celebrating Generosity Days. This one-of-a-kind collaboration put together by the South Wisconsin Thrivent Member Network and A.L.I.V.E. Milwaukee, will combine gospel music and non-profit organizations as a way to bring Milwaukee residents together and give back to the community.


Wizards and Wands Bar Crawl

Harry Potter fans unite for the Wizards and Wands Bar Crawl, taking place this Saturday, September 15, at several Downtown bars, including 1983 Arcade Bar, Red Rock Saloon, Ugly’s Pub and more. Grab your crew and take part in a night filled with wizards, wands and magic in downtown Milwaukee.

Miller in the Moonlight

This weekend is the first Miller in the Moonlight party, put together by Miller Brewing Company. On Friday, September 14, dance the night away with music from Sound by Design and indulge in delicious food from Drift food truck.