Fox Jazz Fest – Dates: Early September

“This incredible event, now dubbed The Fox Jazz Fest, was spawned over 20 years ago by the region’s best known jazz guru, mentor to dozens, and  respected pianist / composer / educator John Harmon, and his desire to give the gift of 100% free world-class music to the community that has supported him for so many years.”

Mile of Music Festival – Dates: Early August

“Mile of Music is the premier, handcrafted Americana festival of the Midwest. Mile of Music’s second season–Mile 2–will feature over 200 artists and 60+ venues all along Downtown Appleton, WI. We’re all about original artistry–our singer-songwriters, combos and multi-piece bands showcase Americana music at its best, from roots and indie rock to country, soul, r&b, jazz, and folk. Mile of Music features a mix of ticketed shows and plenty of free concerts and events, including hands-on music education workshops for festival-goers of all ages.” – Original Music Only.

Pride Fest – Dates: Early June

Revelry Music and Arts Festival – Dates: Early May

“We envision a huge, open-air music festival where UW-Madison students can come together in Badger camaraderie and celebrate the end of another school year with music and art. We strive to create an event that’s vibrant and of a professional-quality while being culturally inclusive and safe, featuring nationally recognized artists.” – Submit to Perform

Rock Fest – Dates: Mid July – Submit to Perform

Summerfest – Dates: Early July

“Each year for 11 days, Henry Maier Festival Park comes alive with music from today’s hottest stars, regional favorites and emerging talent. The 23,000 capacity Marcus Amphitheater and 10 additional stages host over 700 bands, while fans can also enjoy over 40 diverse food and beverage vendors and four unique marketplaces. Set against the scenic Lake Michigan and downtown Milwaukee backdrops, Summerfest delivers a setting and experience like no other!” – Submit to Perform

Voices of Peace Gospel Music Festival – Dates: Mid August – Submit to Perform via bud.mcatee@gmail.com (Bud McAtee)