Summer Soulstice Date

10AM - MIDNIGHT ON EAST NORTH AVE

Milwaukee’s official celebration of the summer solstice, now in its 15th year!
Presented by Miller Lite & hosted by The East Side Business Improvement District. 

Largest free showcase of top music acts in the region along with visual artists, arts fair, creation stations, East Side chefs, dodgeball and BMX stunt bikes, family-friendly activities and more. 

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SUMMER SOULSTICE MUSIC LINEUP

It’s all about the music of Milwaukee. We’ve got the top talent, different sounds and different vibes throughout the festival. Each stage kicks off with a Young Musicians Showcase where you’ll see our city’s youngest rock bands from grade schools to high school. 

WEST STAGE

2:30

Youth Showcase Group (TBA)

3:45

GREATEST LAKES

5:00

EXTRA CRISPY BRASS BAND

6:15

MIDWEST DEATH RATTLE

7:30

CAVEWIVES

8:45

SOUL LOW

10:00

ALUAR PEARLS

EAST STAGE

2:00

SCHOOL OF ROCK

3:15

KYLE FEERICK

4:30

UGLY BROTHERS

5:45

CANOPIES

7:00

DELTA ROUTINE

8:15

GGOOLLDD

9:45

NEW AGE NARCISSISTS feat. MKE HIP-HOP ALL-STARS

SUMMER SOULSTICE ACTIVITIES

3 Stages of MKE's Best Music Acts
10AM to MIDNIGHT
SSMF offers you the chance to see what all the music buzz is about –for free. We’re proud of our stellar line-up, and SSMF is always on a band’s bucketlist of ‘big gigs’ to play.
YOUNG MUSICIANS SHOWCASE
TBA
They’re grade school thru high school and they can rock! Young rock bands on 3 stages. The only way to kick off a music festival.
EAST SIDE GREEN MARKET
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Fresh produce, artisan products, vintage goods and more.
ARTS/CRAFTS FAIR
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Unique, quirky and fantastic finds by local ‘makers’ of Milwaukee’s arts/crafts scene.
EAST SIDE FOOD COURT
11 a.m. - Midnight
The best of the best small plates, fair food and select guest vendors.
BMX BIKE STUNT SHOW
11 AM /Noon/ 1 PM
This East Side professional BMX team is back with a special show for our 15th anniversary that will keep you on the edge of your seats.
SOLSTICE SUN SALUTATIONS
10 AM
Greet the solstice in the traditional sun salutation series of poses.

SPONSORED BY

Urban Om Yoga
RAGE IN THE CAGE DODGEBALL
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Stay tuned for registration details for dodgeball teams.
ADVENTURE ROCK WALL
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Climb and bask in the sun like a lizard, for all-ages.
Arts For All Ages Make/Take Stations
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Young and young-at-heart can make a variety of arts items to bring home. We're pleased to welcome Artists Working In Education to Arts Ave. Visit the face-painting station and get your festival face on.
Visual Artists
All Day
Stay tuned for exciting details.
Rickshaw Rides
All Day/Eve
Free bicycle-rickshaw rides will be offered by Buddha Lounge, our West Stage sponsor. Relax and enjoy the ride. Departs from Oakland/North (west end of festival).

SPONSORED BY

Buddha Lounge

SUMMER SOULSTICE SPONSORS

Miller Brewing
Educators Credit Union
Buddha Lounge
Gruber Law
Columbia St. Mary's
Zip Car
WMSE
88 Nine
FM 102.1
Info* Milwaukee
Whole Foods
Made In Milwaukee
Uber
Yelp

VENDOR INFORMATION

We are no longer accepting vendor applications for 2015 but you may request to be added to the wait list by contacting: OnlyOntheEastSide@gmail.com   

We are still accepting sponsors, please contact us for details

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