FolkLib Index - Wisconsin Music Festivals by Genre
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          This page is a by genre cross reference list of annual Wisconsin Music Festivals held everywhere in the state for all genres of music. Please write if you want your festival listed under more than one genre.

| Wisconsin Music Festivals by Date / by City / by County / by Genre / by Festival Name | Past Festivals |
| Wisconsin Live Music Clearinghouse, the organization (someday) |

Selection by Genre
| Barbershop | Bluegrass/Gospel | Blues | Choral | Classical | Contemporary Christian | Country | Drum & Bugle Corps | Folk | Jazz | Native American Indian | Polka/Accordion/Concertina | Pop/Rock | Ragtime | World |

Barbershop

    [no known festivals]
Bluegrass/Gospel
    Was your Bluegrass Festival listed in last year's "Bluegrass Unlimited 2004 Festival List"? Do you want your Festival listed in the January 2005 issue? As of 10-29-2004, there is no mention of the November 5, 2004 deadline on their Web site. Here are two scans I made from page 70 of the November 2004 issue:
              - Details about the Special Issue and the Questionaire
              - Print out the Questionaire and mail it by 11-05-2004!

  1. 7/21-23/2004 - Backwoods Bluegrass Bash - Medford
  2. 7/??/2005 - Amery Gospel Music Festival - Amery
  3. 7/25-31/2005 - Midsummer in the Northwoods Bluegrass Festival - Manitowish Waters
  4. 7/29-31/2005 - Buffalo River Valley Bluegrass Gospel Festival - Mondovi
  5. 8/10-13/2005 - Bluegrass Bash - Cecil
  6. 8/19-20/2005 - Larryfest - La Farge
  7. 8/19-21/2005 - Chippewa Valley Gospel Bluegrass Festival - Bruce
  8. 8/26-27/2005 - Northland Bluegrass Festival - Rosholt
  9. 9/??/2005 - Lake Superior Music Festival - Red Cliff (Bayfield?)
  10. 9/??/2005 - East Troy Bluegrass Festival - East Troy
  11. 9/09-11/2005 - 9th Street Bluegrass Gospel Festival - Spooner
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  12. 2/??/2006 - Swamp N Grass - Elkhart Lake
  13. 4/??/2006 - Jumpin' Jambalaya Jamfest - Kiel
  14. 4/??/2006 - MABMA Fundraiser Bluegrass Festival - Mequon
  15. 5/??/2006 - Memorial Weekend Field Jam - Crivitz
  16. 6/??/2006 - 9th Street Bluegrass Gospel Festival - Spooner
  17. 6/??/2006 - Heritage Farms Bluegrass Festival - Kewaunee
  18. 6/??/2006 - Log Cabin Days Bluegrass & Folk Festival - Edgerton
  19. 6/??/2006 - Flatrock Music's Bluegrass Jamboree - Birnamwood
  20. 7/??/2006 - Badgerland Bluegrass Classic - West Bend
  21. 7/??/2006 - Bluegrass and Gospel Festival - Viroqua
Blues
  1. 7/23/2005 - Dodgeville Blues Fest - Dodgeville
  2. 7/29-30/2005 - Prairie Dog Blues Festival - Prairie du Chien
  3. 8/??/2005 - Blues in the Park - Green Bay
  4. 8/19-20/2005 - Big Bull Falls Blues Festival - Wausau
  5. 8/??/2005 - Madison Blues Festival - Madison
  6. 9/17/2005 - Berghoff & Blues - Monroe
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  7. 4/??/2006 - Blues Fest - Elkhart Lake
  8. 4/??/2005 - Blues Bash V - Oshkosh
  9. Discontinued - Fox Valley Blues Festival - Kaukauna
Choral
  1. 1/??/2006 (1/25/2005) - Women's Choir Festival - Appleton
  2. 2/??/2006 (2/07/2005) - Young Men's Chorus Festival - Appleton
  3. 2/??/2006 - Viking Choral Festival - Appleton
Classical
  1. 7/09-16/2005 - Madison Early Music Festival - Madison
  2. 8/8/02-20/2005 - Peninsula Music Festival - Fish Creek
Contemporary Christian
    Fisherman's Festival 2004 Discontinued - Milwaukee
  1. 11/12/2005 - Power Of One - Green Bay
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  2. 7/??/2006 - Lifest - Oshkosh
Country
  1. 7/20-24/2005 - Country Thunder, WI - Twin Lakes
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  2. 6/??/2006 - Porterfield Country Music Festival - Porterfield
  3. 6/??/2006 - Country USA - Oshkosh
  4. 6/??/2006 - Star Spangled Celebration - Richland Center
  5. 6/??/2006 - Chippewa Valley Country Fest - Cadott
  6. 7/??/2006 - Hodag Country Festival - Rhinelander
Drum & Bugle Corps
  1. 7/??/2006 - Cedarburg Music Festival (DCI) - Cedarburg
Folk
  1. 7/17/2005 - Acoustic Fest - Manitowoc
  2. 7/29-31/2005 - Sugar Maple Traditional Music Festival - Madison
  3. 8/12-14/2005 - Old Time Music & Craft Festival - Shawano
  4. 8/18-21/2005 - Irish Fest - Milwaukee
  5. 8/26-28/2005 - Great River Folk Festival - La Crosse
  6. 9/02-04/2005 - Wisconsin Highland Games and Celtic Fling - Waukesha
  7. 9/10-11/2005 - Wausau Festival of Arts - Wausau
  8. 10/??/2005 - Acoustic Harvest Music Festival - Kewaunee
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  9. 2/04/2006 - Fondy Acoustic Music Fest - Fond du Lac
  10. 3/03-05/2006 - Folk Ball - Madison
  11. 3/??/2006 - St. Pat's Eve Festival - McFarland
  12. 3/??/2005 - Hawthorne Park Benefit Folk Festival - Madison
  13. 5/??/2006 - Fitchburg Days - Fitchburg
  14. 6/??/2006 - Log Cabin Days - Edgerton
  15. 7/??/2006 - Black Hawk Folk Festival - Mount Morris
  16. 7/??/2006 - Woodland Dunes Folk Festival - Two Rivers
Jazz
    Northern Aire Jazz Festival 2004 Discontinued - Nekoosa
  1. 7/31/2005 - Art in the Park - Appleton
  2. 8/04-07/2005 - Great River Jazz Fest - La Crosse
  3. 8/05-06/2005 - Third Ward Jazz Festival: Summer Sizzle - Milwaukee
  4. 8/??/2005 - Ripon Jazz Festival - Ripon
  5. 9/??/2005 - Neenah Jazz Festival - canceled, re-named to Fox Jazz Fest, and moved to Menasha
  6. 9/??/2005 - Fox Jazz Fest - Menasha
  7. 9/09-10/2005 - Kettle Moraine Jazz Festival - West Bend
  8. 9/??/2005 - Wausau Festival of Arts - Wausau
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  9. 4/??/2006 - Fond du Lac Jazz Festival - Fond du Lac
  10. 4/??/2006 - Capital City Jazz Festival - Madison
  11. 5/??/2006 - Bunny Berigan Jazz Jubilee - Fox Lake
  12. 5/??/2006 - Jazz on the Vine Festival - Elkhart Lake
  13. 6/??/2006 - Isthmus Jazz Festival - Madison
Native American Indian
  1. 9/09-11/2005 - Indian Summer - Milwaukee
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  2. 3/??/2006 - Indian Summer Festival Winter Pow Wow - Milwaukee
Polka/Accordion/Concertina
  1. 7/21-24/2005 - Pulaski Polka Days - Pulaski
  2. 8/??/2005 - Polish Fest - Rosholt
  3. 9/09-11/2005 - Polish Fest - Wisconsin Dells
  4. 9/09-11/2005 - Volksfest - Waupun
  5. 9/16-18/2005 - Gemuetlichkeit Days - Jefferson
  6. 10/??/2005 - Wisconsin Polka Days - Black Creek
  7. 11/??/2005 - Thanksgiving Weekend Polka Fest - Milwaukee
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  8. 1/??/2006 - Heatwave Polka Fest - Kewaskum
  9. 1/??/2006 - Polka Palooza - Milwaukee
  10. 3/??/2006 - WTKM Concertina Fest Weekend - Hartford
  11. 4/??/2006 - Polka Fest - Wisconsin Dells
  12. 5/??/2006 - Wisconsin State Polka Festival - Concord
  13. 6/??/2006 - Wisconsin Accordion Festival - Cecil
  14. 9/01-03/2006 - Concertina Jamboree Festival - Allenton
  15. 7/??/2006 - Polkafest - Black Creek
  16. 7/??/2006 - Polka Fest - Ellsworth
Pop/Rock
    Waukesha RiverFest 2004 Discontinued - Waukesha
  1. 7/14-17/2005 - Riverfest - Beloit
  2. 7/14-17/2005 - Chippewa Valley Rock Fest - Cadott
  3. 7/15-17/2005 - Paperfest - Kimberly
  4. 7/??/2005 - St. Croix Music & Art Festival - Hudson
  5. 7/16/2005 - Port Fish Day - Port Washington
  6. 7/17,25-31/2005 - Washington County Fair - West_Bend
  7. 7/20-24/2005 - Country Thunder, WI - Twin Lakes
  8. 7/29-8/01/2005 - Grateful Garcia Gathering - Black River Falls
  9. 8/04-07/2005 - Riverfest - Watertown
  10. 8/??/2005 - Rockin'-On-The-River - Chippewa Falls
  11. 8/06/2005 - Sona Music Festival - Celebrating Women in Music - Madison
  12. 8/06/2005 - WJJO Ozzfest - East Troy
  13. 8/26-28/2005 - Artstreet - Green Bay
  14. 9/03-04/2005 - Taste of Madison - Madison
  15. 9/23-24/2005 - Octoberfest - Appleton
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  16. 3/??/2006 - MAMA (Madison Area Music Awards) Show - Madison
  17. 4/??/2006 - WAMI (Wisconsin Area Music Industry) Awards Ceremony - Milwaukee
  18. 5/??/2006 - Mayfest - Omro
  19. 6/??/2006 - Great Lakes Music Festival - Milwaukee
  20. 6/??/2006 - Bayfest - Green Bay
  21. 6/17-18/2006 - Metro Jam - Manitowoc
  22. 6/??/2006 - Harbor Fest - Racine
  23. 6/??/2006 - Lakefront Festival of Arts - Milwaukee
  24. 6/??/2006 - Grand River Fest - Wisconsin Rapids
  25. 6/??/2006 - Summerfest - Milwaukee
  26. 6/??/2006 - Sawdust Days - Oshkosh
  27. 7/??/2006 - Midwest Acoustic Music Fest - Elkhart Lake
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  28. 7/24-27/2003 - Farmapalooza - Nelson
Ragtime
  1. 9/??/2005 - Ragtime Festival - Superior
World
  1. 7/??/2005 - African World Festival - Milwaukee
  2. 9/??/2005 - Gemuetlichkeit Days - Jefferson
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  3. 2/12/2006 - The International Festival - Madison
  4. 6/??/2006 - Asian Moon Festival - Milwaukee
  5. 6/??/2005 - Czech-Slovak Festival / Czechoslovakian Community Festival - Phillips
  6. 6/24-26/2005 - Polish Fest - Milwaukee
  7. 6/??/2006 - Sabor A Mexico Festival - Oshkosh
  8. 7/??/2006 - Scandinavian Midsummer Festival - Dodgeville

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