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Milwaukee's Rock the Green Festival 2016 lineup, vendor info

Rock The Green 2016 lineup

On Sept. 17, the near-zero festival, Rock The Green will be held at Reed Street Yards on Freshwater Way.  Pre-sale tickets on sale until 9/16. Check out the lineup below.

Rock the Green headliners (Main Stage)

Lord Huron
Robert Delong
Best Coast
The Heavy
Thao & The Get Down Stay Down
Trapper Schoepp

Rock the Green Pedal Power Stage

Siren with New Age Narcissism or just New Age Narcissism
Great Lake Drifters
Foreign Goods
Evan Christian
Eagle Trace


A pedal-powered stage will feature Wisconsin bands, and the Eco-Champs area will showcase local environmental nonprofits. There will also be a new Eco-Kids stage and interactive area complete with children’s activities, programming, and music.

Pre-sale tickets for Rock The Green are available now.


Festival Menus


A range of local restaurants and food vendors will bring the following local and sustainable foods:

Bel Air Cantina

BARBACOA Shredded beef slow cooked with Modelo, orange soda and Coca-Cola,raw onion, cilantro. SPICY POLLO Pulled chicken breast, árbol chiles and spices, citrus slaw.

BLACK BEAN & CORN Black beans, grilled corn, queso fresco, sliced avocado, cilantro, crema.

Dr. Dawg

All-natural sirloin steak hot dogs, made in Chicago. Johnsonville brats, all-natural chicken brats and Mexican chipotle vegan sausages.

Pete's Pops

Crowd favorites: Salted Watermelon and Avocado. Fall favorite: Local sweet corn and blackberry. Plus more!

Jamaican Kitchen & Grill

Jamaican style jerk chicken and pork

Budda Lounge

Bahn Mi

Buddha Bowl

Egg Rolls - Veggie, or Pork with Shrimp

Spring Rolls (GF)

Veggie Red Thai Curry (GF, V)

Curry Chicken Skewers

Classy Girl Cupcakes

The Rock the Green Cupcake - The Dirt Cake jumbo filled cupcake, a Ghirardelli chocolate cupcake filled with chocolate mousse and a gummy worm, topped with chocolate buttercream dipped in crushed Oreos, a little piped green grass buttercream and another gummy worm. + 9 additional assorted flavored cupcakes

Screaming Tuna

Mango Roll - Avocado, Asparagus, Cucumber, Mango Salsa Wasabi Tuna - Avocado, Wasabi Mayo, Tuna (yellowfin, handline caught in the Pacific) Spicy Salmon - Garlic, Chili, Sesame Oil, Scallion, Mayo, Salmon (wild caught off the coast of Alaska)

A message from Bethany of Best Coast for you!

About Rock The Green:

Rock the Green is a non-profit organization with a green mission. The core of this mission is the production of a large-scale festival that showcases zero waste best practices and world class music.

HYFIN Program Director | Radio Milwaukee