They’ve dramatically reduced the waste there and have had all of these environmentally-friendly education things and a pedal-powered stage — it was really interesting.
-Piet Levy, Journal Sentinel music writer
Rock the Green (Saturday, Sept. 17) started in 2011 and featured names like the Fray, Ben Folds and Imagine Dragons. After a large sponsor fell through, it was unable to return for a couple of years.
This year, Rock the Green returns with power, featuring national and local artists — Lord Huron, Robert DeLong, Best Coast, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, Trapper Schoepp, New Age Narcissism, Great Lake Drifters, Foreign Goods, Eagle Trace and many more.
Bay View Bash (also Saturday, Sept. 17) is a community fest in its 12th year. It’s organized by the Bay View Community Fund Inc., a nonprofit group which uses the proceeds to benefit the community.
Click that podcast for details about both fests, plus a little bit about some of the artists doing shows.