Bucks groundbreaking June 18 with Jabari Parker, Oscar Robertson

Bucks groundbreaking June 18 with Jabari Parker, Oscar Robertson

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What: Bucks Groundbreaking and Second Annual Bucks Block Party
Where: Groundbreaking on the corner of Fourth Street & Juneau Ave., block party extending north on Fourth Street and east on Juneau
When: Saturday, June 18 11am-4pm

The transformation of downtown Milwaukee will officially begin on Saturday, June 18.

Construction on the new Milwaukee Bucks arena will break ground with a Bucks Block Party and Groundbreaking event to include ceremony, music acts, food vendors and games among current and previous Bucks players.

See the lineup of Bucks players, music acts and elected officials below:

 

 

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groundbreaking and second annual block party

The Second Annual Bucks Block Party will run from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Groundbreaking of the new arena will take place at 11:30 a.m.

Music lineup:

Shonn Hinton
Wave Chapelle
Evan Christian
Ray Nitti
Wait for Morning
BoxKar
Chasin’ Mason
DJ O

Current and former Bucks players in attendance to include:

Jabari Parker
Steve Novak
Oscar Robertson
Sidney Moncrief
Bob Dandridge
Bob Lanier
Marques Johnson
Jon McGlocklin
Wayne Embry
Fred Roberts

Bucks owners Wes Edens, Marc Lasry, Jamie Dinan and Mike Fascitelli, former owner Herb Kohl along with Governor Scott Walker, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele will also be in attendance for the groundbreaking.

Additional details:

·         Opportunity to sign the first foundation pile that will be placed for the new area and the chance to get photographs on the groundbreaking site with past and present Bucks players

·         Food and beverage provided by local food trucks, Davians Catering and vendors from Old World Third Street businesses

·         Showcase of local Bronzeville artists

·         Interactive games including a Bucks Sport Court, rock climbing wall and children’s area

·         Appearances by Bango, the Milwaukee Bucks Dancers, Rim Rockers, Hoop Troop, Bucks Beats, Bucks Grand Dancers and Young Bucks

RSVP and more information at www.bucks.com/blockparty or at www.facebook.com/milwaukeebucks.