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2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
(414) 897-0663 http://cactusclub.dostuff.info/

August 2018

Hip-Hopaholics

August 25, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10

Welcome to Hip-Hopaholics, a showcase of some of Milwaukee’s hottest hip-hop artists. Featured Artists: Rahn Harper Yogie B & Keez Shle Berry Renz Young Magic and music by Alpine 21+

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June 2019

U.S. Girls at Cactus Club

June 6, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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Presented in partnership with 88Nine RadioMilwaukee $13 ADV // $15 DOS 8:30 doors Get tickets and more info. here.

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Wobblyhead 20 Reunion Show

June 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - June 15, 2019 @ 2:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10 – $15
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August 2019

Negative/Positive, 90’sdreamboy and Cherry Punch!

August 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$5.00

ALL AGES SHOW at the Cactus Club! Negative/Positive got their start at Girls Rock MKE camp in the summer of 2013 and have been making music together ever since. Their sound is a blend of catchy indie rock songs that range in style from pop/punk to introspective and quirky all in the same set. With their creative songwriting and confidence on stage, N/P offers three strong musical role models for all ages and genders. 90'sdreamboy is the new hot boy…

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October 2019

Halloween Show / Lemon Aid Stand Album Release

October 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$8

🍂🍁Happy Fall People!! 🍂🍁 Join Hot By Ziggy, The Red Flags and North Breese this Halloween for a super fun night of dancing, costumes and straight up shenanigans. Wear your best costume and you can win some free merch and CDs. 👕💿😎 Hot By Ziggy will be releasing their 4th EP, 🍋Lemon Aid Stand 🍋, with brand new jams and tasty licks! 🌶️🔥🎸 $8 DOS // 21+ // 8pm

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March 2020

Vinz Clortho EP Release Show

March 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$8

This is an official SUNDAY FUNDAY celebration folks! Vinz Clortho is releasing their second EP, "fool's paradise II." Special guests OQ, Yum Yum Cult and DJ JaffyJaff join the party. Come on down for a drink and tap your toe, bob your head, move your body. It won't kill ya to have a little fun. Bring the kids! This is an all ages show.

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April 2020

Hear Here Presents: V.V. Lightbody w/ Caley Conway & Ruth B8r Ginsburg

April 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$15

V.V. LIGHTBODY (Chicago, IL) V.V. Lightbody (Vivian McConnell from Chicago bands Santah/Grandkids) is playing music that is self-described as nap-rock. Dozing and comfortable songs that you could nap to, but if even if you don't fall asleep, you would still feel rested enough to go about your day. Her songs have cocktail lounge vibes; layered with flutes & lyrics about dried fruit. Think of glitching mermaids. V.V. has been floating in the Chicago music world for ~5 years. She recently…

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July 2021

Agua de Rosas ft. Zonk Rolan

July 17, 2021 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$5 – $8

🌹 Agua de Rosas is back in full effect! Milwaukee\\\'s off-kilter Reggaeton night returns with homegrown Reggaetonero; Zonk Rolan. 🌹 Join us on July 17 at Cactus Club. Agua de Rosas is beyond excited to be welcomed back to our favorite club in Milwaukee that has allowed our event to flourish and evolve. ✨Resident DJs and founders, Chanchita and Julio Córdova, are joined by new member; karennoid. Expect to hear the signature Agua de Rosas flavor that weaves through the…

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August 2021

Motel Breakfast & Barely Civil, w/ special guest Dogbad

August 7, 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10 – $15

A night of local music at Cactus Club co-headlined by 2 members of 88Nine's 20 of 2020 music series, Motel Breakfast & Barely Civil!

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September 2021

Half Gringa with Lady Cannon and Fauvely at Cactus Club

September 24, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10 – $12

Emerging from Chicago’s flourishing indie music scene, Half Gringa creates music informed by contemporary indie-rock and Latin American and midwestern folk. “When you grew up in the Midwest really into alternative rock, but heard a lot of country music in the supermarket,” offers Isabel Olive, the songwriter and multi-instrumentalist at the core of Half Gringa, when asked to place her music in a specific genre. “Or when your mom loved Bruce Springsteen and Maná and sometimes your brain starts playing…

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December 2021

“Deadguy: Killing Music” documentary screening

December 19, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$5 – $10

This authorized documentary chronicles the short-lived career of the band Deadguy and their seminal hardcore album “Fixation on a Coworker”. Featuring never before seen pictures and videos, unearthed live audio recordings, and more. Featuring interviews with every member of the band and industry peers.

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January 2022

Vinz Clortho | You Win!!! | LUXI

January 15 @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10

Vinz Clortho is making their return to the stage for the first time since covid cancelled a stellar EP release show back in March of 2020.This is an all-local killer Milwaukee line up! Vinz Clortho brings the surfy psych vibes. You Win!!! brings the dark pop / trip hop. LUXI brings the ethereal electronic pop beats. We'll also be celebrating the birthdays of two cool capricorns, Vic and Luke from Vinz Clortho. Hope to see you there!

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February 2022

Agua de Rosas 4 Year Anniversary ft. Jose Yellow

February 19 @ 9:00 pm - 2:15 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10 – $12

Milwaukee, we're coming home! The city's alternative reggaeton event Celebrates 4 years of Puro Perreo with special guest Jose Yellow. Saturday, February 19th • 9p • 18+ $10 ADV // $12 DOS *on sale now* https://open.spotify.com/album/3LpC36VR7bJqRtCT8b7vru?si=DuREl4MxTsSYjOBBMmxHaw JOSE YELLOW (PR): @joseyellowpr https://www.facebook.com/joseyellowpr Reynaldo Jose Matos Nieves better known by his stage name Jose Yellow is a recording artist, songwriter, and producer from Utuado, Puerto Rico. Notice: Proof of vaccination is required for entry into this event. Please show a valid vaccination…

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April 2022

The Schizophonics • Reynaldo Jenkins and the Teardrops • Primitive Broadcast Service

April 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10 – $12

Over the last few years, THE SCHIZOPHONICS have built up a formidable reputation around the world as an explosive live act. Tapping into the same unstoppable combination of rock ‘n’ roll energy and showmanship that fueled THE MC5 in the heyday of the Grande Ballroom, their wild live show is heavily influenced by artists like JAMES BROWN, IGGY POP, JIMI HENDRIX, LITTLE RICHARD, and THE SONICS. With an energetic live show and classic sounds inspired by doo wop and rockabilly,…

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June 2022

The Dead Bolts Live at Cactus Club w/ Shoobie & The Nile Club

June 3 @ 9:00 pm - 12:30 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$15

Gas Money Tour 22'. Upon the release of their debut album "Pretty And Burnt Out" - co-produced, mixed, and mastered by Mike Hagler (engineer behind Wilco's Summerteeth and Mermaid Ave), South Side of Chicago Rock band, The Dead Bolts, will be heading out on their first tour across the U.S. this Summer. They will be headlining Cactus Club in Milwaukee, WI on Friday night June 3rd, joined by local Milwaukee rockers Shoobie and The Nile Club. Tickets are $15.00, and…

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Kat and the Hurricane Presents: MKE Pride Afterparty

June 5 @ 7:15 pm - 11:00 pm
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10 – $12

Kat and the Hurricane bring their queer variety show "KatH Presents" to Milwaukee to celebrate Pride weekend! They are joined by: Amethyst Von Trollenberg RAT BATH Dora Diamond Orange Drink Janelle Dumott plus art from Tres Ojos and more to come! Doors 7:30pm Show 8pm $10 ADV // $12 DOS 18+ Proof of COVID vaccination required

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August 2022

Musica del Barrio: Brandon Payton Carrillo • Zonk Rolan • El Sebas • DJ Tee Obee

August 20 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$12

Join Brandon Payton-Carrillo , El Sebas and Zonk Rolan for a night of dancing and Alternative Latin Music. From Latin Hip Hop, Reggaeton and psychedelic cumbia, there will be something for everyone at one of Milwaukee's premiere venues, the Cactus Club.

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Sunny War • Steph Lippert • flowers*

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$15

‘Sunny War is more than just an artist; she is a force of nature that is tough to pin down. What exactly is her style? Blues or punk? Yes, she may be a Robert Johnson with a shot of Bad Brains, but even this description falls short. The only way to really know Sunny is to immerse oneself in the music. Easy enough, right?’ Support from flowers*, a rapper and producer who makes spacey and uplifting trans-queer positive rap. Additional support from…

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September 2022

Issa Party Presents: Jana Rush • Cid Ikarus • Liquid City Motors • Julio Córdova

September 3 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10

Chicago-based club label Issa Party brings veteran footwork producer Jana Rush to Milwaukee joined by Milwaukee's Liquid City Motors, Chicago's underground promoter Cid Ikarus and Milwaukee native via Chicago, DJ Julio Córdova. Join us for a night of bass heavy club sounds, footwork, drill and more. $10 / 18+ About Issa Party: Chicago-based club label ISSA Party is the brainchild of DJ/Producer Chris Santoso aka Please. Since its formation in 2019, the DIY label has cemented a catalog composed of…

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Issa Party Presents: Jana Rush • Cid Ikarus • Liquid City Motors • Julio Córdova

September 3 @ 10:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$10

Chicago-based club label ISSA Party is the brainchild of DJ/Producer Chris Santoso aka Please. Since its formation in 2019, the DIY label has cemented a catalog composed of EPs, singles and mixtapes with a simultaneous reach across decades and subgenres of local dance music history. Among others, ISSA Party’s roster includes releases from footwork legends such as Boylan, Heavee, Traxman & DJ Phil, as well as experimental hip-hop drops from artists such as Khalfani and Saint Icky.

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Fundraiser for Hurricane Fiona Victims in Puerto Rico – Agua de Rosas ft. CQQCHiFRUIT

September 23 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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Agua de Rosas is back at Cactus Club on September 23 with one of Chicago's top DJs, CQQCHiFRUIT of TRQPITECA. Join us for a night of Reggaeton new and old, Perreo Intenso, Dembow, and more. Agua de Rosas DJs showcase the many types of Reggaeton from what's bubbling in the underground to what's hot and new. You will hear it first here! This event is 18+ $10 Update to ticketing for our upcoming event on Friday, September 23. ❗️ As…

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November 2022

Meg Baird w/ Chris Forsyth

November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cactus Club, 2496 S Wentworth Ave
Milwaukee, 53213 United States
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$12 – $15

Chris Forsyth connects the dots between between anthemic art rock, chiming atmospherics, and motorik precision in taut compositions and mercurial improvisations that have earned the Philadelphia-based guitarist a unique reputation as a leading guitar stylist for jam and non-jam band fans alike. His newest studio album Evolution Here We Come, featuring contributions from Douglas McCombs (Tortoise), Marshall Allen (Sun Ra Arkestra), Steve Wynn (The Dream Syndicate), Linda Pitmon (Baseball Project), Tom Malach (Garcia Peoples), Stuart Bogie (Antibalas), and Ryan Jewell…

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