Release Date: Friday, April 13th 2012

East Town Coffee Connections :: Music in Milwaukee - April 26

East Town Coffee Connections

Thursday, April 26, 2012 • 7:30-9:00am
InterContinental Milwaukee Hotel
139 E. Kilbourn Ave.

Join East Town Association, InterContinental Milwaukee,  The Business Journal, OnMilwaukee.Com & 88Nine Radio Milwaukee for this FREE round-table morning speaker series. The 4th installment of this season's Coffee Connections will feature a discussion on the Music in Milwaukee.  Topics could include: What are some of the benefits of being a band in Milwaukee vs. another major market? How has Milwaukee's music scene changed with the advent of social media? Advice for musicians trying to balance creativity and business? How has technology changed the way music is created...Is this change good?


Matt Beringer, Assistant Director, Pabst/Riverside/Turner Hall

Mark Keefe, Program Director, 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Bobby Tanzilo, Managing Editor & Music Writer, OnMilwaukee.Com

Dave Wake, Musician, De La Buena/ Kings Go Forth

Gary Witt, Director, Pabst/Riverside/Turner Hall

as they talk about what's happening in Milwaukee's music scene.

Please rsvp to Peter Adams at by April 23, 2012.

A continental breakfast will be provided.

This event is free and open to the public

Make sure to support the folks that help make Coffee Connections happen!

Mark your calendars for these other Coffee Connections dates & topics: Details to follow

May 24- What Made Milwaukee Famous...CRAFT BEER!- Special event hosted by Milwaukee Brewing Co. 5:30-7:30pm. Guests and details TBA


The East Town Association was officially incorporated in 1983, although it began in the early 1960’s.

The first Bastille Days took place July 17 & 18 in 1982 and we celebrate the 30th anniversary in 2011. 

East Town Market celebrates 15 years in 2011 and over 80 vendors participate annually.

Jazz in the Park started in 1991, 21 years later we have over 8,000 weekly attendees.

The Storm the Bastille started in 1985.  Today, over 5000 runners and walkers participate.

November through May, check out the East Town Market at Discovery World on the 2nd Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. 

The first Bastille Days was located on Jefferson Street directly in front of George Watts & Son, today Bastille Days has four stages and occupies eight city blocks.

Beginning in 2009, we no longer allow guests to carry in their own alcoholic beverages to any of our events, including Jazz in the Park. Support these free events and buy a glass of wine!

Over 200 businesses and 100 individuals are members of the East Town Association, see why!

Did you know you can get your knives sharpened at the East Town Market?

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