The Bay View Neighborhood Association is a not for profit, 501(c)3 organization that exists to maximize the quality of life for individuals and families, and to promote economic development in Bay View through activities that facilitate an attractive, safe and diverse neighborhood. The BVNA was founded in 2004 and currently has more than 150 members. Check out our web site for more information about us.
by Jenn Rollings
The Bay View Neighborhood Association in conjunction with the Milwaukee County Parks is thrilled to announce that the Chill on the Hill concert series in Humboldt Park has been expanded beginning this summer. The BVNA, in partnership with the Milwaukee County Parks will host 13 dates this summer, beginning June 3rd.
The Chill on the Hill concert series is a family-friendly event taking place every Tuesday night and parking is plentiful. Nights involving opening acts comprised of local school and youth groups will begin the fun at 6:00 pm with bands taking the stage at 6:30. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy the eclectic mix of music that the Chill on the Hill planning committee is working hard to provide. Additionally, the Milwaukee County Parks concessions truck will be on-hand for refreshments.
Event chair Carol Voss states, “We’re looking forward to a full summer of music at Humboldt Park’s band shell. This year, attendees can look forward to an even bigger and better opportunity to meet their neighbors and chill on the hill!” The season will conclude on Tuesday, August 26th.
The complete Chill on the Hill line-up is as follows:
June 3 De La Buena – Afro/Cuban Latin jazz
June 10 Uptown Savages - Rockabilly
June 17 The Squeezettes - Polka
June 24 The Milwaukee American Legion Band - Patriotic and Standards
July 1 Jamie Breiwick Sextet - Jazz
July 8 Testa Rosa; The Championship - Americana/Country-Alt
July 15 The Cathouse Drifters – Country-Western/Swing
July 22 The Danny Miller Band - Blues/Dance
July 29 Esprit d'Brass – Patriotic/Dixie/Broadway
August 5 The Chickadees; The Figureheads – Kids and Family Night
August 12 Reilly - Irish Folk and Rock
August 19 The Urbanites - Reggae
August 26 Swing Nouveau - Big Band/Swing
The BVNA wishes to thank current event sponsors Miller Brewing, Bay View Homes, Columbia St. Mary’s Bay View Family Health Center, OnMilwaukee.com, 88.9 Radio Milwaukee, Community Now newspapers, MKE Entertainment Weekly, Community Care Inc. and The Shepherd Express.
Additional nightly as well as series sponsorships are still available. If you’re interested in sponsoring a particular evening and helping to ensure that Bay View can look forward to free concerts Tuesday nights this summer, please contact Carol Voss at (414) 339-3045.
Carol Voss, Chill on the Hill Committee Chair
The Bay View Neighborhood Association is a not for profit, 501(c)3 organization which exists to maximize the quality of life for individuals and families, and to promote economic development in Bay View through activities that facilitate an attractive, safe and diverse neighborhood. . The BVNA was founded in 2004 and currently has over 150 members. For further information, please visit us online at www.bayviewneighborhood.org.