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The Nightmare On Center Street II

  • Company Brewing 735 East Center Street Milwaukee, WI, 53212 United States (map)

Halloween has always been a much-celebrated holiday in Milwaukee and this year the Riverwest neighborhood is literally taking center stage by hosting the “Second Annual Nightmare on Center Street” on Saturday, October 29. 

Multiple venues along the neighborhood’s hippest street will host some of the city’s most popular bands. Company BrewingHIGH DIVE MKEThe Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts and Club Timbuktu Milwaukee are offering tickets for both individual shows or a $15 wristband for all the shows. 

Organizer and musician Jay Anderson’s vision for the night’s festivities was to “make the Riverwest Neighborhood a destination for the city of Milwaukee and increase revenue and wealth within that community.” 

Check out the “freaky” lineup below:

The Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts, 926 E. Center Street
(All ages) $5 – Free With Wristband
The Lady-Lords
Carl Nichols' Mouth Of Night

Club Timbuktu, 520 E. Center Street
$10 – Free with Wristband
DJ sets by Chalice In the Palace Soundsystem

HIGH DIVE MKE, 701 E. Center Street
One Free Company Brewing Beer on tap with wristband purchase
Special Mystery DJ

Company Brewing, 735 E. Center Street
$10 - Free with Wristband
7 - 8:30 pm: “Dinner and A Movie,” featuring the 1915 silent classic "Alice and Wonderland” screened with a live soundtrack performed by the DIY Chamber Music Presents. Composers Joshua BackesErik JohnsonPaul Westfahl and Riles Walsh guide you through Alice's strange journey. The mixed ensemble includes pairs of strings, woodwinds, and brass with a vibraphone and electronics. Call (414) 930-0909 for reservations.

DJ SET BY Noh Life
Airo Kwil
MarkÁnthony Brisby
Awkward Terrible
Bo Triplex and His Beautiful Band
Lorde Freddee and THE TRUTH
The Fatty Acids

Musician/Raconteur Christopher DeAngelo Gilbertsto will be hosting a costume contest awarding $300 to the First Prize winner and smaller second and third place prizes. There will also be face painting, photo booths, bonfires with warm alcoholic beverages served on the patio, and a special Halloween raffle with the purchase of the wristband. Due to its popularity last year, Chef Rosalin Rodriguez will be creating a special Late Night food menu. 

Nightmare on Center Street is sponsored by the following local businesses:Among The PrimeBijou Nails And Company MBF Sauces, the West End ConservatoryTruly Spoken Cycles, and Papyrus & Charms.

Advanced ticket sales are available at Brown Paper Tickets:

For more information, contact:
Jay Anderson

Earlier Event: October 28
MAM After Dark: Steampunk
Later Event: November 2
Noche de Altares MKE