Wurst Times Festival is now in its seventh year. The humble alternative celebration has developed into a major showcase for local bands while serving up locally-sourced brats, beer and other sundries.
The event uses the complete grounds of the 701 East Washington, save the Brink Lounge where there is always a wedding party on Saturdays. The patio is where the food and beer are served with plenty of table space. The Brass Ring serves up the menu, grills the brats and hosts a singer-songwriter stage. Outdoors, there is a huge, raised and covered stage thanks to Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center, one of the charity event’s recipients including the non-perishable food items brought in at the gate.
The High Noon Saloon has had truly remarkable lineups over the years and this year is no exception. The Madison Area Music Association hosts this stage and is another recipient.
A third recipient has been added this year: Frets for Vets.
Below is this year’s confirmed roster of performers. More details to come:
11:15 AM Corey Hart (solo)
12:15 PM Laundry (featuring Sam Lyons)
1:15 PM Distant Cuzins (winners of MAMA Breakthrough Artist 2016 and
Winners of Rockonsin 2016)
2:15 PM Madtown Getdown (featuring Raine Stern)
3:15 PM Michael Massey and the Fuss
4:15 PM Rob Dz
5:15 PM Dash Hounds
6:15 PM Squarewave
Wurst Times Fest is Saturday, May 27th. Admission is $10 suggested donation at the gate / $8 suggested donation with food donation.