Chill on the Hill is an outdoor, summer local music concert series that takes place on Tuesday nights at Humboldt Park. This year's dates are June 4th through August 27th.
The BVNA operates the concert series in partnership with the Milwaukee County Parks, with the support of numerous local sponsors, including area restaurants, vendors and organizations, as well as in-kind donations.
Chill on the Hill received a WAMI Award for Best Concert Venue in 2013, and named Best Outdoor Concert Series by the Milwaukee Magazine in 2010. Crowds can reach up to 3000 people on popular nights. Food and drinks are available from local vendors.
2013 Chill on the Hill Poster
*All opening acts 6:00pm, Headliners at 6:30pm
June 4 – Walter Salas-Humara of the Silos / Wooldridge Brothers (Alt Americana), opening act: Bay View Middle School and High School & Tippecanoe / Dover drum lines
June 11 – (Green Night) Tweed Funk (Funk/Soul), Opening Act John Stano
June 18 - Pay the Devil / The Best Westerns (Bluegrass/Country), opening act: The Dailey Debutantes Baton and Drum Corps
June 25 – (Run for the Parks) 5 Card Studs (Vegas Lounge Schmaltz), no opening act *Chill on the Hill has been moved due to severe weather, the 5 Card Studs will play at our official rain-out location, the Down & Over Pub, located at 2535 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. You can bring in food, but all beverages must be purchased from the Down and Over.*
The Run for the Parks will be rescheduled for a Tuesday in August. More to come on the date.
July 2 – American Legion Band (Traditional), no opening act
July 9 – Katz Sass (Blues), opening act Annie B
July 16 – Wade Fernandez /Painted Caves (World Music), no opening act
July 23 – Paul Cebar and Tomorrow Sound (Original Dance), opening act: Ethan Keller
July 30 –Extra Crispy Brass Band (New Orleans Style Jazz), opening act: Bay View Middle and High School Drum Line
August 6 – (Kids & Family Night) – Nora Collins (Country) / Eagle Trace (Rock), opening act: The Maji
August 13 – (Pre-Irish Fest) McTavish, opening act: Kinsella Academy of Irish Dance with special guest Shamrock Club Color Guard Pipes and Drums
August 20 – (Ladies’ Night) Ramma Lamma / Wanton Looks (Rock), opening act TBD
August 27 – Spanglish (Salsa), opening act: D. Lopez Academy of Dance
Line up subject to change at any time.