Gloss Records has announced the third year of its beloved local music festival, Gloss Weekend, May 17-20, 2018, featuring live performances by the record label’s top talent. Between Friday and Sunday, a total of 15 performances will be hosted at several establishments throughout the Riverwest neighborhood, including Linneman’s, Mad Planet, Club Timbuktu and High Dive. A public after-party will take place on Sunday evening at High Dive, closing out the weekend-long celebration with final acts, and food and drink specials.
Special features of this year’s festival include guest DJs Dripsweat, Luxi, and Luvseat, discounted Gloss Records merchandise, including exclusive vinyl and tapes; a ticketed raffle with prizes valued over $250; and a surprise reunion of one of Milwaukee’s most renowned bands of the 2010s.
Festival wristbands will be available for advance purchase starting today for a discounted price of $25. Individual showcase entry will be $10 and walk-up only. Wristbands give fest-goers admission to all weekend performances, including Sunday’s after-party, along with a free Gloss Weekend compilation tape featuring unreleased singles from several Gloss artists. Wristbands are available for purchase through our online store or available for purchase and pickup at High Dive, 701 E. Center St. Milwaukee, WI 53212.
HERE IS THE OFFICIAL LINEUP!
Thursday, May 17: Linneman’s
Friday, May 18: Club Timbuktu
Saturday, May 19: High Dive
Surgeons in Heat
Wet Piss (Chicago)
Saturday, May 19: Mad Planet
Sunday, May 20: High Dive (After-Party)
Gnarly Davidson (Kansas)