Posted 10/24/2008 by cal
has earned its right to the coveted title of Beloved Riverwest
Institution in the course of its short but well-publicized existence, so where better to hold a festival in its honor than Linneman’s
? The first bar I ever drank in has a decidedly different feel than it did in the old days, but now it’s a real live venue with the quintessential Milwaukee beer selection and the same friendly faces running the show as always. It’s sort of a laid-back cousin of the Cactus Club
, but this weekend’s music didn’t feature much acoustic guitar; it was a vibrant injection of noise into the Brew City’s uniquely integrated neighborhood. Results were musically mixed, but the event itself couldn’t be judged anything but a success.